Dental Care in the Civil War

Take a good look at portraits from the Civil War. Ever notice that the soldiers aren’t smiling? The primary reason for that was because it took a long time to expose the film, and it was just as easier for people not to hold a smile. But the smiles probably weren’t that attractive. Dental care… Read more »

Discussing Dentistry: Pregnancy and Your Oral Health

If you have a child on the way, you need to be aware of its effect on your oral health. A pregnancy can increase your risk for gum disease and other oral health problems and issues. Be aware that oftentimes individuals may begin to neglect their oral health care so be sure to avoid these… Read more »

The Risks of a Shared Toothbrush

The importance of brushing and flossing your smile every day, as well as visiting the dentist for regular dental appointments, is common knowledge. These routine dental habits are the foundation of achieving stable dental health. However, there is always more to learn about what you can do to improve your oral health, and our team… Read more »

Composite Fillings Can Repair Your Smile

If you have a cavity that needs to be repaired, why not talk to our dentist, Dr. Michael King about a composite filling? Composite fillings, which are also known as tooth-colored fillings, have three advantages. They bond directly with the surface of your tooth; they contain no mercury which is found in trace amounts in… Read more »

Ways to Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease, which is also known as periodontal disease, is a serious, dangerous and destructive dental problem. In fact, it’s one of the worst dental issues that exists. It develops when plaque builds up on the teeth and then below the the gums. It can harms your entire smile by creating receding gums as well… Read more »

Blaze a New Path to Oral Health Success with Tooth Replacements

To avoid numerous other oral health risks associated with missing teeth such as further tooth decay and tooth slippage, it is important to replace all missing teeth whenever you lose any. If you are scheduled for a tooth extraction in the future, it is important to have a general idea in place after speaking with… Read more »

Discover Your Smile with Teeth Whitening Treatments

To ensure your smile gets the best teeth whitening treatments, it is important to understand the differences between the various types of tooth whitening treatments. Implants modern times, you can receive whitening treatment systems in the form of a dental gel kit. Furthermore, your teeth can be whitened by products found in toothpaste, chewing gum, and… Read more »

The Keys to a Great Smile with Jaw Pain Prevention

If for any reason your oral health care is lacking, it can lead to a severe downturn in your oral health. Furthermore, if you suffer from jaw or facial pain, it could be linked to an underlying symptom deep within the body. Thus, it is important to understand what is causing your jaw pain and… Read more »

Tips for Sore Wisdom Teeth

When you have a bit of a toothache from an emerging or impacted wisdom tooth, there are some remedies you can try using to lessen the uneasiness. However, please note that no home remedy can replace the thoughtful care of a licensed professional; see us if the pain is chronic or major. Here are a… Read more »

Why You Should Go Easy on Alcohol This Holiday

During the holiday season, multiple adults like to celebrate and enjoy the festivities by drinking alcohol. If this is you, you may want to see a small bit of the effects alcohol can have on your teeth and gums. Understanding how alcohol affects your oral cavity will help you keep your alcohol intake to an… Read more »