Dr. V’s Blog

Word of Mouth from Dr. Venincasa's Office

athletic mouth guard
prevention

Athletic Mouthguards: A Worthy Investment

With pandemic loosening up and with the spring and summer months upon us, physical activity and sporting opportunities may be more available. Some of these activities may present risks of damage for the teeth. In these instances, an athletic mouthguard

root canal, tooth ache, toothache, venincasa dental
crowns

Root Canals with Crowns: Some Facts to Consider

It is common for patients with tooth sensitivity or soreness to think that they need a “root canal.” It is also common for dentists to perform root canals when patients have tooth sensitivity or soreness. However, I would contend that

root canal, crown
root canal

Do I Really Need Root Canal Treatment Through a Crown?

Patients often have some questions or concerns about performing root canal treatment through a crown. This is understandable. Many patients think that teeth with crowns should no longer require treatment. Many patients may also think that their crown would be

faith

The “Land of the Free:” A Reflection Upon Freedom

Many of us talk about freedom. We hear our national representatives speak of freedom. Exactly what do they mean by freedom and what truly is freedom? I realize it may seem kind of odd to consider the concept of freedom.

white fillings, composite fillings, bonding
cosmetic dentistry

White Fillings: A Potentially Long-Lasting, Reliable Option

White fillings became more common during the 1980’s. While they looked so much better than silver fillings, many patients had difficulties with sensitivity, decay forming after a relatively short period of time, and premature wearing down of the white filling