How Oral Health Impacts Overall Health

Your oral health is important for more than just a great smile. It can also impact your overall health. Poor oral hygiene can lead to gum disease, which has been linked to heart disease, stroke, and other serious health conditions. That’s why it’s important to take care of your teeth and gums. 1. Why oral […]

What is a General Dentist?

What Is A General Dentist? Your family dentist is usually your go-to for all dental needs – and there’s a good reason for that. General dentistry is focused on preventing disease, and it’s estimated that nearly 65 percent of all dental procedures are either diagnostic or preventive. This means that by keeping up with oral […]

Does Dental Insurance
Cover Cosmetic Dentistry?

Does Dental Insurance Cover Cosmetic Dentistry? It can be tough to get insurance to cover the procedures you want or need. When it comes to cosmetic dentistry, things can get even more complicated. Some cosmetic procedures are covered by certain insurance plans, but not all of them will be. Traditional dental insurance plans focus on […]

Types of Cosmetic Dentistry

Different Types of Cosmetic Dental Procedures There are many ways to achieve the smile you’ve always wanted. Cosmetic dentistry is one of the most popular and effective ways to improve your smile. With so many advancements in technology, dental procedures have become more affordable and accessible than ever before. Whether you’re looking for a simple […]

What is cosmetic dentistry?

At our office, we believe that your smile should be something you’re proud of. We offer a variety of cosmetic dental procedures to help improve the appearance of your teeth, including teeth whitening, dental bonding, and veneers. Let us help you achieve the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted. What’s the difference between cosmetic dentistry and […]

Cosmetic Dentist

If you’re considering getting cosmetic dentistry, you might be wondering what to expect from a consultation. Here’s a quick guide to help you out.     1. The first thing you can expect from a cosmetic dentistry consultation is to be asked about your goals for treatment. Your smile is your best accessory, so why […]

Why a Tooth Extraction is Necessary (Sometimes)

Permanent teeth are not meant to be extracted but, in some instances, a tooth extraction is necessary. We have listed some of those instances below: To eliminate overcrowding teeth This is commonly recommended to patients who have to undergo an orthodontic treatment and there is no room for the teeth to move and realign. Teeth […]

Dental Implant FAQ’s

Here are the most Commonly asked questions about dental implants. Dental Implant FAQ: Let us here at Kilby Family and Cosmetic Dentistry answer any and all dental implant questions. What are dental implants? Dental implants are titanium screws that are placed into the jawbone where there are missing teeth. Once the screw is placed, your […]

Halloween and your teeth

It’s the season of pumpkins, scary movies, and…Halloween Candy. It’s hard to avoid the candy cravings your child has, especially after trick-or-treating. There are a few simple rules you can implement to avoid the creepy cavities that can come into your child’s life.  Scary Stick Sweets These delicious treats can sit and linger in your […]

Two common dental restorations

Two common dental restorations There are Two common dental restorations, fillings and veneers. Fillings.  There are two main types of tooth fillings: composite resins and dental amalgams. Composite resins, or tooth-colored fillings, are made from a mixture of glass or quartz filler. They provide good durability and resistance to fracture, making them a good choice […]