Archive for August, 2021

Advantages of Invisalign

Invisalign is a great way to straighten your teeth.  Many people are familiar with the concept of clear aligners, but how does Invisalign compare to traditional orthodontic treatment?  What are the advantages of Invisalign?  This week’s blog will answer that question. Virtually Invisible The advantage that appeals to adult orthodontic patients the most is the […]

What is Dental Plaque, and How Can I Get Rid of It?

Many people have heard dentists talking about plaque on their teeth with little understanding of what it actually is or why it matters that you remove it.  In this week’s blog, we’ll explain what you need to know about dental plaque, and hopefully, that will give you the motivation you need to get rid of […]

How Long do Fillings Last?

When we inform a patient that an existing filling needs replacement, we often hear questions like this.  Many people assume that fillings will last forever.  Unfortunately, that is not the case.  There are multiple factors affecting the lifespan of a filling, which we will discuss in this week’s blog. What is a Filling? First of […]

IV Sedation Dentistry

Many people would love to sleep through their dental treatments, and unfortunately, that is not an option in every dental office.  The great news is that it is an option at Timberlake Dental.  Dr. Chowning has undergone extensive education and training in order to provide this valuable sedation option for his patients.  In this week’s […]