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  • Keep brushing and flossing! Don’t let the blood scare you into stopping. There is bacteria stuck between your gums and your teeth that needs to get out. Make an appointment with your dentist to get examined to make sure you don’t have a greater issue. In the meantime, keep brushing and [...]

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    How Do Dentures Work?

    October 15, 2022

    While most people think of a complete set of fake teeth when they think of dentures, did you know you can also get partial dentures? Dentures consist of fabricated teeth that are adhered to a base. That base and teeth are specially crafted for the patient to fit nicely in the mouth and look [...]

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    Fillings - No More Silver Teeth

    September 15, 2022

    Back in the day dentists used a mixture of metals called silver amalgam to fill the space in a tooth that decay took away. That practice has widely been replaced by using white composite fillings. While they are commonly called “white composite fillings,” the truth is they are actually [...]

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    Screening for Oral Cancer

    August 15, 2022

    No one wants to get cancer. As a part of preventative dentistry, the team members at Hoodview Dental routinely check for signs of potentially cancerous growths. All exams include an oral cancer screening. By having regular check-ups dental professionals can more easily identify changes, [...]

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    While in the United States of America when children lose their teeth they put that tooth under their pillow for the Tooth Fairy to come at night and exchange it for a surprise, in other parts of the world things are different. Here is a list of some baby teeth traditions and customs from all [...]

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