oral health

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

What Should I Do If I Have Gingivitis?

2018-07-17T16:20:00+00:00June 30th, 2018|Family Dentistry|

If you’ve recently heard the word “gingivitis” at the dentist, this means your gums are not in an optimal state of health. This can happen if you have become lax in your oral hygiene routine. It can also be the result of a medical condition. For example, about half of all women develop gum problems

What Your Dental Hygienist Can Do for You

2018-07-17T16:41:38+00:00March 12th, 2018|Dental cleaning, Family Dentistry, General Dentistry|

When it comes to achieving and maintaining optimal oral health, routine dental cleanings are essential. You already know that your hygienist removes plaque and tartar from your teeth. But there is so much more that goes into your dental visit. At Walnut Pond Dental, our hygienists are well-versed in the latest techniques and technologies. They