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Why You Might Need Dental Crowns or Bridges

Dental crowns and bridges are common types of dental devices used for either replacing teeth or protecting damaged teeth. Both are fixed in place rather than being removable, such as dentures. Find out more about crowns and bridges, including why your dentist might recommend one of these options. Purpose of Dental Crowns Dental crowns are […]

Why getting regular dental check ups is so important

As adults, we have one set of teeth that need to serve us our entire lives. Protecting those teeth is essential. And, one of the cornerstones of good dental hygiene and health is regular dental checkups. What Happens at a Check Up? A dental checkup has two parts. First, cleaning is performed, a dental hygienist […]

Cosmetic Dentistry FAQ

Am I eligible for cosmetic dentistry? Most people are eligible for cosmetic dentistry procedures, as long as there is not currently an infection in the mouth. If you are unhappy with cracked, missing, or unhealthy teeth, there is a variety of cosmetic procedures you can choose from to reinvigorate your smile. Schedule a consultation to […]

Benefits of Dental Implants

For years, dental implants have remained one of the most popular options for people looking to replace missing or broken teeth and improve their smile. Below, we’ll take a look at what dental implants are and the benefits that they offer to help you decide if dental implants are right for you. What are Dental […]

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Mouth

You brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes. You floss too. Along with your at-home oral care routine, you also visit the dentist every six months for a professional-level cleaning and preventative services. But is that it when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth? Even though at-home and in-office dental care are […]

How to Keep Your Smile Looking Its Best

Smiling has a significant impact on your health and how you are perceived. Like a prescribed anti-depressant, a smile causes an increase in the serotonin levels in the brain. Additionally, anti-stress hormones, such as endorphins and dopamine, are released as you smile, lowering your blood pressure. Smiling even helps others to view you as more […]

Missing Teeth: Don’t Let Them Affect Your Ability to Eat

If you’re missing multiple teeth in your upper and lower jaw, take steps to replace them. Even if it’s not a big problem now, you’re missing teeth can eventually affect how well you chew food and stay nourished later. In addition, tooth loss can cause problems with your remaining teeth. This post discusses how tooth […]

A Guide to Preventing and Handling Common Dental Emergencies

You take care of your family’s teeth by making sure that everyone brushes, flosses and goes to those important checkups. However, you’re not quite confident that you know what to do if someone experiences a dental emergency. After all, the thought of a knocked out tooth is enough to make your heart start racing. Fortunately, […]

Creating Smiles

Everyone has teeth, and everyone can smile, but not everyone has a great smile. Fortunately, Travis Wilson D.M.D. has been helping to create great smiles since 1998. Sometimes it takes a little extra work to get all the teeth to line up appropriately, so we offer orthodontic services to coach a great smile into being. […]

Why You Should Consider Laser Gingivectomy for Gum Disease

Millions of Americans will experience gum disease at some point in their lives. If detected soon enough, it is easily correctable without requiring extensive treatments. Otherwise, your dentist may recommend laser gingivectomy to treat your condition. Prevention of Future Spread of Bacteria As long as the presence of gum disease has not spread to the jaw bone […]