Do You Have a Toothache? We Can Help!

As you probably know, a toothache can be a strong indicator that something is wrong with your teeth. Occasionally, your toothache could fade on its own, but usually you’ll need to visit a dentist to have the issue addressed. Still, what do you do if you have a toothache but aren’t able to visit a… Read more »

Traveling This Summer? Don’t Leave without a Dental Emergency Kit

At Family Dentistry located in in Newburgh Indiana, we see many of our patients heading out during the summer months to travel, whether to visit extended family, explore our great state by road trip, or boarding an airplane to check out new destinations. To make the most of your travels, it is a good idea to pack a dental emergency kit… Read more »

What Can Dental Implants Do for You?

We know it can be embarrassing to be missing teeth. In fact, having a missing tooth—or other imperfections in our pearly whites—can be a major blow to our self-esteem. Fortunately, our dentist can provide a number of solutions for a missing tooth. While we recommend considering all of your options, please don’t forget about the… Read more »

The 101 on Sealants

Do you know what dental sealants are, or the many benefits they offer to your children’s teeth? Chances are you’ve heard of sealants before, but either haven’t asked your dentist about them or still need to conduct a bit more research before deciding whether or not they’re a good option for your kids. With that… Read more »

Warning Signs of Periodontitis

Periodontitis, or advanced gum disease, is a serious issue that affects nearly 47% of Americans over 30, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s nearly 65 million people. In fact, gum disease is one of the most common health problem in any part of the body. With so many people suffering from… Read more »

Dental Crowns: What You Need to Know

A dental crown or cap is a tooth-shaped covering that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, appearance, and strength. The dental crown will cover the entire visible portion of the tooth. When might Drs. Ogle, Schmitz, Hart, and Fickas recommend a dental crown in , ? – To prevent a weak… Read more »

Tooth Decay Causes

Tooth decay is a serious dental problem that needs to be avoided at all costs. However, the only way to do that is by knowing the causes of tooth decay. So, to help you keep your smile in tip-top shape, our team is happy to tell you the things that most frequently cause tooth decay,… Read more »

Cavities: 3 Myths and 1 Fact

When it comes to good oral health, it is important to have accurate information so that you can make good choices. And while most of us are usually good at separating fact and fiction, there are always little myths that sound like they could be true. Here are three, along with one important fact. Myth… Read more »

Things to Consider About Dental Veneers

Are you displeased with the appearance of your smile? Dental veneers in , , may be for you! Dental veneers are thin shells that are custom made from tooth-colored materials to cover the front of your teeth and improve their appearance. Before you decide whether or not to have veneers placed, consider the pros and… Read more »

Dental Fluoride 101

Fluoride is nature’s cavity fighter, as it helps prevent cavities in patients by strengthening the tooth enamel from acid attacks. It can also reverse early decay. This mineral naturally occurs in many foods and in water. Where Else Can Fluoride Be Found? Dental fluoride can be applied to the teeth in a variety of ways…. Read more »