Finding Your Best Smile With Chewing Gum

Did you know you can improve your oral health care through the use of chewing gum? By chewing sugarless gum for a period of roughly 20 minutes or more each day, you can help lower the risk of plaque buildup, debris and harmful acids in your mouth that can contribute to dental erosion and cavities. Furthermore, chewing gum is extremely... read more »

Daily Flossing Helps Prevent the Dangers of Gum Disease

Maintaining a healthy mouth starts with making daily efforts to prevent cavities and problems with gum disease. Brushing your teeth twice a day and remembering to floss every evening helps clear away bacterial deposits from the faces and spaces between your teeth. If plaque and residual food particles are not cleared away by your oral hygiene routine, they could cause... read more »

Remineralization Helps in the Fight Against Cavities

When it comes to taking care of cavities, the dentist can be your best resource for dealing with them. This does not mean you cannot help the dentist and yourself. There are things you can try that can help your enamel not give so much ground to a cavity as well as decrease your chances of getting one in the... read more »

Treating Your Sensitive Teeth

Have you been trying to live with your sensitive teeth? If so, did you know in many cases sensitive teeth can be treated? Well, it’s true! If you can no longer enjoy your favorite hot or cold beverages, then perhaps it’s time to make an appointment with Dr. Wright with Wright Family Dentistry in Jonesboro, AK, to have an oral... read more »

Create Your Passage to a Beautiful Smile With a Dental Bridge

If you are missing one or more teeth, it may be time to review your options for tooth replacement, including substituting your missing teeth for a custom dental bridge. This dental appliance is an artificial tooth or teeth fused between two dental crowns that permanently anchor onto your surrounding teeth to complete your smile. A dental bridge can benefit your... read more »

Important Tips About Dental Anxiety

Have you ever heard of dental anxiety? Although the term might not be relatively common to you, you have probably suffered from it. At some point in time, most everybody has fears and concerns about visiting their dentist office. Whether it be the idea of having someone work on your mouth or fears associated with oral health care procedures, it... read more »

Harmful Everyday Habits for the Smile

Did you know there are everyday habits you might have that can harm your smile? Well, it’s true. This is why your dentist, Dr. Damon Wright, strongly encourages you to avoid them at all costs so you can have top-notch teeth and gums as well as a strong oral health. To help you avoid those habits, our dentist is happy... read more »

The Foods and Drinks You Should Consume When You Have Braces

When you had your braces placed over your smile, did your dentist, Dr. Damon Wright, and dental team mention how important it is to have a proper diet when you have braces? Most likely. Now, we understand that you might forget the details. Because we want you to have a top-notch orthodontic journey, we are happy to remind you about... read more »

Information About the Dental Health Benefits of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is designed to improve the health of your child. Not only does breastfeeding provide your child with essential vitamins and nutrients, it even benefits their oral health. The various risks and conditions that can affect your child's oral health, including infections, can be decreased or eradicated via breastfeeding. There is sugar present in breast milk, however, it is a... read more »

The Best Rinsing Technique for Your Mouth

Did you know it’s best to include rinsing in your oral hygiene routine? Well, it’s true! It’s recommended to brush twice a day, floss once a day, and rinse daily. To help you properly rinse your mouth, Dr. Damon Wright and our dental team have some instructions for you. First, it’s important to use a mouthwash that has been approved... read more »