Teeth Whitening for Special Events

CWD EditorCosmetic Dentistry & Teeth Whitening

It’s officially fall, which means family photos and holiday parties are coming up! The best way to get camera ready is to make sure you have a movie star smile! The teeth whitening dentists at Cottonwood Dental offer treatments to remove unattractive discolorations. Smoking, Foods and Beverages Can Discolor Teeth Stains and discolorations can be caused by a variety of … Read More

The Perks of Invisalign

CWD EditorCosmetic Dentistry & Teeth Whitening

You want straighter teeth as an adult but you don’t want to wear metal braces. That’s okay! Cottonwood Dental offers Invisalign. Invisalign has distinct advantages over traditional braces. Invisalign molds are virtually invisible, doctor they’re smooth and comfortable, ask and they’re removable for easy brushing and flossing. Beyond the obvious cosmetic benefits of straighter teeth, having straight teeth can make … Read More

Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Flossing

CWD EditorCommon Dental Issues & Procedures

Unfortunately, too many Americans seem to labor under the impression that brushing your teeth twice daily is enough. But, the fact remains, for optimal dental health you must be flossing too! Why is Flossing Important?  Brushing and flossing are both essential for your oral health—however, they accomplish two different objectives. While brushing removes plaque from tooth surfaces, flossing removes plaque … Read More

Easing Dental Anxiety

CWD EditorCommon Dental Issues & Procedures

For some people, find a trip to the dentist can be downright scary. In fact, dental anxiety is much more common than you might think! That’s why the professional staff at Cottonwood Dental, along with Dr. Giaquinto, specialize in making your trip comfortable and relaxed. In order to prepare for your trip to the dentist, we want to make sure … Read More

Good Habits = Healthy Teeth

CWD EditorCommon Dental Issues & Procedures, Oral Health

In order to achieve great dental health, unhealthy you have to invest time in creating habits that support those goals. It can be tricky determining exactly what needs to be done and when, to make sure you have the brightest, healthiest smile possible, but that’s where Cottonwood Dental can help! At Cottonwood Dental, our staff of skilled hygienists and Dr. … Read More

How Your Diet Affects Your Dental Health

CWD EditorOral Health

We all know that the foods we choose to eat impact the health of our bodies, purchase but fewer of us realize that our diet directly affects the health of our teeth as well. The minute you eat or drink certain foods, changes in your mouth begin to take place, for better or for worse. Certain foods impact your dental … Read More

Electric VS. Manual Toothbrushes

CWD EditorNews, Oral Health

Since its rise in popularity in the 1990s, hospital more and more people have opted to use an electric toothbrush as opposed to a traditional, manual one. At Cottonwood Dental our patients frequently ask us, “so, which is better, an electric or manual toothbrush?” What our patients don’t realize is that that question is more complicated than it seems! Both … Read More

Get a Beautiful Smile with Invisalign

CWD EditorOrthodontics, Bracers & Invisalign

No one should have to go through life avoiding smiling and laughing due to embarrassment about their teeth. Unfortunately, cheap traditional braces can just make the situation worse. Fortunately, prescription innovative ways of perfecting your smile have taken shape through Invisalign treatment. At Cottonwood Dental, we’re huge fans of Invisalign’s modern approach to straightening teeth. We believe that a great … Read More

How Do Cavities Form?

CWD EditorCommon Dental Issues & Procedures, Oral Health

For most of us, buy our understanding of dentistry goes something like this: if we are lazy about brushing and flossing, then we will get a cavity, and then we must ask a dentist to fix it with something called a filling. On a basic level, this is correct, but let’s go a little deeper and learn what actually causes … Read More