Get the Facts About Root Canal Treatment


Root canal procedures can seem intimidating. However, when a dentist performs a root canal today, patients feel no more discomfort than during a routine cavity filling. New developments in modern dentistry have made the procedure completely pain-free. For patients who simply feel nervous about the idea of visiting a dentist, sedation dentistry offers effective relief … Read more

Smile Milestones: Baby’s First Dental Visit [INFOGRAPHIC]

Many new parents have the same question about their children’s dental health: when is the right time for a child’s first dental appointment? Although it is common for parents to wait until their little ones are two or older before scheduling an appointment for kids’ dental care, most dentists agree that children should have their … Read more

How to Handle a Dental Emergency


Dental emergencies can be stressful, but with a few helpful hints you can get through the emergency safely until you’re able to schedule an appointment with Silverlake Dental Center. If a more serious injury or life-threatening emergency has occurred, contact your doctor or 911 immediately. Toothaches Toothaches can come and go depending on your circumstances. … Read more