A Regularly Scheduled Dental Checkup Is Important

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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 »

The Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention of Tooth Decay

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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 »

Oral Health Care Procedures: Periodontics

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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 »

The Facts About Your Teeth and Genetics

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You are probably aware that genetics impact practically every part of you, including the color of your eyes, your overall appearance, and your height. However, have you heard that your teeth and gums could also be impacted by your genetics? Unfortunately, this leaves some individual more susceptible to cavities than others, even if they care… Read more »

Pregnancy and Your Oral Health

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If you’re pregnant—especially if you’re pregnant for the first time—you may be both excited and nervous. You probably understand that there are several things you’ll need to do to get ready. You also know that your body will change to accommodate your little one, but did you know that your mouth will change as well?… Read more »

Got Bad Breath? Here Are the Causes

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Bad breath can be extremely annoying and inconvenient, especially during social situations. This can leave you feeling self-conscious and uncomfortable. So, to help you improve your life, our team encourages you to identify the cause of your bad breath, which could be one or more of the following things: –Infected gums: If your gums are… Read more »

Need a Dental Checkup? We Can Help!

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Have you ever heard that you should visit your dentist once every six months? While these cleanings may not seem like the highest priority—especially if you have school, work, or family—they are actually extremely important. And would you be surprised to learn that visiting your dentist could actually be a way to save money? During… Read more »

Avoiding Bad Breath

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Many people suffer from dragon breath from time to time. Bad breath can be embarrassing and unpleasant. Did you know that there are certain things that can cause bad breath and that there are ways to keep bad breath at bay? Causes of bad breath include: – Eating foods with a strong smell, like onions… Read more »

A Loose Bridge Needs Urgent Care to Prevent Further Complications

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Your dental bridge was cemented in place by a very powerful dental grade cement. However, there are extreme situations when a blow to the face or chronic periodontal disease can compromise the cement. If your dental bridge feels loose for any reason, you need to contact to seek immediate treatment. In the interim, there are… Read more »