Root Canals 101

Root canals either make people think of a barge being towed up the Erie Canal, or the term makes them run away as fast as possible. But what do you actually know about root canals? We like our patients to be educated at Gentle Dental, so here we go. What is a root canal? While […]


Partial Dentures Can Fill That Gap

If a person is missing a few consecutive teeth, at Gentle Dental we usually replace them in three ways. We can place a number of dental implants, one implant for each missing tooth. But, while this is the best solution to replace missing teeth, it can be expensive. We can place a permanent bridge if […]




Fluoride — Communist Conspiracy or Tooth Saver?

When fluoride first came into the public consciousness as it was being added to municipal water supplies in the 1940s and 50s. Research that had started around the turn of the century was showing real promise with fluoride in the prevention of dental cavities. By the 30s, levels in drinking water were being tested to […]


Why You Should Get Implants to Replace Missing Teeth

When you have a missing tooth, due to fractures, gum disease, or tooth decay, some people opt to not replace it to avoid the cost and hassle. But that’s a bad idea because the surrounding teeth often will migrate over into the now-open space. Plus, without the teeth above the jawbone below starts to deteriorate […]


Whitening versus Bleaching

Most people lump whitening and bleaching into the same category — simply making their teeth whiter. But at Gentle Dental, there is a difference between the two and it revolves around the end result. Products and procedures are categorized as “bleaching” if they can make the teeth whiter than their natural color. Bleaching usually involves […]


Taking Care of Temporomandibular Disorders

At Gentle Dental, addressing temporomandibular disorders is one of the services we offer. Sometimes patients don’t know their jaw is the problem, as the pain they are experiencing is sometimes not localized. Here is some information about the disorder The temporomandibular joint is the hinge that connects your jaw to the temporal bones of your […]


Treat that Cracked Tooth Like Royalty with a Crown

Everyone has heard of a dental crown. But many people don’t know what they are or how they work. There are times when a crown is the best possible treatment option. At Gentle Dental, we use crowns to repair teeth that are damaged and to anchor bridges onto adjacent healthy teeth. A crown is a […]


Family Dental Care from Young to Old

At Gentle Dental we pride ourselves on practicing family dentistry. What does that mean? It means that we offer comprehensive diagnosis, preventive care, and treatment of common dental problems for patients of all ages. After all, it’s never too early, or too late, to take care of your teeth. Plus, there are advantages to your […]


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