How to Determine If You Need to See an Emergency Dentist

As an emergency dentist, Old Town Dentistry regularly gets calls from patients wondering if they should head to our office or if a problem can wait for a few days. Understandably, most people have busy schedules and it is sometimes […] Continue Reading

Healthy Eating Tips From Our Dental Office

Our dental office provides preventative care to patients with the goal of helping them maintain healthy teeth and gums. We do so by cleaning teeth and removing plaque/ tartar. This allows us to help our patients avoid getting cavities or […] Continue Reading

Frequent Dental Crown Problems and Remedies

A dental crown is supposed to be the last step in tooth restoration, but this does not mean that you’ll never have to worry about dental crown problems and remedies. Even though a crown is a long-term solution for repairing […] Continue Reading

Red Flags When Choosing a Dentist

As if a visit to the dentist wasn't distressing enough, now you also have to worry about the quality of service you receive at the dental office. This is because going to a subpar dentist could drain your wallet while […] Continue Reading

Should I Brush or Floss my Teeth First?

People often wonder if they should brush, floss or rinse first. This is a perfectly legitimate question that plenty of dentists do not address for varying reasons. In fact, some dentists do not have an opinion as to whether the […] Continue Reading

Teeth Care Tips to Reduce Dental Costs

Taking care of the teeth and gums is essential to overall health. However, dental treatment is not exactly cheap. If you are like most people, you are looking for ways to lower your dental costs while maintaining a healthy mouth.Below, […] Continue Reading

TMJ versus TMD – What is the difference?

Currently having jaw problems? Wondering if you have TMJ? You just might be right, although the correct term would be TMD. While this inconvenient jaw issue has affected millions of people over the years no one is really sure of […] Continue Reading

How Long Does at Home Teeth Whitening Take?

Looking for the best do it yourself teeth whitening methods? Those who want to try and whiten their teeth at home themselves vs. buying an over the counter whitening kit or making an appointment with a professional dentist are often […] Continue Reading

Nutritional Counseling for Oral Health

Oral health partially hinges one’s willingness to clean his teeth on a regular basis. However, one’s nutrition and use of tobacco and/or alcohol also play a role in oral health. Oral health experts are on-hand to provide nutritional counseling for […] Continue Reading

What Happens During an Oral Cancer Screening?

An oral cancer screening is a visual and physical examination of the oral cavity as well as connecting tissues. The purpose of the screening is to identify signs or issues that can lead to cancer. The screening can also reassure […] Continue Reading