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The Advantages of Dental Implants

When you’re missing a tooth or a couple teeth you have different options. You can have a bridge span the gap, anchored on each side with crowns. You can have a partial denture, particularly if you’re missing a few teeth, to fill the gap. Or you can have a dental implant replace the missing tooth. […]


Your Child and His or Her First Dental Visit

Caring for your children is such a whirlwind experience. If there’s a spare moment in the day, you didn’t see it! In all of this, it’s easy to forget or not even consider when to get your child to the dentist for the first time. At Gentle Dental, we take great pride in our dental […]


Sherwin Williams Doesn’t Sell This Type of Enamel

Ask any musclehead about what is the hardest tissue in the human body and he’ll probably do a Hans and Franz flex. But the muscles are nowhere near the hardest tissue in the body. It’s the enamel on your teeth. Tooth enamel consists mainly of minerals, primarily hydroxyapatite. It covers the crown, the part of […]


Leave the Pits to the Miners

Some people have good parents, but bad genes. Huh? Well, their genetic signature has given them big pits or fissures in their molars. When a person has these deep troughs, it’s almost impossible to get all the food debris and plaque out of their molars. And if you don’t get that stuff out, you know […]


Who Doesn’t Love Having a Metal Mouth? Uh, Everyone!

Braces and acne. Those are the dual humiliations that impact virtually every teenager at some point of their high school years. While great strides have been made in the treatment of acne, if you have poorly aligned or spaced teeth, braces are a necessity, and with them the dreaded “metal mouth.” Not so fast. You […]


Habits That Trash Your Teeth

Our teeth are tough customers, but some things we humans do are so destructive, even our teeth can’t take it. Everyone is guilty of at least a couple of these habits, but it’s best if you can break them! Your pals at Gentle Dental want to enlighten you to just what you may be doing […]


Don’t Just Let Ikea Have Veneers

Veneers. When you hear the word, many people think of furniture at Ikea, where expensive-looking veneers cover less expensive wood forming the foundation of the dresser or coffee table beneath. But dental veneers, while they don’t come with illustrated construction plans like Ikea, are just as smart for your teeth. Veneers are very thin, porcelain […]


The Wise Move is to Take Out Your Caveman Teeth

Despite what some whack jobs say, our distant relatives (not those in Peoria, but those who lived in caves) were around a lot longer than 2,000 years ago. And they didn’t get to go to the local Safeway to pick out dinner. They pretty much ate whatever presented itself, including roots, branches, leaves, nuts, and […]


What a Professional Cleaning Entails

Everyone thinks he or she is a good, dutiful tooth brusher. Following that logic, they see no reason for regular dental cleanings. After all, they’re doing such a great job at home, why bother with the pros at Gentle Dental? Truth be told, most people are somewhat distracted brushers. Excellent dental hygiene is a partnership […]


Toothbrush 101

Toothbrush smoothbrush. What’s the big deal? So, you use this little item to scrub your teeth a couple times each day. How important can stuff like how long to keep a toothbrush be? Very important. So, your friends at Gentle Dental are going to give you a little class called Toothbrush 101. Taking care of […]


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