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Fall Creek Dentistry Blog

The Facts on Teeth Whitening

Posted on: Monday, July 17th, 2017

More of our patients are asking us about getting their teeth whitened these days so we thought we would take a few minutes and provide some information on this service. When they ask us about whitening, many people ask if the coffee or wine they drink could be causing their teeth to get darker. We […]

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Yes, We Can Help You with Sleep Apnea

Posted on: Thursday, July 13th, 2017

We want all our patients to know that we may be able to help resolve certain sleep problems you might be experiencing. For those who don’t know what sleep apnea is, it’s when a person’s throat muscles relax during sleep, allowing the soft tissues supporting the airway to collapse and halt breathing. A person suffering […]

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Could You Be Grinding Your Teeth at Night?

Posted on: Thursday, July 6th, 2017

  It can be difficult to diagnose tooth grinding – technically referred to as “bruxism” – because it usually happens at night and many people are not aware they are doing it. It could take years for a patient and dentist to realize what is happening because the damage resulting from bruxism accumulates so slowly. […]

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Gum Disease and Tooth Loss is Preventable!

Posted on: Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

This is a very important lesson we try to teach all our patients: It’s within your power to prevent gum disease and tooth loss. More than 170 million Americans have lost at least one tooth and more than 35 million have no teeth left at all. It’s too bad that more people don’t know how […]

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Drugs, Dry Mouth and Destruction

Posted on: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Many people have heard of “meth mouth” because the media has made a big deal of this affliction resulting from methamphetamine use. In case you have not heard of it, it’s when a person’s teeth suffer severe damage – basically rotting away in a person’s mouth – because of their use of this strong, caustic […]

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The Many Benefits of Fluoride

Posted on: Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

The American Dental Association has provided our profession with extensive research on the benefits of fluoride going back many years. This research began when a dentist in Colorado noticed that people in certain regions had teeth that were more resistant to decay. After further study, residents of seven other states also had decay-resistant teeth. Finally, […]

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Why a Little Prevention Now Can Save You Lots of Money Later

Posted on: Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Everyone has a budget and sometimes it can seem like seeing your dentist is just an unnecessary expense. After all, if you skip a couple of cleanings, there doesn’t seem to be any major damage, does there? Actually, keeping to your proper dental maintenance schedule is the very best way to keep your expenses down. […]

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Why Wisdom Tooth Extractions are so Important

Posted on: Thursday, April 6th, 2017

From the middle of high school through the college years, it’s so very common for teens and young adults to visit their dentists to have wisdom teeth extracted. Why do so many people need these teeth removed? And is it really that vital? A remarkable number of people simply don’t have enough room in their […]

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Preventing Gum Problems for Dental and Overall Health

Posted on: Monday, March 27th, 2017

Most people know they should see their dentist to protect the health of their teeth. But it’s a good bet that most are not thinking of the health of their gums when they schedule that cleaning and exam. When you see your dentist to have your teeth cleaned, you are, at the same time, preventing […]

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Why You Should Pay Attention to Dry Mouth – Here’s the Problems it Can Cause

Posted on: Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Are you finding that you sometimes have a dry mouth? Sure, being nervous or stressed can cause your mouth to go dry for a little while. But if you find you’re frequently suffering from a dry mouth, you should pay attention to this symptom and contact us so we can help you resolve it. Here’s […]

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