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17 11, 2014

Everything You Need to Know About Dental Sealants

November 17th, 2014|Dental Related|

Has your dentist recommended that you have dental sealants put onto your child’s teeth? These sealants can be an important way to set your child up for a lifetime of good dental health. Read on to find out everything you need to know about dental sealants.

What is a Dental Sealant?

Dental sealants are extremely thin, plastic […]

15 11, 2014

Don’t Let Holiday Treats Derail Your Good Dental Hygiene

November 15th, 2014|Dental Related, Dentistry|

If you are like most Americans, your holiday season will likely be filled with good food and holiday treats. While it is tempting to eat up every delicious thing that you see, many adults and teens fall victim to gummy, chewy, sticky, and hard snacks that can be hard on their oral health. These treats […]

31 10, 2014

Dentists Work to Provide Dental Care to Children With Autism

October 31st, 2014|Dental Related, Dentistry|

For many parents of children with autism, regular trips to the family dentist can be difficult at best — and impossible at worst.

The unfamiliar environment, bright lights, strange noises and break in routine of general dentistry services are often enough to make an autistic child frightened, even panicked.

For 13-year-old Camryn Cunningham, an autistic child, routine […]

13 10, 2014

How to Find a Family Dentist

October 13th, 2014|Dental Related, Dentistry|

 

Having a health, attractive smile is more important than most think. According to a study from 2012, 96% of adults believed that an attractive smile made a person more attractive to the opposite sex. Conversely, failing to take care of one’s smile can negatively impact him or her. The same study found that 74% of […]

10 10, 2014

Why Do You Need a Root Canal?

October 10th, 2014|Dental Related|

Each year, root canal treatments are used to save millions of teeth that may otherwise need to be extracted. The procedure can be lengthy and may involve more than one visit, but it is extremely helpful in restoring the function and appearance of a tooth while relieving pain. By better understanding why a root canal […]

29 09, 2014

Gum Disease: What Is It, and How Can You Prevent It?

September 29th, 2014|Dental Related|

If your dentist has said you are at risk of developing gum disease, you are not alone. Many people in the U.S. suffer from some form of gum disease, and it can range from simple inflammation of the gum to more serious forms that can cause tooth loss. By better understanding this disease and its […]

23 09, 2014

Crowns vs. Veneers: Which Should You Choose?

September 23rd, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Crowns, Dental Related|

Are you finally taking steps to restore your teeth to get the beautiful smile that you’ve always wanted? If so, you may be debating between crowns and veneers to achieve your dream smile. Both options are popular and can resolve many of the same problems, so how will you choose which option is right for […]

11 09, 2014

5 Tips for Easing Your Child’s Fear of the Dentist

September 11th, 2014|Dental Related|

Many children have fears about going to the dentist, and for the most part, this is perfectly normal. Some children are afraid of being hurt, while others are simply nervous about being separated from their parents. A good dentist will be able to cope with your child’s anxiety and help put them at ease during […]

23 08, 2014

What does a General Dentist Do?

August 23rd, 2014|Dental Related, Dentistry|

General dentistry practices have changed a lot over the years. There was a time when the general dentist was also the local barber, the town doctor and maybe even the veterinarian for a town. The general dentist dealt with all of the problems that people had with their teeth and gums.

A dentist is no longer […]

23 08, 2014

The Importance of Pediatric Dentistry

August 23rd, 2014|Dental Related, Dentistry|

Most people realize that when their adult teeth come in, they will not be getting any more teeth. They know that these teeth will have to last them a lifetime and since they can come in when a child is between 6 and 13 years old, that could mean they need to last 70, 80 […]