Foods and Drinks That Can Stain Your Smile

Are you aware of the dangers you could be exposing your teeth to through your foods and drinks? There are many foods and beverages that can damage your teeth and cause the color of your smile to fade or turn yellow. In fact, many things can stain your teeth making you feel embarrassed about your smile. Luckily, our dentist, Dr.... read more »

The Treatments That Can Help With Enamel Erosion

If you suffer from enamel erosion, then your teeth are likely weak from exposure to acid. Acid typically attacks the teeth and wears down the enamel. This can be a dangerous problem because it makes your teeth vulnerable to cavities. It’s best to treat your erosion as soon as possible so you can have the strong and healthy teeth you... read more »

Teach Your Smile New Tricks: Dental Sealants

In order to ensure your teeth can continue to function as intended, always look for interesting ways to improve your oral health care. Not only should you be worried about what you can do to treat damage that has arisen, but you need to set forth preventive treatments in place to keep your smile from suffering any harm in the... read more »

What Are the Benefits of Dental Veneers?

Dental veneers are thin shells that cover your teeth and hide their unsightly characteristics. With their help, you can have a more enhanced smile. Our dentist, Dr. Steven Thompson, offers this treatment for many reasons. This is because veneers are very beneficial. To help you know more, our dental team is happy to list the benefits involved, which include: -Dental... read more »

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, also known as bad breath, can arise due to the... 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 you have a small chip, your dentist will probably smooth... 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 to diabetes, heart attacks, and strokes. Fortunately, testing for sleep... 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. First, keep a small toothbrush and toothpaste in your purse,... 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 everyone, and who can blame you? But, you are still... 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 as a TMD.  Here are some things you should know... read more »