Treat Dry Mouth with These Products

Xerostomia is the most underestimated oral condition. Effects of dry mouth include a hard time swallowing and talking, so you should take it very seriously. We care about your oral health, so we assembled this post about dry mouth and a few things you should know about it. Products you can utilize to address xerostomia… Read more »

Tobacco Cessation: Are You Ready to Take Back Your Oral Health?

If you are a smoker and have been thinking about quitting, now is a good time to start. Not only will your lungs and body benefit, but did you know that your smile will improve as well? Smoking lowers blood flow to the gums along with vitamin C absorption– which gum tissues need to stay… Read more »

Even a Chipped Tooth That Isn’t in Immediate Distress Needs to Be Treated by a Dentist

Tooth enamel can sometimes suffer a minor chip or fracture from a mundane source. This might come from nibbling on desktop items, biting open tough packaging material, or improvising your teeth as tools. People who grind their teeth on a nightly basis without the protection of a dental guard are also at increased risk of… Read more »

Relaxing at the Dentist’s Office

There are some people who are fine with the prospect of visiting the dentist. They are equally comfortable with an upcoming cleaning, or a root canal. On the other hand, some people have a very real fear of visiting the dentist for any reason at all. Whether you have some mild anxiety over a dental… Read more »

A Missing Dental Filling Can Lead to a Severe Cavity Developing in the Tooth

A dental filling is typically bonded to the surrounding healthy tooth enamel with an integrity that is meant to last for many years. As time passes it’s possible for the surrounding tooth enamel to weaken. This is even more likely to be an issue if you’ve struggled to maintain a consistent daily oral hygiene routine… Read more »

Laser Dentistry and Periodontal Disease

Lasers are no longer just a wished-for invention of science fiction writers. Periodontists like Dr. are embracing their unique benefits in treating periodontal disease. The use of lasers helps periodontists avoid surgery as these instruments are incredibly precise, much less invasive and require a much shorter recuperation. How do we use these lasers exactly? Well,… Read more »

The Advantages of the Tongue Scraper

Have you ever seen a tongue scraper? It’s a tool with a plastic or rubber handle and a gritty surface at the end that is designed to scrape your tongue. It may look a little funny to you, but it certainly has its advantages. Here are a few: 1. A tongue scraper can greatly reduce,… Read more »

Looking for Sleep Apnea Risks

Do you have trouble sleeping at nights? This may be because of sleep apnea, a serious and common sleeping disorder. This is due to irregular breathing and risk factors unbeknownst to you until having a doctor assess you for sleep apnea. Dr. and our dental professionals want to help you solve your sleep apnea problems… Read more »

Implant -Supported Dentures Can Boost Your Smile!

If you have ever seen pictures of George Washington’s dentures, you will appreciate just how dental technology has come. Today we have multiple options when it comes to dentures such as full or partial dentures, flippers, immediate dentures, and even overdentures. One such option for people who may not have the finances available for full… Read more »

Test Your Knowledge by Taking This Smile Quiz

Are you interested in seeing how much you really know about your smile? If so, Dr. Babcock and Dr. Bill are happy to help you! Our dental team is thrilled to provide a smile quiz so you can find out what you know about your teeth, gums, and mouth. Good luck! Question No. 1: Does… Read more »