1. Which Is Better – Root Canal Or An Extraction?

    So, you go in with tooth pain and your dentist gives you the news you always dread about – “I can’t save that one, you have to get it extracted.” Although both procedures can be painful, an extraction is more invasive and is an oral surgery that an oral surgeon performs while a root canal procedure is less invasive, and your regular dentist or endodontist can also perform this procedur…Read More

  2. Foods Your Teeth Love – Best Foods for Healthy Teeth and Gums

    Long gone are the days when we looked for healthy food options just for weight loss or for keeping blood sugar levels and cholesterol in check. Today we look for best diets to address multiple health problems including digestive, hormonal, weight gain and for healing other conditions. Doctors, dentists and oral surgeons often recommend the best foods for dental health because of its close connecti…Read More

  3. Teaching Your Child to Practice Good Oral Hygiene

    As a parent, you’re surely aware of how important it is to teach your child good habits. From focusing on their schoolwork to developing healthy eating habits, the lessons and values you teach your kids will shape their futures. Oral hygiene is important for both children and adults, but teaching your child about oral hygiene while they’re young can help them to develop healthy habits as adult…Read More

  4. Oral Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

    Going to see your local dentist is rarely a top priority, but there are many symptoms that should never be ignored. We briefly noted three oral health concerns that should be immediately addressed by your dentist, and in today’s post, we’ll review two more symptoms that should never be ignored. If you or someone you know is experiencing any of these symptoms, contact Gentle Care Dentists today…Read More

  5. Your Guide To The Anatomy Of A Smile

    Your smile says a lot about you, and if you’re like most people you want your smile to be bright, white, and beautiful. An attractive smile can create a stellar first impression of confidence, optimism, and a friendly personality. With the recent advancements in cosmetic dentistry, it’s now easier than ever to transform a dull, stained smile into a white and welcoming smile. The principles tha…Read More

  6. How to Tell If Your Child Needs Braces

    As parents, it’s up to us to keep our kids happy and healthy. One question you may be asking yourself is, “How do I know if my child needs braces?” Braces are a topic that can be intimidating for most parents, so to help you feel more at ease, we’ve decided to address some major questions surrounding braces. At Gentle Care Dentists in Arlington, we specialize in a variety of orthodontic tr…Read More

  7. What Is Dental Bonding?

    If you suffer from chipped, broken, or severely stained teeth, your dentist may recommend dental bonding, but what exactly is this dental procedure? Dental bonding is a unique procedure in which a tooth-colored resin (a durable plastic material) is applied and hardened to your teeth with a special light. Not only can this help restore the shape and functionality of your teeth, it can do wonders to…Read More

  8. How To Care For Your Teething Baby

    TEETHING IS NO FUN for babies or parents. Some babies’ teeth erupt with no problems at all but for others, it could be a long and painful process. Besides giving your child plenty of tender loving care, here are some things you can do to care for your child’s mouth during the teething phase. Be Aware Of Teething Signs And Symptoms When your little one finally starts teething, it’s normal fo…Read More

  9. Why Correcting An Overbite Is Important

    IT IS A COMMON MISCONCEPTION to think that orthodontic treatment is simply for aesthetic purposes. In reality, having crooked teeth or a misaligned bite can have lasting effects on your oral health. So, what if you have an overbite? Fixing your overbite, or any kind of malocclusion for that matter, will not only beautify your smile, but it will also prevent dental problems in the future! What Is …Read More