How to Prevent Dry Mouth

How to Prevent Dry Mouth

Although dry mouth is something we often associate as a minor symptom of anxiety or nervousness, it can be a real problem for oral health. Known as Xerostemia, dry mouth can affect tooth decay, encourage cavities, and be uncomfortable. So how can someone who is...
5 Ways Dental X-Rays Help

5 Ways Dental X-Rays Help

Dental x-rays help with a variety of things, allowing a dentist, orthodontist, or other dental professional to get a look inside your mouth they wouldn’t be able to find doing an exam alone. Here are 5 ways dental x-rays help your dentist plan your treatment, and...
Is Fluoride Really Important?

Is Fluoride Really Important?

Although some may ask, “is fluoride really important?” It has proved its worth over the years. Called the biggest advance in dentistry of the 20th century, fluoride is a constant presence in dental care. In toothpastes, therapeutic mouthwashes, and water supply, it...
How Good Brushing Affects Gingivitis

How Good Brushing Affects Gingivitis

The early form of gum disease, gingivitis may sound alarming, but it is preventable, and when present, treatable. Read on to find how good brushing affects gingivitis, and what you can do to prevent or treat early gum disease. Gingivitis is Preventable Gum disease...
Which Dental Floss is Best?

Which Dental Floss is Best?

One part of your dental hygiene routine that often gets overlooked is flossing! But dental floss is important to getting particles and plaque out of tight spaces that can be otherwise unreachable. Because of this unique job, regular flossing can help prevent cavities...
What Causes A Toothache?

What Causes A Toothache?

Not every toothache is the same, and the most important piece of information in treating it is determining what causes a toothache. There are quite a few reasons why you may be experiencing some discomfort. Read on to find out some common reasons why you might be...
7 Tips for Amazing Dental Hygiene

7 Tips for Amazing Dental Hygiene

Amazing Dental Hygiene is not as hard as it sounds, but is a matter of daily investment in yourself, and understanding a little more about how your body works and how to support good oral health. Follow these 7 tips to achieve amazing dental hygiene and invest in...
Children’s Safety in Morrilton Community

Children’s Safety in Morrilton Community

Children’s Safety in School Comes First in the Morrilton Community Morrilton, Arkansas [August 28, 2019] — As thousands of kids are preparing to enter the classroom, they may not notice a safety device located just inside the door. This summer, Dr. Zachary Dixon of...
Early Ortho Success

Early Ortho Success

Early Orthodontic Treatments on Children One of the questions we’re most often asked by parents is “when should my child start braces?” Parents may not realize that a child as young as six may greatly benefit from early orthodontic treatment.This is...