Posts Tagged ‘Children’s Dental Care’

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! Time to come in for a check up or first visit. Kids should have their first visit to the dentist around 1 years of age. The first visit is important to talk about what to do as your child grows and to start the stages for a healthy […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Our Dental Office

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Our dental office would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Enjoy the fresh snow and be safe this wonderful time of year!

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Dental Office Elf on a Shelf

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Hermes our Elf on a Shelf is up to mischief this time of year. Happy Holidays from Dr. Shearman’s Office 3310 Monroe Ave Butte MT 59701 (406)494-1316

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Tooth Colored vs Silver Fillings

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

What are the different types of filling materials? Well there are two major types of fillings that are typically done composite and amalgam. Composite fillings come in multiple different shades to best match the tooth or teeth they are being used on. Composite filling are often referred to as tooth colored fillings. Amalgam fillings have […]

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Dental Sealants

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Sealants prevent cavities from forming in the grooves of teeth which is one of the main areas cavities start. The best time for sealants is when the teeth first erupt. Children’s Dental Care Step 1. When a sealant is performed on a tooth we start by isolating the tooth.    Step 2. Once the tooth is […]

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New Year New Teeth! Cleaner Teeth!

Monday, January 26th, 2015

With all the New Years Resolutions that focus on a healthier lifestyle its time to consider your oral hygiene habits. Let’s be frank do you brush and floss as often as you should? Small improvements now will have a huge impact on the longevity of your teeth. So lets set some realistic goals ideally you […]

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Preventing tooth decay with help from Vitamin D

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

We recently had a patient concerned about the number of new cavities they had. Looking at their medical history to see what had changed we noted vitamin D supplements had been added recently. So the question came up, can low vitamin D lead to cavities? Further research into the top lead us to the conclusion […]

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Sip all day. Your teeth will pay! Avoiding Cavities

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Sip all day. Your teeth will pay! In order to avoid damaging those pearly whites, maintaining healthy oral care is of the up most importance. Our culture today is an extremely fast paced society that turns to sugary beverages more often than not. . Because of lacking energy, it’s an addiction, maybe a kick start […]

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Sealants; What are sealants and why do my kids teeth need them?

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Sealants are one of the best ways to prevent cavities, along with fluoride, from ever occurring. Dental caries or tooth decay often occurs on the biting surface of back teeth. Each tooth has a unique shape that usually has deep grooves in them. Plaque, which causes cavities, can easily get caught in these grooves. A […]

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How often should I visit the dentist?

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

This is a very common question that we get in our office that is very specific to you and your mouth. In order to maintain a healthy mouth with good hygiene its important to figure out what things are working against us. For people without active periodontal disease and only mild gingivitis we usually recommend […]

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