Blog Posts in 2017

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Preserving the Results of Your Professional Teeth Whitening

Professional teeth whitening is a great way to renew your smile and help you appear younger. It often accompanies dental cleanings to take full advantage of solid, professional dental care. You can ...
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Understanding Scaling and Root Planing

Professional dental cleanings are essential to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. If you do not receive a cleaning from your dentist at least once a year, then you may be at risk for advanced gum ...
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Are You at Risk of Oral Cancer?

Oral cancer is a serious concern for all types of people. However, you may have a heightened risk of developing oral cancer if you engage in certain activities, such as using tobacco. These habits and ...
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Why You Shouldn't Skip Dental Check-Ups

Can you remember the last time you visited a general dentistry office for a dental cleaning and check-up? You should see your dentist at least once per year to help promote the health of your teeth ...
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What Causes Gum Disease?

Regular visits to your general dentistry provider for dental cleanings and check-ups protect not only your teeth but your gums, as well. When allowed to accumulate on your teeth, plaque and tartar can ...
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Is Invisalign Right for You?

One of the most common problems seen in general dentistry is misaligned teeth. When your teeth aren’t straight, this can affect both your appearance and long-term dental health. However, ...
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An Introduction to Dental Veneers

Everyone wants to enjoy a healthy, beautiful smile, and when it comes to general dentistry, some of the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures include dental implants and teeth whitening. ...
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Are Dental Veneers Right for You?

A nice smile can make you more comfortable in social situations and more confident in your appearance, and modern dentistry provides a few different solutions that can help you achieve yours. Dental ...
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The Basics of Oral Tissue Biopsies

Your dentist can perform a variety of tests to screen you for dental health problems and find out if you could use oral surgery. One type of test your dentist might use is an oral tissue biopsy, ...
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Gum Recession 101

Gum recession is when your gums pull away from your teeth, but why does it happen? This is a symptom of gum disease, and it could mean that you’re not taking care of your teeth properly. Check ...
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A Patient's Guide to Dentures

You can lose your teeth for many reasons, but it tends to happen as you get older. This is why older people can often benefit from dentures, which, like dental implants, can restore their smiles and ...
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What to Expect When Your Periodontist Performs an Oral Tissue Biopsy

You might not have had an oral tissue biopsy before, so you’re probably wondering what you’re getting into. A biopsy from your general dentistry professional involves the removal of a ...
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Could a Sleep Apnea Appliance Help You Get More Rest?

Getting a good night’s sleep can be tricky if you have sleep apnea, and it can even be tricky if your partner has the condition. Thanks to sleep apnea appliances, general dentistry might have ...
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Spotlight on the Dental Veneer Process

If you’re unhappy with the shape, size, condition, or color of your teeth, then dental veneers can help. These porcelain, thin shells are attached to the surfaces of the teeth to improve the ...
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Highlighting the Benefits of Dental Implants

If you have missing teeth, dental implants offer a natural-looking solution without the need for special care once they are in place. Could implants be the right solution for you? Here is a look at ...
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How a Misaligned Bite Can Affect Your Oral Health

If you have misaligned teeth, your smile isn’t the only thing that is affected. When you go for your next general dentistry checkup, ask your dentist if your bite is impacting your oral health ...
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Answers to Your Questions About Gum Disease

Gum disease can be devastating to your oral health. It can lead to pain, bleeding, lost teeth, and the needs for dental implants. Getting regular dental cleanings is a major part of preventing gum ...
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The Patient's Guide to Composite Bonding

If you like the idea of veneers but you’re turned off by their permanence, you might want to talk to your dentist about dental bonding. This treatment can fix blemishes in your smile and ...
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Cosmetic Treatments to Consider for Stained Teeth

You might notice your teeth becoming darker or discolored as you grow older, and there are a few reasons this might happen. If you want to reverse the process and take your smile back, talk to your ...
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Treating TMJ Pain with Botox

You may recognize Botox as a skin care treatment that removes your wrinkles and restores your youthful appearance, but it’s also associated with general dentistry. Botox can be used to treat ...
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A Look at Tooth Bonding

Dental bonding is one of many dentistry procedures that can improve your cosmetic appeal and your oral health. Watch this video for a look at tooth bonding. Tooth bonding attempts to fix cracks, gaps, ...
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Possible Causes of Gum Recession

It takes more than regular brushing and flossing to maintain excellent oral health, so skipping out on dental cleanings can be detrimental. This can make you more susceptible to conditions like gum ...
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Questions to Ask Your Periodontist About Your Gum Disease Diagnosis

If you have been diagnosed with gum disease, then you may have many questions for your periodontist. Learning as much information as possible—such as deep dental cleanings to repair signs of gum ...
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How to Handle Common Dental Emergencies

Even if you practice proper dental hygiene and go in for regular dental cleanings, you’re not immune to dental emergencies. You might lose a tooth, break a tooth, or experience an abscess, all ...
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Highlighting Our Specialty Services

At My Dentist, Eagle Falls Dentistry and Associate Dental Care, our entire staff is committed to delivering a comprehensive approach to general dentistry, as well as many cosmetic concerns. My Dentist ...
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