What’s in a Root Canal?

They’re often spoken of in hushed tones, as if there’s something serious about them. People take a day off of work just to get one done. Root canals are a big deal, and they’re not a dental procedure to be taken lightly. But they’re far from an oral-health ending surgery, as some make them out… Read more »

Oral Health Outliers: Gingivitis

Optimum health care includes making sure you’re always aware of problems affecting any issues that may arise in your mouth. Oftentimes, several oral health risks can go undetected for months in your mouth before you even realize there are occurring. Beyond visiting our dentist for routine examinations and treatments, it is important to always assess… Read more »

Dental Crowns Can Benefit You

Despite our best efforts, dental accidents still occur sometimes. If you experience a cracked or chipped tooth, or a tooth with a large cavity, you have a few options available to you. In this post we will talk about a popular method of treating a weakened smile–a customized dental crown. Dental crowns are very popular… Read more »

Superior Smiles Include Dental Impairment Treatments

  Do you often find yourself suffering from oral accidents and injuries? If so, it could mean that you are participating in numerous high-risk activities in your life and should adjust your habits accordingly. Even if you have never suffered an oral accident or injury, it is still a good idea to wear safety gear…. Read more »

Fluoride Can Strengthen Your Teeth

The mineral density of your tooth enamel is essential for preventing cavities, while also allowing your teeth to be durable enough to chew hard foods. If you frequently consume acidic beverages, or you struggle to maintain good oral hygiene practices, a chronic acidic environment could develop in your mouth. As it continues to persist, you… Read more »

How Stress Can Affect Your Smile

The holidays bring joy and excitement for many, but it also brings stress. Stress can be a cause of some major dental issues if you’re not careful, which is why our dentist, Dr. Hamblin, strongly encourages you to keep your smile in mind while you eat Thanksgiving dinner, open Christmas gifts, and celebrate the new… Read more »

How Root Canals Can Save Your Failing Teeth

Root canals are designed to save failing teeth. When your tooth has sustained an injury or has decayed to the point that the inner soft tissue has become infected, a root canal is often the best option to avoid an extraction. Dr. Hamblin and our team at would like to give you some further details…. Read more »

Five Solutions for Defeating Odor-Causing Bacteria

The sources of bad breath are numerous, from food to medical conditions such as gum disease or dry mouth, but it all pretty much starts with bacteria. Here are five ways to defeat the bad odor-causing bacteria in your mouth: Brush and Floss: When it comes to fighting bacteria, your oral hygiene routine is absolutely… Read more »

A Complete Denture Can Effectively Replace the Function of Teeth Compromised by Periodontitis

Periodontitis is the most severe level of gum disease. It is often the result of long term poor oral hygiene and a failure of seeking treatment for gingivitis. As the infection permeates the periodontal tissues it causes the gums to pull back from the bases of your teeth. This allows bacteria to gradually weaken the… Read more »

Principles Concerning Dental Crowns

Have you suffered any damage to your teeth that needs to be repaired? Are your teeth so stained or discolored that no amount of whitening treatment can treat them? If your teeth are in desperate need of a concealment, dental crowns may be the service you require. For a better understanding of the basics of… Read more »