Dentistry Through the Ages

Dental care has developed greatly over thousands of years, with most scientific developments occurring in the last few centuries. Dr. Atwood, Dr. Atwood, Dr. Cameron, and our team would like to educate you about dental history in , . The first reference to a dental practitioner appeared on Egyptian Hesy-Re’s tomb in 2600 BC: “the… Read more »

First Aid for an Injured Lip

Accidentally biting your lip can be shocking and even painful. At the same time, a blow to the face or sports accident, could significantly injury your lip. In extreme situations there have even been people who accidentally bit through their lip as a result of a hard fall. The severity of the injury to your… Read more »

The Legend of the Tooth Fairy

The Tooth Fairy is a much beloved legend. We all have fond memories of leaving each lost tooth under the pillow for the Tooth Fairy to find. But where did the Tooth Fairy originate? The legend of the Tooth Fairy has evolved over time. However, legends and myths surrounding losing baby teeth go back for… Read more »

Can You Cure Bad Breath?

Do you ever wonder if there’s anything you can do to fight—or even prevent bad breath? You may consider using mouthwash or a mint, but do you ever wonder what these do for persistent bad breath? Sadly, recurring bad breath can be caused by problems such as gum disease and tooth decay, and a mint… Read more »

Whitening Strips Conveniently Whiten Your Smile

Stains on the teeth in your smile can often leave you feeling self-conscious. Tooth enamel can be stained from several different sources like dark food and drinks, tobacco use or simply the natural processes of aging. The depth of staining in the enamel of your teeth will greatly determine which whitening products and procedures are… Read more »

Including Your New Partial in Your Oral Hygiene Regimen

Your partial effectively restores the appearance and full function of several lost teeth. Including it as part of your oral hygiene regimen, will help insure that it will serve you for a long time to come. Denture adhesive is a popular and effective way to secure your partial in place while helping to block out… Read more »

What Do I Need To Know About Dentures?

Do you have missing teeth? If so, then you may want to restore them with dentures. These restorations can support the remaining teeth in your mouth, aid you in chewing and speaking, and improve your appearance by filling the gaps in your smile. If you want to receive dentures, then here is some information you… Read more »

The Mouthwash That’s Right for You

Mouthwashes do not only freshen your breath; they can help you achieve healthier teeth and gums as well. Mouthwashes are not meant to take the place of brushing and flossing your teeth. If you have a hard time doing those correctly, using mouthwash can help you avoid tooth decay and gum disease. When combined with… Read more »

Got Dry Mouth? Here’s What You Need to Know

Dry mouth is a common dental problem that many people suffer with. If you are one of these people, it’s time to fully understand the condition and do everything you can to improve your oral health. So, please feel free to learn more about the reasons behind dry mouth by reading the answers to the… Read more »

Tartar Buildup Can Cause Gum Disease

Tartar is a hardened bacterial layer on your teeth caused by excess food particles, bacteria and plaque. Tartar buildup at the gum line continually exposes gum tissues to the presence of harmful bacteria. Over the course of time this bacterial presence can lead to inflammation and infection known as gum disease. The American Dental Association… Read more »