How Oral Cancer Screenings Save Lives

Visiting Afton Dental for your twice-a-year dental exams and cleanings is a great way to keep tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease at bay. During your appointment, we will conduct an oral cancer screening to uncover any abnormalities early on for the best treatment outcomes. We are all about maintaining a lifetime of healthy smiles!…

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Why Do I Need to Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Wisdom teeth, also known as the third molars, are the last permanent teeth to come in, usually during the late teens or early twenties. Unfortunately, they don’t serve much of a purpose and often unleash utter chaos in the mouth. That’s why so many of our valued patients need to have them removed. At Afton…

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We, at Afton Dental, understand that some of our valued patients are anxious about getting the dental care they need. If you’re nervous about an upcoming dental appointment, please let us know. We’ll do everything we can to ensure your visit is a positive one. Our friendly staff, calm environment, gentle techniques, and sedation dentistry…

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What Is Laser Dentistry?

We, Afton Dental, are committed to utilizing groundbreaking technology and techniques to enhance our patients’ treatment experience, and one of the ways we do that is by providing laser dentistry services. You’ll enjoy quick, comfortable, and precise treatments with outstanding outcomes. Talk to one of our team members about laser dentistry and what it can…

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What Is Cracked Tooth Syndrome and How Is It Treated?

Cracked tooth syndrome is a very common condition. While you may not realize you have a cracked tooth, you’ll likely experience some symptoms. Even a hairline crack too small to detect using an x-ray can wreak havoc on your oral health. A visit to Afton Dental will alleviate your discomfort and get your smile back…

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Should-Metal-Fillings-Be-Replaced-With-Composites

In the past, the only way to repair cavities was using metal fillings. Today, tooth-colored composites offer a much more aesthetic and appealing restorative solution. If you’re wondering if you should have your metal fillings replaced with composites, talk to your trusted team at Afton Dental. We will evaluate your current restorations and help you…

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How Can Pregnancy Affect My Oral Health?

Pregnancy is a magical experience, filled with joy, anticipation, visits to your doctor, and preparing to welcome your little one. However, it’s important not to forget your oral health amidst all the excitement. Dr. Hill and his team would like to congratulate you on your upcoming bundle of joy and look forward to supporting your…

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What Causes Dry Mouth and How Do You Alleviate It?

Dry mouth (xerostomia) refers to a condition in which your salivary glands don’t produce enough saliva to keep your mouth moist. That can be a serious matter. If dry mouth persists, it increases your risk of developing oral health problems and can impact your overall quality of life. Talk to your trusted team at Afton…

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How Effective Are Whitening Trays?

Want a whiter, brighter smile? There are many options available to combat teeth staining and discoloration, including whitening trays. For the best and safest results, visit your trusted team at Afton Dental for custom-fitted trays and professional-grade bleaching gel that will leave you with a dazzling smile! Over-the-counter Whitening Trays Over-the-counter whitening products, including whitening…

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What is Sleep Apnea?

Did you know that more than 18 million adults in America suffer from sleep apnea? This serious sleep disorder can impact your quality of life, health, and wellbeing. We, at Afton Dental, are proud to offer trusted sleep apnea solutions to help you sleep and feel your best. You can always count on us for…

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