Candy Do’s and Don’ts

Halloween is right around the corner, and that means there is only one thing on everyone’s mind… CANDY!!! While we love it just as much as our patients do, too much sugar can have detrimental effects on your teeth and smile.  Sugar-filled Halloween candy that fill up trick-or-treat bags are acidic in nature.  Additionally, bacteria…

Dental Sealants

Has your dentist recommended sealants for yourself or your child? Are you unsure what sealants are or how the sealant process works? Let’s define sealants and see how they help prevent tooth decay. What is a dental sealant? A dental sealant is a thin coating applied to the chewing surfaces of the teeth to fill…

Oral Hygiene Tools and Tips

These days there are many different types of tools that are beneficial in maintaining good oral hygiene. However, it is hard to determine which tools are best. Let’s look at products that help keep your smile healthy! Brushing Tips Electric Toothbrush Electric toothbrushes are clinically proven to remove more bacteria from our teeth than manual…

Students and Oral Health

It’s that time of year again! “Senioritis” fills the high school halls as seniors in high school prepare for the end of one chapter and the beginning of the next. High school graduation is right around the corner. While some students will be continuing their education elsewhere, others will be moving into the working world.…

Facts About Gum Disease

What is gum disease? Gum disease is swelling or soreness of the soft tissue around your teeth. Gum disease is also more formally refer to as periodontal disease. Later stages of periodontal disease also affect the bones supporting the teeth. What causes gum disease? bacteria medication hormonal changes What are the symptoms? bleeding gums red,…

Invisalign Advantages

Adams and Cheek Dentistry is happy to announce that we now offer Invisalign! We are very excited to provide this service to our adult patients seeking mild to moderate orthodontic treatment! We want our patients to have the ability to improve their smiles through tooth movement without needing to go elsewhere. Fortunately, there are many…