How to Take Care of Porcelain Veneers

Even though dental veneers are quite durable, there are a few things that can cause them to chip, crack, stain, or fall off. However, with proper dental hygiene, these problems can be mitigated, making your veneers last upwards of 10 years or more. To take care of your porcelain veneers,... Read more »

How Do You Fix Tooth Decay?

The right intervention for tooth decay (cavities) depends on the extent/size/depth of decay, the location of the decay, the health of the surrounding tooth and several other factors. It’s important to rely on a dentist you trust to recommend a customized approach to restoring your dental health. In general, the... Read more »

Dental Health Tips for 2021

As a New Year arrives, are you wondering how you can up your dental hygiene game? Below we review the basics of keeping your gums and teeth in tip-top shape. Consider switching to an electric toothbrush, if you haven’t already. These toothbrushes automate some of the process, making it easier... Read more »

Christmas Digital Scavenger Hunt

Ordinarily, we would be writing about all of the fun holiday treats and gatherings about to take place. Contrarily, with COVID19, we are finding it is halting traditional plans. In spite of the pandemic, Flatrock Family Dentistry wants to help make your "socially distanced" holiday season a little jollier! Given... Read more »

Why You Should Still See Your Dentist During a Pandemic

With a world-wide pandemic happening, many of our daily, weekly, monthly and annual routines have changed. While many of us are trying to get back to a "new normal", the process brings up lots of questions and fears. To begin with, you might wonder how important it is to keep... Read more »

How Do I Care for Dental Implants?

Replacing both the tooth and the tooth root, dental implants are considered the gold standard in tooth-replacement options. Whether you’ve received a single dental implant, or an implant-supported denture, you can expect a number of benefits from these durable tooth replacements: easier chewing, refined aesthetics, true longevity, and improved blood... Read more »

Treatment Options for Cracked or Fractured Teeth

Cracked or fractured teeth can be quite painful. It’s common to experience discomfort while chewing as well as sudden pain when your tooth is exposed to extreme temperatures. Failing to treat a cracked or fractured tooth can result in a variety of serious oral health issues that may require the... Read more »

Back-to-School Dental Visit

It is August and back-to-school will be here before you know it! With everyone's schedules about to get even busier, we wanted to remind you to schedule any overdue dental visits before school starts. Let's review some helpful tips to help make your child's back-to-school dental visits successful. Scheduling Your... Read more »

Reopening During Coronavirus

At Flatrock Family Dentistry, we understand that we are living in a time of uncertainty. However, this pandemic has also reminded us of how blessed we are. We are blessed with wonderful families, friends, a great team, working in a great profession and awesome patients. Beginning on Wednesday, May 13th,... Read more »

Dental Emergency Guide

Many of us will experience some form of a dental emergency in our lifetime. Unfortunately, these often occur at the most inopportune times. Depending on the severity, this can be an overwhelming experience. On the other hand, sometimes it is harder to determine how urgent your situation is.  Since time... Read more »