Dental Implants: The Benefits

Do you have a missing tooth? Do you ever feel too embarrassed to smile? Is it hard to pronounce certain sounds? If so, we recommend replacing your missing tooth as soon as possible. In fact, if you’re missing a tooth, you should have the problem addressed regardless of these issues because missing a tooth makes your smile harder to clean,... read more »

What Is Periodontal Disease?

What is periodontal disease? Although it comes in a variety of forms, periodontal disease, also commonly referred to as gum disease, is an oral infection caused by damage to your gum tissue within your mouth. Although gum disease has many stages, if left untreated it can eventually lead to infection and tooth loss. Listed below are some common signs and... read more »

The Benefits of Chewing Gum After Meals

The benefits of chewing gum after meals include a variety of oral health benefits. Beware, chewing gum does contain sugar, so in order to prevent further risks from occurring, stick to sugarless gum. Listed below are some benefits sugarless gum can provide: Sugarless gum, when chewed for a period longer than twenty minutes, can produce an excess amount of saliva... read more »

Cavity Prevention Tips and Guidelines

A cavity is caused by the wearing down of tooth enamel until a hole if formed in the tooth. Although tooth enamel can be damaged in a variety of ways, they are most often caused by the foods that we eat being converted into harmful acids in our mouth. Combating cavities begins with preventing the buildup of plaque and other... read more »

Gum Disease is Caused by Many Factors

There are many factors that cause gum disease. Many of these factors can be avoided with simple steps in your daily oral hygiene care. By having a healthy teeth-cleaning routine, you can avoid this disease and keep your smile healthy. Gum disease can be dangerous, which is why our team here at Wright Family Dentistry in Jonesboro, Arkansas, wants to... read more »

Dental Myths: The Facts

You probably know that there are a number of things you should do if you’re interested in keeping your teeth healthy. For instance, you probably know that you should brush and floss your teeth. However, would you be surprised to learn you may have been told a few things that aren’t completely true? One common myth you may have heard... read more »

The Products that Can Dull and Discolor Your Chompers

If you want a cosmetically appealing and attractive smile, then it’s best to avoid eating and drinking the products that can stain your teeth. If you avoid those foods and drinks, there is a high chance you could maintain the white and brilliant smile you know and love. Some stain-causing foods and drinks our Wright Family Dentistry dental team encourages you... read more »

Avoid Oral Health Letdowns with Great Oral Hygiene

Your teeth are protected from external dangers by a thin layer called tooth enamel. When plaque forms on our teeth, it can use the ingredients in food to produce harmful acids which eat away at the tooth enamel. Over time, a hole in the enamel can form, called a cavity. To protect our teeth, we must ensure plaque buildup does... read more »

The 3 Worst Treats for Braces

As you may have already heard, there are specific treats, candies, and foods that you should avoid eating when you have braces. This is because they can harm your orthodontic appliance and delay your treatment time. However, it might be difficult to avoid these things when you’re not sure what they are. So, to help you, our Wright Family Dentistry... read more »

How BOTOX® Can Revitalize Your Appearance

At Wright Family Dentistry, our dentists, Dr. Damon Wright are happy to offer BOTOX® cosmetic treatment for our patients in Jonesboro, Arkansas, and the surrounding areas who are looking for a more appealing appearance in the new year ahead. If you are needing a boost to your self-confidence, BOTOX can help you as you regain a more youthful appearance. With BOTOX, your smile... read more »