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What Type of Cosmetic Dentistry is Right for You?


Have you ever looked in the mirror and wished your teeth were a little whiter? Maybe you have always had a gap in your teeth or something just was not right that you wanted to fix. Cosmetic dentistry offers a […] Continue Reading


5 Reasons You May Have a Loose Dental Crown


Are you looking for information on why you have a loose dental crown? Dental crowns often help protect weak teeth that are weak and would benefit from having the strong support of a crown covering the tooth. When teeth are […] Continue Reading


Signs of Poor Oral Hygiene


Poor oral hygiene manifests in a number of different forms. From bleeding or swelling gums to toothaches, growths in the mouth and alterations to the tongue's surface, poor oral hygiene has plenty of forms. Some patients exhibit several common indications […] Continue Reading


Important TMJ FAQ’s


The temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, is one of the most important and sensitive joints in the human body. The TMJ connects the jaw and temporal bones of your skull.  You can feel it moving if you put your fingers on […] Continue Reading


Endodontics Procedures to Comfortably Save Your Tooth


As a provider of endodontics, we perform procedures like root canals to save our patients' infected teeth. It may seem strange to say that endodontics can be comfortable but it actually can be. We are a laser dentistry office and […] Continue Reading


Everything you need to Know about Dentures


Dentures are an effective way to restore your smile if you’re missing a bunch of teeth. It is undoubtedly a cost-effective way to restore your smile if you are missing most of your teeth. Regardless of if you are getting […] Continue Reading


Before and After a Dental Implant Restoration


Visit Shepherd Dental P.C. for dental implant restoration. This is the best way to replace teeth that have been lost due to an accident or decay. A dental implant is an effective way for replacing teeth because it is the […] Continue Reading


Common Denture Problems and Solutions


A denture is a great way to address missing teeth, and it is the most affordable option. However, dentures are not perfect devices. They tend to deal with a familiar set of issues over time. The odds of any issues […] Continue Reading


What Happens During A Dental Cleaning?


Everyone needs regular dental cleanings regardless of how thorough your oral hygiene routine is. These regular visits to the dentist’s office give your oral professional ample opportunities to detect issues like gum disease, tooth decay, and oral cancer before things […] Continue Reading


Can’t Beat The Basics – Using a Manual Toothbrush


A large portion of the population still uses a manual toothbrush.  These old-fashioned yet effective brushes do not require batteries or cords.  You don’t have to worry about them breaking.  They will serve you well for upwards of 100 days […] Continue Reading