When To Replace Your Toothbrush And Other Helpful Tips

We encourage our patients to visit our office every four to six months for a routine oral hygiene examination and cleaning. We see our patients infrequently during the year, so it is important that they care for their teeth and oral health between visits. Caring for teeth properly helps prevent decay and other oral health problems from developing. Here are some helpful tips to help ensure optimal oral health:

What Do You Know About Dental Technology?

Advancements in dental treatment and technology are ever-growing and changing. If you think back to when you first started visiting the dentist, we would venture to say that the current treatment you receive is remarkably better. The upgrades to dental technology have truly changed how we treat you. The technology we use in our office helps us provide a more comfortable experience with much faster treatment and recovery times. We want to share more information about some of the technology you might see during your next visit. Read on to learn more.

What To Do In A Dental Emergency

At Ackley Dental Group, we are here to help you and your family with all of your dental health needs. With the school year ending shortly, we know many of our patients will be out and about enjoying the outdoors, biking, playing at playgrounds, traveling, and more. Nothing can ruin a fun time like a dental emergency. It is important to remember that a dental emergency can happen at any time, but it is necessary to remain calm and assess the situation.

Thinking About Improving Your Smile?

When it comes to learning more about improving your oral health and taking the necessary steps to get a smile you love, there is no time like the present! Whether you or a loved one needs a cleaning, dental treatment, or tooth replacement, we are here to help. We offer a variety of preventative, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry treatments to restore and improve oral health. Today, we want to share more information about dental implants and how they can revolutionize your smile. Read on to learn more.

Can Your Dentist Tell If You Don’t Care For Your Teeth Properly?

When you visit our office for a routine oral hygiene examination and cleaning, you may be surprised to learn that we can tell a lot about your oral health and how well you clean your teeth between appointments without you even having to speak a word. Your teeth and mouth will tell all of your secrets. We encourage you to be honest with us about your oral health and any bad habits that may affect the state of your teeth, gums, and mouth. Here are some things we can tell by the appearance of your teeth and gums:

The 2 Stages Of Gum Disease

In addition to cleaning patients’ teeth and diagnosing patients with tooth decay, we also inspect and treat those who suffer from gum disease. Gum disease is a serious condition that affects more than half of American adults. It is also commonly referred to as periodontal disease. There are different stages of gum disease that will determine the treatment we will recommend. Read on to learn more and to see if you may be suffering from this disease.

Three Facts About Dental Crowns

At Ackley Dental Group, one of the most common dental treatments we perform daily is a dental crown. If you are unfamiliar, a dental crown is a tooth-colored cap that we place over a damaged, decayed, or cracked tooth to protect it from further harm. A dental crown has many uses, but the main goal is to restore the shape and function of the tooth. Since this treatment is so popular, we want to share some basic facts so you can learn more in the event you or a loved one may need this treatment in the near future.

Can Investing In Your Oral Health Now Save You In The Future?

Do you regularly experience complications with your oral health or have a dental problem but have been postponing treatment? Complications with your oral health can cause discomfort, affect your quality of life, and lead to recurring issues that can also have a big impact on your wallet. Now is a wonderful time to invest in your oral health. You may be surprised to learn that choosing a more expensive and extensive treatment now can save you money in the future. Read on to learn more.

When Do You Need A Root Canal?

At Ackley Dental Group, we encourage our patients to visit our office for regular oral hygiene examinations and cleanings. Most patients should visit us every six months, with some requiring more frequent visits due to certain conditions. If we recommended a dental treatment during your last visit, it is important that you schedule your appointment in a timely fashion. Delaying dental treatment can significantly harm your oral health and cause you to need more extensive treatment. One treatment that can save your tooth is a root canal.

Love Your Smile This Valentine’s Day

Would you like to improve your smile? With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, there is no better time to show your smile some love. While we offer a number of cosmetic dentistry treatments that can bring about any change you wish to see, one in particular can provide an immediate improvement. Read on to learn more about teeth whitening and how it can improve your smile for your Valentine’s Day plans and beyond.