How Can Teething Remedies Help Your Child?

If you are a parent, you probably know that teething is a painful experience, but do you ever think about when your little one’s first teeth should erupt? Usually, the first tooth will erupt when your child is about four months old. Similarly, a child’s last tooth will come in around two years old. Fortunately,… Read more »

The Ways to Care for Your Mouth During Cold and Flu Season

Did you catch a cold or the flu? If so, it’s important to get a good amount of rest and keep your smile and oral health in mind. Whether you believe it or not, these illnesses can affect your teeth, throat, and mouth in a myriad of ways. A cold or flu can cause toothaches,… Read more »

Happy New Year

During the holiday season I always reflect on the many blessings we have at Simpson Dental Associates. First and foremost, we are thankful for our patients. Without a doubt, we feel we have the very best patients on the planet. Our patients are so appreciative of us which brings us great joy. Many of you… Read more »

Chronic Bad Breath Can Often Be Treated by Understanding the Cause

Over the course of a single day, consuming pungent foods like onions, garlic and strong cheeses can leave you with bad breath. However, most of these cases can be resolved by basic brushing and flossing. When chronic bad breath persists despite oral hygiene improvements, it could be a symptom of a more serious oral health… Read more »

Why is it Important to Get a CT Scan Before the Placement of Dental Implants?

At Simpson Dental Associates, we utilize CT Scanning technology before we create treatment plans involving placing dental implants. We do this because the scan shows us the width, depth, and height of the bone, which is impossible to do with conventional x-rays alone. The scan gives us a 3D image that we can work from… Read more »

How much is a Dental Implant?

This can be a difficult question as each person’s situation is different. Shopping by price can get you lower quality. The proper question is “what is the best price I can get on the highest quality.” In dentistry you have a wide difference in training, skill and expertise. You also have a wide choice in… Read more »

Implant-Supported Teeth in One Day

Many people often wonder what it means when they see implant supported teeth in a day. Well, our staff here at Simpson Dental Associates is happy to tell you! Basically, it means any of your remaining teeth are removed, and implants are placed, so you can have your final teeth, also known as a prosthesis,… Read more »

Are Teeth In A Day Possible?

At Simpson Dental Associates, we do it every day! Are implant supported teeth in one day really an option? Absolutely, at  Simpson Dental Associates, we do it every day. Let me explain how and  why it works. Implants are positioned into the bone and over time, the  bone fuses to the implant. This is called… Read more »

Braces Can Be Used to Align Crooked Teeth

There are a number of various kinds of braces, but all work on the same simple principle. They all work by slowly and subtly stretching out the ligaments that hold your teeth in the socket. Over the course of time, this can give you a straight smile. Braces are commonly used to correct alignment or… Read more »

Teaching Old Dogs

The traditional way to treat Gum Disease or as we dentists call it, “Periodontal Disease,” is to remove the bacterial deposits. Depending on the amount of damage that has been caused by the bacteria, this could be done surgically or nonsurgically. Keep in mind that the bacteria reproduce every 24 hours so daily flossing is… Read more »