Like most cancers, you have a good chance of treating oral cancer when it’s caught early, but it’s even better to take steps to prevent the cancer from developing in the first place. Here are the best ways to prevent oral cancer.
Root canals are the best treatment for infections on the inside of a tooth, and they can prevent bigger complications in the future. But what can you do to avoid a root canal entirely? Find the answers here.
There’s nothing quite as frustrating as a headache… except for a headache every morning. Your morning headaches could be the result of sleep apnea. Keep reading to learn about the link between the two and how we can help.
You have several options when you need to replace missing teeth. Dentures and dental implants are two common solutions. But which one should you choose? When are implants a better choice than dentures?
If you’re thinking of orthodontia, consider the possibilities of our revolutionary clear aligner system. Learn more about Invisalign, as well as conditions that respond well to the treatment by reading on.
Root canals have a bad reputation as painful procedures that are best avoided. This may have been true long ago, but no longer. Modern root canals are painless and effective treatments to relieve tooth pain and oral decay.
If you’ve invested in having your teeth professionally whitened, you’ve probably enjoyed a boost in confidence and feel better about your smile. You want to maintain those results, and that means being mindful about what you’re eating and drinking.
Do you ever skip brushing and flossing? How about those regular dental cleanings? These seemingly harmless habits could be putting your oral health at risk. Keep reading to learn about the dangers of plaque buildup.
Are you interested in high-quality crowns that offer the convenience of one rather than several trips to the dentist? Read more about our CEREC® same-day crowns and what to expect during and after your visit.
A tooth infection doesn’t go away on its own. In fact, without prompt care, it can easily spread to local tissues and beyond, to the rest of your body. Learn more about the warning signs of this potentially life-threatening problem here.
Sleep apnea is a stealthy health problem that can fly under the radar if you don’t know what can cause it. Here, we give you a complete breakdown of the most common causes of sleep apnea so you can be vigilant about your health.
The term dental implant refers to a titanium post that is implanted into your jaw. The implant supports a variety of prosthetics, including crowns and dentures. But what do you need to consider before you receive an implant? Read on to find out.
It’s hard to feel like smiling when you’re living with yellowed or discolored teeth. Fortunately, teeth whitening is one of the easiest ways to completely transform your smile. And the best part? It only takes a single office visit.
You may not realize just how much confidence can be gained with a beautiful smile. When you feel good about how you look, you smile more, you’re perceived as friendlier, and it can be life-changing. Could cosmetic dental bonding boost your confidence?
Do you put off going to the dentist? Whether it’s out of fear or because you think your oral care is beyond reproach, there are some excellent reasons to keep your appointments for routine exams and regular cleanings.
Frustrated with the multiple visits required for a dental crown? Thanks to state-of-the-art technology, the CEREC® same-day crown system minimizes time in the dental office and creates a comfortable crown in just one visit.
Few people are born with a perfect smile, but even fewer are aware of the long-term complications that come with crooked teeth. Find out how orthodontic treatment can prevent early tooth loss, gum disease, and jaw issues.
Restorative dental techniques have come a long way in recent decades, especially when it comes to replacing missing or extracted teeth. So how do you know when to choose a dental bridge? Take a few moments to learn more.
You know the importance of brushing and flossing your teeth every day. But did you know it’s just as important to regularly schedule professional teeth cleanings? Keep reading to learn why getting frequent teeth cleanings is so important.
Is your loud snoring keeping a loved one awake at night? Don’t brush it off as “only snoring”; it’s one of the most common signs of sleep apnea — a serious condition that puts your health at risk. Keep reading to learn more.
Do you need to replace either your whole top or bottom dental arches? Or both? Multiple types of dentures can help you with that. Read to learn more about fixed and removable dentures, and which could be right for you.
Sometimes it’s just one or two teeth that stand between you and the perfect smile. If discoloration or chips are the issue, cosmetic dental bonding may be the alternative to more expensive or complex procedures.
Ever wonder exactly what your dentist looks for when they poke and prod with their pointy tools inside your mouth after your cleaning? Find out what warning signs your dentist hopes they don’t see during your exam.
