Proper Oral Hygiene

Do you have proper oral hygiene?  Are you confused about what exactly that means?  What does proper oral hygiene entail? Fortunately, Adams and Cheek Dentistry is here to help! October is National Dental Hygiene month. To help recognize this important month, we wanted to review the importance of proper oral hygiene. First and foremost, everyone’s…

What Type of Crown Do I Need?

When a tooth needs a crown, there are actually four options in materials: gold, porcelain-fused-to-metal, all ceramic, and zirconium. Specific conditions usually dictate which material is best for different situations. It is important to discuss your options with your dentist as every case and each decision is personal for each patient. Our team at Adams…

Athletic Mouth Guards and Concussions

Can athletic mouth guards actually prevent concussions? A concussion is a brain injury resulting from trauma to the head. Anyone playing contact sports has the potential to sustain an injury that will result in a concussion. Sometimes these concussions are severe enough to end their sporting career. The number of sports related concussions every year…

Opioids and Pain Managment in Dentistry

With the subject of opioids and opioid abuse in many news headlines these days, patients may have concerns about the prescription practices of dental offices, or more specifically, Adams and Cheek Dentistry. Some patients may be concerned we will recommend certain prescription pain medication following dental procedures. Others may worry we will not prescribe what…

Puerto Rico Mission Trip Summary

  March 30 – April 6, 2019 Dental Clinic   To all, thank you for all who participated and those who supported our Dental Mission trip to Rio Grande province of Puerto Rico. Dr. Craig Q Adams and Restoration Community Church organized this trip to serve the population of Rio Grande and surrounding areas. Dr.…