Understanding TMJs

Preventing a TMJ disorder from arising includes understanding its causes and minimizing the risks involved. A TMJ disorder is an oral health condition in which damage to your temporomandibular joints, also commonly known as your TMJs, has occurred. If damage has occurred to your TMJs, you may experience issues with... Read more »

Denture Adhesive Can Help Hold Your Complete Denture in Place

Individuals in the process of terminal dentition often have complications related to bone loss from chronic gum disease. Patients who have lost significant oral structure to long-term periodontitis may not be a good candidate for a dental implant restoration treatment plan. In cases like this our dentist might recommend extracting... Read more »

Dental Veneers Are a Popular Option for Improving the Appearance of Unattractive Teeth

Many of your important facial expressions incorporate the appearance your teeth. If you have two or more teeth that suffer from cosmetic imperfections like discolored tooth enamel or a problem with chronic dental stains it causes you to suffer from faded or discolored teeth.   If you are struggling to... Read more »

The Links Between Your Oral Health and Dental Erosion

Dental erosion is an issue that frequently plagues individuals who have poor oral hygiene. If you are not routinely brushing and flossing correctly or fail to visit your dentist as needed for routine checkups, you could be placing your smile at an increased risk of several oral health ailments. To... Read more »

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 »