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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Welcome to Our Blog
...Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatments, practical oral health advice and updates from our practice...

Children's Dentistry Hot Springs, AR
Your child's early experiences at the dentist can help shape the future of his oral health...

Dental Bridges Hot Springs, AR
Missing teeth can have a serious effect not only on your smile, but also on your oral health...

Dental Crowns Hot Springs, AR
...As a trusted dentist office in Hot Springs, AR, we offer crowns for cosmetic and restorative purposes so that our valued patients can enjoy their smiles while preserving their oral health...

Dentist Hot Springs, AR
In-office care is an essential component of maintaining your long-term oral health...

Orthodontics in Hot Springs, AR Hot Springs, AR
In-office care is an essential component of maintaining your long-term oral health...

Actor David Ramsey Discusses Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
...You can also learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “The Age One Dental Visit” and “Dentistry & Oral Health for Children...

Pediatric Dentists Specialize in Dental Care for Children and Teens
... Your child may have other needs related to their oral health that could benefit from a pediatric dentist...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
... Using a therapeutic mouthrinse, however, can actually enhance your oral health...

Toothbrushing Tips
...Your toothbrush is the primary tool to maintain oral health on a daily basis, so here are some tips to keep in mind: Brush gently twice a day, every day, for two minutes each time using a soft toothbrush...

Cosmetic General Dentistry1
The practice of dentistry encompasses an amazing array of services and procedures, all with a common goal: to help you to preserve your natural teeth as long as possible, ensure your oral health, and keep you looking and feeling great throughout life...

New Year's Resolutions for Better Oral Health
...Here’s a list of risky habits to kick, and mouth-healthy habits to adopt:Habits That Risk Oral HealthSmoking...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...You can learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Top 10 Oral Health Tips For Children” and “How to Help Your Child Develop the Best Habits for Oral Health...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
...Only a trained health care provider with the right dental tools can! And when you come in for a routine office visit, you'll also get a thorough checkup that can detect tooth decay, gum disease, and other threats to your oral health...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
...Oral health problems such as tooth decay and gum disease are much easier — and less expensive — to treat in the earliest stages...

A New School Year, A New Beginning
...So if you have youngsters starting a new school year—or if you’re looking to make a fresh start toward good oral health yourself—make it a point to stop in to the dental office for a routine visit this season!If you would like more information about maintaining good oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment...

FAQs about Root Canals
...A root canal can actually preserve the natural tooth structure and prevent further complications to your oral health...

How to Help Your Kids Form Good Oral Hygiene Habits
...So how do you start young children on the path to a lifetime of good oral health...

Inflammation: the Link Between Gum Disease and Cardiovascular Disease
...If you would like more information on how your oral health affects your whole body, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

4 Ways to Check on Your Brushing and Flossing Effectiveness
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Daily Oral Hygiene: Easy Habits for Maintaining Oral Health...

Dental Implants Can Restore Your Missing Teeth
...When you choose dental implants, you can count on: Natural beauty, because dental implant crowns are made of materials that reflect light, just like natural tooth enamel Complete stability, because dental implants are firmly embedded in bone, ensuring that they will never move around Great oral health, because you brush and floss dental implants just like natural teeth, making it easy to keep your smile healthy Successful tooth replacement, because dental implants have a success rate of over 95 percent according to statistics from the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Dental implants also help conserve the bone in your jaw...

Take Care of Your Gums, Take Care of Your Heart
...Take care of your oral health...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
... Controlling periodontal disease and maintaining good oral health helps to reduce bad breath...

Bulimia Nervosa
People with eating disorders can suffer from oral health problems as well...

Wisdom Teeth
...Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Periodontal Exams
Periodontal exams are vital in the maintenance of your oral health as they are used to assess the health of your gums and teeth...

What is Tooth Decay?
... A good way to help your oral health between brushing is chewing sugarless gum; this stimulates your body's production of saliva, a powerful chemical that actually neutralizes plaque formation and rinses decay-causing food particles and debris from your mouth...

Women and Tooth Care
Women have special needs when it comes to their oral health...

Nutrition and Your Teeth
It has long been known that good nutrition and a well-balanced diet is one of the best defenses for your oral health...

Extractions
...  Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Cosmetic Dentistry
...A dental exam will take many factors into consideration, including your overall oral health...

Introduction
...What does the latest research reveal about tobacco use on your overall oral health...

General Dentistry
The first line of defense against oral health problems In general dentistry, the dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions, disorders and diseases affecting the teeth, gums and maxillofacial (jaw and face) parts of the body...

Age and Oral Health
...Here you will find helpful answers to some frequently asked questions about oral health questions you may have as you get older...

Tobacco
... Frequently asked questions: tobacco products What effects can smoking have on my oral health...

Your First Dental Visit
... Making sound decisions about your dental care and oral health is an easy thing to do with the right preparation beforehand: Make a list of questions to ask our office, so you don't forget anything on the day of your appointment...

Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient
... You have the responsibilityto adhere to regular home oral health care recommendations...

Links
American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry American Association of Public Health Dentistry Federation of Special Care Organizations in Dentistry Centers for Disease Control/Oral Health Resources Healthfinder...