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How To Deal With Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity is not uncommon among the American population. In fact, according to the Academy of General Dentistry, over 40 million American adults suffer from tooth sensitivity.

Mar 9th, 2020
5 Benefits of Mouthwash

Most people assume that brushing their teeth gets rid of all the oral hygiene issues for them. However, they are not aware of the fact that it is not an all-in-one solution for your oral health.

Feb 12th, 2020
How Long Do Dental Fillings Last

You may be surprised to know that dental filling actually do NOT last forever. Just like veneers, dental fillings are durable but they get worn out overtime. It is important for you to regularly make appointments with Dr. Scott Veal for check ups on your f

Feb 7th, 2020
Dealing With Bad Breath

No one wants bad breath. It can cause social problems and reduce your self-confidence. Aside from the social issues, having bad breath consistently also indicates that there may be something medically wrong with your body.

Jan 31st, 2020
Should You Brush Your Teeth Before or After Breakfast?

Are you one of those people who can’t stand waking up to morning breath? There’s a good chance that you brush your teeth first thing when you get out of bed. But then you probably go on to eat your breakfast, right?

Jan 28th, 2020
Is Your Holiday Feast Good for Your Teeth?

The food that surrounds the holiday season is, no doubt, delicious! But don’t forget that all of the foods you eat do have an affect on your teeth, and it’s important to be aware of what you’re eating.

Jan 25th, 2020
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

How often do you use your mouth in a day? How often do you eat, drink, or speak? How often do you smile? These sound like silly questions, right? But we often underestimate and undervalue the importance of our mouths and oral care.

Jan 15th, 2020
Help! I Broke My Tooth

Teeth are exceptionally strong but can still fracture, chip, or break. Tooth injuries can happen by being hit in the face or mouth, falling, or biting down on something hard.

Dec 10th, 2019
Signs You Might Have Impacted Wisdom Teeth

With the recent advances in dentistry, it is uncommon for symptoms of wisdom teeth to appear before the teeth are removed. Dentists, more often than not, will recommend they be removed before they cause a problem.

Nov 1st, 2019
Is A Crown Really Necessary?

Crowns are the most common dental restoration and are often recommended in dentistry. Crowns are the ideal solution to many dental problems and they can extend the life of your teeth.

Oct 10th, 2019
4 Options For Whiter Teeth

After years of food and drink that can stain your teeth, like that coffee every morning to get you going, teeth can start to look a little dull and not as white than they used to.

Aug 10th, 2019
The Best and Worst Thanksgiving Foods for Teeth

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to start preparing for your family’s big feast! Before you indulge in your most beloved holiday foods this year, Dr. Scott Veal reminds you to take some time to think about your dental health.

Jun 1st, 2019
Are Root Canals Painful?

Severely damaged or decayed teeth often require root canal therapy. In most cases, dentists perform this procedure before placing a crown over the tooth to protect it from damage.

Mar 13th, 2019
4 Simple Tips to Cure a Mouth Sore

When a mouth sore arises it has a way to derail the next few days. Everything from eating to talking, to drinking, becomes difficult with a painful mouth sore.

Feb 9th, 2019