Oral Health Care Fundamentals: Mouthwash

As the holiday season kicks off, make sure your oral health care prevention and treatment plans are well-established. If you haven’t already done so, make sure to select a mouthwash product that can protect your teeth and gums this holiday season. The two most common kinds of mouthwash products you can purchase are therapeutic mouthwashes… Read more »

Halloween Guidelines: Dental Abrasion and Candy

One of the biggest concerns individuals need to worry about during the Halloween season is dental abrasion. Dental abrasion occurs due to a wearing down of your tooth enamel to the point that cavities and decay have occurred. It is important to make sure you’re taking this time to take steps to properly treat your… Read more »

What to Know about Medication and Your Oral Health

Some medications can have a bad impact on your oral health. That’s why it’s crucial to tell Dr. Gloria Pipkin and our expert dental staff about your medical history and current medications. It can also be extremely valuable to weigh the side effect of your medication alongside its primary function. The following list of possible… Read more »

You Can Preserve the Health of Your Child’s Permanent Molars and Premolars with Dental Sealants

Growing up comes with a lot of complex changes to your child’s body. Among them is the gradual loss of their baby teeth to accommodate the set of 32 permanent teeth that will need to serve them for the rest of their lives. Many times the permanent molars and premolars in the back of the… Read more »

A Significantly Injured Lip Might Require First-Aid and Professional Care

Even if you wear a protective mouth guard during sports and rigorous activities, it is still possible for a blow to the face to damage your lip, or the other soft tissues of your face. If your lip has been significantly traumatized, you might need to apply some basic first aid while assessing the need… Read more »

How to Help Your Child Curb Their Thumb Sucking Habit

Does your child suck their thumb? If so, it’s important to help them curb the habit if they are getting older. This is important because their smile is developing and their thumb can add undue pressure to the mouth and cause issues. So, to help you help your child curb the habit, our dentist, Dr…. Read more »

Teeth Whitening Treatments Secrets for a Healthy Smile

Teeth whitening treatments can be administered to give the highest quality smile with the whitest possible teeth. Even though other methods of tooth restoration treatments exist such as dental veneers or crowns, teeth whitening treatments directly affect your natural teeth without concealing or capping them. Many teeth whiteners can dive below the surface of the… Read more »

Dental Sealants: The Way to Keep Cavities at Bay

If you wish to keep your smile free from cavities, dental sealants are your new best friend! This dental treatment can help you keep your oral health and smile in tip-top shape. To explain a little more, Dr. and our dental team are happy to share some facts about dental sealants in , . Dental… Read more »

Dentures: Frequently Asked Questions

Getting dentures for the first time can be a lot to get used to. When Drs. Pipkin and Jaques recommend dentures in , , it is to restore the beauty and functionality of your smile. New dentures take some getting used to, however. In order to prepare you for this change, here are some commonly… Read more »

Strong Tooth Enamel Is Important for Maintaining Healthy Teeth

Problems with cavities can significantly affect the health of your teeth. Having them treated with dental fillings and dental crowns can prove inconvenient and costly. Strong tooth enamel helps to resist bacterial tooth decay while also reducing your chances of suffering tooth sensitivity problems. If you have problems with maintaining a consistent oral hygiene routine,… Read more »