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4 Stages of Gum Disease
added on: November 27, 2022

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a common infection that affects the gum tissue. It’s so common, in fact, that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that nearly half of Americans over the age of 30 have some form of the disease. In the early… Read More…


Do I Have a Sinus Infection or a Toothache? 
added on: November 17, 2022

Sinusitis, also known as a sinus infection, can have similar symptoms to a toothache, and you may be wondering which may be affecting you. The good news is that your dentist in West Townsend knows the difference between the tell-tale signs of a toothache versus those of a sinus infection. Let’s… Read More…


Is Xylitol Good For Your Teeth? 
added on: October 26, 2022

Sugary sweets can mean bad news for your teeth. But your dentist in West Townsend wants all of our patients to know that there is a way to enjoy those sweet cravings without all of the damage of sugar.  We’re talking about xylitol, and choosing it over sugar may benefit your… Read More…


What is Nitrous Oxide Used for at The Dentist? 
added on: October 17, 2022

Nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, is a colorless and odorless gas occasionally used for dental treatment. Now, while not everyone will be a candidate for nitrous oxide, this type of sedation dentistry has been known to help ease nervous or scared patients during procedures. If you have dental… Read More…


Filing Your Own Teeth & Other Dangerous Social Media Trends
added on: September 25, 2022

Some patients will go to great lengths to get an ideal smile, and it’s something that your dentist in West Townsend is happy to help with. There are plenty of different treatments available to transform any smile safely and effectively. But unfortunately, there are also plenty of dangerous social media trends… Read More…


Should People With Dentures Still See The Dentist? 
added on: September 20, 2022

We always stress the importance of seeing your dentist in West Townsend at least twice a year to protect your teeth from decay, disease, and other tooth troubles. But what happens if you no longer have any natural teeth and wear a denture instead? Should you still visit your dentist regularly?… Read More…


What Are Examples of Cosmetic Dentistry? 
added on: August 27, 2022

Cosmetic dentistry can transform any smile and make it brighter, whiter, straighter, or more even. There are tons of cosmetic dentistry treatments to choose from, and finding the best cosmetic dentistry procedure for you depends on what you’re trying to achieve. Use this guide of examples of cosmetic dentistry from… Read More…


What Does It Mean When You Have Too Many Teeth? 
added on: August 18, 2022

Most people are more concerned about losing their teeth and having fewer teeth than they are about having too many teeth. But the truth is, it can happen. When someone has more than the usual 20 baby teeth and 32 adult teeth, it’s known as hyperdontia. Luckily, this condition doesn’t… Read More…


What’s It Mean If You Have An Impacted Tooth? 
added on: July 26, 2022

So your dentist in West Townsend has diagnosed you or your child with an impacted tooth. What exactly does that mean, and how concerning is it? Not to worry, impacted teeth are pretty common, especially in children and teens. While an impacted tooth is most often associated with wisdom teeth, in… Read More…


Damaged or Bad Teeth? You Have Options.
added on: July 16, 2022

Time can take a toll on your teeth, and everything from trauma, diet, habits, and even medications can affect your smile. When this happens, patients may be hesitant to smile as much as they used to, and they may even find it difficult to eat all the foods they enjoy…. Read More…


Why Does Food Always Get Stuck in Between My Teeth?
added on: June 22, 2022

We’ve all experienced getting a piece of food stuck in between our teeth at some point, and this is common with several types of food. However, if you find yourself getting food stuck in the same places almost every time you eat, you may have something called a food trap…. Read More…


How Do You Fix Dentures That Don’t Fit?
added on: June 18, 2022

Dentures are an excellent choice to replace missing teeth. They can not only help restore a smile and allow people to eat more foods, but they can also provide an often needed boost in self-confidence. These transformative dental devices are often the chosen solution as they’re comfortable and affordable. However,… Read More…


Why Do I Need a Root Canal?
added on: May 27, 2022

Are you struggling with a painful tooth? Are you at your wit’s end trying to get it to go away, but there’s always discomfort no matter what you do? Maybe it’s time you talked to your dentist in West Townsend about having a root canal. We know those two little… Read More…


We’re Talking About Women’s Oral Health This Month
added on: May 20, 2022

Did you know that May is Women’s Health Month? Your dentist in West Townsend thought this would be the best time to talk about the specific needs and issues women can face regarding oral health and hygiene. There’s a lot to uncover and understand, and we hope you’ll join us… Read More…


What Does A Cavity Feel Like?
added on: April 29, 2022

If you’re experiencing unexplained tooth pain, you’re probably wondering if you have a cavity. While any number of things can cause a toothache, it is one of the most common signs of a cavity and should be treated by your dentist in West Townsend promptly. However, besides a toothache, there are… Read More…


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