WHAT DOES TOOTH DECAY REALLY MEAN?

What Does Tooth Decay Really Mean? You already know about cavities and the importance of taking care of your teeth. You’ve probably also heard the term “tooth decay.” However, do you really know what it means for you and your mouth health? Understanding even the most basic of terms when it comes to your oral health is important, particularly if... read more »

KEEPING YOUR TEETH BEAUTIFUL FOR A LIFETIME

I’d like to point out a very interesting piece of information that emphasizes the importance of brushing and flossing in a rather dramatic way. While many studies have shown that gum disease can affect your general health, a University of Southern California twin study suggests that those who suffer from periodontal disease prior to age 35 may be four times... read more »

SMOKING AND TOOTH LOSS – QUIT TO WIN

Every chance we get, the dental professionals at Jones Bridge Dental Care take the time to remind patients who use tobacco about its negative effects – increased risk of oral and other cancers, high blood pressure, and heart disease – things you usually associate with age. But tooth loss should never be associated with age… The Academy Of General Dentistry... read more »

I-CAT: THE LATEST DENTAL TECHNOLOGY

At Jones Bridge Dental Care, we invest in the latest dental technology so that we can create the best experience for our patients. Recently, that meant upgrading our x-ray capabilities in order to provide a better diagnostic tool with far lower radiation than the alternative. Our new award winning i-CAT® 3D imaging gives your dental care team direct access to... read more »

THE SECRET ABOUT MEN & DENTAL VISITS

I’d like to share some information with you about men’s health. This discussion was triggered, ironically, by some great news about women. Recent research published in the Journal of Periodontology confirms once again something that most dentists already recognize – women are more proactive than men in maintaining their oral health. Not only that, but numerous studies, including one from... read more »

UNDERSTANDING YOUR DENTAL INSURANCE

At Jones Bridge Dental Care, we get many, many questions about dental insurance coverage and for what procedures our patients are covered. We do work very hard to help answer these questions, and of course, will work with your insurance company, too! So no matter if you have coverage provided by Delta Dental, Cigna, Blue Cross, or any of the... read more »