Gum disease is a common yet often misunderstood illness. According the American Academy of Periodontology, up to 80% of the population in the United States will develop some form of gum disease. Periodontal disease ranges from mild and reversible to severe and chronic. Dr. Donald Coon, Dr. Justin Coon, and Dr. Cody Coon dispel some… Read more »
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At Grinnell Street Dental, Dr. Cody Coon, Dr. Justin Coon, and Dr. Donald Coon are dedicated to helping their patients achieve and maintain healthy teeth and gums. To do this, these Sheridan comprehensive care dentists aren’t afraid to do more than the tried-and-true preventive and general dental techniques. Today, we’d like to talk about one… Read more »
In the past couple of months, we have shown you how you can use your old toothbrushes in different ways and additional ways you can use your floss as well. Today we want to ask you some questions. Did you know that you can use sugar-free mouthwash in many other ways besides cleaning your mouth?… Read more »
Family Health and Fitness Day is a national health event, always held on the last Saturday in September. The 15th annual family day will be held this year on September 24, 2011. The health event is organized by the Health Information Resource Center. The goal is to gather families together to promote the importance of… Read more »
As a baby, you learn to smile by mimicking the expressions of others. When you smile, your body sends a message to your brain that makes you and others feel good. A smile is generally defined as an upturning of the lips, but you form different versions of your smile depending on your mood and… Read more »
As cosmetic and restorative dentists, Drs. Cody, Justin, and Donald Coon know the importance of a beautiful, fully functional smile. As dental caregivers, they know the importance of having a healthy smile. That’s why they provide their patients with more than just cosmetic and restorative care at their dental practice in Sheridan, Wyoming. From routine… Read more »
If you’re diabetic, it’s even more important for you to be in good oral health. Gum disease affects 80 percent of American adults, and you may not know you have it. Gum disease, clinically known as periodontal disease, is a bacterial infection of the mouth. In the early stages, symptoms may not be noticeable. However,… Read more »
Do you know that approximately 37,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year? It’s true, but unfortunately, it is not a problem that many people know about. Because oral cancer is often detected in the later stages, it has a higher mortality rate than that of other health problems, including several other forms… Read more »
You’ve always heard how important it is to go to the dentist every 6 months, but have you ever wondered why?
If you’ve ever avoided the dentist because your teeth are fine or because you don’t want to contribute to the dentist “gimmick” you may be for an eye-opener.
The American Dental Association recommends that everyone over the age of one year visit the dentist for a cleaning and checkup twice a year- and with good reason.