Millions of Americans experience anxiety about going to the dentist. Much of this can be chalked up to Hollywood sensationalism, but there’s no doubt that not so long ago, dentists were hindered by inadequate tools and techniques that made getting your teeth worked on not much fun. But if you haven’t stepped into a modern… Read More


For some people, a trip to the dentist means anxiety and frustration due to lengthy visit times and uncomfortable x-ray procedures. But what if undergoing dental imaging could be easier, faster, and much more comfortable? Thankfully, our team at Bunker Hill Dentistry is proud to offer a better alternative—the iTero Element 2 intraoral digital scanner.… Read More


From a sudden ache to a broken front tooth from falling, dental emergencies can happen at any time. If you’re in pain and not sure what to do, this guide will help you determine whether your situation is classed as a true dental emergency or something that can wait until your dentist’s regular opening hours.… Read More


There are many reasons people visit an emergency dentist, from root canals to chipped teeth. Whether you have swollen gums or pain from a wisdom tooth, it’s important to know what to expect during an emergency dental visit. What can a dentist do for you when you’re in significant pain?   Examination Before anything can… Read More


All-on-4 implant surgery is a comprehensive and effective solution for gum disease and tooth decay where entire upper or lower arches are missing or beyond repair. Post surgery, you can expect some side effects before the advantages of All-on-4 implant surgery take full effect. These symptoms may include: Minimal bleeding Swelling Stiff jaw and jaw… Read More


All-on-4 implants are making headlines for their ability to combine the best features of both traditional dentists and cutting edge dental implants. At our practice, we’ve noted the rise in All-on-4 treatments. Many patients interested in this kind of full mouth treatment are also rightfully concerned about the lifespan of the system. Since this treatment… Read More


Invisalign remains one of the most popular ways to get a straighter smile, but many misconceptions continue to circulate about this particular orthodontics treatment. While it’s true that the system primarily relies on custom fitted mouth pieces to gently push the teeth into place, there are some other components required that are similar to the… Read More


Invisalign could be a treatment option for some teens and children. Many children benefit from orthodontic treatment. It can work to fix tooth spacing problems, cross bites, teeth crowding, overbites and gapped teeth. Today’s braces have changed significantly. Many types are hard to notice and capable of helping patients develop stronger and healthier teeth. They… Read More