Dental Blog

Improve Your Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry This Summer

Do you have an upcoming special event this summer and you are looking to improve your smile? At Parker & Pennington Dentistry, we have a number of cosmetic dentistry treatments that can bring about any change you would like to see in your smile. The summer is a popular time for special events such as weddings, reunions, graduation parties, and vacations. While some treatments may not be completed in time for this summer, they would be perfect for an event this fall or winter.

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Does Your Oral Health Change With Age?

As we age, our bodies undergo various changes. You may notice you need help to do certain activities you used to do on your own without a problem. In addition to your body changing, your mouth also changes as you age. Certain dental conditions can become more prevalent as you age:

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Learn More About Full-Mouth Reconstruction

At Parker & Pennington Dentistry, we are passionate about providing expert dental care that is tailored to fit your specific needs to improve and restore your oral health. We often see patients who are living with less-than-ideal oral health. They may be experiencing recurring dental decay, gum disease, and missing teeth. It can be upsetting and frustrating to deal with repeated dental issues.

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The Importance Of Caring For Teeth When You’re Sick

We don’t know about you, but we are looking forward to the arrival of spring. One of the biggest issues with the winter is the resurgence of annoying seasonal illnesses. If you or a loved one should happen to fall ill, there are certain precautions you need to take with your teeth and gums to ensure your oral health doesn’t suffer.

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Gum Disease Awareness Month

February is a month where the signature color seems to be red in honor of Valentine’s Day. The decor and decorations in stores and restaurants are full of red and hearts. One place where it is concerning if you see red is your gums. Red and swollen gums can be an indication that you have gum disease. February is recognized as Gum Disease Awareness Month in an effort to educate the public about the prevalence of the disease and the lasting effects that it can have if left untreated. Gum disease affects more than half of American adults, so there is a chance that you or a loved one may suffer from this condition at some point in your life.

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Dentures With A Different Approach

At Parker & Pennington Dentistry, we are proud to offer our patients a different approach to the dentures that you are familiar with. Purchasing traditional dentures can be a gamble. You may have experienced this with another dentist. When the dentures are placed in the office, they feel comfortable and fit properly. However, a few days later, the dentures are not a great fit, and you are stuck with your purchase. We know that dentures are an investment, and we never want our patients to feel like they are “stuck” with a treatment that we provide.

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