A Distressed Dental Filling Might Be Replaced

Minor physical defects and cavities that are limited to a tooth’s enamel layer can often be treated by applying a dental filling. The special material used to seal the area and restore the tooth’s natural integrity is designed to last for many years. However, long-term oral hygiene problems can potentially... Read more »

Severely Compromised Teeth Might Be Replaced by a Removable Denture

Chronic problems with gum disease and cavities can lead to the loss of multiple teeth. In some of these cases severe gum disease can also start to weaken the roots of your teeth, which may be lost or lead to other dental health complications in the future. In a situation... Read more »

Oral Health: Tooth Decay Prevention

Several significant oral health hazards often arise due to poor oral hygiene methods. If for any reason you are not properly caring for your teeth and gums, you can leave yourself susceptible to tooth decay. Tooth decay arises when your tooth enamel is slowly worn down. To help prevent damage... Read more »

Why you Should Use Mouthwash

Have you ever wondered why mouthwash is recommended to use in your daily oral health routine? After all, isn’t flossing and brushing the most important thing to do? Well, you can’t skip brushing and flossing, but you can’t skip mouthwash use, either. It’s a critical part of maintaining great oral... Read more »

April 2018: Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. To celebrate, our dentist and team would like to provide some helpful information about oral cancer and encourage you to come in for an oral cancer screening. At our office, oral cancer screenings are performed during routine dental cleaning and exam appointments. What is... Read more »

Causes and Treatments for Gum Disease

Gum disease is a serious and dangerous dental issue that should be avoided at all costs. Unfortunately, many fail to take proper care of their teeth, gums and smile. When gum disease attacks, it causes swollen and tender gums, bleeding gums, bad breath, receding gums, loose teeth, lost teeth and... Read more »

The Little Things That Help the Oral Health

If you are working toward a top-notch oral health, you probably already know to brush your teeth twice a day, floss your teeth once a day, rinse your mouth daily and visit your dentist, Dr. William Robison, every six months for a routine dental cleaning and exam. But did you... Read more »

The Advanced Technology of E4D Dental Crowns

Today, we are excited to talk about same-day dentistry with E4D technology! Did you know that by using E4D we can create and place your permanent dental crown in just one appointment at Whispering Pines Dental? If you have broken or damaged teeth, you may find that this advanced technology... Read more »

Dental Sealants: Protect Your Child’s Molars and Premolars with This Effective Barrier

Your child's baby teeth are typically replaced with their 32 permanent teeth by the time they are around 13 years old. Their permanent teeth will help them speak, bite, and chew throughout properly their adult life. What distinguishes these back teeth are the ridges on the tooth's surface that help... Read more »

Test Your Knowledge About Flossing by Taking This Quiz

Do you think you know all there is to know about flossing? If so, it’s time to find out. Our dentist, Dr. William Robison, is happy to help you test your knowledge by providing a flossing quiz right here in this blog! By taking this quiz, you can learn a... Read more »