A Cosmetically Altered Tooth Might Be Improved by a Porcelain Dental Crown

A single tooth with discolored tooth enamel, a noticeable dental fracture or some other overt cosmetic imperfection can leave you feeling self-conscious when you smile. Rather than hide the appearance of your teeth, you should consider setting up an appointment with our dentist, Dr. William D. Ledford. After examining and... Read more »

Oral Health Strategies: Diabetes

Your oral health and your overall health are closely linked. Because of the relationship between your teeth and your body, you will need to assess any issues that you may have with your physical health and how they relate to your teeth and gums. One such condition that can cause... Read more »

The Effects of Acid on Your Smile

Cavities are formed mainly due to the acids that are present in your mouth. This may come as a bit of a surprise, as many of us have been taught to limit sugars for cavity prevention. The unfortunate reality is, we need to limit sugars AND acids. Here’s why: There... Read more »

What Do the Tooth Stains on My Teeth Mean?

While white is the preferred color of beautiful teeth, the color of your teeth can tell you things about the health of your smile. Today we are going to take a look at the different colors that might show up on your teeth and why. What is happening when your... Read more »

Denture Adhesive Helps Bond Removable Dentures in Place

When multiple teeth are lost or severely compromised they can often be replaced by a partial or complete denture provided by Blue Stream Dental ’s dental office. This removable dental appliance will be carefully produced at our state of the art dental lab to replicate the missing teeth while also... Read more »

First-Aid for a Knocked Out Tooth Can Help Minimize Pain

A hard fall or athletic injury can sometimes impart a significant amount of force to the mouth. Not only can this cause significant soft tissue damage to the gums, cheek, tongue, and lips, it could potentially knock a tooth out. If you or someone close to you has recently suffered... Read more »

What Benefits Can I Expect from a Dental Bridge?

If you have recently had a tooth extraction and would like a replacement, read further to learn about the benefits of a dental bridge. Note that our dentist may recommend a bridge for several reasons, so contacting us to discuss the issue is a great first step. At the office... Read more »

Eight Ways a Dental Crown Supports Your Smile

If you are curious about how a dental crown can benefit your smile, then our our team at Blue Stream Dental would love to help! Dental crowns are amazing dental restorations that enhance the appearance of your smile and your oral health. There are many ways a dental crown supports... Read more »

Taking Your Child to the Dentist

There is a great deal going on during childhood, and one of those things is the formation of the habits and attitudes that will set the tone for your child’s dental health for the rest of their lives. Creating a positive outlook about seeing the dentist will help to ensure... Read more »

The Trick Behind the Treat: How to Minimize the Effects of Sugar on Your Teeth

Trick-or-treating time is here, and with it often comes candy that can bring a smile to anyone’s face--but do you know how to take care of that smile through all the sugary goodies? First, to know what to do about the treats you have, it is important to understand what... Read more »