General Dentistry

Discover the world of general dentistry with Cornerstone Dentistry’s insightful blog posts.

Virtual Dentist Appointments: The Future of Remote Oral Care


The landscape of dental care is undergoing a seismic shift, thanks in large part to the integration of digital technology. The once-futuristic idea of virtual dentist appointments is quickly becoming a present-day reality.  As we lean into a future where digital dentistry plays a pivotal role, it's worth exploring what this could mean for patients [...]

Virtual Dentist Appointments: The Future of Remote Oral Care2023-11-30T05:31:32-05:00

Filling in the Gaps: Restoring Your Smile & Quality of Life


Life is full of unexpected surprises, and while we’d love for all of them to be smile-inducing, that’s not entirely realistic—and there may be many reasons you hide your smile. If you’re hiding your smile because of one or more missing teeth, we want you to know you’re not alone. In fact, 120 million people [...]

Filling in the Gaps: Restoring Your Smile & Quality of Life2023-10-23T21:46:47-04:00

Is it Time to Straighten?


When to Straighten Your Teeth There are a lot of reasons to straighten your teeth, and there are a lot of ways to do it. But you may not know that there are many unique times in your life when it might be best to straighten your teeth. In general, dentists begin considering the potential [...]

Is it Time to Straighten?2023-10-23T21:48:02-04:00

Did George Washington Really Have Wooden Teeth?


When he became the first president of the United States, George Washington had only one real tooth left! You heard right—just ONE. Everyone has heard something about this great man and his dental history, but if you heard that Washington had wooden teeth, then you heard wrong.  This myth is totally false—and Dr. Hardy & [...]

Did George Washington Really Have Wooden Teeth?2023-10-23T21:49:01-04:00

What to Do in a Dental Emergency


Accidents are never planned and rarely anticipated, but good dental care is always ready and available 24/7. Like all medical emergencies, dental emergencies require quality care, and fast! Here’s what to do if you think you have a dental emergency on your hands. What is a Dental Emergency? If you are in a lot of [...]

What to Do in a Dental Emergency2023-10-23T21:51:00-04:00

Mouthguards – Do They Really Work?


Sore jaw? Restless nights? Play sports? If any of these apply to you, you might be surprised to hear that you could use a mouthguard! Functions of Mouthguards Mouthguards are solid pieces of plastic that keep your teeth and jaw in a specific resting position. The basic function of a mouthguard is protection. Mouthguards help [...]

Mouthguards – Do They Really Work?2023-10-23T21:59:27-04:00

Can Plaque Cause Tooth Loss?


If you’ve ever gone too long between brushing your teeth, you know how slimy and dirty your teeth can feel. Some people lovingly call this layer of grime “teeth sweaters.” But it has a real name: plaque. Plaque is common but it can cause poor oral health if you ignore it. Read below for more [...]

Can Plaque Cause Tooth Loss?2023-10-23T22:00:32-04:00

Adult Dentistry: It’s Never Too Late for Dental Care


Good News for Grown-Ups “Adulting” can be hard. Between rent, bills, kids, a career, and other responsibilities, it can be tough to make time for yourself. But independence, parenting, fulfilling work, and the wisdom that comes with age can be pretty fantastic, too. So how does your oral healthcare fit into a grown-up lifestyle? Cornerstone [...]

Adult Dentistry: It’s Never Too Late for Dental Care2023-10-23T22:08:36-04:00

Senior Dentistry: Embrace Healthy Aging


Someone once said, “Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.” How true!  While it can be frustrating to watch your health change as you age, you don’t have to accept poor oral health and tooth loss as just an inevitable part of the aging process. Your oral health is just [...]

Senior Dentistry: Embrace Healthy Aging2023-10-23T22:09:33-04:00
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