Virtually Pain Free Dental Care

We know that many patients are apprehensive about receiving dental care. At Falmouth Dental Arts, we pride ourselves on our ability to make each patient as comfortable and relaxed as possible while receiving care. First, at Falmouth Dental Arts we listen to your concerns. We then discuss different methods for making you as comfortable as possible. Together, we lay out a treatment…

Bad Breath (halitosis) Can Be Treated At Falmouth Dental Arts

Dr. Knock and Dr. Vocal feel that while bad breath might be a symptom of some other disorder, it most likely stems from dental decay and periodontitis. Periodontitis is a disease affecting gums and bone that support the teeth, and it results from inadequate tooth brushing and flossing. In this disease, the irritated gums pull away from the teeth and form pockets…

Are Dental Implants Right for You?

Dental implants are a replacement or substitute tooth roots, used to replace natural tooth roots in areas of the mouth where teeth are missing. Dental implants have a lot of advantages in comparison to having dentures or bridges. Dentists indicate that when a patient has missing teeth, it’s important to have bone preservation. Dental implants allow this by being embedded in the…

Have You Been Screened for Oral Cancer?

Oral cancer is the uncontrollable growth of cells that invade the oral cavity (mouth) and the oropharynx (part of the throat at the back of the mouth). Some of the risk factors for oral cancer include the following: Tobacco Use: This accounts for most of the oral cancers. Cigarettes and all other forms of tobacco use may result in oral cancer. Alcohol:…