Family Dentist Vs. Pediatric Dentist: Which Is Right For You?

Finding the best dental team for your family’s health is essential. After all, your oral health is just as important as ensuring the health of the rest of your body. If you’re looking for a great dentist for your children, there are likely several things you’re considering. Making sure your child is comfortable at the […]

Are You Prepared For Your First Root Canal?

Most patients can agree that hearing your dentist utter the words “root canal” can be a bit nerve-racking. If you have never undergone a root canal procedure, you likely have several questions, in addition, to fear regarding the pain that you may have to endure. Hoffman Dental Care always wants our patients to be completely […]

A Parent’s Guide To Losing Baby Teeth

Your child’s first loose baby tooth is a significant milestone for both of you. Parents and children alike both love showing off a big toothless grin, and a loose tooth also means the Tooth Fairy’s first visit is not far behind! Feel entirely prepared from the beginning with Dr. Hoffman’s parent’s guide to losing baby […]

Step-By-Step Solutions For a Cracked Tooth

  The severity of a cracked tooth will determine whether your repair is superficial and cosmetic or more critical. The most important thing you can do after discovering a damaged tooth is to contact your dentist right away. Quickly repairing a cracked or broken tooth and restoring your smile is our top priority.   These […]

How To Cure an Abscessed Tooth

An abscessed tooth can develop relatively quickly, most often within a matter of days. An abscess is a pocket of pus caused by trapped bacteria that occurs around a tooth or underneath the gum tissue. Typically swollen and irritated, many patients will feel pressure at the site of the infection. While most patients will feel […]

Preparing For Your First Dental Implant

The best possible treatment option to replace a missing tooth is a dental implant. Dental implants can provide patients missing teeth with a beautiful, natural-looking solution that performs just as well (and sometimes better!) than your natural teeth.  If you’re preparing for your first dental implant, knowing what to expect before your surgery will help […]

Are Dental Sealants Safe For Kids?

Sealants are an excellent way to provide extra protection to a child’s teeth until they can master daily oral hygiene habits. Typically applied to the chewing surfaces of premolars and molars that are most susceptible to decay, dental sealants provide a barrier between the teeth and harmful bacteria. Give your child’s teeth an extra layer […]

Recovery After a CEREC Dental Crown Procedure

It has never been easier to produce high-quality dental crowns than with CEREC technology. When comparing traditional crowns to CEREC crowns, it’s easy to see the many benefits. Speed and convenience without sacrificing quality will enable you to save both time and money. Whether you’re thinking of getting a crown or if you have just […]

A Completely Custom Dental Crown in Just One Visit

Getting a dental crown is not a time-consuming and drawn-out process like it used to be. In the past, crowns and other types of dental restorations required uncomfortable impression goop and weeks of waiting for your restoration to be produced in a dental lab. Same day CEREC crowns are the perfect modern-day solution for busy […]

Can I Get Invisalign If I Have Crowns, Implants, or Other Dental Restorations?

Healthy teeth can be moved at any age, and Invisalign can transform anything from mild crowding and complex bite problems to severely crooked teeth. Many adults who choose Invisalign over traditional braces are typically wanting to straighten their smile later in life. An increase in adult patients also means it’s likely that those patients also […]