With the year coming to a close, you’re probably planning and scheduling out what your 2019 is going to look like. This time of year, you may set goals or resolutions, with most of them being health related. Have you thought about your teeth and oral health? Do you have your twice-a-year appointments booked for 2019? Keep reading to learn why it’s a great time to schedule your routine dental visits with a family dentist in Gorham.
December 11, 2018
December 4, 2018
Finding a great family dentist can save you a lot of time and headache because you and your loved ones can receive dental care at the same practice. But what makes a dental practice a “family dentist” and how do you know if they’re right for you? Thankfully, there are some easy ways you can find the best family dentist in Gorham to meet the needs of all of your loved ones.
November 30, 2018
Hello and welcome to our new website and blog! As your trusted dentist in Gorham, our team recognizes that our ability to provide excellent care for healthy, beautiful smiles rests on using the most state-of-the-art technology. And that includes having an up-to-date web presence! Please check back here regularly for up-to-date news as it relates to our practice and your oral health and wellness.
August 14, 2018
Research has shown that the health of your mouth is a reflection of your body’s overall health. In fact, according to the Academy of General Dentistry, there is a link between health complications such as a stroke and heart disease and oral health issues like gum (periodontal) disease. Regular appointments at your dentist in Portland, Maine should be a part of your overall health care regimen.
April 20, 2017
When life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade, but be sure to brush your teeth and rinse with water after because acidity wears away at the enamel. When life is really throwing you lemons, dental hygiene might not be the first thing to come to mind with all the other problems in the way. But maintaining good oral health will ensure that you don’t run into bigger problems later on and ensuring less trips to the emergency dentist.
April 7, 2017
Nearly everyone looks at the smiles of their favorite celebrities and wonders how those famous faces got such bright and blinding smiles. The simple answer to the question is… with regular cleanings and exams! Far too many people assume that they only need to see a dentist when they feel pain, but a dental check-up is something that everyone should do regularly to keep a dazzling smile.
September 16, 2014
There’s nothing funny about a gapped smile. When someone has to endure the discomfort of broken or missing teeth, they just don’t feel like smiling. Fortunately, modern dentistry and dental implants can permanently restore a radiant smile. The many benefits of dental implants can dramatically improve the appearance and health of a dental implant patient. Dr. Ted Morgan, a general dentist in Gorham, Maine, has the expertise to help you improve your smile, restoring it to its natural, youthful radiance. (more…)
September 4, 2014
A tooth can become abscessed when the root or surrounding gum tissue becomes severely infected. It most often occurs because of an untreated cavity or advanced gum disease or traumatic injury to the tooth. Anything that causes damage or infection of the pulp in the core of a tooth can cause an abscess such as poor oral health.
April 8, 2014
Dental flossing recommendations have not changed much over the years. Dentists and dental hygienists are still recommending that people floss at least once a day. Individuals can benefit greatly from making flossing a daily habit. Below are some of the reasons daily flossing is essential: (more…)
April 1, 2014
Improving your smile can boost your confidence, your ability to connect with people, and possibly even your income. But finding the right cosmetic dentist in southern Maine is paramount to getting the outcome you want. Just as plastic surgeons may not specialize in every procedure available, a cosmetic dentist may not offer every improvement you’d like to explore. When finding a cosmetic dentist for your needs, there are certain questions you should ask to ensure he or she is the right fit for you. Here are some points to keep in mind during your initial consultation.