Oral Health Suggestions from Our Dental Office

As a dentist, we are often asked for different ways people can help boost their dental and oral health. This is a natural question, given that most people do not like spending a great deal of time at the dentist. While we definitely have a few ideas on the subject, it stands to reason that many […]

The Vital Reasons Why You Should Replace Missing Teeth

The goal of modern dentistry is for each & every patient to keep all their teeth for their entire lifetime. As dental health awareness & dental technology have advanced over the last half century, we now see fewer older people who are missing all their teeth (a condition dentists call edentulism). Still, we find that […]

Periodontal Disease Proven to Lead and Worsen Heart Disease

Recent research has shown a positive association between periodontal disease and heart disease. With heart disease being the leading cause of death in the United States, it is important that patients understand and recognize symptoms of a periodontal disease as well as proper treatment in order to prevent it leading to a more serious heart condition. […]

Are Ceramic or Composite Fillings Better?

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Modern cosmetic dentistry allows us to restore your teeth with beautiful, durable restorations. In fact, we usually have several options to achieve the results you’re looking for. If you want to reshape your teeth, for example, you can choose between porcelain crowns and veneers. But one of the most common areas where you will have […]

5 Tips to Help Parents with Oral Care for Toddlers

While oral care for toddlers has similarities for oral health care with older children and even adults, there are still a few differences. The biggest difference in care is not in what we need to do for proper care but how we go about it. The younger the child is, the more encouragement and patience […]

A Healthy Lifestyle Leads to a Healthy Smile

Yes, a healthy lifestyle can do more for you than improve your physical appearance. In fact, it can help you have a healthy smile. This is why our team encourages you to keep your teeth and gums in tip-top shape by having a healthy lifestyle. You can do so by doing the following things: Keep […]

Maintain Your White Smile by Brushing with Whitening Toothpaste

Enjoying dark foods and beverages can dull the whiteness of your teeth, leaving you feeling self-conscious in social settings. At the same time, the natural processes of aging or the occasional tobacco use can also cause deep stains in your tooth enamel. It’s best to consult with your dentist, Dr. Thompson, before trying any new […]

Brighten Your Smile with a Dental Restoration

You can brighten your smile with dental restoration by maintaining dental fillings that may have worn out. Dental restorations, or dental fillings, can make all the difference for your healthy smile as they help your teeth stay cavity-free. Keeping cavities filled will stave off tooth decay and plays a major role in preserving your natural […]