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 »

Update on Coronavirus & Flatrock Family Dentistry

To Our Flatrock Family: We know that the effects of the coronavirus 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 »

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 »

Can Porcelain Veneers Fall Off?

The short answer is yes. While porcelain veneers can last a lifetime if you practice proper dental care, they can be damaged by trauma and poor oral health practices. Luckily, broken veneers can be easily repaired. If one of your porcelain veneers fell off or broke, Flatrock Family Dentistry can... Read more »

New Year’s Resolution: Address Your Bad Breath and Boost Your Self-Confidence Levels!

If you find yourself with bad breath or have had someone remark on your breath, you might be experiencing halitosis. Bad breath may come and go depending on what food you are eating or if you have “morning breath,” common in those who tend to breathe through the mouth. Still,... Read more »

Safeguard Your Mouth This Winter by Limiting Cavity-Causing Sugar, Eating Healthy and Wearing an Athletic Guard

Winter is here and if you are exposed to the harsher weather, you could find yourself experiencing more cold and canker sores, chapped lips and dry mouth from the colder, drier conditions of the season. The good news is, there are steps you can take to protect your mouth, teeth,... Read more »

Celebrate Healthy Teeth and Gums With Healthy Foods and Drinks

Upcoming holidays are around the corner, and you’re probably already thinking of all the foodie goodness coming your way. November is Good Nutrition Month, so you might want to consider adding healthy options to your meals to maintain good oral and general health and wellbeing. The goal of our dental... Read more »