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Cavities Are Often a Consequence of Inconsistent Oral Hygiene Habits

The American Dental Association advocates brushing your teeth twice and flossing once each day. This represents the solid foundation of an effective daily oral hygiene routine. If you are remiss to take the measure every single day, then you are leaving your mouth at risk for gum disease and cavities. With early diagnosis, Dr. Watkins… Read more »

Impacted Wisdom Teeth Might Need Surgical Intervention

Some people have zero wisdom teeth, while others might have as many as six. However, the average person has four of these vestigial third molars lingering deep in the gums at the back of their mouth. At some point in late adolescence, the wisdom teeth start to migrate as they attempt to erupt from the… Read more »

Tips on How to Properly Care for a Dental Implant

You’ve invested a lot of time and money in a dental implant, and you don’t want it to go to waste, right? Right. Dental implants are strong, beautiful, reliable dental restorations that can give you the smile you have always wanted. However, even though they are a top-notch dental restoration, you still need to take… Read more »

The Tooth-Healthy Foods You Should Eat Regularly

Did you know there are foods you can eat that can strengthen your teeth? Well, it’s true, and Dr. Watkins and our dental team are happy to tell you all about them! There are many foods that can help your smile, including dairy products, protein, fruits, and vegetables. Dairy products, like cheese, milk, and plain… Read more »

Enjoy Summertime Smiles with Effective Dental Crown Treatments

Are you ready to kick off your summer with a super smile? Enjoy this summer with a beautiful smile courtesy of dental crowns. With dental crowns, you can conceal problematic teeth that fail to live up to their aesthetic potential, as well as protect them from future damage that may occur, such as dental erosion… Read more »

Is Chewing Sugarless Gum an Effective Oral Health Care Method?

Are you looking for alternative cleaning methods to help improve your smile? Did you know that chewing sugarless gum is an effective oral health care method? The reason it works is that chewing gum can stimulate a process in your mouth that helps neutralize acids and wash away harmful bacteria and food particles. Chewing sugarless… Read more »

Tips to Perfect Your Dental Flossing Routine

Optimum flossing techniques should be at the forefront of your oral health care routine. The more you can do to improve your cleaning habits, specifically your brushing and flossing routines, the greater the chance that your teeth will flourish this summer and many more summers to come. The first step you need to remember is… Read more »

Are Your Teeth in Desperate Need of Dental Fillings?

Are your teeth in desperate need of dental fillings? With traditional dental fillings, you can restore your oral health by repairing cavities and preventing future cavities from occurring. Dental fillings often come in two main varieties, specifically composite fillings and dental amalgams. Although they both seek to restore your smile and keep it safe from… Read more »

What Are the Dangers of Acidic Foods?

Have you ever wondered what are the dangers that acidic foods can have on your teeth? Although we might not think of our teeth as easily worn down by the foods and drinks we consume, the truth is that dental erosion often poses greater risks to your smile than physical trauma due to oral accidents… Read more »

Weekend Reading: Social Media Spring Cleaning

  One of our goals here at W Dental Group is to help all of our patients in their overall wellness goals (after all W Dental Group is where wellness begins with a smile ☺︎).   So, every Friday we’ll be posting a weekend reading message with all kinds of different tips, tricks and articles on… Read more »