What Is a Dental Amalgam Filling?

What Is a Dental Amalgam Filling?

Have you ever been talking to a Hendricks County neighbor when you noticed something silver in their mouth? Chances are your neighbor has a dental amalgam filling – otherwise known as a silver-colored filling. Dental amalgam is a filling material made from a...
Pack Tooth Friendly Foods for School Lunches

Pack Tooth Friendly Foods for School Lunches

Many Hendricks County kids hate to eat school cafeteria lunches. So what’s a parent to do to make sure their child eats during the school day? Pack your son or daughter a “brown-bag” lunch. But not just any packed lunch will do. It’s important to make sure...
Benefits of Professional Fluoride Treatments

Benefits of Professional Fluoride Treatments

Despite all the efforts by Hendricks County teachers, parents and dentists to teach children good oral hygiene, many children still have a high risk for getting cavities. When your child doesn’t properly clean his/her teeth, bacteria can eat away at tooth enamel,...
How to Prevent Tooth Decay – Smile Savings Plan

How to Prevent Tooth Decay – Smile Savings Plan

Did you know that your mouth can contain more microorganisms than there are people in Hendricks County and even the entire world? That’s a lot of bacteria! And it’s this bacteria that create acids that can eat away at your teeth, causing tooth decay. When you eat...