Relax at the Dentist with Sedation Dentistry

Many people have anxiety about going to the dentist. They may have had a negative experience in the past or feel uncomfortable in the dentist’s chair. To ensure that your experience at Simpson Dental Associates is as positive as possible, we offer a variety of sedation dentistry options to help... Read more »

What You Need to Know About Nail Biting

Do you consider nail biting rude? Do you think it should be something generally avoided in public? Or do you ever find yourself biting your nails? Perhaps one of your loved ones engage in the habit and it doesn’t bother you. Regardless of your personal opinion on nail biting, did... Read more »

How to Maintain a Clean, Germ-Free Toothbrush

As you may have figured already, your toothbrush tends to harbor bacteria, germs, and infections each day. This is why it is extremely important to take care of your toothbrush so you don’t risk getting yourself sick and so you don’t harm your smile. To help you care for your... Read more »

Nutrition Tips for Seniors

Did you know that there is a way to keep your natural teeth for a lifetime? Well, it’s true! Along with keeping up with oral hygiene and visiting your dentist, there are other things you can do to keep a strong and healthy smile. One of those things is having... Read more »

What Is A Cone Beam CT?

If you regularly visit a dental office for routine check-ups, a dentist may take images of your mouth with a bite wing X-ray. These images let the dentist see inside your teeth and between them, allowing us to detect cavities and other dental problems. However, if you need to undergo... Read more »

Why Do Dentists Use Dental Lasers?

Dental lasers are the new-and-improved dental technology that assist with many different types of treatments and help patients feel more comfortable and safe in the dental chair. They are small, hand-held tools that produce energy in the form of a light, and dentists generally use them for: · Tooth decay... Read more »

How to Solve the Problem of Bad Breath and Braces

If you are aligning your smile with braces, there is a high chance that you might suffer from bad breath. This is completely normal and it is caused by poor oral hygiene and stuck food particles. So, if you are currently having a hard time keeping your breath fresh and... Read more »

Be Proud of Your Smile With Teeth Whitening

Sometimes dull and stained smiles can get you down, but there are many things you can do to change that! To help you have the bright, white smile you are proud of, we recommend a teeth-whitening treatment! There are many treatments available in the world today, including: Over-the-counter whitening treatments... Read more »

Thumb Sucking, Pacifiers, and Your Child

Has anyone ever told you to avoid giving your child a pacifier at all costs? Has anyone told you that it’s dangerous to let your child suck their thumb? Have you ever worried about which of these claims are true, or about how you might be able to stop your... Read more »

Risks of At-home Teeth Whitening

How much would you be willing to spend to have a smile that makes a great first impression? Would you be willing to spend anything? If so, don’t worry: you aren’t alone. In fact, Americans spend more than 15 billion annually on in-office and over-the-counter teeth whitening. Nut I you’re... Read more »