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The Stages of Tooth Decay: How Cavities Develop

Jun 29, 2017 — by Steven Balloch, DDS | Comments (0)
Tags: Tooth Decay General Dentistry Restorative Dentistry
Tooth decay doesn't happen at all once. Cavities have different stages of progression. Let's cover the basics of this general dentistry issue.

Goodbye, Gunk: The Benefits of Tongue Scrapers

Apr 29, 2017 — by Steven Balloch, DDS | Comments (0)
Tags: General Dentistry Restorative Dentistry

By using a tongue scraper, you can get rid of a layer of - for lack of a better word - gunk that is responsible for oral health and other problems.


If You Can’t Stand the Heat…or the Cold…Then Get to the Dentist!

Mar 2, 2017 — by Steven Balloch, DDS | Comments (0)
Tags: General Dentistry Restorative Dentistry

If you experience tooth sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures, then it’s time to find out how restorative dentistry can resolve the issue.


The Power of Prevention: Mouth Guards Are Great for Many Patients

Mouth guards are ideal for athletes, people with teeth grinding (bruxism), and TMJ disorders. Let's consider candidacy.


Fighting Plaque and Tartar: Root Planing and Scaling

Apr 30, 2016 — by Steven Balloch, DDS | Comments (0)
Tags: Root Planing Root Scaling General Dentistry

Root planing and scaling is a way of deep cleaning plaque and tartar buildup. Let's consider how this benefits patients.


Ways of Preventing Root Canal Infections

Jul 2, 2015 — by Steven Balloch, DDS | Comments (0)
Tags: Root Canal General Dentistry Preventative Dentistry

These prevention tips will help patients prevent root canal infections and keep patients' smiles healthy and beautiful in the process.


Dental Exams and Professional Cleanings: The Basics of General Dentistry

Jan 2, 2015 — by Steven Balloch, DDS | Comments (0)
Tags: General Dentistry

Regular dental checkups allow your dentist to clean your teeth and gums, take x-rays and check for further problems, and prevent tooth decay and gum disease.