What to Look Out for with Pregnancy Gingivitis

Pregnancy is an exciting time and also an important period to take care of your health to protect you and your baby. In addition to your general health, you should care for your oral health and be aware of the risks of pregnancy gingivitis. In the United States alone, about... Read more »

Your Different Options For Cavity Fillings

Getting a cavity filled is a bittersweet moment. It’s nice because your tooth doesn’t hurt anymore, and your tooth is back to its strong self. But one of the downsides of a cavity is that you’re left with a gray, cement-colored filling afterward. That’s not exactly the definition of a... Read more »

Health Outlines: Sleep Apnea

Are you aware of the risks associated with sleep apnea and what you can do to help prevent it or have it treated? If you are suffering from sleep apnea, it is important to visit your dentist as soon as possible. Sleep apnea is a condition in which your breathing... Read more »

The Basics: Dental Anxiety

Several oral health conditions can damage your teeth and gums. However, some conditions can also affect you in other ways. For example, if you struggle with dental anxiety and stress-related concerns about visiting your dentist, you may end up failing to go for your necessary routine checkups. Some individuals often... Read more »

Oral Health for the New Age: Healthy and Unhealthy Diet Choices

Establishing an effective oral hygiene routine includes making sure that you have a diet that is conducive to keeping your teeth strong. If you continually find yourself snacking on unhealthy sweets and treats, you could be causing damage to your teeth and gums. Below, we have provided some tips about... Read more »

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 »