Every so often, a patient’s filling may fall out. While undesirable, this sometimes occurs, and there is no need to fret. Here at Stiles Dental Care, we will repair or replace your filling, providing you the protection you require. There are a number of reasons why a filling may: Come loose Crack Crumble Fall Out [...]
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When you have a damaged tooth, repairing it as quickly as possible is crucial. The damage may seem dreadful, but the longer you let it linger, the worse it is sure to become. A cracked or chipped tooth One with a severe cavity that is beyond the point of being able to be filled sufficiently [...]
If you’re looking for a new dental practice for you and your family, you likely have many questions and concerns. You want to find a practice that accepts your insurance, has a great reputation, and that gives you the care you need. That may sound like a tall order. You may even consider going to [...]
When you think about specific dental treatments, you may already have preconceived notions of why they’re not right for you. But like with other biases, your misconceptions are likely completely false! That’s okay - it’s not your fault! We watch movies, hear exaggerated stories from friends, read the not-exactly honest feed on our social pages, [...]
Spaghetti sauce on your brand-new sweater. A chip in your favorite coffee mug. A picture askew on your bedroom wall. All of these things are annoying. And all of them are fixable, with a bit of effort and the right “rescue” agent. The same is true for some of the annoying situations you may face [...]
Let’s get one thing straight. Straight is a concept that’s all over our language. From having our facts straight, to keeping a straight face, the idea of straight has become an ideal to aim for. Straight arrows. Straight pictures on the straight walls. And, of course, straight teeth. But what if the teeth you have [...]
You see your dentist regularly for a checkup and cleaning. Maybe you’ve had a cavity filled, or maybe several. That kind of dental work is commonplace. But when your childhood fillings begin to deteriorate, or you bite into that delicious Brazil nut and chip off a bit of your front tooth, a filling won’t solve [...]
“You are what you eat” is, essentially, true. And because everything you eat touches your teeth, it’s also essentially true that you should know how what you eat can affect your teeth. Why? Because eating certain foods can leave a sticky film, called plaque, on your teeth. Plaque carries bacteria. Bacteria can lead to cavities. [...]
Anyone who’s ever been to a dentist, for any reason, has heard the mantra: brush and floss, brush and floss, brush and floss. Brushing your teeth twice a day is effective for cleaning the parts of your teeth that you can see (and others see when you smile). But part of each tooth is below [...]
Quickly. Think of three things that are white. For instance, vanilla ice cream, snow, and teeth. Well, two out of three isn’t bad. And maybe it’s a surprise to learn that without some intervention, human teeth are never pure white. In fact, over time, many of the things we do day-in and day-out are not [...]