The Difference Between an Inlay, Onlay and Regular Fillings

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When decay has damaged a tooth, removal of the infected tissue is required. Replacement material is used to "fill" the area taken out. Where the damage is minor, a filling made of gold, porcelain, silver amalgam (which consists of mercury mixed with silver, tin, zinc, and copper), or materials called... Read more »

Foods for Healthy Teeth

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If you've ever been to a nutritionist, you'll have been educated about which types of foods are most healthy for your body, but have you ever been told which foods are best for your teeth? It's a no-brainer that empty calories and snacking foods such as sodas, chips, and candy... Read more »

Pizza Palate Burn

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It’s happened to all of us on more than one occasion. Why do we never learn?! A large pepperoni with extra cheese slides onto the table and you cannot help yourself. You are overcome by the hot, cheesy goodness of it and immediately take a big bite…and burn the roof... Read more »

Is a Dental Implant a Good Choice for Your Smile?

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If you have lost teeth because of decay, gum disease, accident or injury, you have an alternative choice besides bridges and dentures. With modern advances in dental technology, dental implants can replace lost teeth while providing a sturdy option. Essentially, dental implants replace lost tooth roots. They offer a sturdy... Read more »

Customize Your Smile to Your Preferences With Dental Veneers

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If a beautiful smile is at the top of your list of New Year’s resolutions, Dr. Rex Bullock would be happy to discuss the possibility of receiving dental veneers for a flawless smile. Dental veneers are versatile cosmetic shells that transform your smile through a multitude of benefits, including: –... Read more »

Eight Things to Know About Dental Crowns

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Though dental crowns have been around for decades and are one of the most common dental restorations available, there are some facts about dental crowns that may surprise you. Here are eight things to know before you receive a dental crown: 1. A dental crown is a tooth-shaped, hollow cap... Read more »

Keep Tooth Decay at Bay with a Dental Visit Today

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Tooth decay seems to show up suddenly and out of nowhere, but it typically develops overtime under the surface of your smile, reaching an advanced stage before you noticed anything is wrong. Routine dental visits allow Dr. Bullock and our team to detect tooth decay early and even prevent it... Read more »

Things That Can Put You at Risk for Gum Disease

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You’ve likely heard of gum disease, an oral infection that focuses on the gums and bone that surround and support your teeth. Did you know that some people are more at risk for gum disease than others? Dr. Rex Bullock and our team are happy to share the risk factors... Read more »

Oral Cancer and Its Effect on Your Health

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Are you familiar with oral cancer and its effect on your health? Receiving oral cancer screenings is a must. By doing so, you significantly increase your chance of recovery, as oral cancer treatments often rely heavily on early detection to ensure the best possible outcomes. The basics of oral cancer... Read more »

Understanding Gum Disease

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Gum disease is a common term for periodontal disease. If left unchecked or untreated, gum disease can lead to serious oral health problems. Luckily, Dr. Rex Bullock is talented and skilled when it comes to offering advice and treatments for gum disease that can restore you back to positive oral... Read more »