Hey – Why Are My Teeth So Yellow?

Hey – Why Are My Teeth So Yellow? Legend has it that comedian Rodney Dangerfield once asked his dentist for advice. “Doc – my teeth are yellow. What should I do?” To which his dentist replied: “Wear a brown tie!” Fortunately, these days we can give much better advice than that. Most of us begin life with beautiful sparkly white teeth, but…

3 Out of the 5 Bad Habits to Break Directly Effect the Health of Your Mouth

Everyone, and I mean everyone, has a bad habit (or three), and even if you’re not the resolution type, making one change this year can do wonders for your health, looks and self-esteem. Here are five common not-so-great habits, and how to break ’em for good. Bad habit: Nail Biting Stop now – Biting your nails makes for ugly hands and over…

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 You a Candidate for Oral Sedation Dentistry?

Who is a candidate for Oral Sedation Dentistry at Falmouth Dental Arts? People who have . . . High fear Traumatic dental experiences Difficulty getting numb A bad gag reflex Very sensitive teeth Complex dental problems Limited time to complete dental care People who . . . Hate needles and shots Hate the noises, smells and taste associated with dental care Are…