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April 16, 2019

Mouth Guards for Kids

If you have a child involved in sports, you may need to provide them with a mouth guard. These guards can be purchased from most sporting goods stores, but they often do not fit correctly. A mouth guard which does not fit is ineffective. It needs to contour the teeth of your child to protect […]

April 16, 2019

Sealants for Kids

We all know that our kids are hot-spots for infection. While they are developing their immune system, they will come down with various illnesses and infections throughout their childhood. There is nothing wrong with this, of course, since their bodies are only doing what they need in order to resist illness as adults. However, cavities […]

April 14, 2019

Fixing a Lopsided Jaw

If you are struggling with a lopsided jaw, you may not know that there are procedures to treat it. The language and lingo surrounding it may be very foreign to you. The process used to treat lopsided jaws is actually called an occlusal adjustment. We want to discuss what this means with you and how […]

April 12, 2019

Treating Gum Disease at Gentle Dental

Periodontal, or gum, disease is an illness that can overrun your mouth before you know it. You may not know as much about it as you need to. In order to prevent or treat it, you need to know a little bit about this disease so you can practice awareness. We want to approach this […]

April 11, 2019

Extracting the Process of Tooth Extraction

How does tooth extraction work? You may be wondering this in the wake of being told you need to have one done. Fortunately, this process is very common and not extremely lengthy or invasive. Extractions are almost always performed on wisdom teeth that are causing dental problems, such as crowding your other teeth or causing […]

April 8, 2019

Teaching You About Tooth Ache

Have you ever experienced a pain in your mouth? There are so many reasons why that could be, but often times chances are it has to do with your teeth. As useful as they are, that also means that they can be susceptible. Many times when you are feeling an oral pain, it could be […]

April 8, 2019

How is Bone Grafting Done?

If your dentist has recommended you pursue bone grafting, you may be intimidated about the process. It sounds scary, doesn’t it? However, bone grafting is a safe dental surgery and may become necessary for you in the case of diseased or damaged bones. Let’s consider all of the possibilities, talk about the process, and touch […]

April 7, 2019

ZOOM! Teeth Whitening at the Speed of Light

When our smiles aren’t as white as we want them to be, it can limit our self-confidence. No one wants to feel like they can’t smile because they’re embarrassed by what shade their teeth are. At Gentle Dental, we have a few different teeth whitening procedures that are all relatively easy, but ZOOM! is the […]

April 4, 2019

Don’t Forget About Emergency Dentistry

There are always unforeseen emergencies. Usually, an emergency is almost always an accident and they are usually at very inopportune times. When an emergency strikes, the first instinct is to get you or whoever hurt to a hospital. If an issue is so serious that immediate care is needed, you should absolutely go to an emergency […]

April 4, 2019

What is a Dental Emergency?

You may have wondered about this yourself. When we think of a medical emergency, we will think of a hospital, specifically the emergency room. You may not know what constitutes a dental emergency. Let’s talk about some of the possibilities. Dental emergencies are most likely not life-threatening, but they can be serious issues that need […]