The Basics: Tooth Brushing Care

Shining smiles often begin in your own house. Although dental visits every six months for professional cleanings are highly effective for reaching areas that you may have missed, without daily cleanings, your smile will not have the proper care it needs to function effectively. To protect yourself, always make sure... Read more »

Tips for Keeping Your Travel Toothbrush Clean

If you find yourself away from home a lot, you have to carry a toothbrush with you. This is a good thing for you to do, but there may be some steps regarding the toothbrush and its travel container that you may not know. To help you understand how to... Read more »

These Factors Can Cause You to Develop Dry Mouth

Did you know that the saliva produced by your mouth helps with the overall function of your smile and can even help prevent cavities? Saliva is produced in small amounts throughout the day to promote clear speech and rinse away food particles to stop tooth decay. When you eat, saliva... Read more »

An Unattractive Smile Might Be Addressed by Dental Veneers

A smile that has cosmetic imperfections, pervasive dental stains and physical defects can leave you feeling self-conscious about your appearance. If your smile could stand some improvement, you should consider scheduling an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Ronald D. Walker. After assessing the severity of the cosmetic imperfections and the... Read more »

Sugar-Free Cough Drops Can Be Better for Your Teeth

When a cold strikes and the coughing starts, you may look for cough drops to give yourself some relief. However, some cough drops may put you at greater risk of getting a cavity. Not all of them do this, and we will help you find the ones that are less... Read more »

How to Have a Top-Notch Oral Health as a Kid

Unfortunately, there are many things in this world that can attack and harm your child’s teeth and gums. This can alter their oral health and affect their smile. As a parent, it’s best to help your child achieve and maintain the optimal oral health they deserve. To help you do... Read more »

Detecting Oral Cancer Early Improves Treatment Success Rates

Oral trauma, cavities, and gum disease are just a few of the more worrisome problems that can affect your mouth. It’s also important to note that oral and pharyngeal cancer can cause significant discomfort, as well as other complications. Undetected or untreated these oral health maladies can potentially prove life-threatening.... Read more »

A Bicuspid with a Small Cavity Might Be Repaired with a Composite Dental Filling

Each tooth in your mouth plays an important role in helping you bite, chew, or process the foods you eat for safe swallowing. The shape of a tooth is why it is in a particular location in your bite pattern. The average person has two bicuspids toward the front of... Read more »

Oral Health Keys: Composite Dental Fillings

If you should ever find yourself with a cavity, it will need to be treated immediately. Fortunately, tooth restorations in the form of dental fillings can be used. Dental fillings are highly effective at not only fully removing the cavity but also for cleaning out the affected area and preventing... Read more »

Cracked Tooth Syndrome: All You Need to Know

Has your dentist told you that you have cracked tooth syndrome? If so, Dr. Ronald D. Walker and our dental team are happy to help you know a little more about the dental problem and what it means. Cracked tooth syndrome is a tooth crack that is too small to... Read more »