Reduce Your Risk for Gum Disease

Did you know that gum disease is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults? Did you know that there is a correlation between gum disease and heart disease? This February, it’s Gum Disease Awareness Month and we’re shouting it from the rooftops at McNeely Family Dentistry. Our goal is to provide our patients … Continued

Tips for Dealing with a Toothache

If you have ever had a toothache you know how painful it can be. Here, we’ll explain what they are, what causes them and how to prevent them, in addition to tips for dealing with a toothache. What Is a Toothache? A toothache is just that. An ache or pain in or around a tooth. … Continued

How Do Dental Implants Work?

Looking for a tooth replacement option that’ll make you forget you have fake teeth? Dental implants might be the best option for you! Before you pursue dental implants, read on to learn the details of how they work, and why they are so effective. Implant 101 A dental implant is a titanium post that the … Continued

Dental Fads to Avoid

Ever wonder if there’s anything you can do to whiten your teeth and boost your oral health, besides normal brushing and flossing? If you look around the internet, you’re sure to come across a handful of suggestions, but they may be riskier than you think. Here are the dental fads to avoid: Lemon Juice In … Continued

What Are Canker Sores?

If you’ve ever had a canker sore, you know just how annoying they can be. These small, shallow sores develop inside your mouth due to irritation. While canker sores typically go away on their own after a couple weeks, they can be painful in the meantime. Canker sores are relatively common, but they are not … Continued

Can Porcelain Veneers Get Cavities?

Porcelain veneers can completely improve your look, leaving you with a straight, sparkling smile. But a new smile does not mean you can neglect your oral care. Read on to learn more about veneers and why you should give them the same TLC you’d give your teeth pre-veneers, if not more! What Are Veneers? When … Continued

Post-Op Dental Implant Instructions

Dental implants are becoming the most popular way to replace a missing tooth. As a result, the procedure has become incredibly routine. Still, there will be a recovery period, and we’ve got some tips that will help you ensure your healing goes smoothly. Procedure Overview Before we get into our post-op tips, let’s quickly go … Continued

Tips to Make Oral Health Fun for Kids

We know kids can be hesitant about daily hygiene. Sometimes it just isn’t fun to stop all your playing to take a bath or brush your teeth. That’s where the fun comes in. Integrating play into the chores and hygiene in our kids’ lives can motivate them to care for themselves. Here are a few … Continued

Dental Benefits of Tea

Tea is often touted for its various health benefits, and that includes the good it can do for your teeth. So go ahead, brew a nice, warm cup of tea and read on to learn how it’ll help your oral health. Go Green If you’re looking for a tea with tooth-saving powers, stick to green … Continued

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