Useful Facts About Gum Disease

Gum disease attacks the gums and structures that support your teeth. If left untreated, this disease can lead to tooth loss. Drs. Calder, Faltine, and Petty may recommend treatment for gum disease if you have any of the following symptoms: – Gums that bleed easily – Gums that are red, tender, or swollen – Gums… Read more »

Causes of Bad Breath

Bad breath can be embarrassing, especially if you can’t seem to get rid of it. To help you discover the causes of your bad breath, our team here at in , , is happy to help you with information on the causes of bad breath. Bad breath can occur anytime thanks to the hundreds of… Read more »

How Do Dental Sealants Work?

Have you ever wondered how dental sealants work? Dental sealants are tooth restorations that focus on improving your smile by applying a special coating to teeth to protect them from future harm. Sealants are most commonly placed on molars to prevent cavities. With the use of a special gel that is hardened by a light… Read more »

A Knocked Out Tooth Requires First-Aid and a Dentist’s Care

Sports injuries and household accidents can sometimes carry enough force to cause severe dental trauma. When a tooth is knocked out of its socket you will need to apply quality first-aid while seeking a dentist’s care. Also known as a dental avulsion, a knocked out tooth can cause significant pain. Remaining calm can help speed… Read more »

Are Your Teeth Ready for Invisalign®?

Are your teeth ready for Invisalign®? Did you know that Invisalign orthodontic aligners are metal-free and capable of straightening your smile to the perfect design you desire? Even if you have had an orthodontic alignment in the past, it may be possible for Invisalign to help correct any relapses in the alignment of your smile,… Read more »

Gum Disease Complications Can Threaten the Longevity of Your New Bridge

Your dental bridge crafted and installed at has been made from very durable materials and cemented directly onto the abutments in your mouth. This is intended to replace the missing tooth in your mouth for many years. However, you shouldn’t allow this to make you feel cavalier about providing the bridge with daily oral hygiene… Read more »

Your Smile Can Be Affected From Your Medications

Medications can indeed save lives, but did you know that they can also wreak havoc on your smile? There are many medications that can damage your smile. That is why our team here at in , , is happy to tell you more about why it is essential to provide extra care to your smile… Read more »

The Different Mouthwashes for Your Smile

Did you know rinsing your mouth once a day can help you and your smile immensely? Well, it’s true. In fact, it’s so true that it’s recommended to rinse once a day after you’ve brushed and flossed your teeth. If you’re new to this routine, our dental team has some helpful tips for you that… Read more »

Don’t Let Missing Pearly Whites Steal Your Smile Confidence

If you have missing pearly whites in your smile, don’t let the gaps steal your smile confidence. With the help of a dental bridge, you can once again smile with confidence. There are several kinds of bridges available based on your specific dental needs. Today our  team is going to talk a little bit about… Read more »

Why Should I Get a Dental Cleaning and Exam?

Dr. Hamilton Calder, Dr. Winston Faltine, and Dr. Craig Pettey strongly encourage you to take good care of your smile by keeping up on oral hygiene and visiting our office every six months for a routine cleaning and exam. But why are dental cleanings and exams so important? Well, our dental team would like to… Read more »