Gum Disease Gone Wild!

  • August 29, 2015

Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease, is an incredibly common affliction. If you’ve ever experienced inflammation of your gums, bleeding when brushing, puffy gums, receding gums, or a change in your gums color? Then you may be experiencing gingivitis, the early stage of gum disease! Don’t panic – the early stages of gum disease are quite easy to treat! In fact, most cases of gingivitis can be resolved simply


Don’t Fear The Dentist!

  • August 25, 2015

Being scared of the dentist is an incredibly common fear! Whether it’s worries about pain, costs, or outcomes there is a lot to be concerned about when it comes to treating your oral health! At Shorewood Family Dental Care we strive to make your experience a good one, and we’ll do whatever we can to make pleasant dentistry a reality! Dental fear and anxiety come in many different forms and we’re


Laser Dentistry: The Future Is Now!

  • August 21, 2015

It’s the standard weapon of science fiction stories everywhere: the laser. From stormtroopers to the crew of the Jupiter 2 in Lost In Space, laser weapons are universal in the fictional future! Made of focused light beams, lasers were first made in 1960 and have captivated storytellers and engineers ever since. The modern uses for lasers have grown in recent years, and every new advance is like something really straight


Preparing Your Child For Dental Success

  • August 17, 2015

You might not think that your child’s first set of teeth is as important as their adult ones, but that isn’t true! The first set of teeth your child has are essential in preparing them for a healthy set of adult teeth. You might have questions about how to teach your child good habits, when to bring them to start pediatric dental care, and more. Which is the purpose


What’s Your Dental Fear?

  • August 12, 2015

There are a lot of people who are scared of the dentist – estimates place the number as high as one in five patients with significant phobia of treatment! If you count yourself as one of those in this twenty percent of the population then dental treatment can be quite terrifying! You might avoid the dentist for any number of reasons, all of which can lead to problems with your


Tooth Protection Tips!

  • August 9, 2015

In our previous blog post we discussed a few things that might be damaging your teeth without you realizing it. This time around we’re going to talk about some stuff you might already be doing that’s great for your teeth. If you don’t already know them then you will soon! These tips, of course, go hand in hand with professional dental exams and cleanings. Without regular dental care to reach


What’s Secretly Ruining Your Teeth?

  • August 5, 2015

There are few things more important to optimum health than eating well. Lots of us are fans of food, and that means sugary snacks too. You’ve probably been told countless times how sugar is bad for your teeth, and if you’re like most people your brush daily to help avoid tooth decay, but is it enough? We’re going to talk today about secret tooth killers – those things you do


The Facts About Fillings

  • August 1, 2015

It’s a pretty good chance that you know someone with a filling, or that you have one or two yourself! What kind of fillings do you have: ugly, grey metal ones? That metal, called amalgam is a blend of metals that hardens nicely in place. However, amalgam fillings


Picture Perfect Oral Health

  • June 14, 2015

It’s often said that “A picture is worth 1,000 words”. So how much is 1,000 words? It’s actually not very much (you can do this experiment at home, kids). 1,000 words