The Importance of Baby Teeth

If you are a new parent, then learning all you can about your baby’s health is always a smart idea. Did you know, your child’s baby teeth are important and play a significant role in your child’s oral health throughout their life? Well, it’s true! To help you understand the... Read more »

Solving the Puzzle of Dry Mouth

Xerostomia is more than just a useful word for Scrabble® (although it certainly is that). Actually, it is the medical term for a condition known as dry mouth. Dry mouth is a condition in which your body does not make enough saliva to keep your mouth hydrated. Saliva keeps your... Read more »

Set Aside Time To Inspect Your Smile for Symptoms of Oral Cancer

  Are you familiar with the symptoms of oral cancer? If you have any irregularities and abnormalities in your mouth, teeth, head, neck, or gums, it could very likely be associated with the disease. Thus, it is important to always keep a daily track of anything unusual with your mouth... Read more »

People Without Fluoridated Water Might Benefit from Fluoride Supplements

Modest amounts of fluoride can help bolster and maintain the mineral density of your tooth enamel. When your enamel is compromised by poor oral hygiene, plaque acids, and acidic foods or beverages, your teeth will be at an increased risk for cavities and tooth sensitivity. To help prevent tooth decay,... Read more »

Why Tongue Care Should Be Part of Your Oral Hygiene Routine

Our friendly and experienced dental team is committed to making your oral health one of our top priorities at Silver Creek Dental, and we strive to meet all of your dental needs to help you enjoy a better smile. You can keep your smile in good health between professional dental... Read more »

Choosing a Toothbrush

As you likely know, it is recommended that you replace your toothbrush about every three to four months. Don’t be sad to part with your toothbrush. Getting a new toothbrush as recommended helps your toothbrush help you. If you are unsure how to choose the toothbrush that was meant for... Read more »

Helpful Information About Cavities

Cavities are holes that develop in the teeth when tooth decay attacks. Typically, cavities form when you have poor oral hygiene, you forget to visit Dr. Scott Chandler every six months, or you eat many carbohydrates, like candy, cake, soda, bread, cereal, etc. Many people think children are the only... Read more »

A Partial Denture Can Replace the Function of Extracted Teeth

Some cases of oral trauma and severe tooth decay are so pronounced that the affected teeth cannot be viably treated by endodontic therapy. In an extreme case such as this, a dentist like Dr. Scott Chandler might recommend extracting the teeth to help alleviate pain and prevent a serious periodontal... Read more »

Dental Crowns Can Restore Your Damaged Tooth and Improve Your Smile

Do you have a damaged tooth, meaning a broken, decayed, discolored, worn-down, or chipped tooth? If so, your dentist, Dr. Scott Chandler, might recommend restoring that tooth with a dental crown. A dental crown is a strong restoration that can replace your tooth’s enamel and improve its health and function.... Read more »

Here’s Some Flossing Tips

Dr. Scott Chandler and our team encourage each of our patients to brush and floss diligently every day. Individuals should brush their teeth at least twice a day and floss once a day. Unfortunately, there are many people who leave flossing out of their dental hygiene routine. Others do not... Read more »