General Dentistry

Healthy treats for school kids

Our Top 10 Healthy Treats for Your Kids in School

Healthy Treats Can Be Quick and Tasty Now that the return to school is upon us, it is time to start thinking about healthy snacks to pack in those backpacks and tasty treats for your kids to enjoy after school. Busy parents know that packing a can of Coca-Cola and some sugary sweets is not…
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Dangers of mouth breathing

Dangers and Damages of Snoring, Mouth Breathing, Chronic Congestion, and More

Snoring can get in the way of more than just your rest. Whether you’ve been the person trying to fall asleep to the Oscar-winning chainsaw impression that is your partner’s snoring or whether you’ve found yourself waking up to the sound of your own snores, we’ve all experienced snoring and the way it can interfere…
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Should your wisdom teeth come out

Is It Time for Your Wisdom Teeth to Be Extracted?

A wisdom tooth extraction can help your oral health.  What are wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth are the third (and final!) set of molars in your mouth. Wisdom teeth often start to appear in your late teens or early twenties. Not everyone’s wisdom teeth will need to be removed, but if they are causing pain, an…
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Understand the cause of your tooth pain

Tooth Pain? A Guide to Understanding Why Your Teeth Hurt

Learning to Listen to What Your Toothache Is Telling You Toothaches are infamous for causing a lot of pain, sometimes keeping you awake at night or making it difficult to concentrate during the day. As unpleasant as this pain can be, it’s vital for us to experience — in many ways, pain keeps us healthy.…
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Benefits to a custom mouthguard

How a Custom Mouthguard Could Help TMJD, Bruxism, and Sleep Apnea

A custom mouthguard can help you in surprising ways. When you think of mouthguards, you likely picture the protective oral devices that are often worn to protect teeth and gums from injury during contact sports. There’s good reason for you to think of this type of mouthguard first—even if you don’t play a contact sport…
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Get relief from TMJ disorder symptoms

Is Your Headache a Sign of TMJ Disorder?

Relieving Discomfort in the Temporomandibular Joint Does your typical day involve taking over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers to cope with your daily headache? If you’re experiencing chronic headaches coupled with discomfort in your neck and jaw, you could be experiencing symptoms of an undiagnosed TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder.  When left untreated, TMJ disorders can disrupt your…
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Does Coke Ruin Teeth

Does Coke Ruin Teeth in General?

Your diet can play a part in the health of your teeth. Drinking soda is common, and many people drink soda every day without even thinking of the effects on your teeth. Not only is soda bad for your teeth, it is associated with type 2 diabetes and weight gain. At Davis Family Dental Care,…
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Beautiful Young Woman In Dental Examination

What Is the Main Cause of Crooked Teeth?

Many patients long for that perfect straight smile. It seems everywhere you turn; you see people with beautiful smiles as a result of braces. If you have crooked teeth, you may feel isolated and your self-confidence is lost. Not everyone is born with perfect teeth, and some people will need help in order to get…
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How to Find a Good Dental Insurance Plan?

Choosing the right dental insurance plan is important because dental work can be expensive. Even a simple filling can be costly. Knowing what to look for when choosing a dental insurance plan, and understanding what is covered can help you figure out what plan is best for you. Most dental plans will cover 100% or…
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How Long Does It Take For a Tooth Infection to Spread?

Infections can be serious, and it is always important for patients to know when to call their dentist. Infections should always be treated right away to avoid complications, or other issues from developing. If you have a toothache and throbbing pain that does not go away, the infection could spread to other places in the…
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