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Tips for Getting Used to Your New Dentures

If you just got dentures, you’re probably looking for ways to make this new adjustment a little easier. We’re here to help. Read on to learn some excellent tips.
Jan 10th, 2024
Signs You're In the Early Stages of Gum Disease

Signs You're In the Early Stages of Gum Disease

Keeping your gums healthy plays a key role in your overall oral health. Let’s look at the early signs of gum disease so you can stop its progression quickly. Keep reading to learn more. 
Dec 5th, 2023

Set Your Kid Up for Success With These Oral Health Hacks

From good habits to expert tips, we can help unlock the secrets to setting your kid on the path to optimal oral health. Keep reading to learn key oral health hacks to ensure your child's bright smile and lasting well-being.
Oct 1st, 2023
What Is Oral Surgery?

What Is Oral Surgery?

If you receive a diagnosis that requires oral surgery, you probably feel unsure of what’s ahead. We’re here to answer your questions, alleviate your fears, and help you understand the oral surgery process.
Sep 1st, 2023
All About Wisdom Teeth Removal

All About Wisdom Teeth Removal

If you want to learn about wisdom teeth removal, keep reading to find out why you might need the procedure, what the surgery is like, and what to expect during the recovery process.
Jul 12th, 2023
How to Treat Gum Disease

How to Treat Gum Disease

If you have gum disease, you can take proactive steps to treat and prevent it from recurring. Read on to find out what you can do to keep your gums healthy and your oral health thriving.
Jun 2nd, 2023
What to Expect When Choosing Invisalign

What to Expect When Choosing Invisalign

It’s no secret that a beautiful smile gives you self-confidence. If you’re ready for straighter teeth with Invisalign®, keep reading to find out how it works and what to expect.
Mar 13th, 2023
What Happens If I Don't Get Treatment for Gum Disease?

What Happens If I Don't Get Treatment for Gum Disease?

The negative effects of gum disease aren’t something to ignore. That’s why it’s essential to understand its symptoms, causes, and how we can reverse it. Read on to learn what happens if you don’t get treatment for gum disease.
Jan 1st, 2023
Teeth Whitening vs. Veneers: Which Is Right For Me?

Teeth Whitening vs. Veneers: Which Is Right For Me?

If you’re ready to improve your smile, how do you know the best choice for you — teeth whitening or veneers? Here, you’ll learn about each and get some guidance on how to make the best decision.
Oct 11th, 2022
Who Needs Dental Sealants?

Who Needs Dental Sealants?

Preventive care for your oral health can protect you from many dental issues. Here, you’ll learn how dental sealants can help you avoid cavities. Read on to learn more.
Sep 7th, 2022
10 Issues That Constitute a Dental Emergency

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?

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?

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
Tips for Making the Most of Invisalign

Tips for Making the Most of Invisalign

So, you’re ready for straighter teeth with Invisalign®. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your experience. Read on to learn more.
May 1st, 2022
What to Expect After Corrective Jaw Surgery

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Is Invisalign a Good Teeth Straightening Option For Me?

Do you wish your teeth were straighter, but dread the process of braces? Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment free from metal wires and sharp metal brackets. Keep reading to find out if Invisalign is right for you.
Sep 9th, 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