Dental Health

You don't have to live with tooth sensitivity

Top 4 Treatments for Tooth Sensitivity

By Bruce Sexton / April 13, 2022 /

There are things you can do to relieve your tooth sensitivity. It’s not uncommon for patients to reach out to us regarding tooth sensitivity concerns—and for good reason; those pains are often hard to ignore. That quick, sharp sensation that can occur after eating or drinking something hot, cold, or sugary is simply not a…

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Bust the tooth loss myths

5 Common Myths About Tooth Loss

By Bruce Sexton / March 18, 2022 /

With such easy access to information these days, most people have no issue researching and finding what seem like suitable and accurate answers to their questions. But in this information age, not everything we come across online is true. When it comes to our dental health and understanding tooth loss, we want to debunk those…

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There is quick relief for a toothache

Top 5 Home Remedies for Toothache

By Bruce Sexton / January 21, 2022 /

Reducing your toothache while you wait for your dental appointment. If you’ve ever experienced a toothache, you know just how painful they can be. At some point, you’ve likely found yourself asking, “Why in the world do toothaches hurt so much?” Well, the answer is actually quite simple. We only get one set of adult…

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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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