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 »

Your Toothbrush Has Come a Long Way to Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy

Your toothbrush is one of the most important tools you have in your home to keep your pearly whites healthy and beautiful. Used properly twice a day, your toothbrush will help you ward off tooth decay, gum disease and even bad breath. Its job in your daily oral hygiene kit... 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 »

Update on Coronavirus & Flatrock Family Dentistry

To Our Flatrock Family: We know that the effects of COVID-19 remain top of mind for most of you. While things are rapidly changing, one thing that remains constant is our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, team members and their families. We want to inform you... Read more »

Good Oral Health Starts in the Home and Continues With Great Dental Care

Good oral health is essential for a healthy smile. The mouth is home to colonies of microorganisms like bacteria and viruses, and when controlled by daily brushing and flossing, your oral health can thrive. Conversely, consuming a high sugar diet that feeds the bad bacteria creates harmful acids that erode... Read more »

How Do You Treat Worn Down Teeth?

Although teeth are incredibly strong, they are still susceptible to damage. In fact, up to 80% of adults in the United States suffer from a condition called tooth wear. Tooth wear is the irreversible loss of hard tooth material caused by factors such as friction and contact with acids. It’s... Read more »

Coronavirus & Flatrock Family Dentistry

    With all of the recent news of the Coronavirus, you may be wondering what sort of sanitation control procedures are used in a dental office. We thought we'd take the proactive approach and share with you how we are working to keep your health and safety at the... Read more »

Aging and Dental Health: Don’t Let Time Rob You of the Healthy, Beautiful Smile You Deserve!

More and more people are keeping their natural teeth healthy for a lifetime of beautiful smiles. At any age, a healthy mouth is a valuable asset when it comes to looking and feeling your best. Getting older means taking care of yourself to continue feeling great. Like your body, your... Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Invisalign

Crooked or misaligned teeth can have a negative effect on your self-confidence. If you don't smile because you want to hide your teeth, you may come off as shy or embarrassed in social, romantic, and professional situations. As an adult, the thought of wearing traditional metal braces can be even... Read more »

National Gum Disease Awareness Month: How You Can Keep Your Gums Vibrant and Healthy!

In honor of February’s Gum Disease Awareness Month – a global public awareness campaign for preventing gum disease – our practice wants to help spread the word about this insidious disease. That’s because it can destroy your smile if it is left untreated. Fortunately, you can take action to help... Read more »