Tag Archives: Preventive dentistry

Happy Father’s Day! You are a “Superhero” in Your Own Way

We wish all of the dads out there a great Father’s Day! As we reflect on and celebrate dads everywhere this weekend, we want to share a video of a pretty special dad who came to HealthPark the other week with his son. It was the child’s first visit to the dentist, and in order […]

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We are Available 24/7 for Emergencies

It’s 3 a.m. on Sunday and you are in excruciating pain from a toothache… what should you do? HealthPark Dentistry has a dentist available to help 24/7 for an emergency just like this. In case of an emergency when we are not open you may call 667-2417 any time and press 1 to access the […]

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Our Four Levels of Oral Health

“My teeth don’t hurt, so my gums and teeth must be healthy. I don’t need to go to the dentist.” Does this sound familiar? Many people feel this way and ignore their dental health until they have a major problem. Most people don’t wait until their car breaks down on the side of the highway […]

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Sensitive teeth? We can help

Teeth can be sensitive for many reasons. The dense enamel surface covering the crown of the tooth protects the tooth from sensitivity. However, if the gums recede, the softer dentin covering the root is exposed. This exposed root surface is much closer to the center of the tooth that houses the nerve and blood vessel […]

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Drool is Cool

Did you know that Saliva is one of the most versatile, but underappreciated substances out there? For decades, people have been using it for all sorts of everyday tasks. It can do more than shine shoes and clean a dirty face – it can save your life. Check out the video here: Our hygienists and […]

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In Case Of Emergency

Got an after-hours emergency? Aside from keeping normal office hours, our dentists are available when you need us most. Just call 667-2417and press option 1.

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Do kids who drink bottled water need extra fluoride? Links from HealthPark Dentistry

The answer is: It depends. Has your child had a cavity? Since you know you can prevent tooth decay with a healthy lifestyle – you may want to do everything you can to help your children avoid cavities & tooth decay. Many families trying to make healthy choices are steering clear of fruit juices since […]

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Tense during dental cleanings? We’ve got the answers.

Nikea, hygienist, had a patient in for a routine dental cleaning. This patient had not come in for 2 years because she is very apprehensive in the dental chair. In the past, we had used laughing gas and topical numbing gel to help her feel more comfortable, but obviously, she was still feeling tense about her […]

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The Value of a Second Opinion

Last week we had a father bring in his two sons, ages 12 and 14 for a second opinion. They had been told by another dentist 7-8 fillings were needed for the boys. Dr. Pierson evaluated them and instead recommended only one filling and suggested sealants and fluoride as a preventive measure. If the cost […]

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Troy OH Mom shares her experience with Dr. Mason, Pediatric Dentist

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