At least twice every month, Stephens & Gatewood Dentistry will post blog articles about topics related to dentistry and oral and overall health. We hope you’ll find them interesting. Feel free to share, comment, and join the conversation!
Summer is an exciting time for kids and parents alike. Longer days mean more time to spend with friends and family, and whether you plan to spend that time exploring the world, or simply cooking out in your own backyard, don’t you want to be ready to show off a beautiful, bright smile this summer?… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Are you currently suffering from discomfort, due to an untreated dental cavity? Do you fear that you may need restorative treatment, after suffering a trauma during a sporting event or an accident at work? Is a chip or crack in one of your teeth causing you concern? Have you scheduled root canal therapy because of… (Read More)Continue Reading »
“Keep Calm And Carry On” is good general advice, but it won’t always work in a dental emergency. Keeping calm isn’t easy for most of us when a filling comes out or a toothache throbs all night. Dental emergencies make it hard to carry on as usual. If the problem or accident arises during office hours, call… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Snoring might not seem like a dramatic health risk. In fact, besides an annoyed sleeping partner and perhaps a dry, sore throat in the morning, many patients don’t experience noticeable consequences of snoring, and therefore ignore it. The truth, though, is that snoring and its related disorder, obstructive sleep apnea, can cause a chain of… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Initially, the loss of a tooth can be a lot of things. For a kid it can mean excitement about feeling more grown up, and anxious anticipation at the arrival of a dollar in its place. But for adults, tooth loss can be a source of great frustration, embarrassment, and general anxiety. “What will I… (Read More)Continue Reading »