What Foods Cause Bad Breath?

Halitosis, another word for bad breath, can often be caused by the foods and drinks we consume regularly. Whether the cause is direct or indirect, the result is very similar. We can point out some of the offenders and explain what you can do to solve the issue. Foods that have a strong smell, like… Read more »

High-Tech Dentistry with Lasers

No longer a thing of science fiction, modern day dentists now use lasers in their work. The intense beam of light can cut like a sharp knife, sterilize, and cauterize the wound at the same time. Lasers can remove oral tissue or reshape it. Lasers are even used to whiten teeth. There are different laser… Read more »

Denture Adhesive Can Help Your Denture Fit Firmly

If you are getting dentures, your dentist will take a careful impression of your teeth or gums. This will be used in the design of your dentures. A good fit will ensure that your removable dental appliance will fit firmly in place on its own. Over the years, the shape of your mouth will change…. Read more »

The Many Functions of a Dental Crown

Dr. Mark Simpson and our team understand that life can become stressful, especially when dental accidents occur from time to time. Sometimes, you can experience a cracked or chipped tooth or even a large dental cavity and not know how best to treat it. We are happy to provide you with information on dental crowns,… Read more »

All About Tooth Hazard Prevention

  To help prevent any damage that can befall your teeth, it is always a good idea to understand the tooth hazards that are often present in your daily lifestyle. Even your dietary choices can consist of numerous tooth hazards that you should be prepared for. By establishing effective tooth hazard prevention plans, you can… Read more »

Do You Know the Right Dental Filling for Your Smile?

If you suspect you have a dental cavity, our team at Simpson Dental Associates offers many ways to fix tooth decay. But do you know what type of dental filling is right for your smile? Since your dental filling is designed to last a long time on your smile, we encourage you to choose a… Read more »

What Can a Dental Bridge Do for My Oral Health?

If you want a top-notch oral health and smile, then a dental bridge might be the right restoration for you. To find out if this is true, it’s best to call our office and schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Mark Simpson. During your appointment, he will examine your smile, determine your needs, and… Read more »

Taking a Look At X-Rays

X-rays can be a very important diagnostic tool for your dentist. Your dentist may want to take x-rays of your teeth, jaws, and head that he can compare to future x-rays. Doing so will allow the dentist to track any changes in those areas. There are two kinds of x-rays: intraoral and extraoral. With intraoral… Read more »

Can Chewing Sugar-Free Gum Benefit Your Smile?

When thinking about what dental hygiene tools you should be using every day, chewing gum probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But more and more dentists are advocating chewing sugarless gum for 20 minutes after eating. Why? The American Dental Association recognizes that science backs up sugarfree gum as protecting your teeth…. Read more »

Enhance Your Fall Smile with Invisalign®

Do you have crooked teeth that you wish you could fix discreetly? Is your smile slightly out of alignment, but you fear you’re too old for an alignment treatment to correct the problem? Not to worry, as the Invisalign® orthodontic clear aligner system is designed for most ages and can allow you to have your… Read more »