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Reasons for Tooth Extraction Sep 27th, 2019

Has your dentist recently notified you that you might require a tooth extraction? there are several different reasons that an individual might be in need of extracting their tooth. Our team at Gentling Smiles provides high-quality treatments with the help of our experienced staff. Patients feel more at ease when...

What You Need To Know About Dental Veneers Aug 29th, 2019

Are you interested in finding a new way to transform your smile and give it a total makeover? Do you feel the negative effects of cracked, discolored, or misshapen teeth? Our dental staff at Gentling Smiles provides several different cosmetic services, including dental veneers, that are designed to boost the...

Dental Bonding for a Beautiful Smile Aug 26th, 2019

Dental bonding in cosmetic dentistry is a procedure that involves the application of tooth-colored materials to teeth to modify the shape, color, and length. It’s usually done to restore function to a tooth damaged by decay or simply for cosmetic reasons. How is Dental Bonding Done? Dental bonding is done...

Gentling Smiles: Dental Filling Process Aug 14th, 2019

Dental fillings are commonly used by dentists to help repair decay or damage found in teeth. Gentling Smiles offers different services use to restore teeth including dental fillings. Fillings are most used to fill a tooth that suffers from decay when bacteria begins to eat away at the enamel. Continue...

Could Gum Disease Lead To Cancer? Jul 24th, 2019

Were you aware that almost 50% of adults in America who are over 30 years of age are affected by some form of periodontal disease? With recent research out of Finland, the importance of gum health is becoming even more apparent than we once thought. Researchers from the University of...

Facts About Sedation Dentistry Jun 21st, 2019

For those of our patients that suffer from dental phobia, sedation dentistry is an excellent option for getting the dental treatment you need. Sedation dentistry has slowly but surely been gaining popularity in order to help patients that feel severe anxiety about their trip to the dentist calm down. If...

What is the Best Type of Dental Crown? Jun 1st, 2019

For those patients that need it and are looking for a dental solution to a plethora of problems, many may share, dental crowns always prove to be a great procedure. There are plenty of options on the market and in an effort to help our patients make the best and...

Is It Time to Change Your Toothbrush? May 30th, 2019

How long have you had your current toothbrush for? Has it been since the last time you visited Gentling Smiles for a dental exam and cleaning? Our dentists do provide toothbrushes for your convenience after each visit, but it may be time for a spring cleaning with your toothbrush. We...

What’s The Difference Between Zoom! Teeth Whitening and Laser Teeth Whitening? May 3rd, 2019

Life is always better with options, whether it is ketchup or mustard on a hot dog, what color your new car is, or how you whiten your teeth. There are many options available for teeth whitening, and it is often a matter of what is going to work best for...

Wisdom Teeth: These 3 Signs May Mean You Need an Extraction Apr 26th, 2019

Many people can go their whole life and avoid extracting their wisdom teeth. How do you know if they need to be extracted and if they are harming the rest of your mouth? Gentling Smiles provides routine tooth extractions and encourages dental education to keep your smile pain free, healthy,...

What Happens When You Don’t Keep Up with Regular Checkups Apr 12th, 2019

Most of us think it’s enough to brush our twice a day, floss and use mouth rinse to keep our smiles shiny and healthy. Whether you suffer from dental phobia or not, many have reasons for avoiding the dentist for their biannual exams. While you think you may be saving...

Dental Bonding Can Create a Beautiful Smile! Mar 15th, 2019

Have you chipped or cracked your teeth? Are you looking for a way to easily brighten up your smile? Do you want to change the shape of your teeth? Then you should talk to our dentists at Gentling Smiles to see if dental bonding is for you! It is a...

Periodontal Disease is a Serious Infection Feb 6th, 2019

It is easy to neglect oral care if you are not careful. Caring for your teeth and gums can be very challenging, especially for people with busy schedules. However, proper Oral Care can prevent serious infections including periodontal disease. Periodontal disease, commonly referred to as gum disease, is a serious...