October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

Do You Need Orthognathic Surgery to Relieve TMJ Pain?

If you find yourself experiencing TMJ symptoms that are mild and infrequent, they may go away on their own. This sometimes can take weeks or months depending on what you do to help your jaw find relief. Of course, this is a good time to alleviate symptoms by temporarily sticking... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Common Questions About Oral Surgery Recovery

Do you have questions concerning your recovery post-op? We have answers to the most common questions we get. Read on for more: How can I prepare for oral surgery? Make sure you have a comfortable recovery place set up at home. Having extra pillows can help you rest more comfortably,... Read more »

Why Wisdom Teeth Removal is Recommended

Are you aware of why wisdom teeth removal is recommended? If not, that’s OK because our team is happy to tell you! Having your wisdom teeth removed can be seen by many as a rite of passage into adulthood. Having your wisdom teeth removed is often ideal because of the... Read more »

See What You Know About Gum Disease by Taking This Test

Gum disease is a serious and dangerous dental issue that can destroy your smile and oral health if you let it. In order to prevent it as much as possible and treat it immediately, you need to know all about it. So, our dentist, Dr. Emery L. Edwards, encourages you... Read more »

Common Questions Concerning Dental Sealants

If you would like to enhance your smile, it is always a good idea to look for the best ways to prevent any damage from occurring. By being proactive, you can make sure that you are well protected from any potential risks that can arise. Visit your dentist for a... Read more »

Why Choose Dental Veneers for a Beautiful Smile

When it comes to your options for achieving a smile that is bright and beautiful, one of the most popular options is dental veneers. Among the many cosmetic dental treatments at Emery L. Edwards DDS, we are very pleased to offer customized dental veneers to target specific unwanted dental flaws,... Read more »