Dental Health

Know how to handle dental emergencies

Dental Emergencies: What They Are and How To Handle Them

By Bruce Sexton / September 22, 2021 /

What are dental emergencies? It’s important to know what to do during a dental emergency. Dental emergencies are more common than you might realize. However, not every situation requires an emergency visit. So how do you determine the difference between issues that can wait for a scheduled appointment and those that require immediate attention? If…

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Get relief from a toothache

8 Proven Tooth Pain Remedies to Numb Toothache Overnight

By Bruce Sexton / September 22, 2021 /

Getting Care for Your Toothache Do you have a troublesome tooth? Regardless of whether the tooth pain is dull, sharp, or throbbing, you’re probably looking for relief. As soon as you begin experiencing discomfort, we recommend scheduling an appointment with our dental team. Dr. Sexton can assess your tooth and determine what’s causing the irritation. …

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Take steps to care for your overall health

7 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Overall Health

By Bruce Sexton / April 15, 2021 /

Don’t put self-care to the side—make it a priority. Many factors play a role in our overall health, and often, we turn a blind eye to taking care of ourselves. With competing priorities putting stress on us, it can be easy to put self-care and our health to the wayside. Unfortunately, when you don’t take…

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Establish your child's oral hygiene routine

7 Simple Strategies to Establish Your Child’s Oral Hygiene Routine

By Bruce Sexton / December 29, 2020 /

Help your child develop oral hygiene skills and have fun while doing it. As a parent, you know that the foundation you lay for your children today can make all the difference in their adult life. This applies to many aspects of their physical and emotional development, including their dental health. It’s never too early…

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What to do about periodontitis

What Is Periodontitis and How Is It Treated?

By Bruce Sexton / December 9, 2020 /

Understanding How Periodontitis Affects Your Smile and Your Long-term Oral Health Tooth decay often takes the spotlight as the notorious enemy of oral health, but periodontal disease is just as common and, in the case of periodontitis, far more damaging to our smiles. Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is an oral health condition characterized by…

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Oral health and overall health are connected

The Mouth-Body Connection: 6 Ways Your Oral Health and Overall Health Are Connected

By Bruce Sexton / November 11, 2020 /

Your oral health and overall health share a strong connection. When we think of our oral health, it’s easy to think of it independently of our physical health. After all, when we have an aching back, we see a doctor, but when we have a toothache, we see a dentist. Dentists don’t examine our bodies…

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Restorative dentistry can help your smile

What Is Restorative Dentistry and How Can It Improve My Smile?

By Bruce Sexton / October 27, 2020 /

Smile confidently with restorative dentistry. If there’s one thing that everyone loves to show off, it’s their smile—and for good reason. Letting the world see your set of pearly whites not only makes you more approachable, but also helps you to build up confidence within yourself. Now is a great time to start making moves…

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Benefits of a family dentist

8 Benefits of Choosing a Family Dentist

By Bruce Sexton / September 30, 2020 /

Are you looking for a new dental home for your family? Imagine a place you can bring the whole family—one that provides services that are advanced as compared to standard general dentists, and one that still gives special care to little ones, moms and dads, and Grandma and Grandpa, too. There are a few advantages…

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Take your oral health seriously

Oral Health: The Ultimate Oral Care Guide

By Bruce Sexton / September 23, 2020 /

Establish an oral hygiene routine for a healthier body. We’re all taught from an early age that oral hygiene is important; after all, our teeth help us eat, speak, and express our emotions, so we rely on them constantly. As we learn more about the interconnectedness of our bodies, scientists are even discovering that your…

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Reasons You Should Take Care of Your Teeth

8 Reasons You Should Take Care of Your Teeth

By Bruce Sexton / July 14, 2020 /

Ignite your motivation to take care of your oral health. We know taking care of our teeth is important, but sometimes daily brushing and flossing can feel a little monotonous. If you’ve noticed you’ve been a little lax with your at-home oral care or it’s been a while since you’ve seen a dentist, we’ve got…

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