October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

What Is Pregnancy Gingivitis and What Can You Do?

Your pregnancy term is a busy time of preparing to welcome your baby, visiting the doctor for prenatal checkups and ensuring you receive the regular exercise and nutrition you need to be healthy. When you are pregnant, it’s important to receive regular dental care to prevent pregnancy gingivitis to protect... Read more »

Gum, Teeth, and Oral Health

No, we’re not talking about the gums that your teeth grow in. We’re talking about the gum that you buy at the gas station or grocery store. That gum has a direct relationship to your teeth and your oral health. It’s a relationship that many people don’t fully understand. Here’s... Read more »

How to Prevent & Reverse Cavities

While maintaining your oral health may seem simple, it can be difficult at times. Your ability to prevent or reverse tooth decay is largely dependent on the environment in your mouth and how much decay is already present. To give your teeth their best chance of reversing minimal decay and... Read more »

Dentures for Complete and Partial Tooth Replacement

A full and beautiful smile is always possible, even you have lost most or all of your teeth. Our team at Catron Family Dentistry can help you regain your beautiful smile by offering options for replacing missing teeth with dentures. We are pleased to offer complete and partial types of... Read more »

Possible Causes of Sensitive Teeth

Is it a painful event every time you eat ice cream or sip on a hot beverage? Do you dread brushing and flossing due to dental discomfort? If you do, you may be suffering from sensitive teeth. Potential sources may include: -Cavities from tooth decay -Broken, chipped, or fractured teeth... Read more »

Dental Bridges: Common Questions Asked

If you have questions about dental bridges, then you have come to the right blog. Today, our dentist, Dr. Chad Catron, is happy to discuss some details about dental bridges by answering some commonly asked questions about the restoration. Who knows, you might have the exact same questions! The commonly... Read more »