Are You Watching For Cavities?

Did you know a cavity may be reversed? These tiny holes in our teeth caused by acidic tooth erosion can actually be prevented from getting worse and require filling. Currently, around 90% of adults have cavities and almost 30% have untreated cavities. However, by taking a few required precautions, we can stave off tooth decay

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Sealants Prevent Cavities For Kids

Your child’s first dental exam at Pence Family Dentistry should occur when the first teeth are in, usually between six months and one year of age. During your child’s first check-up at our Fishers, IN office, we can discuss sealants, a clear layer of plastic applied to the grooved surfaces of the teeth. Sealants protect

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Repair Chipped Teeth With Bonding

A cosmetic dentist’s toolkit is filled with capable tools for fixing most types of cosmetic tooth issues. In the past few years, porcelain veneers, dental implants, and same-day teeth whitening have received a lot of attention. Dental Bonding In today’s post, we are going to talk about an effective, yet relatively uncelebrated dental treatment that

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What Do You Do If You Get Something Stuck Between Your Teeth?

Individuals get food stuck in and between their teeth all the time. Most of the time it is not a malfunction to get the food unstuck with floss or a toothbrush and move on with your day. However, once in a while there is a pesky piece of food that seems almost impossible to get

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Tooth Tips For Traveling

If you are scheduled for a long vacation or business trip, make sure you are taking any dental requirements into account. It’s always a good idea to have a checkup with your dentist prior to leaving on long vacations, especially if your trip is taking you to developing areas without modern dental care. This quick

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5 Critical Oral Cancer Facts

Dental Checkups Are Not Just About Cavities At Dental Care Today PC – E. Dale Behner DDS we encourage people to come in twice a year for a dental examination and cleaning.  If you avoid biannual dental checkups because you don’t believe you have any tooth decay, perhaps getting an oral cancer screening is a more convincing

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Best Practices For A Healthy, Beautiful Smile

Even if you value a healthy smile, it’s easy to become somewhat lax about smile-friendly lifestyle choices. In today’s article, our goal is for you to analyze where you stand and examine whether you could step it up a notch. Committing to oral health best practices can prevent future problems and support your quality of

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No Dental Insurance? Prioritize Spending For Dental Care

Millions of Americans don’t have dental insurance, and many Indiana employer plans have limited benefits. Some individuals who fail to get adequate dental care say “It’s too pricey.” If you are really living below the poverty level, this excuse may be valid. But if you have an average income, you can probably shift your priorities

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It’s Better To Prevent A Cavity Than Fill One

In 1985, Dr. Dale Behner established Dental Care Today PC – E. Dale Behner DDS in Fishers. Dr. Behner is an outstanding dental professional enthusiastic about preventative dentistry. The goal of preventative dentistry is to maintain oral health so that no restorative dental work ever becomes required. In other words, preventing tooth decay, gum disease,

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How Oral Inflammation Affects Your Health

Swollen and painful gums are symptoms of periodontal disease, an inflammatory gum disease. Swelling occurs from an auto-immune response of the body reacting to an infection. Infections are noticeable through pain, redness, and warmth. If the infection is left untreated, it can affect the bone near the teeth. The body’s immune system wants to rid

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