Holiday Dentistry: Gum Disease Symptoms

If you ever have heightened sensitivity or any sort of pain in your gums, it is important to visit your dentist to determine if you are suffering from gum disease. However, gum disease can often be present without feeling any pain at all. It is important to look for the signs and symptoms to determine if any forms of gum... read more »

See Your Dentist If You Have These Issues

There are a variety of reasons to see your dentist in between preventative care visits. Some things can't wait and need to be addressed sooner rather than later. We urge you to contact us if you are experiencing any of the following problems: Toothache A tooth can hurt because of a cavity or gum disease, and while the tooth may... read more »

Using Nitrous Oxide for an Easier Appointment

If you are planning to see the dentist for a filling, root canal, or major procedure, it’s understandable if you feel a little anxious or nervous. Unfortunately, some people suffer from dental anxiety or a dental phobia, and even a routine dental appointment can seem intimidating. While fear of the dentist is a legitimate problem, it should not keep a... read more »

Sharing Your Toothbrush: The Facts

Do you brush and floss your teeth regularly? Do you schedule regular appointments with a dentist? Do you ever wonder if there’s anything else you should consider doing? In reality, there are a number of common habits that could actually lead to a number of problems. For example, would you be surprised to hear that sharing your toothbrush might actually... read more »

Gum Care 101

Your gums are very important aspects of your smile. In fact, they’re so important that if they become infected or damaged, your entire oral health could be in trouble. So, it’s very important that you take good care of your gums each day. To help you do so, our Barry Family Dental team encourages you to do the following things... read more »