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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.


What Are the Benefits of Porcelain Bridges?

Mar 2, 2016 — by Steven Balloch, DDS | Comments (0)
Tags: Dental Bridges Restorative Dentistry

If you are missing one to three teeth on a single arch, a porcelain bridge will restore form and function, among other benefits.


Is Bad Breath Treatable?

Dec 31, 2015 — by Steven Balloch, DDS | Comments (0)
Tags: Bad Breath Tooth Decay Gum Disease

You don't have to suffer with bad breath. Discover your options for bad breath treatment, here.


Treatment for Cavities

Oct 31, 2015 — by Steven Balloch, DDS | Comments (0)
Tags: Restorative Dentistry Dental Crowns Dental Fillings

While prevention is always best, if you do develop a cavity, Dr. Steven M. Balloch offers treatment for cavities.


Planing and Scaling: Dental Care to Address Gum Disease

Sep 1, 2015 — by Steven Balloch, DDS | Comments (0)
Tags: Gum Disease Restorative Dentistry

If you have gum disease, your dental care may include root planing and scaling to eliminate bacteria and rough patches on your tooth roots.


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.


A Beautiful Smile, Instantly! - Instant Orthodontics with Porcelain Veneers

May 2, 2015 — by Steven Balloch, DDS | Comments (0)
Tags: Porcelain Veneers Cosmetic Dentistry

Instant orthodontics with porcelain veneers allows suitable candidates to achieve straight, uniform smiles without months of orthodontic treatment.


Inlays and Onlays: Patient Information

Mar 5, 2015 — by Steven Balloch, DDS | Comments (0)
Tags: Inlays Onlays Restorative Dentistry

Inlays and onlays are ideal dental restorations for major tooth decay and damage, an intermediary restorative option between fillings and crowns.


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.