Over-the-Counter Whitening Warnings

Are you interested in whitening your smile with an over-the-counter whitening treatment? If so, our dentist, Dr. Carey Norton, would like to warn you about some side effects so you know all about the possible outcomes of treatment. Although over-the-counter whitening can be successful, there is a chance you can... Read more »

My Child Has a Habit of Thumb Sucking; What Can I Do?

Many children develops tendencies of sucking on their thumbs, but a prolonged habit may affect the development and natural alignment of their teeth. If your child’s thumb sucking is a concern, our dentist can work with you and your child to permanently break the habit. The risks of thumb sucking... Read more »

Early Treatment of Cavities May Prevent Further Damage

Ideally, your routine dental checkups, which are performed by a dentist like Dr. Carey Norton, will detect dental caries, cavities, tooth decay, and periodontal health problems before they can worsen; however, if you struggle to thoroughly floss your teeth each morning and night, or you often forget to floss, the... Read more »

Gingivitis Symptoms Need Treatment

The American Dental Association advocates a consistent daily oral hygiene routine founded on brushing your teeth twice each day and remember to thoroughly floss between your teeth and along the gumline at least once. This daily oral hygiene routine is intended to remove the bulk of food particles, plaque, and... Read more »

Am I Covered for Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants can do wonders for guarding your molars from cavities. Many people get dental sealants and really enjoy them, and yet many others do not. One of the reasons that many people don’t consider getting oral sealants is because they think their insurance won’t cover them. Will your insurance... Read more »

Achieve Optimum Holiday Health with Dental Bridges

In order to ensure your smile has the greatest chance of oral health care success in the coming year, now is the perfect time to begin planning to enhance and upgrade your teeth and gums. One of the most effective things you can do is to fill out any gaps... Read more »

Use These Tips for a Top-Notch Brushing Routine

It’s best to have the best brushing technique and routine possible. This is because brushing is very important for your smile and oral health. Brushing can wash bacteria away and help you have strong and healthy teeth and gums. If you have an improper routine, your smile can suffer the... Read more »

Yearly Oral Health Reminders: Sedation Dentistry

Have you ever heard of sedation dentistry? Sedation dentistry has been known to help with numerous ailments and issues arising with your oral health care and can lower your risk for dental anxiety and any other issues you may have when visiting a dentist office for an oral health care... Read more »

Protect Your Teeth with Night Guards

For lots of people, teeth grinding can be a real problem. Also known as bruxism, teeth grinding can wear and fissure teeth, and it can also develop major headaches and earaches as you sleep, leaving you with a nasty sensation when you get out of bed. It’s not a condition... Read more »

How & Why Should I Clean My Dentures?

You have been enjoying the restored ability to eat and speak comfortably that your dentures have provided. They have also restored the beauty of your smile. It is imperative that you take good care of your dentures to enjoy their benefits long term. Dr. Carey Norton and our team are... Read more »