Protecting Your Smile With a Tooth Extraction?

Even though your teeth may belong in your mouth, they can become damaged and decayed. While there are different therapies that can sometimes treat the tooth, there may come a time when the damage is too great. To protect your dental, and overall, health the tooth may need to be extracted. But before anything may… Read more »

The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard About Cavities

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What is the worst advice we have ever heard about cavities, you ask? Well, after being in the dental industry for many years, we have been asked a lot of questions and heard a lot of odd advice about how to care for cavities.  From “old wives tales” to home remedies, this blog post will… Read more »

A Dental Abscess Needs Timely Treatment

The bacterial presence of an untreated cavity can threaten more than the surrounding tooth enamel. In time the tooth decay can advance deeply into the pulp and root of the tooth. As this starts to happen you will likely experience heightened sensitivity in the compromised tooth as well as a possible toothache. In some of… Read more »

The Facts of Oral Hygiene: Cavity Prevention

Protecting your teeth against cavities begins with every ingredient you place in your mouth, most specifically the meals you eat daily. Cavity prevention is made possible with healthy eating habits. For a list of suggestions, here are a few tips about cavity prevention: If you have a cavity, likely it has been caused by a… Read more »

Acid Reflux: How it Impacts Your Smile

What do you know about gastroesophageal reflux disease, which is sometimes referred to as acid reflux or GERD? Did you know that GERD can lead to heartburn or individuals who have acid reflux have acids pushed into their esophagus. However, did you know that GERD can also impact oral health? Unfortunately, acid reflux can might… Read more »

Use These Brushing Tips to Brighten Your Smile

Brushing your pearly whites involves being mindful of your technique and using the right equipment for the job. Taking the time to brush your smile with care, you are protecting your teeth (and gums) from tooth decay and gum disease. To support you in your efforts, Dr. and our team in , , are pleased… Read more »

This Halloween, Maintain Your Family’s Healthy Smiles

October is in full swing, and our team in , , along with Dr. want to wish you and yours a safe, fun and healthy Halloween. That is why we are sharing this month’s message from the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. To encourage our patients to strike a healthy balance between celebrating the holiday festivities… Read more »

Showing Gratitude to Your Dental Sealants

This Thanksgiving holiday, like most folks you will likely be recalling many of the things you are grateful for. Your health is probably on the list, so don’t leave out your oral health! Your beautiful smile, you pearly whites, your pink healthy gums, the list could be long. We have another item for your gratitude… Read more »

Fall Into Action

The holiday season is howling around the corner with time passing faster than many of us can handle. As the leaves change and the chill in the air lingers, the ambition to get ahead of the rush starts to set in. So, why not jump ahead and start the holiday season with a fall dental… Read more »

How Implant Dentistry Can Bring Back Your Smile

Sometimes our patients have to part with one or more of their natural teeth. This is regrettable because the loss of a tooth can affect a person’s self-esteem and have more serious repercussions in the future. Here at Acre Wood Dental, we want you to enjoy a healthy lifestyle, so that means restoring your smile… Read more »