Theriot Family Dental

Posts for Month: April 2021

Tips to Avoid Dental Implant Failure

I have two questions regarding an upcoming dental implant procedure. One of the things my dentist wants to do before getting my dental implants is a CT scan. Is this completely necessary? I feel we’ve already done a ton of x-rays and this feels like an unnecessary expense. Another question is about the brand of […]


High Resistance to Novocaine

I need some advice. I have a very high resistance to Novocaine. It usually takes over ten shots to get me numb and even then the appointment is a bit of a nightmare. Because of these experiences, I tend to avoid the dentist. As you can imagine, this has led to some real problems for […]


CEREC Crown Too Bulky

I recently needed to have a crown replaced on an upper molar. I wanted it done as fast as possible due to an upcoming travel engagement. My dentist sent me to a friend of his that has a CEREC machine so I could have it done in one day. The whole process has been a […]


Options for an Infected Tooth

I have a tooth, which previously had a filling, start to bother me. I went back to my dentist and he said the tooth is infected and wants to extract it. I hate the idea of having a missing tooth. Are there other options for dealing with a tooth infection? Lisa Dear Lisa, I don’t […]