Oral Health Care   •   March 31, 2020

5 Signs of Needing a Root Canal Treatment

When you’re suffering from ‘pulpitis’ you need a root canal treatment. Pulpitis is pulp inflammation in the innermost portion of a tooth. From there, the infection seeps down to the tooth root. While cavities and other types of oral infection occurring on the tooth’s surface do not require surgery, pulpitis can not be handled without […]

Oral Health Care   •   April 11, 2017

E-Cigarettes and Your Oral Health

The hazards surrounding vaping ( using E-Cigarettes) are not entirely clear. First, we do know that they can cause burns to the face and even can explode causing significant injury!  Secondly, with this being a fairly new product, more research is needed in this area. But, we found a recent study that indicates E-Cigarette vapors […]

Oral Health Care   •   April 4, 2017

How to Maintain Your Oral Health During Cancer Treatments

Before, during and after Cancer treatment it is necessary to keep up with your oral health routine. Cancer and cancer treatments can impact your mouth. Talk to your Dentist about your specific treatment and what you can do to keep up with your oral health. Here are some points to consider…. Brush, Floss and See […]

Oral Health Care   •   March 21, 2017

How Do Soda and Energy Drinks Affect Your Teeth?

Soda and Energy Drinks How do soda, energy drinks and sugary drinks affect your teeth? Tooth Decay is caused by bacteria in the mouth using sugar from foods and drinks to produce acids that dissolve and damage the teeth. Sugar sweetened beverages have high levels of sugar and drinking these can significantly contribute to tooth […]

Oral Health Care   •   March 8, 2017

Occlusal Equilibration – What does that Mean?

Occlusal Equilibration By definition: The need for occlusal equilibration is usually diagnosed as part of therapy for TMJ Disorder patients. In occlusal equilibration the chewing surfaces of the teeth are reshaped. This reshaping procedure has been found to be the solution for many conditions which can cause discomfort in the head, neck and shoulders. Also, […]

We Are Ready To See You. Welcome Back!

We have always put our patients and team’s health and safety first and will continue to do so! During the shelter in place our team has been busy reinforcing what we have always done to keep our patients safe and secure as well as implement additional steps so that we could re-open with confidence! Our vision is to keep our patients informed and supported every step of the way. We want you to know:

  • That we are paying close attention to the evolving CDC guidelines and will continue to make our practice safe for all those we are honored to serve.
  • Our team has worked diligently to make sure that all social distancing requirements are in place, so that every patient can come back to care with confidence.
  • Your dental health is important and impacts your overall health and we are committed to supporting each and every one of you as we return to full services beyond emergency care.
  • Our hygienists have streamlined their protocols, so that patients can return to their continuing care intervals, which are key in maintaining health and well-being.
  • We will continue to post updates, as well as tips to keep you healthy during these unprecedented times on our Facebook Page Westhilldentalappleton. We invite you to join the conversation!

We look forward to seeing you soon! Our greatest reward comes from serving our dental family!