Why Mouthguards are an Essential Piece of Safety Equipment for Kids
Mouthguards are an essential piece of safety equipment for kids engaged in contact sports such as football, hockey, and lacrosse. Not only do they protect the teeth from trauma, but also the lips, tongue, face, and jaw. Without a proper mouthguard, kids could suffer serious dental injuries including broken or knocked-out teeth that require expensive […]
FAQ Answered By The Practice Administrator
Amy King, the practice administrator of Noll Family Dentistry, will answer the most frequently asked questions in the dental office. Q: “Do you take my insurance?” A: We need all your information to verify that for you so when you call in or if you’re requesting information online you will need to give us that […]
Can’t I Just Get a Regular Dental Cleaning?
If you have visited your dentist and were told that you have gum disease, they may have referred you to a periodontist without cleaning your teeth. That may have you asking, “Can’t I just have a regular cleaning?” Well, the short answer is “No” because a regular cleaning cannot clean the source of your gum […]
What is Cosmetic Bonding?
Cosmetic bonding is a process where the dentist attaches or “bonds” materials directly to your tooth in order to change the color and shape. If you have a chipped, cracked, or discolored tooth, a cosmetic dental procedure like tooth bonding can give you the confidence to flash those pearly whites. Why would I need Tooth […]
Gum Disease Symptoms and Treatment
Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an infection of the gums, the soft tissues in your mouth that surround your teeth and jawbone. This infection is caused by harmful bacteria that is housed in plaque, which is a soft & sticky film that builds on our teeth every single day. How Can I Fight Gum […]
What Happens If Your Permanent Tooth Comes Out?
Thought you lost a tooth for the last time when you were a kid? It could happen again to your permanent tooth. The percentage of adults that have lost at least one permanent tooth is probably higher than you think. People can lose a tooth well into adulthood for a variety of reasons, ranging from […]