Dental Upgrades: Oral Health Care Basics

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Your smile routinely depends on the care you give it. Although oral health checkups are important for detecting any issues that you may have, your smile depends on you making the right decisions on a day-to-day basis to keep your teeth and gums safe. This includes implementing effective treatments in... Read more »

Mouth Health Affects Body Health

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The health of the body and the health of the mouth are very closely connected. This mouth/body connection is often overlooked in daily life, but we’d like to address it more thoroughly in this post. Studies have linked poor mouth health to conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, certain pregnancy... Read more »

Shield Your Smile with Gum Disease Treatments

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  Are you suffering from any oral ailments or oral health conditions? If you have poor oral hygiene, or frequently fail to visit your dentist for routine check-ups and examinations, you may be suffering damage that you're unaware of. For this reason, it is always important to inspect the health... Read more »

Maintain Optimum Oral Health with Dental Erosion Prevention

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Dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, can easily affect your smile if you're not careful. It can lead to new oral ailments including the eventual death of your teeth. This is because harmful acids seep through the tooth enamel until the inner linings of your teeth are vulnerable. Thus,... Read more »

Teeth Whitening Facts and Details

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Having a dull, yellow smile can impact your self-esteem. In fact, it can even make talking and laughing a little embarrassing. If you’re tired of being embarrassed by your unattractive smile, it’s time to consider teeth whitening treatment! To help you know a little more about the treatment so you... Read more »

The Answers to Your Dental Veneer Questions

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Do you have questions about dental veneers? If so, you’re not alone. If you don’t know much about the treatment, it can seem complex, which can lead to many questions. Little did you know, the treatment is quite simple. So, to help you know a little more about dental veneers... Read more »

A Brief Sketch of Dentistry in the 1700s

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For thousands of years, humans have been concerned with the cleaning of their teeth. However, for much of this time, growth in dentistry as a profession was very slow. In the 1700s, however, its growth picked up at an accelerated rate, particularly in France and America. Here’s a brief sketch... Read more »

How a Dental Bridge Can Restore Your Smile

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Do you feel embarrassed about the missing teeth in your smile? We have news for you! Consider a dental bridge. Here at Crossroads Dental in Waterloo, Iowa, we’re excited to talk to you about dental bridges and how they can massively upgrade your smile, both in beauty and function. Dental... Read more »

6 Tips for Toothbrush Care

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As important as it is to brush your teeth for two minutes, twice a day, it is also important to give appropriate care and attention to the tools you will be using. No matter how often you may clean your teeth, if your toothbrush is not up to the task,... Read more »

Gum Disease is a Serious Threat to Your Gums and Smile

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Did you know, gum disease is one of the leading factors in tooth loss among adults today? Well, it’s true! Understanding your oral health is important, which is why our team here at Crossroads Dental in Waterloo, Iowa, is happy to help you understand gum disease and how it can... Read more »