All-on-4 Dental Implants: An Overview

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If you have missing or damaged teeth, you have probably looked into your options for dental implants. Implants can be costly and time consuming, requiring multiple dental visits and hours in the chair. This isn’t feasible for everyone. Luckily, dental technology is forever improving. You may have heard of a procedure that’s becoming the gold […]

Proper Oral Hygiene for Dental Implants

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If you have made the decision to have one or more dental implants placed, you may have been told that with proper oral hygiene, implants can last a lifetime. That might have you wondering, what exactly is proper oral hygiene for dental implants? Winterholler Dentistry & Implant Surgery is here to share the best care […]

Is Laser Gum Treatment Right for You?

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If you’ve recently found out that you’re one of the 85% of American adults with gum disease, you’re likely weighing your options on what treatment plan you’d like to implement. There are a lot of options out there, but one of the most talked about currently is laser periodontal therapy. Depending on your background, you’re […]

Plaque vs. Tartar: What’s The Difference?

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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 […]

See The Full Picture…On Dental X-Rays

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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, […]

Snacking Tips To Keep Your Child’s Smile Healthy

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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 […]

How Stress Can Affect Your Oral Health

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Did you know that stress can have an effect on your oral health? As if you needed any more on your plate! Knowing how stress and oral health are connected can help you combat any problems that might arise. STRESS MAY CONTRIBUTE TO TEETH GRINDING Bruxism is the technical term for habitual teeth grinding and jaw […]

We’re Ready To Soak Up Some Summer Sun!

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AHH… SWEET SUMMERTIME. We couldn’t be more excited that summer has finally arrived and with it, summer activities! We’re looking forward to backyard barbecues, family trips, and lots of fun in the sun. Our team has got a lot planned for this summer! OUR TEAM’S FAVORITE SUMMER ACTIVITIES AND TRADITIONS Dr. Will Winterholler plans on […]

Chewing Sugar-Free Gum Boosts Your Oral Health

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GUM ISN’T ALL ABOUT FRESHENING YOUR BREATH. While it definitely helps after that garlic pasta you had for lunch, did you know chewing sugarless gum can also prevent cavities and improve your oral health? CHEWING GUM INCREASES SALIVA FLOW AND PREVENTS CAVITIES According to the American Dental Association, studies show that chewing sugar-free gum for […]

Saliva: The Unsung Hero of Oral Health

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Ever think about how great your saliva is? Probably not. We’d love to enlighten you! Saliva has an all-important role in your oral and digestive health. SALIVA HAS MANY IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS Our bodies make two to four pints of saliva a day. That means that over a lifetime, a person will create enough saliva to fill two swimming […]