Gingivitis is also referred to as gum disease. It starts with the growth of bacteria in your mouth and culminates in the loss of your teeth if nothing is done to arrest the progression of the disease. While periodontitis is also called gum disease, it......

While millions of dental crowns are placed on people’s teeth each year to correct different oral problems, many people don’t understand what they are. This article provides an overview of the most important things that you need to know about dental crowns. Use this information......

The most important thing during a dental emergency is staying calm so that you can take the right steps for that specific situation. This involves performing dental first aid, and this can be the deciding factor on whether you save your tooth or lose it.......

When it comes to dental health, consistency in your oral care habits is the most important thing. So, your perfect smile starts with knowing the right things to do to take care of your dental health, and when to do those things. Read on and......

We may not look forward to it, but many of us will soon or later require dentures. While getting dentures is not a must, neglecting to take care of your oral health can increase this possibility. This article discusses some of the signs that indicate......

Root canal therapy refers to the treatment administered when a tooth’s pulp is infected, inflamed or dead. The treatment removes the affected pulp and the space left is filled and covered so that reinfection doesn’t occur. Many reasons can necessitate this kind of dental procedure......

It’s always best to know what to expect before you undergo any dental or other medical procedure. This will allow you to communicate any questions or concerns that you may have. Any anxiety about the procedure may also be lessened once you know what to......

From time to time we get asked about sedation dentistry and how it can help patients who experience heightened anxiety when visiting dentist offices.  Unfortunately, the phobia or fear of dentists is often a result of misguided information or a fear of the unknown. It......

Did you know that over 25 million children participate in some sort of competitive sport in the United States?  Youth sports are a great way to teach kids about teamwork, wellness, and dedication; skills that will last them a lifetime.  However, if they overlook using......

Whether you are a new patient or returning one, the dentist Georgetown, KY  residents trust for their smiles wants to celebrate with you; celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month, that is.  Healthy oral hygiene habits are important not only this month, but all year long.......

One of the very first things people notice about you is your smile, or your lack of one.  At ThoroughDent Smiles, our goal is to ensure our patients’ smiles are the best they can be. Our residents trust Thoroughdent Smiles with their smiles, we provide a variety of dental......

Happy New Year from all of us at ThoroughDent Smiles!  The start of a new year often brings to mind resolutions, fad diets, and a fresh start.  But, all too often, those well-intended plans fall apart. Why not, this year, make your oral health your......