Does Your Child Have Dental Anxiety?

At Shirer Family Dentistry, your child can have a calm and enjoyable dental checkup by receiving laughing gas, or nitrous oxide. We are pleased to offer this method of sedation dentistry to assist children who struggle with dental anxiety and have a hard time sitting through dental care. If your... Read more »

Oral Health Quiz: Dental Erosion

Did you know that dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, has several causes which are preventable? The truth is that there are several things you can do to keep your smile safe from the risks of tooth enamel loss or damage. By understanding the causes and treatments involved, you... Read more »

Ouch! Sensitive Teeth Trouble

Do you feel a sharp pain in one or more teeth when you bite into something cold or hot? Barring an actual cavity, if sipping a hot cocoa or eating ice cream has become an uncomfortable experience, you may have tooth sensitivity. There are various causes for the condition of... Read more »

Choosing Between Therapeutic and Cosmetic Mouthwash

If you have doubts about selecting an appropriate mouthwash for your particular needs, you can rely on us at Shirer Family Dentistry to help. Finding an effective product depends on the health benefits that you would like to achieve, and our team can help you determine which these are. The... Read more »

A Composite Dental Filling Mimics Natural Tooth Enamel

A cavity that appears on one of your teeth when you smile can be unsightly as well as cause lingering sensitivity and discomfort. Without timely treatment, even a small area of tooth decay can become a significant dental health problem. If you have noticed a problem with one of your... Read more »

Outlining the Basics of Cavity Prevention

Cavity prevention is one of the pillars of oral health care. To help prevent cavities, it is important to make sure you are implementing effective habits in all areas of your life. This includes not only monitoring the foods and drinks you consume but your cleaning habits as well. For... Read more »

Dentistry Essentials 101: Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are highly effective prosthetic restorations that can conceal teeth to provide an added layer of protection. Furthermore, they could be customized to complement your smile and give you the aesthetics you desire. If you are in need of a dental crown procedure, speak with your dentist for a... Read more »

Dental Sealants Are Especially Beneficial to Children For Six Reasons

If you are considering ways that you can help your child improve their dental health, we would like to take this time to suggest dental sealants. These protective restorations coat the chewing surfaces of molars and premolars to provide extra protection for hard-to-reach areas on these teeth. Here are six... Read more »

Protect Your Smile By Quitting These Three Habits

There is nothing that quite compares to a healthy and beautiful smile. On average, patients are pretty efficient at caring for their smiles, but many also practice bad habits that can actually harm their teeth. Here are three habits that we encourage you to quit now or avoid altogether if... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Shirer Family Dentistry, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »