Blog Posts in 2017

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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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Solving Your Cosmetic Complaints About Your Smile

If your teeth are yellow, or if you have an unattractive chip in one tooth, then you can benefit from cosmetic dentistry. Certain procedures, such as dental bonding, can fill in a chipped tooth or ...
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Reducing Your Risk of Tooth Decay

Cavities are one of the most common problems treated in general dentistry, but they can be prevented by taking the right steps. Regularly seeing your dentist for checkups and dental cleanings can help ...
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Easy Ways You Can Reduce Your Risk of Gum Disease

Gingivitis is often seen in general dentistry and is the earliest stage of gum disease. Gingivitis is often reversible, but when left untreated, it can progress to periodontal disease and lead to bone ...
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Curing Your Cosmetic Concerns with Dental Bonding

If you’ve seen the way that porcelain veneers can transform the look of someone’s smile, then you may be interested in this cosmetic option. However, veneers aren’t right for every ...
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Is Invisalign Right for Your Smile?

Bite problems are often seen in general dentistry and can cause premature tooth wear and promote gum disease and tooth decay. For these reasons, dentists frequently recommend Invisalign treatment for ...
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How Teeth Whitening Brightens Your Smile

Consistent brushing and regular dental cleanings can help remove surface stains from your teeth. However, these steps aren’t always enough to maintain a bright smile. Red wine, coffee, tea, and ...
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A Look at Common Cosmetic Periodontal Procedures

Did you know that periodontists are known as the plastic surgeons of dentistry? This is because these dental specialists can perform oral surgery on gums to enhance the appearance of a patient’s ...
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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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