Month: November 2018

4 Issues That Dental Bonding Can Address

What is dental bonding? Dental bonding is the application of a composite resin material (the same as used in dental fillings) to the outer layer of your tooth. It is applied directly by your dentist before being sculpted, hardened, and polished to look like your natural tooth. It can be a great choice for addressing… Read more »

How Do Lasers Help With Cold Sore Treatment?

Your oral health is not limited to what is inside your mouth. Your dentist can help you with your teeth and gums, but the outside of your mouth can be treated, too. The weather of fall and winter can be a trigger for cold sore breakouts. The dry weather outside and the dry heat inside… Read more »

World Diabetes Day And The Link To Oral Health

November is National Diabetes Month in the United States and today, November 14th, is World Diabetes Day. The purpose of both the month and the day is to bring awareness to Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes. The dental team here in Sheridan, WY wants to take this opportunity to educate you on the… Read more »

Is Teeth-Grinding Damaging Your Smile?

Grinding your teeth is an unconscious habit for many people. It can happen because of stress and a clenched jaw. It can happen because of an improperly aligned bite. It usually happens while you are sleeping at night. Whatever the reason of habitual teeth-grinding (a condition also known as bruxism), it can cause damage to… Read more »