How to Care For A Toothache

Toothaches can keep you from being able to focus on daily tasks, and they make it hard to eat and drink, as it is painful and can be sensitive to temperature. But what causes toothaches, and what can you do to stop them? If you have a toothache, first rinse your mouth out with warm water--not cold or hot. Then,... read more »

Is Dental Anxiety Stressing You out and Affecting Your Smile?

Is dental anxiety stressing you out and affecting your smile health? If so, you are not alone. There are anywhere from 30 million to 40 million Americans who experience fear and anxiety when they approach dental procedure. This means that dental anxiety is a common condition familiar to dentists, and Dr. Bennett Packard is no stranger to helping patients overcome... read more »

A Dental Bridge Can Rescue Your Smile

If you have lost your confidence to smile because you have missing teeth, did you know that a dental bridge can rescue your smile? If smiling with gaps in your mouth makes you self-conscious, our team can help. Dr. Bennett Packard and Dr. David Packard offer dental bridges for our patients who are seeking to replace their missing teeth so... read more »

Tooth Emergency Tips

At Creekside Dental, our dentists, Dr. Bennett Packard strive to help you with all of your oral care needs. We have seen how quickly dental emergencies can affect a smile, so today we would like to share three possible dental emergencies so that you can be prepared and receive the proper treatment as quickly as possible. While you are waiting... read more »

Dental Care through Time

Dentistry is one of the oldest medical professions. Dental care has changed drastically over the years, with most scientific developments occurring in the last few centuries. Dr. Packard, Dr. Packard, and our team at Creekside Dental are excited to explore the history of dentistry with you. The first text found documenting dentistry dates back to 5000 BC. Sumerians wrote that... read more »