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 in the past. Large dental... 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 an orange a day prevent... read more »

The Truth About Flossing

Do you like to avoid flossing? If so, you are putting your gums, teeth, and smile at serious risk. Flossing is important for many reasons, and to help you understand them, our team here at Sedona Dental Arts in Sedona, Arizona, is happy to give you this insight on the truth about flossing. Cavities can happen anywhere you have tooth... read more »

Toothbrush Care 101

Your toothbrush needs care in order to keep your smile healthy. Here at Sedona Dental Arts in Sedona, Arizona, we take your oral health very seriously, which is why we have provided this basic information on taking care of your toothbrush. Did you know, that your toothbrush can stick to bacteria, which can spread to your teeth? Well, it’s true!... read more »

Enamel Attrition Complications Can Be Prevented with Early Diagnosis

As the years go by, things like tooth loss and oral injuries can cause minor alterations in the alignment of two or more teeth. When this happens, it can cause two teeth to meet at an unhealthy angle, causing excess wear and tear on the tooth enamel. As time goes by, the compromised area of tooth enamel can continue to... read more »

Don’t Forget to Protect Your Teeth and Gums for the Holidays

Don’t forget to protect your teeth and gums for the holidays. With all the festive cheer to be shared this holiday season, make sure your smile is included as well. Oral accidents such as cracking or chipping a tooth are common during this time of year, so please be sure to take any necessary precautions for activities that may put... read more »

CEREC® Crowns Can Fix Your Smile

Do you have a smile that is plagued by a single bad tooth or two? If you do, there is a fast and easy way to fix the problem and make your whole smile come together. CEREC® crowns are quick, permanent crowns that can cap off teeth in a single visit. If you suffer from a bad tooth that needs... read more »

Specific Candies to Avoid this Halloween

Most dentists will agree there are few, if any, substitutes amongst sugary sweets that can be beneficial for your teeth, but there some that are worse than others. For example, candy that lingers on your teeth, such as hard or sticky candies, can be more detrimental to your oral health care, than say chocolate, which can be washed away much... read more »