A Recent Oral Trauma Could Cause a Toothache

While it is rare there are times when a household accident or a recent call can harm a tooth. When this happens, the damage to the surrounding soft oral tissues might mask the damage to the tooth. As time goes by, general inflammation can build up in the sensitive internal... Read more »

What at the Best Methods for Coping with a Tooth Extraction?

Did you know that tooth extractions require a minimal amount of healing afterward to ensure the wound closes successfully in your mouth? When you prepare for a tooth extraction, it is important to start taking important steps to preparing your body at least 48 hours before and after the extraction... Read more »

A Partial Needs to Be Cleaned and Maintained Every Day

A partial is a removable dental appliance that fits in the void left behind by multiple missing teeth. It is designed to replicate the function and appearance of the teeth to restore your oral function. Providing the unit with daily care and good oral hygiene measures will maximize its lifespan... Read more »

Advanced Dental Hygiene With Mouthwash

Mouthwash is a liquid solution used to rinse debris and bacteria form the mouth through gargling and/or swishing. When you use mouthwash, you clean your mouth and kill bacteria that can lead to the onset of gingivitis and periodontitis. Removing plaque from your teeth daily is an essential part of... Read more »

Do You Have Cavities You Don’t Know About?

Do you have cavities you don’t know about? Often, cavities form before we can feel their effects, thus making it challenging to stop them before they get further along. However, with dental fillings such as dental composites and dental amalgams, cavities can be treated and eliminated and setting you back on... Read more »

Tooth Loss from Severe, Untreated Gum Disease Can Often Be Replaced by Dentures

The severe form of gum disease, which is known as periodontitis, can cause your gums to recede from the base of your teeth, creating small pockets of infection in your gums. The continual bacterial presence in this area can gradually result in a loss of bone structure. Once this happens,... Read more »

Which Works Best: Dental Crowns or Dental Veneers?

Are you looking to restore your smile but are unsure of which type of treatment to use? Two of the best options available are dental crowns and dental veneers. Dental crowns fully conceal damaged or unsightly teeth by capping the whole tooth down to the gum line while dental veneers... Read more »

Brightening Your Pearly Whites

Want to add a little extra angelic glow to your smile? Here are your options: Whitening Toothpastes Whitening toothpastes have special bleaching agents that gently break down stains, somewhat like laundry stain removal does to your clothing. Even ADA tested products only remove stains on the surface; they cannot change... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Adept Dental Shafter, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »