Patient question: "How do I prevent gum disease?"

Posted In: Oral Health

Great question. It’s usually easy to tell when you have a cavity, but unfortunately, gum disease can exist in your mouth without you even knowing. In fact, you can have the beginning stages of gum disease without even noticing any pain or discomfort. Since gum disease can be undetectable, it’s imperative to watch for warning […]

Fan fact time! Human and animal teeth

Posted In: About Our Office

Looking for ways to motivate your child to brush his or her teeth? Why not compare their teeth to those of their favorite animals? After all, everyone loves fun facts. Like people, some animals have several different kinds of teeth, while others have only one kind. Others don’t have any teeth at all! Animals’ teeth […]

Don’t throw those insurance benefits away!

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We would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of the year reminder that it’s about that time to schedule your last dental visit of 2012 so you can optimize your benefits! Now is the time to reserve you appointment with us. Space is limited and […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

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With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we would like to wish you a safe and happy Thanksgiving. Enjoy a day filled of friends, family, and great food. We are very thankful for all of our patients and their families. We’d like to know, what are you most thankful for this year? Leave us a comment, […]

Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Posted In: Sleep Apnea

Snoring may not be something you take seriously. You might even laugh or joke about it. But the fact is, anytime you or your partner snore to the point of waking, it could be a sign of serious health problems. Sleep Apnea and Its Effects Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that is potentially dangerous, […]

Do You Experience Dental Anxiety?

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If you suffer from dental anxiety, a visit to our office might seem like a daunting prospect. Perhaps you had a bad experience in the past, but whatever the reason, please know that at our office, there is nothing to be afraid of. We understand you may be anxious about receiving dental treatments, and we’re […]

Telltale Signs That Your Tooth Has A Cavity

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You may not understand it, and the more you think about it the less you want to believe it, but you’re positive you have a cavity, and a painful one, too. How did this happen? You brush twice a day and floss regularly. You rinse with hydrogen peroxide, just like the dentist recommended. In fact, […]

A day to honor and thank America’s veterans

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Have you thanked a veteran lately? November 11 is Veterans Day – the perfect holiday for thanking and honoring the men and women that have served our country at home and overseas. In celebration of Veterans Day, Dr. Acton and Dr. Gaught and our team would like to share a few facts about our flag, […]