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Understanding Baby Teeth and Tooth Loss

One of our biggest joys is beginning to treat our current patients’ children. There is nothing more exciting than that first appointment with patients we have been treating for years and now we get to begin seeing their children. Not only is that first visit exciting, but there are many other milestones coming your way […]

Understanding and Managing Dry Mouth

As dentists, we often encounter patients who struggle with dry mouth, a condition medically known as xerostomia. Dry mouth is not only uncomfortable but can also have significant impacts on your oral health. Let’s dive into the causes, consequences, and effective remedies for dry mouth. What is Dry Mouth? Dry mouth occurs when the salivary […]

Children’s Dental Month

February is Children’s Dental Health Month, a time when dental professionals and health advocates come together to promote the importance of good oral hygiene habits for children. The observance, which began as a one-day event in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1941, has since expanded to a month-long campaign that reaches millions of families across the United […]

Children’s Dental FAQs

Children’s Dental FAQs

As parents, we strive to provide the best possible care for our children’s health, including their dental well-being. However, navigating the world of children’s oral health can sometimes be confusing and overwhelming. To help address some common concerns, this article aims to answer frequently asked questions (FAQs) about children’s dental care. From teething to cavity […]

Why do Gums Bleed When Flossing and Brushing?

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Bleeding gums while brushing and flossing is a common experience for many people and far too many of us have accepted as the norm – when I floss my gums bleed. However, this is not healthy. While very common, bleeding gums are a problem. Healthy gums generally will not bleed from flossing and brushing. It’s […]

Understanding and Alleviating Tooth Sensitivity

Understanding and Alleviating Tooth Sensitivity

Within our dental home here at Bassett Creek Dental we have seen countless cases of tooth sensitivity. We understand the discomfort and frustration it can cause, so we are here to shed light on this common dental issue, explore its underlying causes, and provide guidance on effective management and relief. Together, we can ensure your […]

Oral Health Changes During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting time for Mom and Dad as your baby begins to grow. Not only is this time exciting, but it can be filled with many decisions and new information. Simply put, pregnancy can feel a bit scary as there are so many new decisions and things to know.  One of the many […]

Bad Breath – Causes and Treatment Options

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Bad breath, halitosis, is common affecting millions of people worldwide. It can cause people to feel uncomfortable (the sufferer and those around them) as well as indicate other underlying issues. Understanding the causes of bad breath and knowing the treatment options can help to overcome this embarrassing and uncomfortable issue. Causes of Bad Breath Poor […]

Why You Should Floss Daily

It is no secret to us, we know most of the people we see do not floss regularly. While many of our patients follow our recommendation of brushing twice daily, they still skip flossing and this is a big mistake. Flossing plays a crucial role in keeping your teeth and gums healthy. It provides benefits […]