Dentistry

Your Guide to Canker Sores

A canker sore can make eating, drinking, and talking difficult and even painful. Maintaining your oral health by brushing and flossing may also be difficult with a sore in your mouth, but keeping up with your daily oral hygiene routine is an important step in the healing process. We’ve put together a short guide to […]

Be Prepared This Summer!

Summer is the time for a relaxing vacation with family and friends, whether it be at the beach, a new city, or somewhere outdoors. But being away from home means you’re also away from us at Crossroads Dental Arts! While you can’t prevent a dental emergency from happening while you’re away, here are some must-have […]

Excuses, Excuses

We hear it all the time. “I’ve been meaning to schedule my dental appointment, but it keeps slipping my mind.” We get lots of excuses about not scheduling appointments at the dentist, and here are our thoughts on the most common ones. Excuse #1: Going to the dentist is expensive. While quality health care can […]

Do I Really Need an Exam?

It’s highly likely that after visiting our practice, you understand the value of a thorough, professional dental cleaning. It’s also likely that you may not fully understand the importance of a complete exam and radiographs. There are many reasons the exam is an important part of your oral health routine. 1. Exams allow the doctor […]

One Tool for Better Gum Health

Loose teeth, bad breath, and painful, bloody gums – these are among the signs and symptoms of periodontal, or gum, disease. Unfortunately, periodontal disease can also begin without any obvious symptoms. If left undiagnosed or untreated, you could be at risk for irreparable damage to your teeth and gums. The good news is that periodontal […]

Fix Your Bad Breath For Good

It’s probably safe to assume that you don’t want the first thing people notice about you to be your bad breath. In fact, depending on the frequency and severity of the odor, bad breath could be hurting you professionally and relationally. There are some obvious causes of bad breath, including foods with strong smells, illness, […]

Oral Cancer Risk Factors

During a comprehensive dental examination, our team will look for signs of oral cancer. Early detection is key with oral cancer. If caught early, most forms of oral cancer are treatable. Our dental team is trained and educated to identify oral cancer. Everyone is susceptible to the disease, but some groups of people are at […]