Dental Sealant Q & A

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There are a number of things you can do to maintain your dental health. In this post, the team at Thompson & Frey Cosmetic & Family Dentistry in Owensboro would like to discuss one in particular, dental sealants. Q. What are dental sealants? A. Dental sealants are permanent plastic barriers applied to the biting surfaces […]

Preventive Dentistry: Dental Health For Owensboro Kids

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At Thompson & Frey Cosmetic & Family Dentistry in Owensboro, we promote preventative dental care by developing decay prevention plans, and helping our patients establish and preserve proper dental practices. 1) A healthy mouth equals better overall health and well-being. Maintaining prime oral health puts children at a lower risk for diabetes and heart disease later […]

Just Chill! Sedation Dentistry in Owensboro

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As many as one of every five Americans worry about going to the dentist. It ranges from anxiety to outright fear. Because of this unchanging fact, sedation dentistry in Owensboro and nationwide has become very sophisticated. There are three main types of sedation dentistry available, which allow patients to maintain good oral health in spite […]

For A Healthier Smile, Stop Doing This

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Chewing sugared gum all day. Cavities, a sore jaw, or damaged bridgework may result. If you must chew, select gum with Xylitol. Drinking soda and energy drinks. These sugary, acidic beverages are extremely efficient at weakening enamel. Chewing ice or hard candy. Your enamel is quite hard. But so are ice and hard candy, and […]

3 Tips To Make Brushing Count

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Many of Drs. David Thompson and Vicki Frey’s patients walk in for Six Month Smiles, cosmetic dentistry, or general dentistry. Many for routine checkups and cleanings. And most really want to know if they are brushing properly. Having patients come for treatment and leave with questions answered—from which toothpaste to buy to proper tools and […]

What Is Lurking Under Your Gumline?

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Hello Owensboro residents! Your overall oral health depends not only on healthy teeth but also healthy gums. Proper oral hygiene helps keep both your teeth and gums in good shape. When brushing, hold your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle with the bristle tips aimed at the line where the tooth and gum meet. The bristles […]

5 Cavity Basics

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Some of the most popular dental topics discussed in Henderson and Owensboro relate to cosmetic dentistry, such as teeth whitening, veneers, and dental implants. However, the desire to avoid cavities is still the main reason Tell City, IN and Hartford residents visit their dentists, so today the Owensboro dental blog is going to highlight the […]

Bad Breath Is No Fun

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Imagine you are starting a new job and are going to meet with your new boss for the first time. Confidence is key to your success. As you reach out to shake the extended hand your broad confident smile exposes rows of pearly white teeth, yet when you open your mouth to exchange greetings you […]