How Severe Gum Disease is Linked to Oral Cancer

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Given that fewer and fewer people are smoking, you would think that oral cancer – a cancer often connected with tobacco usage – would be on the decline, but it isn’t. In fact, each year it seems like more and more people are being newly diagnosed with this specific type of cancer. Why is that? […]

Tooth Sensitivity vs. Cavities

Do you have tooth sensitivity or a cavity? In some instances, it may be hard to tell, and the treatment for tooth sensitivity is vastly different than if you have a cavity. If you have tooth sensitivity, you may only need a toothpaste for sensitive teeth, but if you have a cavity, you will need […]

Get Straighter Teeth Without an Orthodontist

Before scheduling an appointment with your local orthodontist to get braces, you may want to consider looking into the services offered by your dentist. At Bonham Dental, we offer cosmetic dentistry services in addition to our general dentistry services. These cosmetic dentistry services can get you a straighter smile without having to go through the […]

Fall in Love With Your White Teeth

Are you thinking about teeth whitening because you want to love your smile when you look in the mirror? Bonham Dental Arts is here to help Largo, Florida patients to get the beautiful white smile they want and deserve. There are two main options in professional teeth whitening: the in office whitening system and the […]

National Children’s Dental Health Month

National Children’s Dental Health Month is right around the corner, and we at Bonham Dental Arts are here to help our patients and their parents to make the most of it this February. The theme for this year’s National Children’s Dental Health Month focuses on the simple concept that helps kids maintain good dental health: […]

Dental Anxiety and Sedation

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Millions of people suffer from dental anxiety, and in many cases, it keeps individuals from getting the dental care they need. While advancements in technology have made dental procedures safer and more comfortable than ever, dental fears continue to be very common. A variety of different dental fears can drive dental anxiety, such as: Fear […]

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

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Dental emergencies are extremely stressful, scary, and painful. Learning what to do and how to handle such situations will help you be prepared should you or your child experience a dental emergency and your dentist’s office is closed for the day or even the weekend. What is a Dental Emergency? Just because you are experiencing […]

Bridging the Gap

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Dental bridges are long-term replacements for a tooth or small group of teeth. These custom dental devices truly act as bridges between healthy natural teeth, allowing you to have a full smile again. If you have gaps in your smile, the Bonham Dental Arts team is here to help. How Does a Dental Bridge Work? […]

A Case for Inlays and Onlays as an Alternative to Composite Fillings

Inlays and Onlays

Traditional composite fillings are a great treatment option for patients with minor tooth decay that has been diagnosed and treated before too much damage could occur, but what happens if there is extensive damage? In situations like this, inlays and onlays may be the best treatment option. At Bonham Dental, our doctors have been brilliantly […]

How Effective is Whitening Toothpaste?

If your teeth are not as white as you’d like, there are a plethora of products on the market, and one of the most easily accessible and easiest to incorporate into your oral hygiene routine is whitening toothpaste. However, it’s important to understand how whitening toothpaste works and what to expect before you purchase a […]