charcoal teeth

Trends and fads have long been part of life. All the internet has done is move them along faster. With that having been said, many people still view the internet as an authoritative source of information and accept much of what they see there uncritically. Much of the time this is harmless, but occasionally it […]

oral cancer month

Oral cancer often goes unnoticed but is highly curable if diagnosed and treated in the early stages. At every dental exam, an oral cancer screening is performed on every patient. We at Queen City Dental Arts, are offering FREE enhanced oral cancer screenings at any appointment in April in order to bring an awareness to […]

Dental Anesthetic

Let’s start with the good news: most routine dental procedures involve minimal if not no discomfort for the patient. These include exams, cleanings, and x-rays. So don’t worry–your next trip to the dentist’s office will likely not hurt a bit. However, there are other dental procedures that may involve some discomfort or pain. These include […]

Dental- Filling

Dental fillings are some of the most common dental procedures out there and the most common restoration technique in dentistry. Despite being so common, dental fillings are surprisingly complex and often misunderstood. So what exactly are fillings? What function do fillings perform–ie what do they do? And what are the different types of fillings? Let’s […]

Mouth Guard

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a fairly common problem. It affects about 20% of the adult population, so if you suffer from it please know that you’re not alone. While teeth grinding may sound simple, it has several possible causes and a variety of potential treatments. The key to finding the one that’s […]

Change Your Toothbrush

Your toothbrush is perhaps the most important tool in your oral health arsenal. The humble toothbrush is your first line of defense against cavities, gum disease, and even bad breath. However, like many humble yet important things, we all tend to take our toothbrushes for granted. By learning the basics of toothbrush care, we can […]

dental crown chipped

Dental crowns are a common dental prosthesis, used to repair a chipped or cracked tooth. Like your natural teeth, dental crowns are strong and meant to last a lifetime, but they’re not invulnerable. Like natural teeth, crowns can be chipped or cracked via accident or misuse. So if the worst happens and you crack your […]

crowns and bridges

Dental prostheses come in a variety of forms, but they all serve the same general purpose: to replace missing, damaged, or misspaced teeth and thus restore the patient’s ability to take part in day to day activities. There are a number of different types of dental prosthesis, and each one addresses a different need or […]

dental hygiene and holidays

It’s the happiest time of the year for many of us, with celebrations of all sorts spanning the month of December and beyond. During this festive season, it’s easy to let the cares and worries of everyday life slip away as you celebrate. While that’s good for your mental health and spiritual well-being, it might […]

tmj awareness month

It’s such a beautiful time of the year, November. Autumn has arrived in all its glory, with the holidays just around the corner, and the thought of a delicious Thanksgiving dinner fills the hearts, minds, and kitchens of many Americans. November is also a special month for dentists and other oral health professionals: TMJ Awareness […]