A Dental Bridge Can Be Used to Replace a Knocked-Out Tooth

In the majority of cases when a tooth is knocked out, it is too badly damaged to be saved. If the tooth's presence and structure are not replaced, it can lead to even more serious complications. In time, the surrounding teeth can start to turn and alter their positions in... Read more »

The Facts About Cosmetic Dentistry

Do you ever hesitate to smile? Are you slightly self-conscious because your smile is a little crooked, discolored, or because you’re missing teeth? If you’re suffering from any of these issues, or issues like them, cosmetic dentistry could be the solution you need. Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry... Read more »

Welcome Winter with a White Smile

With all of the winter holidays before us, it’s an excellent time to brighten your smile to welcome winter and all of your friend and family that come to visit. That’s why teeth whitening is such a popular procedure here at Midlothian Dental Arts. Here’s why you should consider it... Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Often Calls for the Use of Dental Veneers

Many people feel that a white and winning smile is the key to making a good first impression. A smile that has been marred by one or more cosmetic imperfections can have a serious impact on your self-esteem and quality of life. Fortunately, your dentist, Dr. Jeryl Abbott, is well-versed... Read more »

The Halloween Hygiene Quiz

Have you been preparing to tackle all the temptations thrown your way this Halloween season? Are you ready to be showered with waves of candy in all shapes and sizes, and manage to escape the pile of sweets without resorting to simply eating your way out? If so, please take... Read more »

What Causes Tooth Discoloration?

If you have discolored teeth, you’re probably considering some sort of whitening treatment. However, before you do that you should understand what causes tooth discoloration in order to determine what the best whitening treatment is. So let’s look at what causes tooth discoloration. Tobacco/coffee use If you’ve extensively used tobacco... Read more »

Which Mouthwash is Right for You?

Mouthwash is a great tool to use if you’re interested in keeping bacteria away from your teeth. However, with so many kinds of mouthwash available, how do you choose one that best meets your needs? For instance, did you know that some mouthwashes can actually fight off bad breath, tooth... Read more »

The American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance Helps Consumers Find the Highest Quality Oral Hygiene Products

Selecting the highest quality oral hygiene products for your family can be challenging when you view row upon row of products on the shelf. In addition, invasive marketing claims and colorful packaging can sometimes obscure the difference between a cosmetic oral hygiene product and one that can play a role... Read more »

Why to Consider Veneers

When you're in the market for cosmetic dentistry, you're face with a bevy of options. Often it can feel overwhelming - but that's why our team here at Midlothian Dental Arts put together this piece of information on dental veneers. Veneers are a great cosmetic option that should be considered... Read more »

Common Symptoms of a Filling Going Bad

Fillings do an effective job of repairing small to modest sized area of tooth decay. As time goes on the natural wear and tear of biting, chewing and grinding food, as well as the effects of the bacteria in your mouth, can potentially degrade the cement holding a filling in... Read more »