Keep Your Teeth Healthy as You Age

It may not be on the forefront of your mind to consider your teeth as part of your aging process, and you may be under the impression that your teeth will last longer than your other health functions. Or, you may think that old age means you will inevitably need dentures. Neither of these assumptions… Read more »

Dental Hygiene Basics for a Healthy Smile

In order to keep a healthy smile, there are a few habits you need to develop. Many of us learned about these habits when we were children–but it’s a good idea to brush up on your techniques! Let’s cover some at-home dental hygiene basics.   Brush: This one is the easiest to remember: brush your… Read more »

A Tooth with a Sensitive Dental Filling Might Need a Dental Crown Restoration

Dental fillings created from metallic amalgam or composite resin are typically hardened and bonded securely to the surrounding tooth enamel. Yet as the years go by, general inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene practices could demineralize the local tooth enamel. This could cause the dental filling to gradually weaken its hold. Early symptoms of a… Read more »

Inadequate Fluoride Exposure Can Contribute to Tooth Sensitivity Problems

Tooth enamel is microscopically porous. When your teeth are healthy and clean, the size of these pores is incredibly small. This gives your teeth the strength to bite and chew food as well as resist bacterial tooth decay. Poor oral hygiene practices, or frequently consume acidic beverages can gradually start to weaken the mineral strength… Read more »

Why Choose Acre Wood Dental?

      From the moment you walk in the door, you should feel welcomed! From the smell of freshly baked cookies, we want you to feel welcomed. We take all new patients on a tour and answer any questions that you may have. Our goal is to make you feel comfortable and put any… Read more »

Smile to Usher in the Holiday Season

The holiday season has arrived! This time of year may bring you excitement and joy, stress, or a strange combination of these emotions. Everyone has that one relative—you know, the one that can make family gatherings awkward, uncomfortable, or even stressful at times. Have you ever heard the saying “fake it til you make it”?… Read more »

Bad Breath: Prevention Secrets

Are you interested in keeping bad breath at bay? If so, you’re not alone. Many people fight their bad breath by brushing twice a day, flossing once a day, and rinsing daily. These are great first steps in preventing bad breath. Little did you know, our dentist, Dr. , has little dental secrets that you… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Dental Implants

Dental implants have become very popular over the years. One reason is that they are convenient. An implant is a great solution for a single missing tooth. An implant does not have to be removed, scrubbed and soaked at night, and it can be brushed and flossed just like other teeth. They are also sturdy…. Read more »

Talk to Us About Sedation Dentistry! We Want to See You!

Are you someone who is nervous about going to the dentist or would rather suffer through the pain of a toothache than go to the dentist? Believe us when we tell you, you are not alone!  According to research completed by the British Dental Health Foundation, 9% to 15% of Americans avoid seeing the dentist… Read more »

Consider Dental Implants for Your Smile

If you’re looking to replace a missing tooth with dental implants, you’re on the right track! Dental implants can typically last a lot longer than standard teeth and can even last a lifetime. Here are some other amazing facts about dental implants. – Dental implants are made up of a titanium post and a porcelain… Read more »