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Stages of Gum Disease (Periodontitis)

Your gums are the foundation for a healthy mouth and it’s important to be aware of the signs of gum disease so you can act before the problems become irreversible.

Oct 24th, 2019
Trauma to a Front Tooth

Traumatic dental injuries often occur as a result of an accident or sports injury. Find out what you can do to help save the tooth.

Sep 12th, 2019
Dental Implants

One way to replace a missing tooth is with an implant. Learn more about this procedure that is gaining more popularity.

Sep 5th, 2019
Why Are My Teeth Sensitive?

If you avoid eating cold foods or drinking hot beverages because your teeth are sensitive, it may be time to get to the bottom of this painful condition. A diagnosis starts with your dentist.

Aug 29th, 2019
Sports Drinks: Good or Bad?

It’s tempting to choose one over a soda because you think it’s better for you. But not so fast. These drinks can have as much or more sugar and acid than many sodas and juices. In fact, you might wind up with cavities or other tooth damage!

Aug 22nd, 2019
Acid Erosion

Your teeth's enamel may be tough, but your teeth still need your help to protect them from erosion.

Aug 15th, 2019
Sports Mouthguards

Dental injuries are the most common type of orofacial injury sustained during sports participation. An athlete is 60 times more likely to sustain damage to the teeth when not wearing a protective mouthguard.

Aug 1st, 2019
Shark teeth vs. Human teeth

In anticipation of Shark Week, we came up with some interesting facts comparing shark teeth to human teeth.

Jul 24th, 2019
Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)

Clenching or grinding your teeth occasionally is normal and typically won’t cause damage, but when done regularly, it can harm your teeth and cause other oral health issues.

Jul 17th, 2019
Types of Partial Dentures

I asked my dentist what type of partial dentures should I get to replace my missing teeth and he recommended removable partial dentures. What options are available in removable partial dentures?

Jul 4th, 2019
Oral Piercings and Dental Health

While they may seem like a fashionable addition to your overall appearance, oral piercings come with a lot of risk and potential for long-term health issues. Read on to learn about the dental issues associated with oral piercings.

Jun 27th, 2019
Wisdom Teeth

Your mouth goes through many changes in your lifetime. One major dental milestone that usually takes place between the ages of 17 and 21 is the appearance of your third molars, or wisdom teeth.

Jun 20th, 2019
Manual vs. Electric Toothbrush

Dental health experts agree that regular tooth brushing (no matter how high tech or low tech the gadget) and flossing can help prevent tooth decay. Find out which kind of toothbrush, electric or manual, will work best for you.

Jun 13th, 2019
How Can I Prevent A Cavity?

My dentist found a cavity in my tooth. How did this happen? And how can I keep this from happening again?

May 23rd, 2019
What is a Cavity?

The word no one wants to hear at the dentist's office. A CAVITY... A cavity develops when a tooth decays, or breaks down.

May 15th, 2019
Lumineers (Veneers)

Lumineers are digitally designed to be ultra-thin (about as thin as a contact lens), so they can be applied seamlessly over your teeth to deliver a natural looking smile. That’s why Lumineers is the #1 patient-requested veneer system in the world.

May 8th, 2019
Tongue Cancer

Tongue cancer is a form of cancer that begins in the cells of the tongue.

Apr 24th, 2019
Lip Cancer

The lips are a not uncommon, but often overlooked site for nonmelanoma skin cancers. Despite increased awareness that it is usually caused by the harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) light, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.

Apr 17th, 2019
Electronic Cigarettes and Your Health

There is no such thing as a healthy tobacco product. Many non-cigarette alternatives are often marketed as healthier alternatives to smoking, but tobacco is harmful to your oral health and overall health.

Apr 11th, 2019
Oral Cancer, What's That?

Oral cancer, which includes cancers of the lips, tongue, cheeks, floor of the mouth, hard and soft palate, sinuses, and pharynx (throat), can be life threatening if not diagnosed and treated early.

Apr 4th, 2019
Types of Dental Crowns Available

So the doctor recommended that you need a crown. What does that mean? What type of crown is best for me? Let us explain your options.

Mar 28th, 2019
What is a Perio Chart?

Have you ever gone to the dentist's office for a cleaning appointment and noticed that the dental hygienist or dentist was taking measurements of your gums? Are you curious what all the poking and prodding was all about? Read on for an explanation.

Mar 21st, 2019
Teeth Whitening or Bleaching

Thinking about teeth whitening? Get the facts first. Here are five of the most commonly asked questions about the process.

Mar 8th, 2019
Root Canals: Treatment That Can Save Your Tooth

If you have a severely damaged, decaying tooth or a serious tooth infection (abscess), your general dentist in Evansville, IN may recommend a root canal treatment. Root canals are used to repair and save your tooth instead of removing it.

Feb 26th, 2019