Nitrous Oxide Can Make Your Dental Visit Easier

Some people are perfectly comfortable visiting the dentist. Whether it is a routine cleaning or a root canal, those people are relaxed about, or even look forward to a dentist appointment. But many people aren’t very excited about seeing the dentist. They may experience mild apprehension or even fear. While dental anxiety is perfectly normal, if it is keeping you... read more »

The Benefits of Mouthwash

Did you know you should include rinsing with mouthwash in your oral hygiene routine? Well, it’s true. This is because rinsing can benefit you, your smile and your oral health in a myriad of ways. Our dentist, Dr. Troy Walton, is happy to tell you all about mouthwash by explaining the benefits involved. This might help you understand why rinsing... read more »

How to Care for Your Mouthguard

Do you have a mouthguard? If so, good for you! Your mouthguard can protect your smile when you are playing high-contact sports and participating in potentially smile-harming activities. This is because it can cushion blows to the face and prevent oral injury. Our dentist, Dr. Troy Walton, recommends taking good care of your mouthguard so it can care for you.... read more »

Dentistry Topics for Beginners: Dental Bridges

Are you aware that there are more tooth prosthetic options available to you beyond what we commonly think of? Although common prosthetics such as dentures can be effective at replacing lost or missing teeth, they are temporary and need to be removed on a nightly basis for cleaning and care. However, permanent treatments do exist, including dental bridges. Dental bridges,... read more »

The Facts About Composite and Amalgam Dental Fillings

Are you trying to decide if an amalgam or composite dental filling is right for you and your smile? If so, you have come to the right blog. Our dentist, Dr. Troy Walton, is happy to tell you more about both treatments so you can make the best decision for your oral health. Amalgam Fillings Amalgam fillings are made of... read more »

Dry Mouth 101

Dry mouth is an oral condition that occurs when you do not have enough saliva production to keep your mouth moisturized. It’s oftentimes associated with symptoms like a sticky feeling in the mouth, trouble chewing and swallowing, a dry tongue cracked lips, and more. Unfortunately, this condition can harm your smile more than you might realize, especially because it promotes... read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Tooth Decay

Tooth decay happens plaque materializes on your teeth and generates acid which then burrows into your tooth enamel. This can eventually create serious dental problems, such as cavities, gum disease or abscesses. Tooth decay occurs a little bit every day, but unless it has advanced, we can hardly detect it. If decay has evolved to the point of a cavity,... read more »

A Fast-Paced Lifestyle Can Harm Your Smile

If you have a fast-paced lifestyle, then you need to be aware of the health of your smile. Unfortunately, this kind of lifestyle can severely harm the teeth and gums, and our dentist, Dr. Troy Walton, encourages you to do all you can to maintain a top-notch oral health each and every day. One of the main reasons why a... read more »

Information About Nitrous Oxide Treatments

If you suffer from stress or anxiety due to dentistry treatments or even from visiting the dentist office, fortunately, there are many treatment methods available in our modern world to aid you. Aside from meditation and other stress relievers, frequent sufferers of dental anxiety and dental phobias often turn to sedation dentistry. Within sedation dentistry, varying levels of treatments in... read more »