What Happens During a Teeth Cleaning  

When it comes to teeth cleanings, knowing what to expect can help many adults and children overcome some of the fear often associated with dental visits. Let’s take a look at the steps you will experience during a teeth cleaning here at Weninger Dentistry. A physical exam is performed, and x-rays are taken if scheduled […]

How to Get a Thorough Teeth Cleaning When You’re Scared of the Dentist

Dental anxieties are no laughing matter. Fear of the dentist results in 25% of the population avoiding dental care altogether. Of those who receive dental care, 75% still experience mild to severe fear. Drs. Michelle and Scott Weninger D.D.S. offer a variety of techniques to support patients throughout their dental journey. Everybody’s Dental Journey Starts […]

Types of Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

Many people go through life without realizing their dream smile is only a phone call away. Cosmetic dentistry continues to advance, so the options available today look and feel more natural than ever. Whether a simple teeth whitening will suffice, or you find yourself in need of crowns or implants, Drs. Michelle and Scott Weninger, […]

Tips and Tricks to Prevent Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is no laughing matter! Researchers continue to study the connection between oral health and overall health. The more we learn, the more we realize how important it is to prevent tooth decay before it begins. Brush, Floss, and Rinse If you have a toothbrush, floss, and mouthwash, you have the tools you need […]

5 Common Reasons Your Gums Bleed

Don’t panic if you notice your gums bleed occasionally! There are many causes of bleeding gums, so ask yourself a few questions. Did you just switch toothbrushes or types of dental floss? Have you started a new dental hygiene routine? Are you pregnant or going through an adjustment period with your medications? Gingivitis and periodontitis […]

3 Most Common Types of Teeth Stains

Life can throw curveballs at any time, but one we don’t usually see coming is tooth discoloration. For some people, they look at their smile in the mirror and realize it’s not as white as it used to be, and they’re not sure when the change occurred. Others notice their teeth change after prolonged use […]

How to Win the Sugar War in Your Mouth

It’s no secret that too much sugar intake is enemy number one when it comes to preventing tooth decay but few understand why it is so bad or what steps to take to ensure they win the sugar war in their mouth. How Sugar Causes Cavities While most people have heard their whole life that […]

The Truth About Cavities  

One of the goals of early dental care is to ensure that cavities never occur and is achieved in many who start young and stay consistent with good oral health practices. However, most people will experience some level of tooth decay at some point in their life. At Weninger Dentistry, our dental health professionals want […]

Oral Cancer Screening Can Save Lives  

Most women are familiar with breast cancer awareness month and have a regular mammogram. Most adult men understand that an annual prostate exam can catch prostate cancer early making it highly curable. Most adults over the age of 50 have a colonoscopy at least once every five years because they know that colon cancer is […]

Are You Struggling With Bad Breath?

Nothing is more embarrassing than realizing others may not want to be near you because you have bad breath. Everyone experiences bad breath (halitosis) at one time or another but for some, it indicates a more serious problem. Most types of bad breath are common and are not a health concern. Your mouth’s moist, warm […]