Blog Articles

10 Issues That Constitute a Dental Emergency

If you’re not sure whether you are experiencing a dental emergency, keep reading to get guidance on when you should seek intervention immediately. If certain oral health issues aren’t taken care of quickly, they can lead to complications.

Aug 1st, 2022
Dentures or Implants: Which Is Best?

Do you need a solution for missing teeth but don’t know which option to choose? Though dentures and implants serve many of the same purposes, they’re different. Learn about both so you can make the correct decision.

Jul 1st, 2022
Are You Flossing Properly?

Did you know that you should be flossing every day? Not only should it be part of your oral hygiene routine, but doing it correctly is essential. Take a moment to learn the right technique.

Jun 1st, 2022
What to Expect After Corrective Jaw Surgery

If you need corrective jaw surgery, the after-care is one of the most important parts of your recovery and healing. Learn what happens after surgery, and find out what proactive steps you can take to heal faster.

Mar 1st, 2022
How to Prevent a Dry Socket After Tooth Extraction

Learning about your aftercare for an extraction can help you avoid the development of a dry socket and promote effective healing. Here, you’ll learn about dry sockets, how to prevent them, and how to care for your oral health after your procedure.

Feb 7th, 2022
The Importance of Emergency Dental Care

No one plans on having a dental emergency, but if it happens to you, you need to know what to do and where to get help. Here, you’ll learn when to seek immediate care and find out what to do in the event of an urgent dental need.

Dec 6th, 2021
When Oral Surgery Is Necessary

When you have serious dental issues that can’t be remedied with advanced dental techniques, you may need oral surgery. However, let our professional expertise and experience put your concerns to rest.

Nov 8th, 2021
Why Invisalign Might Be Right for You

Are you ready to have straight teeth and a new smile without having to wear traditional metal braces? The innovative technology of Invisalign® might be your answer. Find out if you might be a candidate for this convenient way to get the smile you want.

Oct 7th, 2021
6 Problems That Dental Veneers Improve

If you’re not happy with the way your smile looks, or if you have issues with your teeth that need repair, dental veneers can make the difference. Keep reading to find out if you’re a candidate for this treatment, and learn about their benefits.

Sep 6th, 2021
The Importance of Fluoride

You probably know that your toothpaste contains fluoride, but have you ever wondered why? Fluoride is nature’s best cavity fighter, and in this blog, we explore the importance of fluoride and where you can find it.

Aug 6th, 2021
Who Can Benefit From a Mouth Guard

Mouth guards are often included in the list of protective sports gear, but how do you know if you need a mouth guard or a night guard? In this blog, we answer these questions and shed light on who can benefit from mouth guards and night guards.

Jul 9th, 2021
Is an Abscess Serious?

You noticed a small bump on your gums, and your tooth is achy. Is it a big deal? Find out if dental abscesses are serious and how we can give you the relief you need here at SPA Dental Group.

Jun 17th, 2021
How Sedation Dentistry Can Calm Your Dental Anxiety

Feeling anxious about necessary dental work? Don’t let dental anxiety prevent you from receiving the care you deserve. We offer sedation dentistry at SPA Dental Group. Read on to learn more about your options in this blog.

May 18th, 2021
Understanding the Issues Invisalign Can Correct

Are you considering orthodontic treatment? More specifically, are you wondering if the Invisalign ® clear aligner system can correct your orthodontic issues? Read on to explore what this discrete system Invisalign can do for you.

Apr 15th, 2021
The Importance of Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric dentistry is a branch of dentistry that supports your child’s oral health from infancy through their teen years. Pediatric dentistry provides all of your child’s oral care needs, including preventive and restorative treatments. Learn more here.

Mar 10th, 2021
How Teeth Whitening Works

Ready to ditch your whitening toothpaste and try something more powerful? In this article, we explain how whitening treatments don’t merely mask stains — but physically lift them from your teeth.

Feb 1st, 2021
Do I Have to Get My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Wisdom teeth removal is a very common procedure, but how do you know if you really need your wisdom teeth removed? Read on to learn the signs that you may (or may not) need to have your third molars extracted.

Jan 17th, 2021
How Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

If you’re self-conscious about your smile, veneers might be the key to falling in love with your smile again. From teeth whitening to gap elimination, find out what veneers can do for you in this article.

Dec 7th, 2020
Help! I Knocked My Tooth Out

Did your tooth get knocked out? Even before you come in for an urgent appointment, you can take specific actions to increase the chance we can save your tooth. Follow these steps to clean and store your knocked-out tooth!

Nov 4th, 2020
Common Reasons You Might Need Oral Surgery

Wisdom teeth extraction is a common oral surgery, but that’s not the only reason to undergo surgery. Keep reading to learn more about the different conditions oral surgery can treat and how we can help.

Oct 4th, 2020
Calm Your Jitters With Sedation Dentistry

Feeling nervous about going to the dentist? You’re not alone! But it doesn’t have to keep you from getting the care you need. Sedation dentistry can help you stay relaxed and calm during your appointment, and we offer this game-changing service here...

Aug 5th, 2020
Health Starts at Home

In accordance with the American Dental Association (ADA), individuals are advised to brush two to three times a day, with a pea sized amount of fluoridated toothpaste. Fluoride is like a "vitamin" present in toothpaste to help prevent tooth decay or ...

Nov 20th, 2019
No Evidence Charcoal Toothpastes Are Safe

Noting the prevalence of health and beauty products containing charcoal, PopSugar (3/7, Shiffer) questions whether using charcoal toothpastes to whiten teeth is safe. “Just because something is popular doesn’t mean it’s safe,” ...

Nov 20th, 2019