Candy and Your Teeth

Candy and Your Teeth

We all know how damaging foods high in sugar can be to our enamel, but what about candy and your teeth? What kinds of candy are healthier? What kinds of candy are more harmful? How can you indulge in your sweet tooth and avoid feeling guilty about what you choose?...
Will Cavities Heal?

Will Cavities Heal?

Will Cavities heal? How are Cavities treated? These questions can keep you up at night if you’re facing a toothache, and you don’t know what to do. Read on to find out what to do if you think you have a cavity! Once a Cavity Forms- It Doesn’t Go Away A cavity is a...
5 Ways to Care For Your Braces

5 Ways to Care For Your Braces

Caring for your braces may require caution and extra mindfulness, but with a little bit of effort, you can prevent breakage or damage to your braces. Here are 5 ways you can care for your braces. See a Professional Regularly While your orthodontist will ensure that...
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,...