5 Ways to Improve Gum Health

5 Ways to Improve Gum Health

Gum disease is a surprisingly common ailment that silently affects 1 in 4 adults. It can be easy to focus on a bright white smile, forgetting that good gum health is integral to that. Here are 5 ways to maintain or improve gum health: Floss, Floss, Floss! Gum Disease...
The Tooth About Teeth Grinding

The Tooth About Teeth Grinding

Headaches are a dime a dozen. We all know the frustration of having your day interrupted by throbbing, shooting pains in the head. If you suffer from frequent headaches that never seem to go away, Stephens & Gatewood Dentistry would like you to know about bruxism,...
Choosing The Best Toothbrush

Choosing The Best Toothbrush

One simple search for the best toothbrush yields a plethora of choices that can boggle the mind. So how do you know which one to choose? Here are some ways you can narrow it down to find the best toothbrush for you! Non-negotiables Every toothbrush should have soft...
Healthy Mouth, Healthy Heart

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Heart

We all know that it’s important to take care of our health, but that’s often easier said than done. Health and hygiene routines are an investment of your time every day. So, wouldn’t it be great if you could accomplish more by actually doing less? As it turns out,...
7 Common Dental Terms You Should Know

7 Common Dental Terms You Should Know

Although it is tempting to skip out on things we don’t like, such as exercise, unwanted tasks, or that family dinner you just can’t get out of, one thing that you shouldn’t skip is a regular check with your dentist. Dental exams are crucial to good oral health, and...
Mouthguards – Do They Really Work?

Mouthguards – Do They Really Work?

Sore jaw? Restless nights? Play sports? If any of these apply to you, you might be surprised to hear that you could use a mouthguard! Functions of Mouthguards Mouthguards are solid pieces of plastic that keep your teeth and jaw in a specific resting position. The...