Winterholler Dentistry & Oral Surgery: Family, Implant, Sedation
Close
Plaque vs. Tartar: What’s The Difference?
Mar
7
2017

  We often get the question from our patients, “What’s the difference between plaque and tartar?” Many people think they are the same thing. There is an important difference between the two, however, and it can help explain just why a daily oral hygiene routine is so crucial, as well as twice-yearly visits to your dentist. What Is Plaque? Dental plaque is that soft, sticky film that builds up on your teeth and under your gums throughout the day. And guess what? It contains millions of bacteria! When you eat—especially carbohydrates or sugar—you’re not the only one getting a meal, so are the […]

read more
See The Full Picture…On Dental X-Rays
Nov
1
2016
2f9be5a6-9227-4b95-96ed-abd0a1cd54ce

If you could have any superpower, what would it be? Would you choose super strength? How about the power of flight? Maybe you’d like the ability to see through solid objects! Although super strength and flight may not come too easily, you don’t have to search far for x-ray vision (in a manner of speaking)! Today, we want to share with you a little bit about x-rays and how we use them in our practice to spot troublesome cavities and other issues before they have a larger effect on your smile! X-Rays Were Discovered By Accident! X-rays were first observed in […]

read more
Snacking Tips To Keep Your Child’s Smile Healthy
Aug
24
2016
a5eb4a88-1123-4228-b8cb-55c54453c4a7

Good nutrition is essential for a child’s healthy growth and development. It’s also important for their dental health! A good diet can help your child build strong, healthy teeth, while poor eating habits puts your child at a higher risk of tooth decay. You may understand how important nutritious meals are, but one thing some parents struggle with is snack time. Here are our best tips on how to make sure your child’s snack time is tooth-friendly! Not All Snacks Are Created Equal Stay away from starchy, sticky or sugary foods during snack time, like dried fruit, crackers, chips and cookies. These types […]

read more
Show More