The 5 Pledges ADA Dentists Make

Visiting a dentist regularly is an essential part of keeping your smile healthy. When you choose dentists who are members of the American Dental Association (ADA), like our team of dentists, you are choosing one who has access to extensive resources and up-to-date information. In addition, ADA dentists have agreed to follow the ADA Principles of Ethics and Code of... read more »

5 REASONS NOT TO FEAR YOUR DENTIST

Many people have had a painful experience at the dentist’s office. When this happens, it’s only natural that you may feel slightly apprehensive about going back. However, when an apprehensive feeling goes more towards anxiety and avoidance, then it’s time to look at what is causing the root of that fear. Those who feel anxious at the thought of visiting... read more »

DOES POOR HEALTH REALLY CAUSE GINGIVITIS?

Without regular trips to the dentist and good oral care, it’s easy to develop periodontial disease, also known as gingivitis. Gingivitis is commonly referred to as gum disease, and attacks the soft tissue around your teeth. Without professional care, gingivitis can actually cause the destruction of your teeth, leading to missing or broken teeth in your mouth. Essentially, your gums... read more »

A BEAUTIFUL SMILE STARTS WITH HEALTHY TEETH

4 Ways you can Protect your Teeth Keeping your teeth healthy is an important way to guarantee that you have a beautiful smile for life. While you’ve likely heard countless times from your dentist or hygienist about what you should be doing to ensure you’re protecting your teeth, are you actually doing it? Getting the four steps of basic care... read more »

SEDATION DENTISTRY: UNDERSTAND THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF SEDATION USED

When you need dental surgery, chances are you will be offered a range of options for sedation dentistry. Sedation can be a great option for more involved surgeries, as it can offer a reduction in pain and anxiety. Sedatives work by depressing the central nervous system, and there are typically three types of sedation: minimal, moderate and deep. With minimal... read more »

BIGGEST HALLOWEEN SCARE? SUGAR!

halloween-resized-600.jpg BIGGEST HALLOWEEN SCARE? SUGAR! JonesBridge 30.10.2013 Preventive Dentistry 0 0 Dear Jones Bridge Dental Care Family, Halloween is upon us, and so are all the scary movies on tv, haunted houses, and decorations that make us jump. But none of those frighten us here at Jones Bridge Dental Care… it’s the candy, treats, soda, and sugar, sugar, sugar that... read more »