Dealing with Dental Decay

Do you have tooth decay? If you answered “no”, don’t be so sure. In the earliest stages, tooth decay may not have any symptoms at all, and you may not be aware of it until the symptoms start to emerge. With modern dental technology, our dentist, Dr. David Blackhurst can actually diagnose and treat trouble spots before they become serious,... read more »

A Toothache Might Be the Result of a Failing Dental Filling

As a dental filling ages, the natural bacteria in your mouth can start to gradually weaken its bond with the adjacent tooth enamel. This process can be accelerated if you struggle to consistently brush and floss your teeth. As this continues to occur you might notice the tooth becoming increasingly sensitive. This could also be accompanied by a change in... read more »

Oral Health Services: Dental Floss

Is your dental flossing system being done to the best of your capability? You should try to floss your teeth daily to prevent food particles and bacteria from thriving in tough to reach spaces between your teeth. A typical flossing treatment should last at least 2-3 minutes. Your oral health services guide for dental floss features the following attributes: -... read more »

A Crown Is Often a Viable Treatment for a Large Cavity

When a cavity forms on a tooth, it can easily spread through the tooth enamel. This process can be accelerated if you struggle to maintain consistent oral hygiene practices. In time, a cavity can become so large that it can't be repaired by a simple dental filling. For a tooth this severely affected, Dr. David Blackhurst might recommend treating the... read more »

How to Keep Tooth Decay Away

Cavity prevention is extremely important, and if you want to keep tooth decay away from your smile, our dental team has some helpful tips for you! There are things you should do on a regular basis to wash the harmful particles away from your chompers. Those things are: -Clean your smile: For the best smile results possible, it’s best to... read more »