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 »

Halloween Candy Tips

Halloween is one of the most fun holidays of the year - especially for your little boys and ghouls. As a dental office, we would like to bring awareness to the different types of candy your child might receive this  Halloween. Use these tips as you are sorting through your... Read more »

October is National Dental Hygiene Month: Brushing, Flossing and More!

Happy October, everyone! It’s one of the spookiest seasons of the year, and one of the scariest things we can think of is having problems with our teeth and gums. Since October is National Dental Hygiene Month, we want to promote a healthy mouth for everyone by acknowledging the importance... Read more »

How to Brush Your Teeth With Your Electronic Toothbrush

So, you have made the first step and purchased a brand-new electric toothbrush! Congratulations on progressing towards a healthier daily home care routine! Electric toothbrushes do much of the work for you so you are able to clean your teeth with excellence without having to stress over whether or not your... Read more »

It’s National Gum Care Month!

September brings the month of National Gum Care, a time to raise awareness for healthy gums everywhere. No matter your age, you should always be striving for great oral care, and this doesn’t just mean your teeth. Your gums are just as important when it comes to maintaining a great... Read more »

How Do Dental Checkups Impact Your Oral Health?

We learn at a young age that brushing and flossing are vital to keeping your smile healthy. We need to continue these daily habits in our ongoing quest to maintain healthy smiles for strong teeth and gums. Seeing your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups at least twice a... Read more »

Is Invisalign Right for You?

Invisalign is a more cosmetically appealing alternative to braces. Instead of metal wires on your teeth, you’ll wear a clear alignment tray that is barely noticeable. Adults who never got their teeth straightened as a kid and now don’t want the embarrassment of braces love Invisalign because of how inconspicuous... Read more »