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 […]

Fluoride Treatments: Not Just For Kids

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You rarely hear the word “toothpaste” without it being preceded by “fluoride.” Most toothpastes contain fluoride, for good reason. In this post from Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we explain why. Fluoride is an essential mineral that helps your teeth stay strong. It is found in some foods and water and makes toothpastes […]

Time To Upgrade Your Smile?

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Have you thought about upgrading your smile? Cosmetic dentistry from Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro offers many possibilities. The quickest and least invasive procedure is teeth whitening. The results are dramatic and side effects are minimal. If your teeth are slightly crooked, but require no orthodontic work, porcelain veneers could be the […]

Chronic Sleep Problems?

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What is sleep apnea? It’s a sleep disorder in which your breathing periodically stops while you sleep. But it’s a treatable condition at Thompson & Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro. Wondering if your health issues are a result of sleep apnea? Read through these common symptoms. They may help you determine if you […]

3 Reasons Not To Skip A Dental Checkup

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Life gets busy. Sometimes it seems impossible to keep up with everything you gotta do. At Thompson & Frey Cosmetic & Family Dentistry in Owensboro, we understand that. But we urge you to think twice before you cancel or postpone a dental checkup because you think it’s less important than the other twenty objects on […]

How To Beat Plaque

Plaque is that sticky, filmy stuff that forms on teeth. It is the main cause of tooth decay and gum disease. For the best dental health, the team at Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro reminds all of our patients to brush and floss their teeth twice a day. Plaque forms when […]

Regular Cleanings And Heart Health

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Visiting Thompson & Frey Cosmetic & Family Dentistry in Owensboro for a checkup every six months may seem inconvenient at times, but you may benefit in ways you never anticipated. To cite just one really good example, a recent study showed that people who had their teeth professionally cleaned at least once every two years […]

4 Reason To Look For The ADA Seal

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When you go to the store for oral care products like toothpaste, be sure your purchase has the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance. In this poste from Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro, we look at four ways the ADA seal can help you make good oral care choices for you and your […]

Brush or Floss?

It’s a little bit like the chicken-or-egg question: which should you do first, brush your teeth, or floss them? Patients ask us that sometimes, at Thompson & Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro. Some dentists will tell you it’s better to floss first. That way, you loosen plaque, or food debris from between your […]