How Can I Reduce My Chances of Having a Cavity?

If you’re interested in reducing your chances of having a cavity, then you have come to the right blog. Today, our dentist, Dr. James Gunelson, is happy to discuss the ways you can keep tooth decay at bay. This is important because tooth decay is a serious and dangerous dental issue. It’s best to prevent it at all costs. So,... read more »

Talk to Your Dentist About Dental Floss

How would you rank the current status of your oral health? Are you doing enough to keep your smile clean? In order to ensure your oral hygiene habits are at their best, you should always be brushing and flossing your teeth on a daily basis. This includes brushing your teeth every day twice a day and cleaning between your teeth... read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Rinse Your Mouth with Water After You Brush

Do you rinse your mouth with water after you brush your teeth in the morning? If so, our dentist, Dr. James Gunelson, encourages you to consider stopping the habit. Now, brushing twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste is one of the best things you can do for your smile, so keep it up. But, if you... read more »

Cavities from Poor Oral Hygiene Might Need a Filling

Poor oral hygiene as well as procrastinating your regular dental checkup at Stanley Hometown Dentistry LLC gives the bacteria living in your mouth the opportunity to exploit your otherwise healthy tooth enamel. In time, this can allow a cavity to form on one of your teeth. If the cavity is small, Dr. James Gunelson might be able to repair the... read more »

How to Save Your Smile With Dental Implants

Have you suffered any lost teeth but are unsure if you want to fill in the gap? Are you unsure which services Stanley Hometown Dentistry LLC can provide? Apart from dentures, a stable restorative service for replacing a single lost tooth or more is dental implants. Dental implants are a permanent fix for your permanent tooth loss. Oral accidents do... read more »

The Pros and Cons of Chewing Gum

Have you ever heard that chewing your gum is bad for your teeth? There may be some truth in this. However, chewing gum can also lead to a number of dental benefits. You see, chewing gum can be detrimental or beneficial—depending on the type of gum you chew. Many people assume that chewing gum is bad for your smile because... read more »