Teeth Lost to Severe Gum Disease Can Be Replicated by a Complete Denture

If you fail to brush and floss your teeth on a regular basis, the plaque on your teeth can harden into tartar and eventually lead to gum disease. Without professional treatment, the severe form of gum disease, which is known as periodontitis, can cause your gums to pull back from... Read more »

A Porcelain Dental Crown Might Be Needed for Cosmetically Restoring a Tooth

A misshapen tooth, or one that suffers from significantly discolored tooth enamel can have a striking influence on the appearance of your smile. This can cause you to feel self-conscious in certain social situations. In a situation like this you should consider scheduling an appointment with a dentist like Dr.... Read more »

Three Signs You Should See a Dentist

Visiting the dentist every six months is as important as caring for your smile at home. Even with regular and at-home care, though, dental problems can still develop at times. Here are a few signs that you may need to visit your dentist for your next scheduled checkup: - Bleeding... Read more »

Reasons to Have a Tooth Removed

We are committed to assisting our patients who need to have a tooth extracted. While we strive to perform conservative treatment when possible, an extraction may be needed if it’s in the best interest of your oral and overall health. During the extraction process, our dentist will extract the damaged... Read more »

Reinvent Your Smile with Tooth Hazard Treatments

  To keep your smile safe, it is essential that you always have effective oral health care treatment plans in play should an oral accident or injury arise. Due to the fact tooth hazards can cause oral emergencies, it is important to avoid anything that may seem like it could... Read more »

Focus Your Oral Health Care on Chewing Gum

Are you ready to enhance your smile with a lesser-known but effective treatment method such as chewing gum? Although chewing gum is not as effective as brushing your teeth and flossing between your teeth can be, it does provide numerous benefits to your smile. In addition, chewing sugarless gum after... Read more »

Yearly Oral Health Reminders: Cavity Prevention

One of the most important functions of oral health care is to prevent cavities. A cavity occurs when a hole forms in your tooth enamel, and is typically caused by tooth decay or an oral accident. Fortunately, cavity prevention treatments do exist that can drastically lower your chances of cavities... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Whitman Dental Center, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »