The facts behind braces: How do they work?

Posted on December 23, 2020 by Gentle Dental Care Team

Braces are the most common treatment option for people who want to fix their “imperfect teeth.” At first sight of crooked or gapped teeth, braces automatically jump into the picture. But, most patients commonly ask us how braces work. We’re here to give you an answer. There are multiple options to choose from with braces […]

Treatment options for mouth cancer

Posted on December 23, 2020 by Gentle Dental Care Team

Mouth cancer is one of the most predominant cancer types in America. It affects more men than women, but both of them equally as brutal. Mouth cancer can be scary and can often be confused as general mouth sores, but if you check in regularly with your dentist, problems like these can be avoided.  Most […]

How to care for your teeth after a cosmetic procedure

Posted on December 21, 2020 by Gentle Dental Care Team

Having a dental procedure done can be scary, but almost always necessary. The step you take after a dental procedure is done is essential to the overall health and recovery of your body. At Gentle Dental Care, we care about your recovery and we want to make sure that you’re following all of the necessary […]

How to choose the right orthodontic treatment option: Braces or Invisalign?

Posted on December 21, 2020 by Gentle Dental Care Team

When it comes to making the decision between braces and Invisalign, we understand that it can be a tough choice. Monetarily, one option is cheaper than the other, but there is more to consider when deciding. Of course, we will give you a recommendation from a medical point of view. Certain orthodontic treatments work better […]

What are cavities and how do you prevent them?

Posted on December 11, 2020 by Gentle Dental Care Team

Cavities Prevention Unless you’re a small child, you normally aren’t told to brush your teeth on a daily basis–you just do it. If you’ve been to the dentist, then you’ve probably heard them tell you to brush your teeth time and time again. Teeth brushing not only prevents stinky breath, but it also helps maintain […]

Gum Disease and How to Prevent it

Posted on December 9, 2020 by Gentle Dental Care Team

Gum Disease Prevention Preventative dental hygiene is one of the best steps you can take for self-care. A healthy dental routine at home and regular cleanings at a professional dental office will help to prevent certain health issues and diseases. Make no mistake, if your mouth is unhealthy, you will feel the effects throughout your […]

Preventative Dental Solutions for Children

Posted on December 4, 2020 by Gentle Dental Care Team

Best Dental Solutions One of the best things you can do for the health of your child is to help them establish a daily dental care routine. Teaching a child to brush and floss their teeth properly is crucial to their overall physical health. If your child is old enough for a professional dental appointment, […]

Why it’s best to have your cavities treated

Posted on December 2, 2020 by Gentle Dental Care Team

Cavities Treated Cavities are more than just a painful annoyance. If left untreated, cavities can become a serious medical issue. Untreated cavities have been known to cause migraine headaches, tooth abscess, and jaw pain. None of these are pleasant symptoms of leaving a cavity untreated. Your teeth play an extreme role in overall bodily health. […]

Lowering Your Child’s Anxiety about Going to the Dentist

Posted on November 27, 2020 by Gentle Dental Care Team

Child’s Anxiety Just the thought of going to the dentist is enough for some children to have an anxiety attack. Others will enjoy their trip to the dentist. What is it that provokes fear in children about the dentist? Let’s be honest. No one is thrilled to have a stranger poking around their mouth, cleaning […]

What causes cavities and tooth decay?

Posted on November 25, 2020 by Gentle Dental Care Team

Cavities/Tooth Decay As humans, we’re constantly eating day in and day out. As much as what you eat affects your physical health, it also affects your oral health as well. If you’ve ever heard your mom or your dentist tell you to “stop eating all that sugar or you’ll rot your teeth,” you know exactly […]