Dental Sealants Can Reduce Your Child’s Risk of Molar Cavities

The average child loses his or her baby teeth by early to mid-adolescence, receiving permanent teeth in their place. Some of these permanent teeth, particularly molars and premolars, have deep pits in the chewing surface that collect food particles and are not easy to clean with a toothbrush. If your... Read more »

Teach Your Smile New Tricks: Chewing Gum

  If you wish to keep your oral health care at a positive success rate, always make sure there's plenty of saliva on your teeth. Saliva helps neutralize acids and wash away plaque buildup in your mouth. An effective technique to produce saliva is by chewing sugarless gum. Saliva flow is... Read more »

Protecting Your Teeth With a Mouthguard

It seems that a new sports season starts almost before the last one is over. If you or your child is involved in sports or vigorous recreation, you should consider purchasing a mouthguard at the start of every sports season. Many school districts and leagues require mouthguards for certain sports,... Read more »

Maintaining Your Veneers

Veneers are a great choice for repairing minor damage to your teeth. Veneers are thin shells made of porcelain that fit over the fronts of your teeth. They can conceal minor chips and stains, and even close the gaps between teeth that have are unevenly spaced. But remember that veneers... Read more »

Dentistry’s Fascinating History

The dental profession may be older than you think. In fact, archeologists discovered an ancient infected tooth that contained evidence of a dental cleaning with flint tools. This tooth was dated back to 12,000 B.C. The first written text we have that mentions anything about dentistry was in 5000 BC,... Read more »

Get the Facts About Root Canals

Dental technology has come a long way. In the past a tooth that was damaged by decay or trauma may well have been extracted. However, many teeth are saved these days by a process which has a name that strikes terror into the hearts of dental patients: the root canal.... Read more »

Dental Fundamentals: Brushing and Flossing

We all want to have healthy, happy smiles. The best way to do that is to be diligent about our daily dental hygiene routines. Here are some basics to remember as you brush up on your brushing and flossing.   Brushing:  Brushing your teeth is the most basic principle of... Read more »

Basic Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

Cosmetic dentistry, the area of dentistry involved with making mouth and teeth appearance enhancements, encompasses many different services. At Bright Dental, we’re proud to offer our patients the following cosmetic dentistry procedures: -Dental bonding: If you have damaged or stained teeth, you may be interested in dental bonding. Using a... Read more »

Beautify Your Smile With Veneers

Do you ever feel embarrassed, or even ashamed, of your smile? Do you wish for a brighter, more attractive smile? Talk to Dr. Allen Daniels about veneers in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Dental veneers are thin, tooth-colored shells that are bonded to the front of the teeth to improve the appearance of... Read more »

Three Easy Ways to Prevent Tooth Loss

Preventing tooth loss is not that difficult if you take the time to care for your smile. This is important because losing a tooth doesn't just affect your appearance, but it can also affect your oral health, including misalignment of the surrounding teeth. Dr. Allen Daniels, will do everything possible... Read more »