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Are dental veneers right for me? For people with chipped, discolored or cracked teeth, dental veneers may be just what they need to restore their smiles and confidence. Our Georgetown, KY dentists can give you all the help that you need in order to make...

TMJ disorders cause damage to your jaw joints as well as muscles that are in control of the jaw. Due to the complexity of this joint, treatment and diagnosis of TMJ disorders can be rather challenging.  There is an estimate of around 12 percent of the...

The diagnosis of gingivitis primarily is based on your dentist's professional opinion. This includes dental history along with an examination of teeth, gums, and mouths for signs of plaque or inflammation. Along with this, the pocket depth of the groove in between gums and teeth...

If you were to go back a century, you would find bad oral hygiene as a common problem. Even though there were dentists, people just didn’t take good care of their teeth or even visit their dentist regularly. Back then, dentistry focused on fixing the...

If you were to go back a century, you would find bad oral hygiene as a common problem. While there were dentists, people just didn’t take good care of their teeth or visit the dentist often. There was also a trend within dentistry to fix...

Not many people truly enjoy going to the dentist. We understand that there is just a feeling of discomfort and at times embarrassment of someone examining your mouth. Not to mention all the instruments used that make the whole process even scarier. However, the importance...

Plaque is one of those oral problems that just happens. It is nearly impossible to ensure you get every bit of particle stuck between your teeth or on its surface completely out. You can brush, floss, and take other measures for good oral health but...

Tooth decay is a serious problem that is on the rise in the US in children and adults alike. This is due to the lack of awareness of how incorporating fluoride in our oral health routine can help combat decay. From childhood, we are informed of...

A root canal is considered to be one of the most painful oral treatment. But at the same time, it is rather vital when the need for it occurs.  Also referred to as endodontic therapy, root canal helps remove any infection that forms inside a tooth....

Toothaches can be triggered by a wide variety of causes. Some of them surprising, but the common factor with all toothaches is that they signal to you that something isn’t right somewhere. It is therefore important for you to educate yourself about the different possible...