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What is Bone Grafting in Dentistry?

What is bone grafting in dentistry and why is it used? Let’s find out! Tooth loss and gum disease both have the potential to result in bone loss in your jawbone, leaving you with sagging facial features and complicating dental treatments such as ...

Jan 16th, 2020
Tips for a Great First Dental Visit

Kids benefit from their first dental visit seeing the dentist before their first birthday or within six months of cutting their first tooth ...

Dec 16th, 2019
Teeth Whitening: What You Need to Know

Do you ever look in the mirror and wonder where your bright white smile went? Have you been considering teeth whitening? If so, it’s important to understand that several factors can cause teeth to take on a duller color over time ...

Nov 17th, 2019
Why Are Dental Cleanings So Important?

Dental cleanings are an important part of your health plan, not only for oral health but for your overall well-being. It’s National Dental Hygiene Month and if you haven’t had your bi-annual dental cleanings ...

Oct 16th, 2019
What are Veneers?

Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain that resemble healthy, natural teeth. Dentists adhere them to the front of your real teeth with permanent dental cement, covering stained, chipped, misaligned, or broken teeth. Veneers can quickly restore a bright ...

Sep 18th, 2019
Protect a Tooth with a Dental Crown

Dr. Kim may recommend a dental crown when you have a tooth that requires restoration. When a dentist places a dental crown, it’s usually due to severe decay or a partially broken tooth ...

Aug 18th, 2019
Is Invisalign Right for You

Invisalign helps you align your smile without the self-consciousness, hassle, and discomfort typical of braces. For years, conventional braces were the only option if you wanted to achieve a straighter smile ...

Jul 15th, 2019
5 Summer Dental Hygiene Tips

It’s summertime again, and that can disrupt your family’s schedule. This can make it difficult to help your kids maintain good oral hygiene. These health tips will help you protect your family’s teeth this summer and help avoid any dental emergencies ...

Jun 18th, 2019
Your Guide to Common Dental Procedures

From fillings to root canals, knowing what to expect when you visit the dentist can help you prepare and make better treatment choices. Whether you’ve never been to a dentist before or you’re simply seeing a new dentist for the first time ...

Apr 18th, 2019
Dental Hygiene & Your Health

Observing a healthy oral regimen is not only important for preserving your smile but is vital in the warding off cavities and oral disease. Although oral health is something that is often overlooked ...

Mar 18th, 2019
Guide to Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is a term used to describe a number of treatments that improve the appearance of a patient’s teeth or smile. Cosmetic dentistry procedures are usually elective in nature ...

Feb 18th, 2019
How to Ease your Child’s Dental Fear

Do you have a little one who’s developed a fear of the dentist? Don’t worry. Lots of small children have dental fear. There are things you can do to nip this fear in the bud ...

Jan 15th, 2019
5 Fun Braces-Friendly Holiday Treats

With the holiday season here, your kids are looking to indulge in some sweet holiday treats. Unfortunately, when your child has braces, some of the traditional treats can cause more harm than good. Hard candies can damage your child’s braces, and ...

Dec 18th, 2018
Why Choose a Pediatric Dentist

It can get a little bit confusing to set up the first dental appointment for your child. You might be torn between taking your child to a pediatric or general dentist. Pediatric dentists, unlike general dentists, have special training on infant and ...

Nov 13th, 2018
4 Tips for a Tooth Happy Halloween

Halloween without candy is impractical. Here are some tips for having a tooth healthy Halloween! The best part of the Halloween celebration for children is eating a lot of candy. While this is a thrilling experience for them, they risk tooth decay,...

Oct 16th, 2018
National Dental Hygiene Month

The awaited National Dental Hygiene Month is finally here. In October, we celebrate dental hygienists and the great job they do. During this month, we also raise awareness of the importance of good oral hygiene. The National Dental Hygiene Month is ...

Oct 2nd, 2018
What is Bone Grafting?

Bone grafting replaces missing bone in case of injury, infection, or disease. The bone grafting can be made of natural, artificial, or synthetic bone. The new bone is surgically attached to bones where a stronger bone is needed. Bone grafting works ...

Aug 14th, 2018
The Different Types of Dental Fillings

When tooth decay strikes and leaves behind cavities, dental fillings are the best way to halt the process. When tooth decay strikes and leaves behind cavities, dental fillings are the best way to halt the process and restore teeth to normal functioning...

Jul 31st, 2018
Your First Visit to Oronoco Dental – What to Expect

A common question that many people have is “What happens during the first visit to a dentist appointment?” Whether you’ve never been to a dentist before or you’re simply seeing a new dentist for the first time, you can expect to get a thorough ...

Jul 17th, 2018
What is Root Canal Therapy?

Root canal therapy refers to a treatment to repair and save badly infected or damaged teeth. It is an endodontic treatment. Endodontic treatment is a term used to refer to treatments treating the inside of the tooth. During a root canal procedure, the ...

Jul 1st, 2018
3 Facts About Dental Implants

A dental implant is probably the best implant that you can buy. It can help you reclaim your smile and continue eating the food that you love. We have assembled three about dental implants that we believe you may want to know before you go for it...

May 1st, 2018
Why You Should Choose A Pediatric Dentist

Don’t just make an appointment with your regular dentist for your kids! Here’s why you should choose a pediatric dentist. It’s important that children establish good oral hygiene habits from an early age. Set a good precedent by getting your child...

Apr 3rd, 2018
Do You Have a Dental Emergency?

Here is a quick guide to the circumstances that qualify as a dental emergency. Knowing what types of dental injuries constitute a dental emergency will keep you from panicking and save you from making unnecessary trips to the emergency room ...

Mar 20th, 2018