Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Dental Veneers – the Details

If you’re ready to take your smile to the next level, then you’ve likely been looking at a variety of cosmetic dentistry procedures. From whitening to polishing and crowns, the choices are seemingly endless. If you’re considering dental veneers, then you’d likely want a bit more information on the subject.... Read more »

The Dental Sealant Method

Your molars and premolars, which are the back teeth in your mouth, differ from the rest of your smile because they are larger and have deep ridges in the chewing surfaces to make chewing and swallowing much easier. While these ridges are very important for the back teeth, they make... Read more »

Ways to Nip Gum Disease in the Bud

Gum disease is something we all have the potential of getting, but unlike the common cold, we can do many things to keep ourselves from getting it. As long as you can keep plaque, which is the real cause of gum disease, from building up and keep your gums strong,... Read more »

Dental Checkups Help Maintain Good Oral Health

There several important factors that go into maintaining a healthy mouth. A consistent daily oral hygiene routine that employs high-quality oral care products is a very important first step you also need to have a routine dental checkup performed by a professionally trained dentist twice each year. The dental checkup... Read more »

Achievements in Dentistry: Tooth Hazard Risk Assessments

How well do you know your oral health? Do you feel confident that you have eliminated all potential health risks from your life? Unsurprisingly, many individuals often fail to take into consideration their lifestyle habits and seemingly innocuous tasks when thinking about what they can do to keep their smile... Read more »

Your Smile Depends on Brushing and Flossing

How would you rank your health care? Are you confident in your abilities to keep your smile as clean as it need be? Are you happy with your oral health and slowly taking the time to strengthen your smile every single day? Do you practice effective dietary selections ensuring that... Read more »

Treatment Options for Combating Bad Breath

Are you looking to combat your bad breath? If you are seeking help, then you have come to the right place! Our dentist, Dr. Steven Driggers with Sonshine Family Dental in Avon, Indiana, cares about your oral health, which is why we have provided this plan to help you overcome... Read more »