October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

What Can You Do if You Lose a Filling or Crown?

Fillings and crowns are easy and effective ways to address damage to your tooth. However, fillings can start to wear out over time and need to be replaced. Your tooth could develop new decay, or you may lose a filling when eating something hard to sticky. The cement holding your... Read more »

Kids, Cavities, and Fillings

Kids have a habit of running up doctor’s bills quicker than you thought possible. One trip to the dentist’s office is often evidence enough of that. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed as if what you’re doing isn’t making a difference in your kids’ oral health. When it comes to filling... Read more »

Increasing Your Knowledge of Tooth Restorations

Whenever you notice any issues with the safety of your teeth and gums, you may need to reassess what you're doing to keep your smile safe and healthy. Part of your reassessment may include implementing an effective tooth restoration treatment plan. By restoring damaged teeth and working to keep the... Read more »

Dental Bridge Benefits and Proper Care

Losing one or more permanent teeth may result in the need for a dental bridge to fill the gap left behind by the missing teeth. A dental bridge is a tooth replacement appliance that has two dental crowns buffering one or more replacement teeth to support the bridge using your... Read more »

Facts You Should Know About Bad Breath

Bad breath is a common problem for many. It can be quite inconvenient and troublesome at times, especially in social situations. The more you know about bad breath, the better chance you have of eliminating it. So, our dentists, Dr. Black and Dr. Renck, would like to tell you all... Read more »

Reduce the Risk of Tooth Decay With Dental Sealants

If you are interested in a high-tech preventive dental treatment to protect your back teeth from tooth decay, our dentists at Hendersonville Dentistry may recommend dental sealants. These sealants cover the chewing surfaces of molars and premolars to stop harmful acids and bacteria from weakening the tooth enamel layer and... Read more »