Over-the-counter whitening products are available, but none compare to the results you get with professional whitening. Here are the major benefits of heading to the dentist’s office when you want a brighter, sparkling smile.
Want to straighten your teeth but wondering if you should go with clear orthodontic aligners? There’s a reason why people of all ages love the barely visible solution they have to offer. Keep reading to learn more.
You could have an impacted tooth and not even know it. This happens most commonly with your wisdom teeth: In some cases, it could cause serious issues; in others, it might not cause any problems at all. Keep reading to learn about an impacted tooth.
You’ve invested the money and time to have your teeth professionally whitened. And of course, you don’t want them to re-stain. What can you do to keep that bright shine? Learn how to extend your results for as long as you can.
If you’re missing a tooth, consider the benefits of getting a dental implant. A dental implant can help you protect your oral health and help you have a smile you can be confident in. Learn about what dental implants can do for you today.
Occasional tooth pain can be expected from various causes. Experiencing constant tooth pain is a sign you need to see your dentist. It’s likely you have an infection, and a root canal can save your tooth from further damage.
Having a perfect smile is not just about brushing and flossing your teeth. There are habits and foods that may be causing harm to your teeth. Chester Family Dentistry is here to help you avoid those things for better oral health.
Do you dream about having a perfect white smile, but you’re not excited about getting the teeth whitening treatment at your dentist’s office? You may want to consider take-home whitening trays. Here’s everything you need to know.
Losing a tooth can be scary. With the latest bone grafting technology, we can prevent any further damage to your oral health. You’ll be ready for a new dental implant in no time. Are you a candidate for bone grafting?
Are you happy with your smile? Your smile should be a confidence builder. If you’re self-conscious about the way your smile looks, read on to learn how porcelain veneers can enhance your natural teeth.
We all know straight teeth give you a great smile, but you may not know there’s more to aligned teeth than appearance. Crooked teeth can lead to dental and health problems. Read on to learn why straight teeth are healthy teeth!
When you have a tooth extraction, the procedure doesn’t end when your tooth is removed. Aftercare is equally important. Read on to learn what important steps to take for the healing process and the health of your mouth.
Sleep apnea, a condition that causes loud snoring and interrupted breathing while you sleep, isn’t just an inconvenience. Treatment can reduce your risk of serious medical problems such as heart attack and stroke.
Clear aligners offer plenty of benefits over regular metal and ceramic braces, but to really make sure you enjoy all those benefits, you need to care for your aligners properly. With these five steps, keeping your aligners in great shape is simple.
One missing tooth may not seem like a big deal. But when you don’t replace it, the impact can be surprising. Just one missing tooth increases your risk for more serious oral health issues. Here’s why you should always replace a missing tooth as quickly as
Having your teeth professionally whitened can make a big difference in the way your smile looks, and it can help you feel more confident and attractive. Here are seven tips to help you maintain your beautiful smile after your whitening appointment.
If you’re unhappy with your smile, cosmetic dentistry may be the answer. Of course, not everyone shares the same dental issues. Read on to learn what type of cosmetic dentistry might be best to help restore your smile — and your confidence.
If you're feeling tired and unrefreshed every day, have you considered that sleep apnea could be to blame? We take a look at the five common symptoms you might be experiencing that are caused by sleep apnea.
Missing teeth? Crooked teeth? Cracked, broken, or stained teeth? Learn which type of cosmetic dentistry can improve these common dental issues, and find out how cosmetic dentistry restores your teeth and your confidence.
It’s especially important to understand how to care for your teeth after you have an extraction. Read on for some important tips on how to keep your mouth in tip-top shape in case you have to have a tooth extraction.
Dental crowns are a great option for restoring damaged or weakened teeth. The downside of the treatment is that it takes two appointments to complete. But with CEREC same-day dental crowns, the wait is over.
Dental implants are an excellent way to create a more attractive smile. But did you know that dental implants are good for your overall health, too? Here are some surprising ways dental implants can benefit you.
Clear aligners are an excellent choice for many patients, and if you’ve chosen to invest in straightening your teeth, you’ll want to take good care of your aligners. Scratches and stains make the aligners more visible and less attractive.