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 »

Easing Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety can strike at any age. You don’t have to feel ashamed. If this is something you experience, feel free to tell Dr. Ronald D. Walker all about it. That way we can prepare to make sure that your visit will be comforting, pleasant, and beneficial for your health.... Read more »

Invisalign®: Is It Right for You?

At the practice of Dr. Ronald D. Walker, DDS, we are pleased to offer the Invisalign® smile alignment system for our patients looking for a more discreet orthodontic alternative to traditional braces. Invisalign is ideal for straightening crooked and crowded teeth, as well as teeth with gaps in them and... Read more »

Choose a Sports Mouth Guard to Protect Your Smile

If you play a sport, our dentist may recommend a mouth guard. What Are Mouth Guards? A sports mouth guard is worn over the teeth to protect the teeth and soft tissues from blows to the face and head. A mouth guard typically covers the upper teeth to protect the... Read more »

The Tips and Tricks You Need to Prepare Your Child’s Smile for Halloween

Halloween is a fun and exciting time; however, it’s not usually as fun for the smile. This is because there is a chance the teeth and gums can suffer dental issues if you don’t take the necessary measures to protect them. The good news is that there are things you... Read more »