Oral Health for Seniors

CWD EditorOral Health

Oral health is important at all ages, but seniors especially should take care to maintain healthy teeth. Cottonwood Dental would like to bring attention to some common dental conditions that present challenges for older adults. Brushing and flossing twice daily is vital since older teeth are more susceptible to decay. The gum line and the area near fillings are more … Read More

Foods for Healthy Teeth

CWD EditorOral Health

Everyone knows that foods rich in sugar can lead to tooth decay, but did you know that certain healthy foods can actually strengthen your teeth and support healthy gums? Our staff at Cottonwood Dental has put together this list of foods that you can enjoy for a healthier mouth. Almonds: Almonds are full of calcium, which is great for your … Read More

Cracked Tooth Syndrome

CWD EditorCommon Dental Issues & Procedures

Sometimes, no matter how well you take care of your teeth, you may experience pain or sensitivity from time to time. Perhaps a tooth will hurt when you bit or chew, maybe only when you bite a certain way or eat certain foods. If it’s not a constant ache like with a cavity or abscess, there’s a good chance this … Read More