Author: Lauren Edvalson

Most Common Signs of Receding Gums Gum recessing is more common than people think. It is actually one of the major outcomes of gum disease. Gum recession happens when the tissues of the gum start to pull back and wear out. This results in the...

Periodontics refers to a specialty in the field of dentistry. This specialty focuses on the support structures found around your teeth. In fact, the best dentist in Georgetown based at ThoroughDent Smiles explains that the word periodontics is derived from two Greek words (“peri” meaning...

NEW Announcement from Dr. Neda and Dr. Smith: Virtual Video Consults Now Available At ThoroughDent Smiles Needless to say, the current COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has created numerous challenges and obstacles to our everyday lives. Entire businesses and companies are either closing down or severely restricted, and...

There are so many benefits to breastfeeding your newborn baby. It enables your baby to fight off infections. Breastfeeding also helps to ward off a number of health risks that include ear infections, pediatric obesity, and asthma. You may be surprised to find out that...

There is a silent battle always raging in your mouth. This is between oral bacteria, acids in foods and drinks on one side, and your natural defenses against those threats on the other. The things that you do or don’t do can tip the balance...

The fields of genetics and molecular biology have made such important advancements. So much so that genetic testing has found increasing applications in medicine. You may be wondering whether the genetic tests being marketed in your area can help you know if you are (or...

If you wince in pain as you brush, floss, eat ice cream or drink a cup of coffee (or any other hot or cold substance), you may be suffering from teeth sensitivity. Read on and learn everything you need to know about sensitive teeth, from...

We all remember how much fun it is to be a teenager. You may also remember some of the downsides. In this article, dentists in Georgetown, KY, explore the different dental concerns for teens. Braces Over the decades, dental braces have become a “rite of passage” for...

There’s nothing better than enjoying a big cup of coffee from your local coffee shops. At ThoroughDent Smiles, we understand more than anybody that coffee is a key ingredient to a productive morning. While coffee is certainly tasty, many of our favorite coffee drinks are...

Most patients run from the sight of a clinic. Even though they are aware of the importance of going to the dentist, there is a fear of seeing one. This fear can be linked to previous visits in which they might of experienced pain, embarrassment,...