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Know the Symptoms of Gum Disease

When we think about keeping our mouths healthy, we most often focus on preventing cavities. Cavity prevention is important but it's equally if not more important to prevent gum disease. Gentle Dental Center provides education about gum disease, treatment and causes, during every patient visit. The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research describes gum [...]

By |2018-04-13T09:41:57+00:00July 1st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Know the Symptoms of Gum Disease

Fluoride Treatments: Do I Really Need Them?

Dental problems like tooth decay and cavities are a result of bacteria that builds up into plaque. Plaque is acidic and will build up around the teeth and gums, which causes tooth enamel to wear away. When tooth enamel wears away, our teeth become more vulnerable to cavities, which are holes in the actual tooth [...]

By |2018-03-26T13:25:20+00:00June 1st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Fluoride Treatments: Do I Really Need Them?

Why You Should Consider Transitioning to Dental Implants

It's important to take care of your teeth, not only because they serve an important function, but because they are also necessary for a confident, beautiful smile. Unfortunately, not everyone is lucky enough to have a strong set of teeth. Even if you practice excellent dental hygiene throughout your life, it is still possible to [...]

By |2018-02-19T12:38:30+00:00May 1st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Why You Should Consider Transitioning to Dental Implants

When Should My Wisdom Teeth Be Removed?

Wisdom teeth are the third and final molars to erupt in your mouth. As their name implies, wisdom teeth typically present when you are older. For most patients, the third molars do not break through the gums until they reach their teen or young adult years. When is the best time to remove wisdom teeth? [...]

By |2018-03-12T09:42:56+00:00April 1st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on When Should My Wisdom Teeth Be Removed?

Sedation Dentistry Helps Ease Dental Fears

Are you afraid of the dentist? Many people are. Sometimes it's the sights and sounds of a dentist's office that are frightening. Other times it could be a distant childhood memory of a fearful dental visit. No matter, for people who avoid the dentist out of fear, there is something called sedation dentistry that will [...]

By |2018-01-18T09:48:08+00:00March 1st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Sedation Dentistry Helps Ease Dental Fears

Children’s Dental Health Month Takes Place in February!

The depth of winter is an exciting time for us in the dental field. Why? Every February, for the last 76 years, the American Dental Association has recognized the unique importance of oral hygiene for children. Many are surprised to learn the tradition of this yearly happening is rooted in World War II era America. [...]

By |2018-01-14T14:56:47+00:00February 1st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Children’s Dental Health Month Takes Place in February!

My Teeth are Sensitive! Help!

Many people suffer from tooth sensitivity, and they tend notice it when they eat food that is too hot or cold. This can sometimes be a little painful or uncomfortable so you should see your dentist as soon as possible.  Waiting to see your dental professional means that a small problem could grow into a [...]

By |2017-12-06T08:25:15+00:00January 1st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on My Teeth are Sensitive! Help!

October is National Dental Hygiene Month

Maintaining a good dental hygiene routine is one of the most important things you can do for your health.  Oral health can affect your heart, bones and immune system.  Taking the time to establish and follow good dental habits now will have positive benefits far into the future. National Dental Hygiene Month is recognized in [...]

By |2017-10-04T12:54:14+00:00October 5th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on October is National Dental Hygiene Month

Five Common Dental Problems

The best way to maintain a healthy smile is by brushing your teeth twice a day for two full minutes, flossing, eating healthy foods, and keeping up with regular checkups at your dentist’s office. These basic preventative measures will go a long way towards keeping your smile healthy. However, no matter how careful you are [...]

By |2017-09-26T08:26:01+00:00October 1st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Five Common Dental Problems