The Perfect Crown

A tooth can be damaged in a variety of ways. When damage occurs to a tooth, a dental crown may be the treatment plan your doctor recommends. In this post, you will learn how Whiteridge Aesthetic Dentistry will create the perfect crown so you can have the perfect smile. Cap a dental implant. Cap a root canal. A filling... read more »

How To Use An Electric Toothbrush

Look For The American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance A discussion about choosing an electric toothbrush should begin with a quick lesson on the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance. The ADA (American Dental Association) has promoted the safety of dental products for over 125 years.  As far back as 1866, the ADA became involved in determining claims made by... read more »

Healthy Lips

From a medical point of view, lip care can be the responsibility of either your dentist or your doctor. In this blog post, we will look at various conditions of the lips and help you determine what expert medical help you should seek.  Lip Chapping Since most people have a dentist, it is common to report lip chapping first to... read more »

What To Do If A Tooth Is Knocked Out

Dental avulsion is described as a complete displacement of a tooth from its socket in the alveolar bone, and it is one of the most traumatic dental injuries that originates exposure of the cells of the periodontal ligament to the external environment as well as disruption of the blood supply to the pulp. Read more about dental avulsion here. Accidents... read more »

A Guide To Dental Insurance

How can dental insurance best serve you? Ensuring you get the most out of your dental insurance policy requires some thought. To be best served by dental insurance, a patient must first understand what dental insurance offers. Every dental insurance company offers a different policy. Know that no “one size fits all” insurance policy exists. Dental insurance policies pay out... read more »

Treatments For Missing Teeth

Missing Teeth? As the old saying goes, “The head bone is connected to the leg bone.” Losing one tooth can lead to a slow chain reaction in your mouth, creating painful medical conditions. Missing a tooth is never convenient. Learning how to replace that missing tooth creates even more inconvenience.  There are many solutions to a missing tooth. Every situation... read more »

Ask Your Dentist

Question: I have heard a lot about gingivitis. What is it? How do I get it? How do I know if I even have it? Gingivitis is a subtle form of gum disease. It is caused by plaque build-up between the base of your tooth and your gums. With poor oral hygiene, you are creating the perfect opportunity for bacteria... read more »

How To Upgrade Your Smile

Upgrading your smile has come a long way from the first false teeth in history. In 700 BC, the Etruscans created false teeth from ivory taken from elephants, hippopotamuses, or rhinoceroses.  Fast forwarding to today where the offices of Whiteridge Aesthetic Dentistry upgrade your smile with all the latest modern dentistry and technology have to offer. Dr. Sherman and Dr.... read more »

All-On-X Dental Implants and Your Health

Your mouth is a mirror of your body. Oral health and the health of your body are directly related.  The entire body pays the price when there is a breakdown or loss of or damaged teeth or gums in the mouth.  Whiteridge Aesthetic Dentistry applies the proper remedies when teeth are lost or damaged. These solutions include: All-On-X Dental Implants... read more »

Bone Graft For Dental Implants

Being edentulous or missing a tooth can be more than an inconvenience. One missing tooth can set off a chain reaction of unwanted dental problems.  As a result, once a tooth is missing, two dental issues can begin. First, strain is placed on the remaining and surrounding teeth. Second, the underlying gum of that missing tooth is now grinding food. ... read more »