The 101 on an Abscessed Tooth

You may have heard that a root canal is the most uncomfortable dental procedure you can have performed. While that may be true for some, it’s widely agreed that an abscessed tooth causes more pain than a root canal. Many people, though, don’t know what an abscessed tooth is, how to stop one, or even how to spot one and... read more »

Do I Need to Floss?

Did you know that only four in ten Americans floss on a regular basis? That’s a pretty alarming statistic when you realize just how essential flossing is to cultivating lasting, great oral health. To help give you some perspective, let’s look at what flossing does and why every dentist – including Dr. James Schall here at Bel Air Smile Partners... read more »

Your Family’s Oral Health Starts with You

As a parent, you’re responsible for a lot of things. One of those things that you’re responsible for is the health of your children. You’re likely great at making sure they know why it’s important to eat healthily, even though very few kids enjoy their veggies. But how are you doing on the oral health front? In most families, oral... read more »