Category Archives: Dental Health

Nine fun facts about your smile

While we brush and floss our teeth every day, we may not know a whole lot about our teeth other than ways to prevent tooth decay and periodontal disease. The team at Gentle Family Dentistry and Implant Center is fascinated by the function, structure, and unique traits of human teeth, and want to educate patients […]


How to save severely damaged teeth

In the past, a tooth that is diseased or infected required extraction. Fortunately, there are alternative treatments that can now be used to save a tooth from extraction. Today, many dentists use a procedure called “root canal therapy,” or “endodontic therapy,” to save a tooth and maintain it within the smile. At Gentle Family Dentistry […]


Why Do the Teeth Develop Cavities?

At Gentle Family Dentistry and Implant Center, our patients are focused on ensuring they have healthy smiles free from disease and cavities. But why do the teeth develop cavities, and how can patients reduce their risk of decay? Causes of tooth decay When patients think of their tooth, they often think just of the tooth’s […]


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Side Effects of Not Taking Care of Your Teeth

Did you know that taking care of your teeth can actually help keep your overall health in better shape? Keep reading to learn what else brushing and flossing is doing to keep your health in tip-top shape, according to the Mayo Clinic. Cardiovascular Disease Yes, your teeth can influence your heart. It’s easy to forget […]


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Commonly Misunderstood Dental Facts

Understanding more about what we do, and learning more about your teeth can help you ask better, more well-informed questions when you come to see us. Also, if you have children, you may be interested in learning more about how baby teeth differ from adult teeth. Sugar is Sugar First, let us get this out […]


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