With Early Detection, Some Cavities Can Be Repaired by Composite or Amalgam Fillings

Poor oral hygiene bolsters the pervasive bacteria in your mouth to form a cavity on otherwise healthy tooth enamel. When this happens, the tooth needs early diagnosis, treatment, and repair to prevent even more serious complications. If it's small enough, Drs. Falco and Vonnahme might be able to repair it... Read more »

How to Prevent Tooth Damage in Toddlers

A new year has begun! For many individuals, this could be the year for a new job, a new car, a new house, and potentially even a new baby. If you are fortunate enough to welcome a newborn into the world this year, make sure to plan for their early... Read more »

How to Mitigate Bruxism

If you deal with bruxism – the technical term for grinding your teeth – then you’re likely looking for a way to mitigate the condition and the effects it has on your teeth and their overall health. Luckily, we offer some services here at Pennyrile Family Dentistry in Hopkinsville, Kentucky,... Read more »

Replace Your Cavities With Composite Fillings

Did you know that old fillings can sometimes go bad? Well, it’s true! Luckily, our team here at Pennyrile Family Dentistry is happy to talk to you about composite fillings and why they are so beneficial when it comes to smile restoration. Our professional staff is happy to provide you... Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry: The Facts

Do you ever hesitate to smile? Are you slightly self-conscious because your smile is a little crooked, discolored, or because you’re missing teeth? If you’re suffering from any of these issues, or issues like them, cosmetic dentistry could be the solution you need. Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry... Read more »

Temporary Crowns Need Basic Daily Care

The hard, plastic, temporary crown that your dentist, Dr. Joseph N. Falco, secured in your mouth is designed to protect the internal abutment while the dental lab technician prepares your new crown. It’s important to keep in mind that the temporary crown does not restore the full function of the... Read more »

Sugarless Gum Can Help Prevent Cavities

Did you know sugarless gum can prevent cavities? No matter what time of day it may be, not brushing after meals allows more time for food and drink residue to sit around in your mouth promoting the buildup of plaque. Plaque buildup can contain unhealthy bacteria which can lead to... Read more »

Visit Your Dentist to Spook Away Tooth Decay!

Halloween is upon us filling our homes with favorite sugary sweets threatening cavities and gum disease in its wake. Your dentist here at Pennyrile Family Dentistry in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, cares for your oral health, and wants to help you win the fight against the sugar invasion this holiday. That is... Read more »

Show off Your Pearly Whites This Holiday Season

Now that the holidays are officially underway with Halloween, would you like to show off your confident smile? We want to make sure your teeth are in their best shape yet. Dr. Joseph N. Falco is pleased to offer whitening treatments that dissolve built-up stains and discoloration on your pearly... Read more »

Tips to Keep in Mind When You’re Shopping for a New Brand of Toothpaste

According to the American Dental Association, an effective daily oral hygiene routine is founded on brushing and flossing your teeth twice each day. This serves to remove residual plaque and food particles from your mouth before they can harden into dangerous tartar or exploit tooth enamel to form cavities. On... Read more »