Is Sedation Dentistry Right for You?

Would you rather deal with the discomfort caused by a toothache than schedule an appointment? If so, sedation dentistry might be what you need. Similarly, if you suffer from very sensitive teeth, a gag reflex, or need extensive dental work, you may want to consider sedation dentistry. Luckily, there are... Read more »

Dental Sealants Will Help Prevent Cavities on the Biting Surface of Back Teeth

As your child grows their 20 primary teeth, come out as part of a natural process to make room for their 32 permanent, adult teeth. In general, the back teeth, molars and premolars, emerge in early adolescence. In some cases, the occlusal or biting surface of these back teeth might... Read more »

Reducing Temperature Sensitivity

Do you suffer from sensitive teeth? Do you hesitate to bite into a cool, tasty treat? Do you know why might have sensitive teeth or that there are ways you can reduce your sensitivity? Gum disease and a damaged or chipped tooth are some of the more common causes of... Read more »

What Haemophiliacs Should Do About Dental Procedures

If you have haemophilia, then you know that you need to take extra care of your body every day to prevent an injury which may result in prolonged bleeding. This extra care extends to the dental field as well, specifically where dental procedures are concerned. A teeth cleaning at a... Read more »

The Details of an Oral Cancer Screening

An oral cancer screening is extremely beneficial because it makes it possible to identify oral cancer in the early stages of development, increasing your chances of curing the disease. What is involved in the screening? Your dentist or doctor will perform the screening during your routine visit to Mill Creek... Read more »

The Information You Need About Over-the-Counter Whitening Tools

Teeth-whitening systems are great tools that help you achieve the smile of your dreams. There are in-office whitening treatments as well as over-the-counter whitening treatments, and our Mill Creek General Dentistry team is happy to share more information about the treatments you can use at home. Some of those treatments... Read more »

Thoroughly Cleaning Teeth with Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are essentially a thin film of durable plastic resin painted on to the biting surface of your back teeth. If residual food particles and bacteria become trapped in the deep contours of your back teeth, it easily promotes tooth decay. With dental sealants on your back teeth, you... Read more »

The Basics of Over-the-Counter Whitening Products

If you’re interested in whitening your smile with an over-the-counter whitening product, our Mill Creek General Dentistry team has some helpful information for you! The more you know about these whitening products the better because some systems can harm your teeth and affect your gums. So, to help you know... Read more »

A Bridge Can Restore a Severely Decayed Tooth

Severe tooth decay on one of your teeth, might cause so much damage to the interior of the tooth that it needs to be extracted. This missing tooth can compromise you’re your ability to chew food and have a serious negative impact on your quality of life. In time the... Read more »

Flossing Reduces Your Chances of Developing Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease is an infection and inflammation of your gums. Periodontal disease is primarily caused when residual food particles and plaque are not effectively cleaned from your teeth and along the gum line. While brushing your teeth with a soft bristled tooth brush and... Read more »