Great Reasons to Floss Your Teeth

Three Great Reasons to Floss Your Teeth by Thompson & Frey Cosmetic & Family Dentistry

Flossing can be a bit of a chore. It takes a little extra time, and if you haven’t flossed in a while, it can even be painful. It’s no wonder our team at Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro is constantly reminding our patients to brush and floss! Flossing is vital, You’ll […]

Daily Oral Hygiene: Put Your Heart Into It

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In this message from Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro, we remind you of the link between your dental health and your overall health. Scientists, dentists, and cardiologists have known for years that there is a connection between gum disease and heart problems, However, a recent study analyzed oral health habits and […]

Don’t Put Off Your Dental Exam

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At Thompson & Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro, we say it all the time: see us at twice a year for a cleaning and checkup. And happily, most of our patients are really good about making and keeping those appointments. It’s the best way to stay on top of their dental health. As […]

7 Surprising Causes Of Bad Breath

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People who have chronic bad breath understand the embarrassment and frustration associated with it. There are several possible causes, some that are often overlooked, which we’ll review in this post from Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro: Poor oral hygiene Digestive problems Systemic infection Bacteria on dentures Gum disease Food particles on […]

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

It’s easy to become attached to familiar objects, and that includes the tools you use to clean your teeth. Like a comfortable pair of slippers, that toothbrush you use every night may have an easy, cozy feel you’re not ready to give up just yet. But at Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in […]

What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer

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During routine dental examinations at Thompson & Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro, we may look for signs of oral cancer. Oral cancer refers to cancers in the tongue, mouth, lips, jaw, and throat. Sometimes people don’t realize the seriousness of oral cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 39,000 people will get […]

Are Dental Implants Worth It?

Are Owensboro Dental Implants Worth It?

Are dental implants  from Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro worth the investment? Absolutely! A dental implant, if you haven’t heard, is a permanent tooth replacement that looks, feels and functions like a natural tooth. The actual dental implant is a titanium post that is surgically placed into the jaw bone to replace […]

9 Tips For Preventing Gum Disease

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Unfortunately, gum disease is very common, and a leading cause of tooth loss in the United States. But it is also treatable, at Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro. Here’s some simple ways to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Brush for two to three minutes at least twice a day, with […]