Treatments to Get and to Avoid During Pregnancy

The wellbeing of your child is paramount, especially when you’re expectant. To keep your baby healthy during all the trimesters of pregnancy, it’s important to checkup the dentist’s office for certain appointments like regular inspections and cleanings. We often get asked about X-rays by expecting mothers. Contrary to what you might believe, X-rays are safe… Read more »

The Reasons Why Your Dentist Needs You to Floss Daily

Are you curious to know why your dentist, Dr. Jeffrey V. Jones, strongly encourages you to floss each day? If so, our dental team is happy to tell you why! Flossing is vital for your oral health, so it’s important not to forget about or skip your flossing routine. There are many reasons why flossing… Read more »

Tooth Replacement Options

Although permanent teeth are meant to last a lifetime, they can be lost because of an injury, advanced gum disease, or another issue. Are you missing one or more permanent teeth? Having the tooth or teeth replaced can not only enhance your appearance, it can restore your ability to speak and chew properly. But what… Read more »

How To Keep a Great Smile

Your smile affects your appearance. If you don’t take good care of it, it can really bring you down. So, if you want to maintain your good look, it’s important to keep your teeth and gums in excellent condition. Keep up on oral hygiene. Brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes. 2×2. Easy… Read more »

Denture Wearers with Sleep Apnea Might Want to Use a Tongue Stabilizing Device

Sleep apnea is a respiratory condition that affects an estimated 40 million Americans each year. Common symptoms like chronic snoring and intermittent breathing interruption should not be dismissed as minor inconveniences. As time goes on untreated sleep apnea can do more than cause poor quality sleep. It can start to affect the heart muscle, increasing… Read more »

A Temporary Crown Needs to Be Maintained During the Treatment Process

Having a tooth treated by a dental crown or replaced by a dental bridge often occurs in two separate phases. The first stage of treatment calls for Dr. to prepare an abutment by removing the tooth enamel layer from the tooth or teeth that will anchor the new dental work in your mouth. Once this… Read more »

Back to School, Back to Health

Summertime’s camps, vacations, reunions, and other activities can throw off your child’s dental hygiene routines. Back-to-school is a great time to get back on track! Here are some tips for your helping your child’s dental hygiene. As you gather new pencils, backpacks, and other school supplies think–it may be time for a new toothbrush! Toothbrushes… Read more »

The Complications from a Missing Dental Filling Can Be Severe

Dental fillings are commonly used to repair a tooth that has been compromised by a small cavity or a minor dental fracture. They are made from special dental materials that resist the bacterial influence of tooth decay. However, inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene regimen could encourage the natural bacteria in your mouth to weaken… Read more »

The Best Smiles are Possible with Risky Food Avoidance

Have you ever wondered which ingredients and substances in your meals you should be avoiding in order to protect your teeth and gums? Typically, we know which foods and drinks can be hazardous to our weight, but we fail to pay attention to the effects on our teeth foods can have. The best smiles are… Read more »

What Are Your Dental Bonding Treatment Options?

Are your teeth stained or discolored? Chipped or cracked? Consider dental bonding! Dental bonding is the application of tooth-colored resin in the form of a special dental paste and a high-intensity light. Although dental bonding is typically used for a variety of oral needs, it is most commonly used for dental chipping. Dental bonding is… Read more »