Things to Do For Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day has long been thought of by Americans as the beginning of the summer season, just as Labor Day means summer is drawing to a close. But Memorial Day isn’t just about the first barbecue of the season – it’s a day of remembrance. Why do we talk about that here? Answer: because part… Read more »

Four Tips For Running Your Own Practice

Making the leap from being an employee to running your own business is an exciting time. For many dentists, opening a practice is the culmination of many years of planning. As with so many aspects of business, preparation can make a world of difference when the time comes to hang one’s shingle and start welcoming… Read more »

What is Teeth Clenching and Grinding?

Clenching and grinding one’s teeth (also referred to as bruxism) is a common dental problem. Grinding often occurs at night and is when an individual repeatedly moves their teeth back and forth against one another. Clenching generally happens during the day and is when we squeeze our teeth together forcefully. The precise cause of clenching and grinding is… Read more »

What is Dental Erosion & How Can I Treat it?

To fully comprehend tooth erosion, it is necessary to understand what tooth enamel is, why it’s important and the role it plays in tooth erosion. Tooth enamel is a dense, thin, outer material that covers your teeth. The enamel on your teeth helps to provide protection against substances, such as acid and sugar that may… Read more »

Our Intra-Oral Scanner Makes Dental Impressions a Breeze

When you have certain dental procedures performed, such as dental implants or crowns, your dentist will nee to make impressions of your teeth. In the past, this meant having a certain kind of goop called alginate put on your teeth, which can be an unpleasant sensation. Thanks to advanced technology, however, we can take digital… Read more »

What is Cone Beam Computed Tomography and How Does it Help Me?

Patients of Trailhead Dental have come to expect the highest level of care from their dentists. We perform all of our work using state-of-the-art technology in a setting that is comfortable and inviting. One of the tools that the Trailhead Dental team uses to create positive outcomes is known as Cone Beam Computer Tomography, also known as CBCT…. Read more »