If you suffer from a dry mouth, it can do more harm than just make your mouth uncomfortable. It can lead to other oral health issues if left untreated. In the video below, our dentist Dr. Dale Hunt explains briefly why it’s important to address dry mouth before it has a chance to cause long-term harm.
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The holidays are filled with family, friends, and fun. It’s a time where many people have or go to holiday parties filled with delicious foods and drinks to make your merry. Unfortunately, many of these tasty treats can be bad for your oral health when excessively eaten or drank.
When it comes to things that can help your teeth you may be surprised to learn that a sweetener has oral health benefits. In the video below, Dr. Levi Hunt talks about Xylitol, a naturally-occurring carbohydrate from plants that can be used to help your teeth stay healthy.
If you have a tooth that has excessive decay or is fractured, the nerve may become infected. When this happens, a root canal is often needed to correct the issue and eliminate the pain. In the video below, Dr. Levi Hunt briefly explains the root canal process and how it can help you.
One of the most asked questions we get at Wood Creek Dental is how to prevent gum disease. In the video below, Dr. Philip Hunt explains a few of the things you can do to help keep your gums healthy and safe.
There are plenty of foods that we are aware of which can hurt our teeth. There are also several that may seem to be healthy, but in reality can be very harmful to the health of your teeth. Any foods that are too acidic may have negative effects on the enamel of your teeth, so it's best to avoid foods that are high in citric acid, like oranges, lemons, limes, and grapefruit. Drinks that are dark and swirl around your teeth, like coffee, tea, red wine or soda, can slowly dye your tooth enamel.