How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Treating Sleep Apnea With SomnoDent

If you have mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea but are unable or unwilling to tolerate a traditional CPAP machine, we may be able to help you. Sleep apnea can be a serious condition if it is left untreated and can leave you feeling exhausted throughout your day. We are... Read more »

When to See the Dentist

Just like when you’re sick with something that feels like a cold, but might be something worse, we tend to wait to see a dentist until we’re sure a problem tooth isn’t just a temporary toothache, but something much more serious. But just like other medical problems, you’re better off... Read more »

Unique Floss Options for Unique Smiles

Dental floss is an essential tool for keeping your teeth and gums in healthy tip-top shape. In fact, dental floss can be used to help fight against gum disease and reduce the risk of cavities that can lead to other serious complications. Furthermore, choosing the right floss for you is... Read more »

What is Root Canal Treatment?

Root canal treatment is a beneficial restorative dental procedure that restores the health and function of a tooth that is severely decayed, damaged or injured. This treatment is oftentimes needed when a dental filling, dental crown or other dental restoration is not viable. If you think you can benefit from... Read more »

All About the American Dental Association Seal of Approval

The American Dental Association is an American professional association that was founded in 1859. It is the largest dental association and it is the leading source of oral health-related information for dentists and their patients. The American Dental Association also provides the American Dental Association Seal of Approval for many... Read more »

What to Consider When Choosing Mouthwash

Choosing a mouthwash can be tricky if you don’t know what health benefits to consider, but our team at Pennyrile Family Dentistry can provide tips on different dental products. There are two main types of mouthwash to consider for your oral hygiene and the look of your smile. A therapeutic... Read more »

Tooth Decay on a Front Tooth Might Be Treated with a Composite Dental Filling

The teeth in the front of your mouth are very visible when you smile. When a cavity or other physical defect develops on one of these teeth it can cause discomfort as well as make you feel self-conscious If you have noticed an area of concern on any one of... Read more »

Oral Health Advantages: Dental Dangers

  Your smile will never get better if you don't give it a chance to. Even with optimum oral hygiene routines, your smile can often be damaged throughout the day due to risk factors in your everyday life. To ensure your smile has the best chance for oral health success,... Read more »

Sleep Apnea Can Cause Chronic Fatigue

If you have frequent feelings of fatigue, you may be suffering from sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that is hard to detect since it happens during sleep and can go untreated for years. We encourage you to schedule a checkup with our dentist if someone has pointed out to you... Read more »