What Is Zoom Teeth Whitening?

Have you ever looked in the mirror and been unhappy with the color of your teeth? If you answered “yes,” you’ve most likely tried whitening toothpastes, whitening strips, or other products claiming to offer a quick, over-the-counter fix. You’re reading this because they didn’t work. At Lasting Smiles Dental Care, we offer a variety of … Continued

What Is Laughing Gas?

You’ve probably heard about “laughing gas,” especially if you feel uneasy around needles or dentists. But what is laughing gas, and is it a viable option for you? Let’s take a closer look:  What Does Laughing Gas Do?  Laughing gas earns its nickname from the pleasurable, “warm-and-fuzzy” feeling it gives patients, which sometimes causes brief … Continued

What Is Conscious Sedation and Is It Right for You?

Dental procedures, from cleanings to root canals, are crucial for maintaining oral hygiene. However, they can cause mental stress to some patients; studies indicate that up to 60% of people experience anxiety surrounding dental visits, and that 5-10% of people suffer from dental phobia. Many patients who suffer from dental stress or phobia find that … Continued

5 Things to Know About IV Sedation Dentistry

If you could have your dental work done without any fear or pain, and without the need for general anesthetic, would you? If you’re waiting for the catch, there isn’t one. This is what IV sedation dentistry is: a comfortable and worry-free path to a beautiful, healthy smile. Whether you’ve been curious about IV sedation … Continued