Understanding Root Canal Treatments at Walton Dentistry

A root canal may seem like a daunting procedure, but the benefits make the process worth it. Root canals save your natural tooth by removing bacteria from the infected root canal. In doing this, it also prevents the tooth from getting infected again. By the end of the root canal, your tooth is essentially good…

History of National Dentist Day

Little do people know that the history of dentistry goes back to 7000 B.C., making it one of the oldest medical professions ever. While its history is a long one, it wasn’t until the 1700s that dentistry became a more defined profession. On March 6th, we not only show appreciation to the dentists in our…

What Are Dental Veneers Made From?

Dental veneers can give you the smile you have always dreamed of. If you have crooked, stained, or broken teeth, veneers are an excellent option to get straight, white, and healthy looking teeth. But what are dental veneers made out of? Is the material safe? How long does it last? These are important questions that…

Taking the Fear Out of Oral Surgery

If you have been told that you need oral surgery, it is normal to be frightened or uneasy about what will happen next. Here we answer some of the most frequently asked questions about oral surgery to put you at ease.

Why Is Dentistry for Children so Important?

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends taking your child to the dentist within the first year of their life or at least by the time their first tooth erupts. But some parents wonder if this is truly important. After all, they say, those baby teeth will fall out. In spite of that fact, dentistry…

How Do Full Dental Implants Work?

If the thought of having a full set of dentures does not appeal to you, consider full dental implants. Using dental implants, a cosmetic dentist provides permanent replacement teeth for missing or damaged teeth.