How to Use Water Flossers

So you’ve acquired or received a water flosser, but you’re intimidated by the thought of using it. You’re used to flossing, and this new machine is the start of the robot uprising. We hear you. Numerous of our patients actually favor water flossing to traditional flossing, and though the change from traditional flossing can take… Read more »

Restoring Your Smile with Mouthwash

The fall season is finally coming as Halloween is just around the corner. With the advent of tricks and treats lingering all around us, it is important not to get spooked and let your oral health fall away. One such method you should always remember to include in your health care routine is mouthwash. Although… Read more »

How Much Do You Know About Cosmetic Dentistry? Find Out Now by Taking This Quiz

Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry that can help you and your smile. If you know the details and facts about it, you can better prepare for your appointment. So, let’s test your knowledge today by taking our dentist, Dr. Ferrell’s, quiz about cosmetic dentistry! 1. What is cosmetic dentistry? A. A branch of… Read more »

Getting Your Child Ready for The Dentist

There are many milestones in your child’s life. One of those milestones is your child’s first tooth. The first tooth is noteworthy because that is when you should make the first appointment for your child to visit the dentist. Ideally, the first dental visit should be within six months your child’s first tooth, but before… Read more »

Notable Events in Ancient Dentistry

Dentistry: have you ever wondered how it all began? Its traditions penetrate more deeply than the roots of your teeth. In fact, it may have been practiced as far as 12,000 BC or even earlier. Here is a brief outline of notable events in ancient dentistry: Archeologists have found a prehistoric infected tooth from old-world… Read more »

Nitrous Oxide Can Help You Relax During Your Appointment

Not everyone is comfortable going to the dentist. Some people have a very sensitive gag reflex, and others just experience fear and anxiety. One of the most effective methods for helping people to relax during their appointment is the use of nitrous oxide. It is commonly referred to as laughing gas. Nitrous oxide has been… Read more »

Help Your Child Overcome Bad Oral Hygiene with Great Brushing Treatments

As soon as your child’s first tooth sprouts into view around the age of six months, it will need to be brushed and cared for to ensure it does not fall victim to decay. Help your child overcome bad oral hygiene with great brushing techniques such as the following: – For optimum oral health care… Read more »

Changing up Your Oral Health Habits as You Age

As you age, it is vital to keep your oral health up to speed. This includes making changes and alterations that are necessary. If for example, you have dentures, you will need to care for them in a manner as instructed by your dentist, as well as care for your other healthy natural teeth. Brush… Read more »

How Bruxism Can Affect Your Oral Health

Are your teeth suffering because of the effects of bruxism? What is bruxism, anyway? This is a common condition experienced by patients who are under stress and unconsciously relieve this stress by grinding or clenching their teeth while they sleep. This can be devastating to your smile because the force of this chewing is three… Read more »

The Dental Assisting Class Rocks Knowledge and Treats

    On Saturday, April 24th, our Center Creek Dental team learned some great things from our dental hygienist Traci Branham. She taught at our dental assisting school, and her talented daughter made scrumptious dental cupcakes for everyone to enjoy. Traci started off in the dental field back in 1986 as a dental assistant. She attended dental… Read more »