Dental Tips & Resources

Learn more about dental care and your health with our monthly articles

What Causes a Root Canal? Everything You Need to Know

By Dr. Jerry Cheung | February 27, 2023

What is a root canal? A root canal is a dental procedure that is performed to save a tooth that has become infected or inflamed due to decay, trauma, or other causes. The root canal procedure involves removing the damaged or infected pulp inside the tooth, cleaning and disinfecting the root canals, and sealing the…


Infected Root Canal X-Ray – What is it and how much does it cost?

By Dr. Jerry Cheung | January 18, 2023

What is a Root Canal X-Ray? A root canal x-ray is a type of dental x-ray that is used to capture images of the interior of your tooth. The x-ray allows your dentist to see the inside of your tooth, including the roots and surrounding tissues, to determine if there is any damage or infection…


Cost of Wisdom Teeth Removal in Columbus, Ohio

By Dr. Jerry Cheung | December 22, 2022

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the last set of teeth to develop in the back of the mouth. Wisdom teeth typically emerge between the ages of 17 and 25, but for some individuals, they may never emerge at all. When they do emerge, they can cause a number of problems, including pain,…


How long does a tooth extraction take?

By Dr. Jerry Cheung | November 30, 2022

Is your dentist recommending a tooth extraction? This article reviews everything you need to know about tooth extractions and how they can benefit your overall health. Why would you need a tooth extraction? A tooth extraction is a dental procedure to remove a tooth from the gum socket.  There are multiple reasons why you may…


Teeth Deep Cleaning – Everything You Need to Know

By Dr. Jerry Cheung | November 29, 2022

Do you need a dental cleaning? Most people don’t even realize there are different types of dental cleaning services you can request at a dental office.  For example, dental standard cleaning and dental deep cleaning are terms often used synonymously, but there is a big difference between them. Both services will remove plaque and improve…


What is Cosmetic Dental Surgery?

By Dr. Jerry Cheung | September 25, 2022

Did you know that a smile is the first thing people notice when you meet for the first time? And most people believe that perfect teeth make the perfect smile. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry has enabled anyone to achieve the ideal smile. So, what is cosmetic dental surgery? Cosmetic dental surgery or cosmetic dentistry is dentistry…


Can Wisdom Teeth Cause Headaches?

By Dr. Jerry Cheung | August 23, 2022

Wisdom teeth are the furthest back teeth in your mouth, usually appearing between the ages of 17 and 25. Many people believe that wisdom teeth cause headaches, but do they? So, can wisdom teeth cause headaches? Wisdom Teeth can cause headaches and migraines because of jaw tension and inflammation. These headaches intensify after chewing and…


What is a Porcelain Crown? How Much Does a Porcelain Crown Cost?

By Dr. Jerry Cheung | August 2, 2022

Teeth don’t stay perfect forever. Several things can damage your teeth, such as oral injuries, tooth decay, or wear and tear over time. Most people don’t notice anything is wrong until they look in the mirror one day and see their teeth shrinking or reducing in size and shape. If they continue to ignore these…

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What is a Dental Bone Graft? What are the benefits? 

By Dr. Jerry Cheung | June 4, 2022

Jawbone does not stay strong forever. People may lose jawbone if suffering from periodontal disease, facial injuries, developmental defects, or planning to get dentures, dental implants, or a tooth extracted. If a dentist sees you have a weak jawbone or bone loss in the jaw, they may recommend you get a dental bone graft procedure…


Dental Implant Procedure, Process, and Recovery

By Dr. Jerry Cheung | May 4, 2022

If you have one or more permanent teeth missing from your mouth, it can have several devastating ramifications on your health. For instance, your ability to bite and chew foods could become misaligned and irregular. That may cause digestive issues and numerous other physical health problems to follow.  Another problem with missing teeth is poor…

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