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The True Cause of Tooth Decay

2018-10-12T22:02:44+00:00October 12th, 2018|Children's Dentistry, Dental cleaning, Family Dentistry|

Pop quiz! What causes cavities (tooth decay)? Is it refined  sugar? Candy and soda? Not brushing your teeth properly? Missing dental appointments? Halloween candy? While all those possible answers can play a role in tooth decay, they are not the precise cause of it. A more accurate label for the cause of tooth decay is

Who Might Need a Tooth Crown?

2018-10-10T22:03:33+00:00October 10th, 2018|Cosmetic Dentistry, General Dentistry|

Dental crowns are one of the most versatile treatments in modern dentistry. They can treat a wide range of problems, both cosmetic and health-based. If your dentist has mentioned a dental crown as a possible treatment for a damaged tooth, this post may help you understand what crowns are, how they work, and what you

Patients’ Top Questions About Dental Anesthesia

2018-10-12T06:09:31+00:00September 28th, 2018|Dental Anxiety, Uncategorized|

Dental anxiety and discomfort are more common than most people realize. They are also a bigger problem than you might expect. If a simple routine visit to the dentist causes you to worry, panic, fret, or lose sleep, then this causes stress that can detract from your mental well-being. Such stress can make it hard

Why a Root Canal is Good News!

2018-09-28T04:09:39+00:00September 28th, 2018|Restorative Dentistry, Root Canal|

Of all the dental procedures you can talk about, “root canal” is the phrase that causes the most frowns. Tell someone you need a root canal, and see what kind of a reaction you get. Something about those two little words seems to imply a torturous treatment designed to make patients dread their upcoming dental

Top Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry

2018-09-28T04:22:19+00:00September 18th, 2018|Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening|

Many patients are meticulous about their oral health, but never consider aesthetic dentistry treatments for themselves. Why is this? There are a lot of myths out there about cosmetic dentistry, many of which we encounter when discussing oral health with our patients. If you have unsightly flaws in your smile, you don’t have to accept

5 Reasons Why You Need a Dentist for Clear Aligner Orthodontics

2018-09-06T21:30:29+00:00September 6th, 2018|Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics|

You’ve probably seen advertisements for certain “Smile Clubs” that send you orthodontic aligners through the mail without going through a dentist. They cost significantly less than Invisalign, and claim to use the same process to make the aligners. While it may be tempting to take your orthodontic treatment into your own hands with direct-to-consumer aligners,

What Everyone Should Know About Fillings

2018-08-30T04:52:06+00:00August 30th, 2018|General Dentistry|

Do you have fillings in your teeth? If not, you’re in the minority. Approximately 99 percent of all Americans will need at least one filling in their lifetime. In fact, it’s not just adults who have to think about fillings: tooth decay is the most common chronic health problem among American children. Fillings are the

How Can I Fix My Chipped Tooth?

2018-08-27T17:57:15+00:00August 27th, 2018|Cosmetic Dentistry, Family Dentistry|

A chipped tooth is one of the most common cosmetic concerns among patients. Nothing disrupts the harmony of a perfect smile more obviously than a snaggletooth, right up front. Sometimes a tooth gets chipped when you take a fall and land on your mouth (ouch), sometimes it happens when you bite into something too hard

Introducing Our New and Improved Website!

2018-08-09T17:45:38+00:00August 9th, 2018|Family Dentistry, General Dentistry, Latest News, Marketing|

If you follow us on social media or read the blog posts, you will be happy to hear that we launched a new and improved website this week. Drs. Carson and Vicki invite you to take a look and see what the site offers for new and existing patients. Information About Us Did you know