Tips for Having a Good Oral Health as a Kid

If you’re a parent who wishes the best for your kid, then you probably wonder how you can help them achieve the optimal oral health they deserve. Having a strong and healthy smile is important for the everyday life! To help you help your child have the oral health you want, our dentist, Dr. ,… Read more »

Dental Veneers Help Enhance Your Smile

If you work in an industry that calls for a significant amount of face to face interaction with potential clients and customers, then your appearance likely matters to you. While your clothing and speech certainly factor in customer interactions, your smile’s appearance can also say a lot about you. Individuals with significant dental stains, discolored… Read more »

A Regularly Scheduled Dental Checkup Is Important

The American Dental Association provides a series of informational resources, guidelines, and recommendations to help people maintain a healthy mouth. This includes advocating a routine dental checkup, performed by a professional dentist like Dr. Denise M. Walthour every six months. This important appointment typically starts with a thorough dental cleaning performed by one of ’s… Read more »

Oral Health Keys: Bruxism

Are you aware of common signs and symptoms of bruxism, and which ones can be treated, and which ones require the aid of a dentist? If you are unsure about how to care for bruxism, it is always important to visit your dentist for a complete oral examination and a list of treatment guidelines to… Read more »

What Are the Differences of Composite and Amalgam Dental Fillings?

If you’re about to repair a decayed tooth with a dental filling but you’re not sure if you should use an amalgam or composite filling, then our dental team is here to help. First of all, your dentist, Dr. , will choose which filling will be best for your smile after discussing your options with… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Bad Breath

Bad breath is a condition of the mouth that isn’t something to worry too much about. It’s often caused by poor oral hygiene, an infection in the mouth, unhealthy habits, and odorous foods you consume. Sometimes bad breath can be a symptom of health issues, like dry mouth, respiratory tract infections, and systemic diseases. To… Read more »

The Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention of Tooth Decay

Tooth decay happens when a sticky white film called plaque forms on your teeth and produces acid which burrows into your tooth enamel, creating problematic dental issues like cavities, gum disease or abscesses. To some degree, tooth decay occurs a little bit every day, but we can hardly detect it. If decay has evolved to… Read more »

Repairing Your Smile with A Dental Bond

If you have a minor cosmetic problem with a tooth, a dental bond may be the answer. A dental bond is simply a resin, colored to match the surface of your tooth, that is used to repair damage from a chip, decay, a broken tooth, or to correct discoloration. It may also be used to… Read more »

How Can I Prepare My Child’s Smile for Halloween?

If you’re nervous about your child’s smile on Halloween, you’re not alone. Many parents worry the same thing because Halloween is a time of cavities and enamel erosion. Even sickness! However, the good news is this doesn’t have to be the case for your child. If you prepare your child now, their smile can remain… Read more »

Oral Health Care Procedures: Periodontics

What is periodontics? Periodontics is the study and treatment of disorders, elements, and conditions that arise with the gums. If your gums are damaged or infected, a periodontal treatment will be necessary. One of the most common diseases that arise within the gums is known as periodontal disease. Periodontal disease, also called gum disease, can… Read more »