Month: February 2016

Why Older Adults Should Schedule Regular Dental Checkups

Adults and children alike should see their dentist two times a year. While checkups and cleanings are important at any age, you should know that as you get older, you can face certain oral health concerns that make checkups crucial. Many older adults can develop an increased risk for tooth decay. Gum disease can put… Read more »

Quiz: Restorative Dental Services

Tooth decay and tooth loss can wreak havoc on your oral health. Luckily, if you develop problems with your teeth, restorative dental treatments can remedy these issues. Depending on the severity of a cavity, you could require one of several treatments. How familiar are you with the restorative services your dentist can provide? A better… Read more »

Mansfield’s Pickle Parade And Palooza March 11 And 12

On March 11 and 12, Mansfield will kick of its annual Pickle Parade And Palooza! There will be several festivities over the weekend, including a parade, a 5K and 10K run, and musical performances. On March 11, the event kicks off with a special screening of Grease at the Movie Night at Town Park. Then… Read more »

The Benefits Of Composite Fillings

Fillings are often used to restore a tooth after a cavity has been removed, typically in cases where the cavity has only affected your enamel. If you need a cavity treatment, you should know that a composite resin filling can help maintain how your tooth looked before your cavity. It can also bond directly to… Read more »

The Connection Between Lost Teeth And TMD

Has a missing tooth affected how comfortable you are with your smile? Has your ability to chew food been compromised? A lost tooth can be introduce several complications into your life. These compromises with routine jaw function can actually lead to TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder), an uncomfortable affliction that can cause pain in your face… Read more »

Common Causes Of Tooth Discoloration

The color of your teeth can be critical to your confidence in your smile. If your teeth look stained, or if they seem to have lost their luster, it can adversely affect your self-esteem. Professional whitening is available from your dentist, and can restore a more vivid color to your teeth. For people with discoloration… Read more »

Mansfield’s Community Theatre Presents Anne Of Green Gables

Mansfield’s Community Theatre (also known as Mainstage Classic Theatre) is hosting a performance of Anne of Green Gables on February 19th and 20th at Willie Pigg Auditorium. The show is based on the classic novel, where 11-year old Anne Shirley is mistakenly sent to help with farm work in rural Canada, and manages to win… Read more »

Will A Cavity Treatment Affect Your Appearance?

Compared to the rest of your body, your teeth lack natural defenses. If you develop a cavity, you will need to see a dentist to have your tooth restored. If you have issues with your oral health that need to be treated, you should know that modern dental techniques have provided restorations that can preserve… Read more »