Tooth Brushing Tips

Dr. at Stonegate Dentistry wants to make sure that you make an appointment to come see at least twice a year for regular checkups and cleanings. But what about those six months between visits? Obviously, you can’t come in for a cleaning every day, but brushing and flossing are the next best things. You should… Read more »

The Hidden Uses of Laser Dentistry

Ever since lasers were first introduced into dentistry back in the 1990s, they have been riding a wave of positive reviews since then. With many procedures that used to be done by hand, lasers could now accomplish them with much more precision, leading to a multitude of benefits for your oral health care. Listed below… Read more »

Your Regular Dental Appointment

Having regular dental appointments is important for your oral health. Dr. suggests that patients come in for a checkup at least twice a year. Our dentist will examine your unique smile and determine your unique needs. It is important that you come to as recommended because our dentist can detect dental health issues early during… Read more »

Understanding Your Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is a serious condition that could prevent you from getting the oral health care you need. If you neglect your oral health care, you can be setting yourself up for painful and costly conditions in the future. That is why visiting your dentist is important. However, if you suffer from dental anxiety, it… Read more »

Wearing Clear Aligners to Align Your Smile? Here’s How to Care for Them

Many of our patients in , are pleased to be using the Invisalign® clear aligner system to straighten their smiles. Dr. has found great success with this alignment system for our patients who want straighter teeth who don’t want to wear braces with brackets and wires on their teeth. If you are currently wearing aligners… Read more »

Are Dental Crowns Healthy for Your Smile?

Are dental crowns healthy for your smile? This question is often raised about any artificial material that is placed in our mouths. With dental crowns, a material is used to completely cover your teeth, one tooth per crown. However, questions arise as to whether they are safe enough to use for the rest of our… Read more »

Don’t Let Dental Implant Myths Keep You from a Confident Smile

At in , , we want to help you restore your smile by dispelling some myths about dental implants. Dental implants are highly reliable, high-quality restorations which can make your smile confident and attractive again. Our patients have had great success with their implants, and we would like you to have success with yours! Dispelling… Read more »

What Are the Main Risks for Dental Erosion?

Are you currently suffering from dental erosion? Are you aware of what the main risks of it are? Dental erosion is the process by which your tooth enamel has begun to wear down. Tooth enamel is the thin protective layer on our teeth that exists to protect the inner workings of a tooth, including the… Read more »

Understanding the Treatment Needed for a Dental Fracture

Your teeth are protected by a durable layer of tooth enamel. While it rivals the hardness of bone, there are still some things that can cause a dental fracture. This could include something as salient as a blow to the face during sports or something as innocuous as grinding your teeth at night without the… Read more »

Take This Quiz about Your Chompers

Dr. and our team always welcome questions from our patients in , , about their smile health. We look forward to supporting all of your oral health efforts to help create confident smiles. To help make this possible, we recommend excellent oral hygiene habits as the foundation to a successful smile. Your daily efforts lay… Read more »