Dental

Jun 07, 2016

Are Dental Implants Right For You? Five Things to Talk About With Your Dentist.

Posted by George Williams, DDS on Tue, Jun 7, 2016 - 1:00 PM in Dental , Dental Care

         

Dentists have been using dental implants to replace missing teeth for more than 40 years. They can be used as single implants to replace one tooth, or as multiple implants to replace a section of teeth, to replace all upper and lower teeth, or to help dentures stay in place. But are dental implants right for you?

Five things to consider before getting a dental implant

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Oct 20, 2015

When and Why It May Be Wise to Remove Wisdom Teeth

Posted by George Williams, DDS on Tue, Oct 20, 2015 - 11:09 AM in Dental , Dental Care , Preventive Care

         

Currently, research and clinical experience indicate elective extractions of wisdom teeth for the majority of young adults. However, visiting your dentist for a wisdom teeth evaluation is the wisest decision you can make.

Should you have wisdom teeth removed - from Mercy Dental in Canton, Ohio

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Aug 07, 2015

How to Overcome Your Inner Anti-dentite (or Dealing with Dental Care Fears)

Posted by George Williams, DDS on Fri, Aug 7, 2015 - 8:47 AM in Dental , Dental Care , Preventive Care

         

Once shocked by his patients' hatred of dentists, George Williams, DDS, now better understands "anti-dentites," or people with fears about dental care. If you have dentophobia, read Dr. Williams' suggestions for overcoming it.

There was a time in my life when I would have guessed the number-one answer to the Family Feud question - Which health-care provider do people dislike most? - would be proctologist, not dentist.

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Jun 08, 2015

7 Steps to a Happier Visit with Your Dentist

Posted by George Williams, DDS on Mon, Jun 8, 2015 - 1:03 PM in Dental , Preventive Care

         

I know most people don't look forward to their dental appointments. Yet, there are many things you can do to make your visit to the dentist as pleasant as possible. Try these seven steps. They'll make you and your dentist happy.

7 steps to a more positive dental appointment | how to be a good dental patient

Airport security lines amaze me. Two words: SENSORY OVERLOAD. 

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Apr 06, 2015

Learn the Truth About Dentures and Take Care of Your Real Teeth Now

Posted by George Williams, DDS on Mon, Apr 6, 2015 - 2:01 PM in Dental , Dentures , Preventive Care

         

Too often during a new patient exam I hear, “Just pull them and give me some dentures.” While dentures can be an indispensable aid in completing daily tasks, such as speaking, eating and re-gaining confidence in public, they have extensive limitations and require realistic expectations.

Truth about dentures from Mercy Dental Services in Canton Ohio

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Feb 25, 2015

Why Ignoring Your Tooth Pain Is Dangerous

Posted by George Williams, DDS on Wed, Feb 25, 2015 - 10:36 AM in Dental , Preventive Care

         

Untreated cavities lead to two rounds of pain: initial pain and recurring pain. However, if you can put up with it long enough, the pain goes away because the nerve eventually dies. You might then believe your body has fixed the problem, but months or years after the initial pain, another pain strikes with a vengeance.

Ignoring tooth pain can lead to serious consequences.

Why Ignoring Tooth Pain Is Dangerous | Canton Mercy Dental Services

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Jan 28, 2015

Proud Buckeye Supports 2015 Give Kids a Smile Program in Ohio

Posted by George Williams, DDS on Wed, Jan 28, 2015 - 12:11 PM in Dental , Babies & Kids

         

Listen to Dr. Williams talk about Give Kids a Smile on WHBC's Ron Ponder Show.

Living rooms are a place to relax after a long day of work and busy activities. However, that wasn’t the case in the Williams household earlier this month.

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Dec 23, 2014

12 'Tips' at Christmas for Kids' Oral Health: Give Your Child a Healthy Smile!

Posted by George Williams, DDS on Tue, Dec 23, 2014 - 10:48 AM in Dental , Preventive Care , Babies & Kids

         

Copyright: 123RF Stock Photo | 12 Tips Kids Oral Health | Mercy Dental Services Canton Ohio

This year, as you're putting the presents under the tree, take a moment to consider these 12 important tips on kids' oral health. A lifetime of health smiles is always a perfect gift for a child!

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Nov 03, 2014

'Hop Off Pop' and Reduce the Risk of Dental Cavities

Posted by George Williams, DDS on Mon, Nov 3, 2014 - 11:37 AM in Dental , Preventive Care , Babies & Kids , Diet & Nutrition

         

One of my favorite Dr. Seuss books growing up was Hop on Pop. However, my dad hated the book with a passion — probably because I liked to act out the pictures. 

We like to hop on top of Pop. STOP! You must not hop on Pop.” 

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