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!
Technology has changed nearly every aspect of human life and modern society. New tools, programs, and education can greatly improve your healthcare, too! Let’s say you need any kind of standard dental restoration for a cracked or missing tooth. From x-rays and impressions to surgery and installation, your whole treatment could be digital. We’re so… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Are you concerned that you could be suffering from a dental problem, like a cavity? If so, you’re not alone. Some studies indicate that as many as 90 percent of the adults in America will struggle with dental decay. The good news is that prompt restorative action can help to address most dental issues, including… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Are you tired of trying, in vain, to hide your smile because of the insecurity adult tooth loss has caused? Tired of avoiding some of your favorite foods, because you know they will be difficult to chew while missing teeth, or even with an ill-fitting denture? Prosthetic dentistry makes it possible to address tooth loss… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Do you often notice your gums bleeding when you brush or floss? Have you noticed that they look discolored, or even inflamed? What about your breath? Has it been bad, lately, no matter how often you brush? Did you know that these are all warning signs of gingivitis, the first stage of gum disease? Unaddressed,… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Over the last decade, pediatric dentists have noted a sharp rise in dental cavities in children. Approximately 40 percent of the kids in America will be diagnosed with cavities before they even turn twelve-years-old. This is particularly troubling since nearly 20 percent of those cavities are actually in permanent teeth. Put simply, the choices a person makes… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Most people desire beautiful white smiles. Healthy and dazzling teeth can make a great first impression, and a lasting one too. But if you’ve recently noticed white spots on the surface of some of your teeth, it could be due to enamel erosion or demineralization. The teeth’s enamel is one of the strongest substances on… (Read More)Continue Reading »