Dr. Michael McCartney will be celebrating 30 years of dentistry next year. His family practice of 25 years, is located in South Georgia (Adel). Growing up, McCartney loved learning about science and knew he would either end up in the medical field or dentistry because of his desire to help people. Growing up in Rutherford, New Jersey, he had a great relationship with his orthodontist … Continue reading Making Smiles Last a Lifetime with Adel Dentistry
The Importance of Caring for Baby Teeth With summer in full swing, you’re probably checking off the list of appointments your kids need before school starts again, from haircuts and school supply runs to those regular trips to the dentist. Your kids may hate getting their teeth checked, but it is an important part of their health. Even how their baby teeth develop can play … Continue reading Chew on This
There are plenty of things in life to smile about! Smiling is a natural gesture during good times in life, so having confidence in our teeth is essential when we express ourselves. Here are some teeth whitening methods that will give us that extra assurance when we show off our pearly whites. LED Whitening LED whitening involves a hydrogen peroxide bleaching gel that is applied … Continue reading Smile Bright
As a kid, brushing your teeth is probably about the least most important thing in your life. As a parent, your child’s dental health is one of your top priority’s as your baby gets older and older. Parents need to monitor dental health right from the time the tooth surface starts showing. And don’t wait until all the teeth have surfaced. Caring for your child’s … Continue reading Start Early and Make It Fun
Cavities cause pain when eating or drinking something cold, but how do they start? A commonly thought answer is sugar, but that’s not the real reason. According to Carifree, sugar is not what causes tooth decay; cavity-causing bacteria is, while sugar is just the fuel. The larger your consumption of sugar, the more enamel demineralizing acid that bacteria spews out. These bacteria are not much … Continue reading So Sweet, but Ow! My Teeth!