5 Ways to Improve Oral Hygiene

5 Ways to Improve Oral Hygiene

Taking time to improve oral hygiene can be well worth the investment in your oral health, and will pay off over time. So what are some strategic changes you can make to your oral hygiene routine to improve your oral hygiene? 1. Brush Better Making the most of your...
What Are Dental Implants?

What Are Dental Implants?

Losing a tooth to injury, decay, or other factors has been an issue throughout all of man’s history. Dentures have been the traditional answer to tooth loss, but dental implants have become the new standard for tooth replacement. So, what are dental implants? Are you...
7 Flossing Facts

7 Flossing Facts

When a dentist mentions brushing every day, not far behind they mention flossing too. Why is flossing so important? Does it really make a difference? Here are 7 flossing facts sure to give you the inside scoop on what makes flossing so great! 1. Not All Floss Is The...
5 Ways Drinks Impact Oral Health

5 Ways Drinks Impact Oral Health

When we think of dental health, we think of what we eat, how we clean our teeth, but how often do we consider what we drink? Here are 5 ways drinks impact oral health, and how you can support good dental health by being smart about what we drink. 1. Acid is not your...
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,...