Restoring Your Smile with Dental Veneers

With the coming of Halloween and the numerous holidays to follow, it is important to begin thinking about your oral health. If you have not already started, make sure that you're taking good care of your teeth and gums by practicing effective oral hygiene routines and visiting your dentist for routine checkups and professional cleanings. For further improvements to your... read more »

Tooth-Colored Fillings Can Repair and Enhance Your Smile

If you have a cavity that is easily seen by others, you may want to consider a tooth-colored, or composite filling. Composite fillings are made of powdered glass and an acrylic resin, which fits easily into the opening made by your dentist, bonds to the surface of your tooth, and can be shaded to match the color rest of your... read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

Cosmetic dentistry, the practice of dentistry involved with making mouth and teeth appearance enhancements, includes many procedures. At Monroe Family Dentistry, we’re proud to offer our patients the following cosmetic dentistry treatments: -Dental bonding: If you have damaged or stained teeth, you may be interested in dental bonding. Using a composite substance, Dr. Dull and Dr. Karpenko can restore the... read more »

Creating a Healthy Body Begins With a Healthy Mouth

Did you know that creating a healthy body begins with a healthy mouth? Well, it's true! When you have poor oral health, your body is affected as well. This means neglecting your daily brushing and flossing routine or skipping your six-month dental cleanings has more potentially damaging effects on your physical well-being than might have realized. Today, our dentists, Dr. Jeremy... read more »

Summer Fact Finder: Dental Anxiety

If you find yourself frequently becoming stressed or anxious during an oral health care procedure or even from simply visiting your dentist office, you may suffer from dental anxiety. If you suffer from dental anxiety, it is always best to speak with your oral health care professional for your best possible treatments. Listed below are common guidelines and treatments concerning... read more »

Protecting Your Child’s Smile for a Successful School Year

Were you aware that every year school age children miss more than 51 million hours of school? Can you guess why they miss so many hours of vital schooling? The culprit, in this case, is a dental disease! And believe it or not, cavities are the most common chronic disease in children of school age. If your little one (or... read more »

Using An Inlay or Onlay Filling to Treat a Large Cavity on a Molar

Some people have deep pits and fissures in the enamel on the biting surface of their molars and premolars. These deeply textured areas make the teeth more efficient at chewing and grinding. Yet it can also be challenging to clean away bacterial deposits from these areas. If a cavity forms in these areas, it will affect the surrounding tooth enamel.... read more »

Save Your Smile with Dental Implants

Did you know that dental implants can be used to fill out your facial structure and improve your standing in social settings and increase your prospects for work? Sadly, an incomplete smile is still viewed as a character flaw, but dental implants can remove that stigma and leave you with a better and stronger smile than before tooth loss even... read more »

The Ways Your Flossing Technique Can Help Your Smile

Flossing can be tricky at times, especially when you have braces, but it’s still recommended to floss your teeth at least once a day. But why? Flossing is an essential task when it comes to maintaining the health and function of your smile. In fact, flossing can benefit you in many ways, and Dr. Jeremy Dull and our dental team... read more »

Is Your Summer Smile in Need of a Mouthwash Upgrade?

Is your summer smile in need of a mouthwash upgrade? Mouthwash is a form of dental cleaner that includes a wide variety of oral health benefits. Depending on your smile’s wishes, choose a mouthwash that can safely and effectively help make your smile shine and give you the oral health care you desire. Be wary about which products to use,... read more »