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Diabetes and Gum Disease: What You Need to Know

Diabetes is a chronic illness in which the body loses its ability to process sugar.  In the United States alone, more than 29 million people have diabetes, which is roughly 10% of the total population.  In addition, more than 1.7 million new cases of diabetes are diagnosed every year.  Of the diabetics in this country, [...]

By |2019-09-11T13:59:51-04:00November 1st, 2019|blog|Comments Off on Diabetes and Gum Disease: What You Need to Know

Cosmetic Dentistry and Self-Esteem

Smiling and laughing aren't just reactions to something that makes you feel good: they're a scientifically proven way to boost your mood and your health. If you have damaged or missing teeth, you may feel self-conscious and hesitate to share your smile with others. Through cosmetic dentistry, you can not only improve the appearance of [...]

By |2019-09-11T09:14:16-04:00October 1st, 2019|blog|Comments Off on Cosmetic Dentistry and Self-Esteem

Use Your Insurance Benefits Before They’re Gone!

The weather is starting to cool down (somewhat), which means autumn is on its way! At this time of year, we are often asked by our patients to remind them about scheduling their cleaning and exam appointments. This is mainly in part because, as the year comes to an end, so do their dental health [...]

By |2019-07-17T14:06:37-04:00September 1st, 2019|blog|Comments Off on Use Your Insurance Benefits Before They’re Gone!

Fostering Good Dental Habits for Children

You want your child's teeth to last all of his life, so it is important to teach him or her good dental habits. As your child grows, caring for his teeth will become a natural part of his daily routine. Good oral hygiene habits can limit or prevent problems such as cavities, gum disease and [...]

By |2019-07-11T12:47:55-04:00August 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fostering Good Dental Habits for Children

General Dentistry Treatment for the Entire Family

One of the most important things any parent can do for their children is to stress the importance of following good oral hygiene practices. By starting with their children when they are very young, parents can teach their kids that taking good care of their teeth is very important. In-home general dentistry practices such as [...]

By |2019-06-06T14:37:34-04:00July 1st, 2019|blog|Comments Off on General Dentistry Treatment for the Entire Family

Frenectomy Explained

If Dr. Denison has discussed the need for a frenectomy for either yourself or a family member, you may be curious about what it entails. This relatively common procedure is performed for several reasons and can provide real benefits for those who receive it. Below is more information about a frenulum, which is the affected [...]

By |2019-05-01T09:50:34-04:00June 1st, 2019|blog|Comments Off on Frenectomy Explained

Sedation Dentistry Eases Anxiety

Many people become anxious when they have a dental appointment. Sometimes it's the sights and sounds of a dentist's office that are frightening. Other times it could be a distant childhood memory of a fearful dental visit. For people who avoid the dentist out of anxiety, Denison Dentistry offers a soothing, calm environment that is [...]

By |2019-03-21T13:26:28-04:00May 1st, 2019|blog|Comments Off on Sedation Dentistry Eases Anxiety

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April has been designated as Oral Cancer Awareness Month. This year 40,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer. One person dies from oral cancer every hour of every day. The good news is that if detected early, oral cancers have an 80-90 percent survival rate. In order to help raise awareness and save lives, [...]

By |2019-03-07T16:48:38-05:00April 1st, 2019|blog|Comments Off on Oral Cancer Awareness Month

What is Tooth Contouring?

Tooth contouring is also called dental contouring or tooth reshaping. It is a procedure in which the dentist removes tiny amounts of enamel to reshape teeth. It is most often done for cosmetic reasons, but can sometimes benefit oral hygiene by removing pits and places where plaque gathers. It is often combined with bonding, where [...]

By |2019-02-13T11:25:58-05:00March 1st, 2019|blog|Comments Off on What is Tooth Contouring?