Sinusitis and the Dental Office

Practically every week of the year at Cape Dental Care we will have someone come in with a toothache that ends up being diagnosed sinusitis.   Their symptoms include: Sore upper posterior teeth (percussion, usually more than one) Feeling sensitive/swollen to the touch on their cheek Headaches Stuffy nose (runny nose, possibly green or yellow […]

Salivary Gland Stone: Sialolith

One of the most common salivary gland stones is the submandibular gland's duct sialolith. This is a case study of a recent patient who came in with such a stone. This 24 year old white female presented to Cape Dental Care with an ulcer behind her front lower teeth. She was 2 month postpartum and […]

Scaling and Root Planning

Scaling and root planing removes the hardened bacteria from around your teeth that you cannot clean off during everyday oral hygiene helping to prevent gum disease.

External Resorption Treatment: Dental Implant Case Study

This is a case report of a 38 y/o female that noticed a reddish pink hue coming through her tooth and decided to have it examined. Her dentist referred her to an oral surgeon for a tooth extraction, but she decided to have a second opinion at our office. After completing a full exam we determined […]

Periodontal Disease: Dangerous to Your Health

The World Health Organization reports that 85% of the USA population has some kind of periodontal disease.  A small portion is due to genetics, but most is contributed to ineffective oral hygiene and a high sugar diet. Periodontal Disease: A group of diseases that affect the bone and tissues that support the teeth. What this really […]

Oral Cancer Screening: A Dental Exam Can Save Your Life

Getting regular dental check-ups can detect cancer early before it is too serious to treat.

Free Head and Neck Oral Cancer Screening

Free Head and Neck Oral Cancer Screening as seen on Oprah TV Show by Michael Douglas

Metronidazole: Protecting your Bone Grafts

A source for inexpensive metronidazole for bone grafts.

Veinlite: Dentists can now draw blood with confidence.

With this Veinlite device it is very simple to draw blood on dental patients of all size and color.

L-PRF: Leukocytic Platelet Rich Fibrin - A New Frontier for Dentistry

Adding Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) in your grafting materials can cut healing time in half.