Blog Articles

Dental Homecare Is More Important Than Ever!

During the Pandemic we are all getting over loaded with information. We have changed our normal routines and this has driven increases in caries rate and fractured teeth. We at Dental Care Center of Decatur want to share the ADA published homecare.

Nov 17th, 2020
Sensitive Teeth What You Need To Know

Sensitive teeth are on the rise, during these uncertain times. We are here to provide general information and tips via the American Dental Association

Sep 29th, 2020
Oral Health Has An Effect On Overall Health

The health of the mouth has a direct medical link to many systemic diseases. Keeping a healthy beautiful smile lessens the risk that a person may develop some systemic diseases.

Sep 2nd, 2020
Dental Sealants and the CDC. Why not?

Prevention has a no better starting point than Dental Sealants. This article written and published was worth sharing. Sealants do make a difference young or old. All Credits and references notated within Article.

Jul 17th, 2020
Covid-19 Brings Stress To Crowns and Teeth!

During this Pandemic many patients are experiencing stress. There are many ways people can react to stress. For Dentist the big concern is increased clenching/grinding of teeth. That pressure down the long axis of the teeth can create weakness!

Apr 8th, 2020
Why Should The Patient Say Yes to In Office Dental Fluorides

To be proactive in the prevention of a disease is paramount for all healthcare providers. For Hygienist the use of Fluorides definitely support their efforts with the prevention of patients who are at risk. The risk will be listed within this article.

Feb 18th, 2020
A Hygienist Main Role

Being pro active with the assistance of the Hygienist creates a positive environment of prevention

Dec 15th, 2019
Dental Bridge vs Dental Implant

The pros and cons of each treatment choice; Dental Bridge vs Dental Implants. Each option must be explained well so that you the patient can make the right choice.

Jul 13th, 2021
April is National Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Head and neck cancer is a devastating disease. Dentist are at the front line of detecting these types of cancers with their exams. Catching these types of cancers early creates a better prognosis for the patients.

Apr 9th, 2021
Coronavirus and Dental Care Center of Decatur

We practice at a high level of disinfection, barrier and sterilization protocols established by the CDC and ADA. All efforts are being made to disinfect pens, door knobs and any item that would be shared by patients. Being Pro active is the key to minimize

Mar 12th, 2020