Our Pineville Dentist Explains the Importance of Dental X-Rays

Along with keeping our teeth looking white and attractive, we visit the dentist to avoid unseen problems before they erupt into major concerns. Our Pineville dentist can see certain issues with a physical exam, but, some oral diseases start deep within the gum and can only be detected with dental x-rays. There are several different [...]

9 Important Restorative Dentistry Frequently Asked Questions

What is Restorative Dentistry? It is the study, diagnosis and management of teeth diseases and their supporting structures. What causes a toothache? It covers periodontics, endodontics, and prosthodontics. Who is a Prosthodontist? This is a dentist who has specialized in restoration of broken teeth. They replace missing teeth using naturally looking substitutes or prosthetic teeth. [...]

Dental Sealants: What They Are and What They Do

Dental sealants are a form of preventative dentistry used to try and stop a cavity from occurring. Specifically, the sealant is a plastic material applied to the back teeth chewing surfaces or wherever else decay is most likely to occur; it is applied to you using a cosmetic dentist. By brushing and flossing on a [...]

Dental Sealants: Who Can Get Them and What Is There Longevity?

Dental sealants are an excellent way to protect children’s teeth from tooth decay by coating them with a thin plastic material. Their teeth look and feel like normal, but they are protected from plaque build-up and decay early on. Dr. Phung Stevens and our staff recommend sealants as a preventive measure for children before any decay [...]

5 Tips to Teach Your Children About Proper Dental Hygiene

Children should learn the importance of proper dental hygiene starting at a young age. However, teaching kids health-related practices can be challenging for even the most patient parents. The following tips may help to facilitate the process in showing children how to take good care of their teeth. 1. Set the example. Let the kids [...]

Be Toothache Free This Year Following Our 5 Tips

No one enjoys a toothache. In fact, some say the pain when a nerve is involved can be excruciating. Since the best plan of attack to stop toothaches is prevention, follow these five tips to avoid toothaches all year long. 1. Brush teeth daily. Everyone should brush at least twice a day, morning and evening, [...]

Welcome to Our New Website & Dental Blog!

Thank you for stopping by to check out our brand new website and dental blog. We have built this website with our patients and potential new patients in mind to be able to easily find information about the dentistry services we provide for your whole family. Our blog will be refreshed with great, informational content [...]