Oral Health Strategies: Oral Cancer Screenings

Your smile is always a risk for dental damage, so it is important to have protective plans in place to protect your teeth as much as possible. This includes prevention plans and preemptive procedures including oral cancer screenings. Due to the risks of oral cancer in all individuals, it is... Read more »

What You Should Know About Dental Bonding

Do you ever feel ashamed of your smile? Do you yearn for a radiant, attractive smile that you can be proud of? If your teeth have minor aesthetic flaws, consider asking Dr. Tim Woodruff about dental bonding in Jonesboro, Arkansas. What is dental bonding? Dental bonding is the application of... Read more »

How to Go the Extra Mile in Your Oral Hygiene Routine

Your dentist, Dr. Tim Woodruff, strongly recommends cleaning and caring for your smile by keeping up on oral hygiene. This means you need to brush your teeth twice a day, floss daily, and visit our office every six months for your checkups. To have an even better oral hygiene routine,... Read more »

The Placement and Treatment of a Dental Filling

If you are showing signs of a dental cavity, our dentist may recommend a dental filling, which can also repair damaged teeth that are looking worn down, cracked, or broken. We would be happy to provide you with information about how a dental filling is placed and offer insight on... Read more »

The Serious Oral Threat of Gum Disease

Periodontal disease is more well-known by its less formal name of gum disease, and it’s a gum infection and inflammation typically caused by tartar at the gum line. However, gum disease can also be exacerbated by factors such as tobacco use and certain medical conditions. Understanding the serious threat that... Read more »

Dental Facts on Tooth Hazard Warning Signs

  If you're not already aware, tooth hazards can occur at any time and potentially cause severe oral damage. Tooth hazards arise in many different ways in your life including in your cleaning habits, your day to day lifestyle, your oral health care choices, and even your diet. Even the... Read more »

A Dental Crown Might Be Called for to Restore a Compromised Front Tooth

There are several different types of teeth in the front of your mouth, this includes incisors, bicuspids, and canines. While they certainly play an important role in your oral function for biting off pieces of food, they also have a presence in the appearance of your smile. If one of... Read more »

Need to Fill in Your Smile? Consider Dental Implants!

Different smiles need different restorations. One of the most universally successful options is a dental implant. Implants can last a lifetime if you take care of them properly; let’s look at some basic information to help you decide if they are right for you. If you have multiple missing teeth,... Read more »

A Tooth Damaged by Chronic Night Grinding Needs to Be Repaired by a Dentist

Some adults will unconsciously grind their teeth while sleeping as a result of chronic, untreated stress. The strong clenching of jaw muscles and the excessive force of grinding can lead to several different oral health problems. Early on, it can cause chips and minor dental fractures on multiple teeth. This... Read more »

Maximizing Your Smile With the Invisalign® System

Although many people associate braces, or even orthodontics with middle school and high school students, the fact is that many adults are straightening their teeth these days. However, not everyone is interested in traditional braces. Adults may not feel comfortable in social or professional situations with a mouthful of metal.... Read more »