Quiz: How a Root Canal Can Save Your Smile

Have you ever heard of a root canal? At some point, you’ve probably heard stories about his common and safe dental procedure. Often, a root canal is all that stands between you and possible tooth extraction. In fact, root canal therapy can help you maintain the health and stability of your smile.

Why Men Should Not Avoid the Dentist

According to a poll from Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) men are far less likely to stick to their regular dental checkups compared to women. The number of men going to the dentist is fortunately on the rise, though the reason behind the upswing may have much less to do with healthy teeth and more… Read more »

Say “Hello” to your Gums

Gum tissues in your mouth have a dual job, just like your teeth. They are important for both form and function. Cosmetically, gums frame your smile. They also have the purpose of protecting your teeth from germs. Periodontal disease affects about 80% of the American adult population, so gum care still has a way to… Read more »

Fluoride and Dental Sealants Make for Healthy Smiles in Children

Our modern times seem to offer plenty of bad news regarding the health of the youngest members of society. For the first time in over 40 years, childhood tooth decay rates have increased, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Their report attributed this unfortunate rise in children’s cavities to unwise dietary choices and poor dental… Read more »

Bleeding Gums are an Important Warning Sign

Healthy gum tissue is designed to fit snugly around your tooth roots to hold your smile firmly in place. However, if periodontal disease strikes, gingival tissues become infested with germs. Inflammation and recession allow gums to pull away from the teeth.  One of the earliest signs of gum disease is bleeding. Celina dentist, Dr. Newton explains that… Read more »