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Why Are Night Guards Important?
Added on: September 29, 2022

Occlusal guards, usually called night guards, are designed for people who clench or grind their teeth at night. This behavior is called sleep bruxism, and though there are many factors that can cause bruxism, it is usually brought on by stress. Grinding teeth during the day is best helped by… Read More…

Preventing a Cracked Tooth
Added on: September 22, 2022

Too many are familiar with feeling an unpleasant crunch and looking in the mirror to find a tooth with a fine crack or missing chip. A cracked or chipped tooth is often painful and can lead to damage if left untreated, but these minor injuries are very common. At early… Read More…

Preventing Periodontal Disease
Added on: September 15, 2022

Did you know that you can get periodontal disease from kissing? Because the disease is caused by bacteria from plaque buildup, it can be passed from one person to another through saliva. Periodontal disease is the primary cause of tooth loss and usually appears in patients who use improper brushing… Read More…

How to Select a New Dentist
Added on: September 8, 2022

When you’re looking for a new dentist, the choice can be overwhelming. Where do you start looking? How do you know if a dentist is qualified? There are many factors you might consider when searching for the right dentist, including experience and the number of services they offer.  Above all,… Read More…

How Dental Visits Can Save Your Life
Added on: August 29, 2022

Going to the dentist every six months is important to keep your teeth clean, prevent decay, and to evaluate your dental and periodontal health. But dentists can also discover clues to your general health through routine dental exams. Since general physicians usually require only one exam per year, your dentist… Read More…

Creating a Comfortable Dental Experience
Added on: August 18, 2022

Do you feel nervous when you visit the dentist? Maybe you had a negative experience as a child, associate dentistry with pain, or dread all the dental equipment with their strange noises bright lights. Fortunately, we have a few solutions at Stanley Dentistry that are designed to help alleviate these… Read More…

Why Six Month Cleanings are so Important
Added on: August 9, 2022

Visiting your dentist and dental hygienist at least every six months is important to your overall health. These visits not only save you thousands of dollars but can help prevent three major health issues and potentially save your life. The first issue that can be discovered during your semi-annual visits… Read More…

Tips For Cleaning Teeth With Braces
Added on: June 12, 2022

Keep those braces clean! Keeping your teeth clean is the key to dental health, but orthodontic brackets can make cleaning more difficult.The tools you use, such as your toothbrush, toothpaste, and floss, affect how easily and effectively you clean your teeth with braces. 1. Toothbrush An electric toothbrush has been… Read More…

How Do I Relieve Discomfort From Braces or Aligners?
Added on: May 18, 2022

Sore Mouth?  Whether you are adjusting your smile through braces or aligners, the process of moving teeth is usually accompanied by soreness. Though braces and aligners are a major key in preventing complications from misaligned teeth, they can be uncomfortable at times. This discomfort is natural, but we have some… Read More…

Find Your Smile Scholarship 2022
Added on: May 1, 2022
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It’s that time of the year again! We’re happy to announce that, from May 1 to June 16, we will be accepting applications for our Find Your Smile scholarship! The scholarship is intended to reward a deserving student who is or will be attending a 4-year college or university and… Read More…

Correct Your Child’s Teeth Before They Need Braces
Added on: January 2, 2022
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Tired of braces? No parent wants to talk braces. They’re expensive, they require a ton of check-ups, and they’re not exactly fun for your child. Of course, the alternative isn’t so great either: misaligned teeth that get more misaligned with age. Over time, a crooked smile can end up causing… Read More…

Posted In: Orthodontics
Are Guided Dental Implants Better?
Added on: January 2, 2022

At most dental offices across the country, dental implants are complicated. There is a myriad of factors that go into the success (or failure) of implants, including materials, digital planning, anesthesia, prosthodontics, and, perhaps most importantly whether or not they’re guided. If you’re in the market for dental implants, you… Read More…

Posted In: Dental Implants