Oral Health Keys: The Causes of Halitosis

This holiday season, it would be a good idea to think of one or two oral health ailments that you are at risk for and give a little bit more attention to them. One particular oral health ailment that affects all people at some point in time is halitosis. Halitosis,... Read more »

Why Your Six-Month Checkups Are Important When You Have Braces

There are many things that are required for a top-notch oral health and a positive and successful orthodontic journey, and one of those things is regular attendance to your six-month checkups. To tell you why your checkups are vital, our orthodontist, Dr. Steven Thompson, is happy to list the reasons... Read more »

Do You Have a Distressed Dental Filling? These Tips Can Help You Know

Our dentist, Dr. Steven Thompson may recommend a dental filling to fix a small dental cavity, chip, or dental attrition in a tooth. At Thompson Dental Care, your dental filling can made from dental composite resin or amalgam. While dental fillings are not susceptible to the effects of tooth decay,... Read more »

A Chipped Dental Veneer Needs to Be Examined by a Dentist

Dental veneers are a common cosmetic dentistry solution used to improve a smile that has been marred by dental stains, discolored tooth enamel, or minor physical defects. They are sometimes installed in conjunction with porcelain dental crowns to fully improve a smile’s appearance. It’s worth noting that the dental grade... Read more »

Got a Chipped Tooth? This is How Your Dentist Will Treat It

Chipping a tooth can be a scary experience, but there is no need to worry. Your dentist, Dr. Steven Thompson, can treat your chipped tooth and restore your oral health if you just visit Thompson Dental Care. Our dental team will be happy to give you the treatment details. When... Read more »

Dentistry Topic Data Blog: Sleep Apnea

Have you ever heard of sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is an oral health condition that arises when breathing patterns are broken up or interrupted while you sleep. Typically, a person will not get a full night's sleep if sleep apnea is present. Furthermore, if left untreated, sleep apnea can lead... Read more »

Boost Your Oral Hygiene and Oral Health With These Quick Tips

Smile care is important for strong and healthy teeth and gums, which is why keeping up on oral hygiene and visiting your dentist, Dr. Steven Thompson, is strongly recommended. In addition to these tasks, there are other things you can do to boost your oral hygiene and your oral health.... Read more »

A Retainer Will Help You Straighten Your Smile

Everyone’s mouth is different. When it comes to braces, you may have yours for many months, or perhaps up to two years. On average, a person will be wear their braces for about 22 months. Once your braces come off, you will want to show off your new smile to... Read more »

Oral Health Treatment Essentials: TMJ Disorders

Is your mouth not functioning as it is intended? Have you ever wondered why your mouth isn’t fully opening and closing properly? In most situations, it is the result of damaged temporomandibular joints, referred to as TMJs, in your jaw.  If they are damaged, a TMJ disorder occurs, also known... Read more »

Replacing a Lost Tooth Will Improve Your Smile

Do you find yourself wishing for a full smile since losing a tooth? Have you suffered a severe injury or another problem that has left you with multiple missing teeth? If so, tooth replacement therapies can be used to fill out your smile in three distinct ways: dentures, dental implants,... Read more »