Be Sure to Brush and Floss Your New Dental Crown

The new dental crown installed in your mouth at Creekside Dental represents a significant investment in restoring your severely compromised tooth. Most dental crowns are made from special dental materials that will not be susceptible to cavities. Yet your new dental crown will still need to be included in your daily oral hygiene regimen.   If you fail to brush... read more »

See How Much You Know About Oral Hygiene by Taking This Oral Hygiene Quiz

Oral hygiene is important for your oral health and smile. This is why it’s strongly recommended to deeply clean your teeth and gums regularly. Unfortunately, this is a tough task if you don’t know all there is to know about oral hygiene. So, as you may already know, it’s important to know all things oral hygiene. Feel free to test... read more »

Healthy Smile Tips to Keep Your Smile Safe

If you are looking for the best ways to keep your smile safe, our Creekside Dental team is happy to help! Our dentists, Bennett Packard, along with the rest of our team are always available to support you in your quest for the healthy smile you deserve. Today we would like to share some smile tips that will help you... 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 »

Chewing Gum and Your Teeth

Have you ever heard that chewing your gum is bad for your teeth? There may be some truth in this. However, chewing gum can also lead to a number of dental benefits. You see, chewing gum can be detrimental or beneficial—depending on the type of gum you chew. Chewing sugary gum can damage your teeth, but would you be surprised... read more »

How to Keep Your Dentures in Prime Condition

Your new dentures have restored the beauty and functionality of your smile. It is important that you take care of your dentures to keep them in good working order. Don’t Sleep with Your Dentures Do not sleep with your dentures in place unless Drs. Packard and Packard advise you to do so. Our dentists may recommend this if you have... read more »

How to Keep Gum Disease at Bay

If you want the most successful oral health possible, you need to prevent gum disease. Gum disease is a horrific dental issue that destroys your smile if you let it. It starts by irritating your gums and then it ends by deteriorating your underlying bone and resulting in loose and lost teeth. To help you prevent this issue, our Creekside... read more »