Category: Dowell Family Dentistry

X-Rays: Yes or No?

While we share your concerns about potential risks from too much exposure to radiation, x-rays [radiographs] are a necessary part of the dental health process.

Our philosophy is that x-rays should not be routine but utilized when they will contribute to diagnosis or treatment of oral disease. Of course, we will cover you with appropriate body shielding prior to taking any x-rays.

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ZOOM! Your Teeth White!!!

When it comes to tooth whitening, many people want instant gratification. Our office uses the  Zoom! In-Office Whitening System, a revolutionary tooth whitening procedure -especially suited for people who just won’t find the time to do home bleaching/whitening.

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You Don’t Need a PhD to Balance your pH

The human body is largely made up of water equaling 50-60% of our total body weight. The water is significant in that it provides the medium for transferring nutrients, oxygen and biochemicals from place to place, thus having a profound effect on body chemistry, health and/or disease.

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Professional Dental Care? –Yes!!!

 

Professional Dental Care?

—  Yes, You Have To Go To the Dentist

 

Even if you say that you take care of your teeth very well, you still can’t evade the fact that you need to go and visit your dentist at least twice a year.  Sure, it’s really not fun to go to the dentist but if you really want to achieve the best personal dental care for your teeth, regular visits to the dentist would be of great help to you.

Going to the dentist every six months is considered more as prevention against cavities, plaque build-up and other teeth and mouth-related problems.

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What Is That Noise?

Does rasping or crunching noise coming from your child’s bedroom while he/she is sleeping bother you? Well, bruxism is the medical term for the grinding of teeth or clenching of the jaws during deep sleep or under stress.
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