Better Smiles Begin With Teething Treatments

One of the biggest risks that children face in regard to the oral health care is due to teething. Although it often does not have any lasting effects, it can cause severe pain and discomfort for a child. Teething occurs when teeth slowly erupt above the gum line and become visible in the mouth. This… Read more »

Bring Out Your Child’s Best Smile With Thumb Sucking Prevention

Does your child suck their thumb? This is a common condition, as most children display this habit. Although it is not necessarily a bad habit, it is one that needs to be discouraged because it can lead to oral health damage and contamination. As an alternative, pacifiers can be used. However, they also contribute to… Read more »

Beware Early Signs of Oral or Pharyngeal Cancer

The American Dental Association recommends that you have a routine dental checkup performed by a dentist like Dr. every six months. This simple, but important appointment is designed to clean your teeth, while also detecting early signs of gum disease, tooth decay, and other oral health conditions. Every dental checkup administered at also includes a… Read more »

Enamel Fluorosis White Patches

To fight tooth decay, in 1945, our government started putting put fluoride into the public water system. As of the year 2000, forty-two of the fifty biggest population centers in the United States had water fluoridation. Because we discovered fluoride’s benefits, our proactivity has strengthened our people’s dental health. Only later did we discover what… Read more »

Uncorrected Alignment Problems with Your Teeth Can Lead to Dental Attrition Problems

Some individuals opt not to have minor alignment issues with their teeth corrected in adolescence. However, as the years go by these minor deviations can progress. In time it could cause the biting surface of one tooth to rub excessively on the surface of another tooth. If it isn’t address in a reasonable amount of… Read more »

Cultural Alternatives to the Tooth Fairy

When you lost a baby tooth, you most likely placed it underneath your pillow and rose the next morning to find some money in its stead. At least that’s likely what occurred if you grew up in the US. Did you know that other countries have one-of-a-kind traditions regarding what to do with baby teeth… Read more »

Dentures and You

Dentures are just those clattery chompers things from TV, right? Actually, dentures are oral tools designed to take the place of pearly whites in those without pearly whites, and they do a lot more than clatter around comically. Read on to find out how false teeth support their wearers and how prevalent they really are…. Read more »

Why Your Routine Dental Cleaning and Exam Appointment is Important

If you want a top-notch smile and oral health, then you need to attend your six-month checkups. This is very important and it’s key for your health. To help you know why, our dentist, Dr. Tontra Lowe, DDS, is happy to list the reasons why you should receive a dental cleaning and exam regularly. Dental… Read more »

How Your Dentist Diagnoses a Cavity

Do you ever wonder how your dentist notices and diagnosis a cavity? If so, our dental team is happy to share the details! As you may already know, cavities are oftentimes detected at your routine dental cleaning appointments. When you’re in the dental chair, Dr. usually diagnosis a cavity by doing one or both of… Read more »

The Reasons Why a Teeth Cleaning is so Beneficial

If you’re dreading your upcoming six-month checkup, then you need to change your mind set. Did you know your teeth cleaning appointments are very beneficial? That’s right, your appointments can help you in a myriad of ways. To help you know more, our dentist, Dr. , will be thrilled to list some of the benefits… Read more »