5 Symptoms of Gum Disease

JC Dentist Oral Health

Did you know that it’s just as important to take good care of your gums as it is to take good care of your teeth? Your teeth may be the focus of your dental care routine because they are the first thing you notice when you smile, but your gums deserve lots of attention too. Here are 5 symptoms of …

The Benefits of Braces

The Benefits of Braces

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Oral Health

You probably know a fair number of people with braces on their teeth. But these people are older than you would think. More than 4 million Americans are already wearing braces, and one quarter of them are adults according to recent reports. What do braces do? Braces can straighten teeth in a number of different ways. First they can straighten misaligned teeth. Second, …

New Year's Resolution: Get A Dental Checkup and Cleaning!

New Year’s Resolution: Get A Dental Checkup and Cleaning!

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Oral Health

Health is often the biggest priority for many people as they begin the new year. Although this is usually related to weight loss or the breaking of bad habits, perhaps this year you should consider your dental health. There are so many benefits to taking charge of your dental health. For one, it can have a large impact on your …

Consider a "Smile Makeover" in the New Year!

Consider a “Smile Makeover” in the New Year!

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Oral Health, Teeth Whitening

It’s the beginning of a whole new decade and if you’ve been considering getting a smile makeover what a better time then now to inquire into the potential of your amazing smile!  Perhaps you have been wondering what a smile makeover could offer.  It’s a process of improving the appearance of the smile through one or more cosmetic dentistry procedures, …

Understanding Jaw Pain

Understanding Jaw Pain

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Oral Health

If your having throbbing jaw pain, it’s probably hard to focus on much else. There are so many reasons why your jaw could be giving you trouble. Whether you’re experiencing a dull ache, lingering soreness or a stabbing sensation, pain in your jaw and face can be frustrating and, in some cases, even debilitating. Your facial or jaw pain could …