Month: June 2015

I Have A Cavity! Now What?

If you have a cavity, it has formed as the result of plaque. Unfortunately, this extremely sticky substance will attach itself to your teeth on a daily basis. The bacteria within plaque (plaque is full of bacteria) feed on carbohydrates in your mouth, which they turn into acids during digestion. Those acids are delivered directly… Read more »

Reasons to Choose A Bridge

Making your way through the wealth of teeth replacement options available to you may begin to feel confusing rather than exciting. When this happens, we encourage you to consider the basics of a dental prosthetic to first determine whether it suits your needs and move on from there. For instance, have you been considering a… Read more »

Mansfield Farmers Market

Do you ever wonder why you don’t get to wake up and head over to your local farmers market like you see in the movies? Do you envy the small-town coziness that comes with vendor tables stocked with gourmet jams, beautiful fresh-cut flowers, local produce, eggs from the local dairy, and more? Lucky for you,… Read more »

Planning and Receiving Crowns: The Process

The not-so-exciting news is that your teeth are vulnerable to a variety of issues that may result in damage. You can find yourself with a severe cavity that has left your tooth in too bad of shape for a filling. You may accidentally break a tooth. Or, you may end up with a tooth that… Read more »

Restorative Dentistry: Repair Your Smile

Your smile is something that can remain shimmering, healthy, and in one piece for many years to come, particularly if you remain dedicated to preventive care. However, even patients who are painstakingly committed to daily brushing, flossing, and showing up to their dental cleanings and checkups once every six months can find themselves in need… Read more »

Sleep Apnea: Is Treatment Important?

Patients who have been dealing with sleeping issues for a long time may become a bit accustomed to what it means to suffer from interrupted sleep. For instance, if you have long been known as a loud snorer, you may not be too surprised to find yourself awake in the middle of the night. You may… Read more »

Pet Adoption Event

Have you been thinking about adding a fur-covered friend to your life? If so, you may want to stop by this upcoming adoption event, which is hosted by individuals who work to keep pups and kitties out of shelters, living happy lives in their fur-ever homes. About The Event This is the Shelter2Rescue Coalition at… Read more »

Ways to Protect Your TMJs

Your TMJs (short for “temporomandibular joints”) are your jaw joints, which connect your lower jaw to your cranium, while providing movement. You need these joints to open and close your mouth, which facilitates the ability to chew, speak, and more. When all is working well, you likely give little thought to this portion of your… Read more »