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Posted March 13, 2017 / Blog, Dental Health
Ryan Whalen

An Orthodontics Overview

The root word “ortho” means “straight or upright.” And orthodontics, you guessed it, makes your teeth straight! But oh, how it can do so much more! A lovely smile with straight teeth and an even bite is equal parts functional and beautiful. And thanks to scientific progress, all this can be yours. Orthodontics is an… (Read More)

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Posted February 27, 2017 / Blog, Dental Health
Ryan Whalen

Are Your Teeth Safe From Coffee Stains?

  First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are over. We know that each shot of caffeine is crucial and we cherish our coffee, too! Here at Whalen Dentistry, we want to educate you on what causes coffee stains and what you can… (Read More)

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Posted February 13, 2017 / Blog, Dental Health
Ryan Whalen

Dental Bridges 101

A hole in your smile is never a good thing. It negatively affects your appearance, your eating, your speaking, and your overall sense of confidence and wellbeing. Let Whalen Dentistry bridge the gap between where you are with your smile and where you want to be! A missing tooth or teeth can also cause jaw… (Read More)

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Posted January 13, 2017 / Blog, Dental Health
Ryan Whalen

The Importance of Dental X-Rays

The technology of dental medicine is advancing by the minute. There are now sophisticated techniques for diagnosing and tracking oral cancer, correcting crooked teeth in less than a year, treating periodontitis (advanced gum disease) without surgery, and many more. Yet, when it comes down to diagnosing issues and creating an effective treatment plan, nothing beats… (Read More)

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Posted December 27, 2016 / Blog, Dental Health
Ryan Whalen

Teething Relief for Tots!

Well, if you’re reading this you have already made it through teething, but the same cannot be said for a newborn. We at Whalen Dentistry care about the health of our Cornelius patients and that’s why we want to provide you with useful knowledge about how to care for a baby that needs teething relief…. (Read More)

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Posted December 13, 2016 / Blog, Dental Health
Ryan Whalen

Teeth Grinding, Clenching, and Bruxism

There is a good chance you have heard Dr. Whalen or someone else at Whalen Dentistry mention the term ‘bruxism’ and discuss the problems it can cause for your oral health. At the office, we talk about a lot of technical dental stuff that doesn’t necessarily concern our Cornelius patients, but bruxism is something we… (Read More)

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Posted November 13, 2016 / Blog, Dental News
Ryan Whalen

Stop Tooth Pain and Sensitivity Now!

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive? There are a ton of specialized toothpastes, mouthwashes, and toothbrushes available to Cornelius residents suffering from sensitive teeth. It is a very common problem that lots of products claim they can solve, but have you ever wondered why it exists? Today, we at Whalen Dentistry would like to explain what… (Read More)

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