What Happens If You Never Get Your Wisdom Teeth Taken Out?

What Happens If You Never Get Your Wisdom Teeth Taken Out?

Over 5 million Americans have their wisdom teeth removed each year, mostly between the ages of 17 and 25. However, there are plenty of Americans that don’t get their wisdom teeth removed in early adulthood…if ever. What happens if you never get your wisdom teeth taken out? Are there consequences from waiting? Let’s take a … Read more

Help! I Haven’t Been to the Dentist in Years

Help! I Haven't Been to the Dentist in Years

Can’t remember the last time you got a teeth cleaning or oral exam? Worried about scheduling your first dentist appointment in years? We want to ease your worries and help you get back on a good oral health path. In this quick guide, you’ll learn what to expect from your first dentist appointment and how … Read more

How Long Do Dental Sealants Last?

How Long Do Dental Sealants Last?

Dental sealants are a great option for preventing cavities in children. Kids don’t always take great care of their teeth, even with the right training and support. Having extra protection against tooth decay could preserve your child’s smile and keep your dental bills to a minimum. Read on to learn how long dental sealants last. … Read more

Will Teeth Shift after Molar Extraction?

Will Teeth Shift after Molar Extraction?

Molars are the largest teeth in your mouth. They are the primary chewers and placeholders in your smile, but they’re subject to damage just like any other teeth. Whether you need a molar extraction to prepare for braces or remove an unsalvageable tooth, your teeth may shift after extraction. The tips below will help you … Read more

All on 4 Dental Implants FAQs

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Now that you know what all-on-four dental implants are, it’s time to get down to the details. What does it take to clean a prosthetic arch? How long do all-on-four dental implants last? Find those answers and more in this set of all on 4 dental implants FAQs. How Do You Clean All-on-Four Dental Implants? … Read more

How Long Does a Child See a Pediatric Dentist?

How Long Does a Child See a Pediatric Dentist

A pediatric dentist is a dentist who specializes in child dental care. As children’s teeth develop, they face a series of unique challenges. The goal of pediatric dentistry is to prepare a child for a healthy, vibrant smile as an adult. Most parents know that children go to a pediatric dentist, but when should a … Read more

How Tooth Decay Happens (and How to Stop It)

How Tooth Decay Happens

Tooth decay – the dreaded enemy to your gorgeous smile. You’ve heard about it most of your life, and you know it’s bad. But, what is tooth decay? How does it happen, and what can you do to stop it? We’ll answer those questions and more in this quick guide from Clinton Dental Center. The … Read more

How to Care for a Dental Filling

How to Care for a Dental Filling

Proper care can significantly increase the life of a dental filling. If you want to keep your smile strong and healthy, the tips below will help you do so. Read on to learn how to care for a dental filling. Types of Dental Fillings There are several types of dental fillings, including ceramic fillings, composite … Read more

Floss Your Way to Better Oral Health

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Do you floss daily? For the sake of clarity, we’re not referring to the floss dance. We know many people do the dance. Are you flossing your teeth daily? If you’re not, make flossing a part of your oral hygiene routine. Did you know there are many bacteria found in plaque? Some bacteria are good … Read more

Have pain in your face or neck?

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Are you having unexplained pain in your face, neck, or shoulders? Do you hear a popping or clicking sound when you open your mouth? Have you experienced jaw soreness or pain when you wake up and you don’t know why? These symptoms have something in common. Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) applies to any pain or … Read more