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The Many Benefits of Flossing

Skipping flossing may not seem like a big deal, but you’re missing out on some significant oral health benefits when you don’t floss. Find out why you should add flossing to your daily routine.

Sep 5th, 2021
Am I a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

Do you have a damaged or missing tooth you’d like to repair? Dental implants might be the best option for you. Keep reading to find out if you’re a good candidate for this game-changing procedure.

Aug 1st, 2021
5 Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments

Your smile is one of the most memorable things about you, but if you have dental flaws, your smile might be memorable for the wrong reasons. Learn how different cosmetic dentistry treatments can give you the smile of your dreams.

Jun 13th, 2021
Recognizing the Symptoms of Early Periodontal Disease

How do you know if you have gum disease? When caught and treated early, you can halt the progression of gum disease. Know the signs and check in with Wedgewood Dental if you suspect your oral health is at risk.

May 3rd, 2021
Benefits of Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Getting your wisdom teeth is a normal part of the aging process, but they can bring a lot of problems with them. Keep reading to learn when you need to get the teeth extracted, and why it might be a good idea to have it done even before problems develop.

Apr 1st, 2021
How to Get used to Dentures

If you’ve lost some or all of your teeth, getting dentures makes it easy to regain your former quality of life. When you receive your first pair of dentures, here’s what to expect as you adjust to living with dentures.

Mar 1st, 2021
Recovering from Wisdom Tooth Extraction: What to Expect

Are you getting your wisdom teeth removed soon? You’ll likely be asleep for the procedure, but what happens once you wake up? Keep reading to learn more about what to expect in the hours and days after your surgery.

Feb 11th, 2021
4 Myths About Root Canals

For years, root canals have suffered from some really bad press. It’s time to change that. In this post, you can learn how root canals help millions of people preserve their naturally beautiful smiles as we dispel some of the most common myths.

Jan 28th, 2021
5 Ways to Prevent Gum Disease

Have you noticed gum sensitivity, bleeding when you brush, bad breath, or even more concerning, some loose teeth? It’s likely you have gum disease, which, left untreated, can lead to tooth loss and serious health problems. Learn how to prevent it here.

Dec 1st, 2020
Dental Health Benefits of Invisalign

You probably know that Invisalign® clear aligners straighten your teeth and improve your bite. In addition to aesthetic benefits, these aligners also support your overall dental health. Read on to learn six ways Invisalign boosts your oral health.

Nov 3rd, 2020
Bleeding Gums: Could It Be Gum Disease?

Your oral hygiene routine is thorough and consistent. You’re careful about how you brush and floss your teeth. And yet, despite your efforts, your gums still bleed. Could it be from gum disease? Keep reading to find out.

Aug 2nd, 2020
Why You Shouldn't Ignore a Broken Crown

Your dental crown could last a lifetime. But it’s also possible for crowns to become chipped or broken. If this happens to you, it can be nerve-wracking. Read on to learn why you shouldn’t wait to seek dental attention.

Jun 24th, 2020
What Smile Flaws Can Invisalign Correct?

You've probably heard that Invisalign clear aligners are a great alternative to traditional metal braces and wires. But what about fixing specific problems with your smile? Keep reading to learn how Invisalign® can correct your dental issues.

May 21st, 2020
How to Prevent Dry Sockets

Dry socket is a painful condition that can happen after having a tooth extraction. It occurs when the blood clot that forms in your socket to promote healing gets dislodged or dissolved. Following these tips can help you prevent dry socket.

Apr 7th, 2020
How a Root Canal Can Save Your Tooth

If you have an infected tooth that’s causing a lot of pain, you might want to just pull the tooth out and be done with it. But, if possible, you should always try to save your tooth with a root canal. Although root canals often get a bad rap, they’re not

Mar 13th, 2020
How Dental Implants Protect Your Jawbone

Dentists commonly recommend dental implants because they not only fill the void where your tooth was, they provide valuable support to your jawbone. Here’s more about implants and how they can help prevent problems that affect your jawbone.

Jan 5th, 2020
Adjusting to Life With Dentures

Are you worried about getting used to life with dentures? It's actually not as difficult as you might think. Read on to learn how you can have a fulfilling life with dentures.

Oct 1st, 2019
Why You Shouldn't Ignore a Missing Tooth

The average adult between the ages of 20 and 64 has three or more missing teeth. If you feel a tooth missing, don’t hesitate to seek treatment with a dentist immediately.

Aug 1st, 2019
Tips for Taking Care of Your Invisalign® Trays

Invisalign® is a great alternative to braces. But you still need to take some precautions to ensure that your teeth remain healthy during the straightening process. Here are some helpful tips on caring for your Invisalign aligners.

Jul 1st, 2019
Why Would I Need a Root Canal?

Why would you need a root canal? The immediate answer is because it’s the only way to relieve the excruciating pain. And that leads to the primary reason for a root canal: It’s the only way to eliminate the infection causing your pain.

Apr 4th, 2019
Periodontal Disease Can Cause Serious Health Issues

You may not think a lot about your gum health, until it’s compromised. Periodontal, or gum, disease can cause tooth decay and transmit inflammation throughout your body, increasing your risk of chronic disease.

Mar 1st, 2019
Forget the Temps: We Offer Same-Day Dental Crowns

Wish there was a way to get a dental crown shaped and placed within 2-3 hours in one visit rather than 2-3 weeks in multiple visits? There is. Find out more about CEREC® same-day crowns and what they can do for your smile.

Dec 19th, 2018