oral health Tag

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...

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...

Your teeth aren’t something you consciously think about at least until you come across some oral problem. Yes, brushing your teeth does keep your teeth clean but there are issues that can still occur. You need to take other precautions to ensure good oral health....

Statistics show that in 2015 alone, Americans spent more than $11 billion on teeth whitening. More than $1.4 billion of that sum went to at-home teeth whitening products. These statistics show that there are lots of people with stained or discolored teeth, and there is...

What do you think of when you hear the word acid? There are good chances that you recall the way you feel after eating the extra cheese double pepperoni pizza last week, with heartburn and indigestion, making you feel less than comfortable. You may also...

You’ve heard it all too many times before. Going to the dentist twice a year can help you ensure good oral health is maintained. During the visits, the dentists can also help inform you of preventative measures to take for any issues that may be...

The start of the New Year is the perfect opportunity to take better care of your health, including your oral health. January is a fresh start and ideal for establishing those healthy habits that will see you looking and feeling your very best. Whether it’s...

Do you know what the connection is between your oral health and heart disease? According to research by the American Heart Association, there has been a strong connection seen between gum disease and heart disease. At our Georgetown dental office, open 7 days a week,...