Tag: Dental Services

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Treatments For Bruxism

Bruxism is the medical term for teeth grinding. It can be caused by stress, anxiety, an abnormal bite, a sleeping disorder or missing teeth. Additionally, tobacco and alcohol use can intensify Bruxism. The side effects of this condition include a sore jaw, fractured or lost teeth, and dull headaches.  Dangers of Bruxism It is important...

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How Mouthguards Protect Your Teeth

A mouthguard is often the first line of defense to protect against dental trauma. Mouthguards can be used for more than just sports; they also prevent teeth grinding, enhance teeth whitening and improve general dental health. There are many benefits to wearing a mouthguard that can benefit more than just athletes;  Prevent Trauma Many sports...

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Advantages of a dental implants

Maintaining healthy teeth is very important. While we need strong teeth to chew our food, we also want a straight, white set of teeth to give us an attractive smile that we can feel good about. Missing teeth can inhibit our ability to eat and can be embarrassing. Fortunately for those with damaged or missing...

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Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Many people around the world suffer from missing teeth. Previously, the only treatment options for tooth loss were dentures and bridges. Bridges and dentures come with a variety of problems and side effects. For example, they can slip shift in the mouth making them uncomfortable and distracting. Furthermore, they needed to be a bound to...

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What To Expect During Your First Dental Visit

When you have your first dental visit at our office, you might wonder what the process is like. First, the office staff will collect your insurance information along with the names of previous dentists so that your dental records are available. Any previous dental facilities that you visited will fax over your medical images and...

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Why Are My Teeth Sensitive?

When you have sensitive teeth, everyday life can be painful. Eating certain foods and beverages, being exposed to cold air, and even brushing your teeth can be miserable experiences. When you know the common causes of tooth sensitivity, you can take appropriate steps to resolve the problem. Your Home Oral Care Habits There are often...

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How To Decide If Teeth Whitening is Right For You

If you want a brighter smile, you may consider receiving a teeth whitening procedure at our office. This type of treatment may seem like the ideal solution when you have stained or yellowed teeth. With this procedure, your teeth are bleached for a brighter look. Before making the decision to whiten, here are a few things...

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Why To Consider Dental Care A Lifelong Priority

Home dental care, a healthy diet, and regular visits to the dentist are not limited to children and young adults. The benefits show why dental care should be a lifelong priority. Dental Care and Your Oral Health. You do not want to lose your natural teeth. The simplest way to avoid tooth loss is by making...

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Teeth Whitening For Summer

Summertime is an excellent time to make improvements in your appearance. Relaxing at home, socializing, and recreation will all be more enjoyable when you have an attractive, white smile. Beautiful white teeth can be yours when you visit Dr. Dana Walters for teeth whitening. Teeth Whitening From Your Dentist: There are a number of ways...

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Dental Bridges Can Restore Your Smile

Dental bridges are a proven way to help those with missing teeth regain their smile, improve their ability to chew and speak, and keep other teeth from drifting.  The device installed in the mouth is known as a “bridge” because it actually bridges the space left by one or more missing teeth and fills it...