How Do You Know When You Need a Root Canal?

Nobody likes getting a root canal, but sometimes it is necessary. The process will ultimately keep your teeth healthy and make sure the pulp, or inside of your tooth, is not damaged or infected. The caring team at Hamilton Dental Associates wants to help you with all...

Advances in Orthodontics: Then & Now

Braces are so standard today that they seem to be an initiation into young adulthood for most adolescents. But, fixing teeth is not a new process by any means. In fact, braces date back to antiquity. Hippocrates and Aristotle both philosophized about straightening...

Is Vaping Bad for Your Oral Health?

It is well-known that smoking cigarettes and other tobacco products can lead to gum disease, oral cancer, and inflammation – but, what about e-cigarettes? Vaping has become a national trend, and because vapes do not contain tobacco, they have been touted as a...

A Brief Guide to Electric Toothbrushes

Never buy a toothbrush based solely on the “fact” that it’s been recommended by “nine out of ten dentists.” The tenth dentist would probably tell you that misleading marketing claims should not factor into your decision when shopping for a toothbrush. Even if the...