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What to Expect During a Root Canal Apr 7th, 2021

Tooth enamel, which is the outer layer of your teeth, is strong and durable. The inside of a tooth, however, is soft and vulnerable to dental decay. Cavities form when harmful bacteria invade your tooth and start to reproduce and grow. This damages the tooth and causes a hole to...

The Benefits of a Same-Day Crown Mar 11th, 2021

Same-day crowns are the latest advancement in dental technology. Used to treat severe tooth decay and cracked or broken teeth, the process of getting traditional crowns takes an average of three weeks and requires two or three visits. Thanks to recent technology, getting a crown is faster and more convenient....

Myths and Facts About Invisalign Feb 1st, 2021

For patients dealing with crooked and misaligned teeth, traditional metal braces are no longer your only option for straightening your smile. Invisalign® is an alternative that offers some distinct advantages. Here at Nunn Family Dentistry, Dr. Clay Nunn and our team of compassionate dental professionals are dedicated to helping you...

Why You Shouldn't Skip Your Biannual Dental Exam Jan 20th, 2021

Going to the dentist isn’t at the top of anyone’s fun list, but it’s necessary to keep your teeth and mouth in tip-top shape. And that’s important because your oral health has a far-reaching impact on your overall health. The same harmful bacteria that cause tooth decay and gum disease...

Why a Root Canal Is Nothing to Fear Dec 11th, 2020

Root canals have a reputation for being painful to endure and miserable to recover from. This causes fear and anxiety in patients who need this tooth-saving procedure. Thanks to advancements in dentistry, getting a root canal is neither intensely painful nor tough to recover from. Here’s why there’s no need...

Gum Therapy and Lasers: More Gain, Less Pain Nov 9th, 2020

If you dread going to the dentist, you’re not alone. About 60% of people say they experience dental anxiety. The leading cause of this anxiety? Fear of pain. And if you’ve been told you have periodontal disease and need gum work, your fear of pain may increase.   At Nunn Family...