Month: July 2017

Good Food For Your Oral Health

Mindful eating and healthy choices can not only improve your waistline; they can improve your oral health. Your mouth is the first stop for the food entering your body. Bad choices make a big impact on your mouth’s health. Sugary food and drinks lead to cavities. The bacteria in your mouth feeds on sugar and… Read more »

Root Canal Treatment Can Save A Tooth

Hearing that you need a root canal treatment may not be the best news you get, but it does mean that your tooth can be saved from extraction. A root canal treatment is most often needed when decay or damage has reached the inner pulp of your tooth. Often when decay is left untreated, it… Read more »

Extraction As A Last Resort

Your dentist’s main priority is to do everything feasible to save your tooth. However, there are some circumstances where that is just not possible, and a tooth must be extracted. Wisdom teeth extractions are common due to overcrowding or infections that wisdom teeth can cause. Some extractions are the result of an injury caused by… Read more »

Securing Your Dentures With Implants

Losing teeth can be difficult. It can affect your self-esteem, your abilities to chew or speak, and it can even impact your health. Dentures have long been a good replacement for missing teeth. Dentures are a prosthesis that can come in a full size to restore an entire mouth of teeth or they can come… Read more »

Mansfield’s Seniors To Alley Cats

The Mansfield Activities Center has programs for seniors, age 55 and older. The program, Seniors to Alley Cats, is a fun, co-ed outing with either a day playing miniature golf or bowling. There are two separate dates for the two different activities: Monday, July 17th or Monday, August 28th. The registration fee covers the putting,… Read more »

When To Cross The Dental Bridge

Choosing a restorative option for a missing tooth or missing teeth can be daunting. The variety of options of restoration can be overwhelming. Knowledge is power when it comes to overcoming that overwhelmed feeling of a decision. If you know the basics of the restorative option, you will feel better equipped to decide. A dental… Read more »

Making Your Dental Crown Last Longer

Also known as caps, dental crowns protect vulnerable teeth like a helmets protect heads. Unlike helmets, dental crowns are placed as permanent protection for the tooth. Advances in technology have made crowns able to last longer and longer. In the past, dental crowns were made from an alloy of metals; they were more likely to… Read more »

Ready To Restore Your Smile?

Restorative dentistry is an important part of dental care. Restoring your smile can be important not only to appearance, but to the health and function of your teeth. Your dentist can help care for minor issues such as cavities and small chips. Your dentist can also complete a full restoration of your smile to get you… Read more »