Month: October 2017

When Is A Dental Bridge Right For My Smile?

When you have one or more missing teeth, the idea of replacing them can become daunting. While the choice may be intimidating, it is important for a your tooth or teeth to be replaced. A missing tooth not only lives a visual void in your smile’s appearance, but it can also impact your smile’s abilities…. Read more »

The Important Role Of Dental Implants

Replacing a missing tooth as an adult is important for your oral health. A missing tooth limits your ability to bite and chew. If it is a tooth in a visible part of your smile, a missing tooth can create a void in your appearance. Losing a permanent tooth as an adult also comes with… Read more »

Keeping Healthy Smiles This Halloween

The Halloween candy aisles have been filling the grocery stores since September. This week, your children are probably bringing home lots of candy from school. You might even be running into big bowls of candy in the office. With all this candy around, how do you keep yours and your family’s smiles healthy? How do… Read more »

Mansfield Event: Boo Bash

Looking for another safe way to celebrate Halloween with the kiddos? The Mansfield Activities Center is throwing a Boo Bash! The event will be a carnival-style night of candy, games, snacks, and crafts. The event is designed for children ages 2 to 6 years old, but children of all ages are absolutely welcome. Children must… Read more »

Why Do I Need A Tooth Extraction?

A tooth extraction is a procedure where your dentist removes your tooth from your mouth. During an extraction, the tooth and its roots will be permanently extracted from the bone. A dental extraction is a last resort for your dentist, and it is a procedure not performed unless it is absolutely necessary to protect your… Read more »

Should I Be Afraid Of Root Canal Therapy?

The short answer is no, you should not be afraid of root canal therapy. Modern technology has made it so that root canal therapy is often less painful than the toothache that you are experiencing that makes the root canal therapy necessary. While relieving your pain, root canal therapy can often save your tooth from… Read more »

Is It Snoring Or Sleep Apnea?

In cartoons, snoring can be a comical way to signal that someone is in the middle of some deep sleep. In real life, snoring can be a signal of a serious sleep disorder called obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). But how do you know when your snoring is just simple snoring or if it is your… Read more »

Problems Caused By Grinding Your Teeth

Do you grind your teeth? Maybe you notice that you wake up with headaches or a sore jaw. Perhaps you find during the day that you are clenching your jaw more often than not. Do you suffer from teeth sensitivity to cold foods? Maybe you find yourself getting a lot of cavities despite having good… Read more »

Protecting Teeth With Sealants

Have you heard of dental sealants? If you have heard of them, do you believe them to be only for children? Dental sealants are a plastic material used to protect your teeth against harmful bacteria, plaque, and tartar. While sealants are a common tool used to protect the teeth of children, they can and are… Read more »