Facts About Gum Disease

Would you like to know all about gum disease? If so, our dentist, Dr. Brian J. Waggle, is happy to help you! Today, he is happy to share facts about gum disease on our blog because the more you know, the better. In fact, the more you know, the better chance you have of preventing the disease, which is strongly... read more »

Dentistry Topics for Beginners: Cosmetic Dentistry

If you have ever sustained an oral accident or injury that has left you with a severely impaired smile, it is important to remember that numerous medical treatments exist to help repair any damage to them and give you the smile you deserve. If you have any lost or missing teeth, or if you have severely broken or discolored teeth,... read more »

Do You Have Sore Gums? Here Are Some Tips

Having sore gums can be quite inconvenient and troublesome, especially if they bleed and swell. Unfortunately, these are most likely symptoms of gingivitis and periodontitis, which are bigger problems than just sore gums. It’s very important to restore the health of your gums so you can have a top-notch smile and oral health. To help you return to the healthy... read more »

The Reasons Why Your Dental Hygienist Should Be Your Best Friend

Your dental hygienist has made a career out of helping you have the best and healthiest smile, which is why they should be your new best friend. Your hygienist can do many things to help you. To elaborate, Dr. Brian J. Waggle is happy to give you more details. Your dental hygienist can take X-rays of your mouth, which is... read more »

What Dental Tools Do

What are Northpointe Dental’s two top priorities? Your dental health and your personal comfort. One thing that may give you comfort is to have a better idea of how our dental tools are used to increase your dental health. As such, we have gathered a description of five common dental instruments and their uses: Mouth Mirror — This is a... read more »

Three Options for Your Flossing Needs

Are you using the right kind of dental floss for your smile? When it comes to the sea of choices at the store, how do you know which floss would work for you? To help you understand your many options, Dr. Brian J. Waggle and our team at Northpointe Dental in Zanesville, Ohio, is happy to help you navigate through... read more »

What You Should Know About Inlays and Onlays

If you have tooth decay, you might understand that there are a number of options available to you. For example, you are probably aware that you can get your cavity filled. You may have also heard that you might need a crown if you are dealing with more severe decay. Still, have you ever wondered about why you should consider... read more »

Dental Veneers Are Like Mini Miracles for Your Mouth

Dental veneers are like mini miracles for your mouth. Although they are very thin layers that are used to bond with the fronts of teeth, they are extremely durable and well-intended for the functions with which they are designed. Not only can they conceal abnormalities and errors of the fronts of your teeth, they can even correct spacing issues and... read more »

A Better Smile Begins With a Better Brush

A better smile begins with a better brush. Not just how you brush your teeth and gums, but what type of brush you are using. If your brush is not the right size, it may be missing areas of your mouth where plaque can build up and eventually lead to tooth decay. The more you do to protect your teeth... read more »

How to Keep Your Smile Stunning as You Age

With so much stress in our world around us, it’s easy to lose track of simple habits like brushing your teeth. This can result in dangerous health effects. Did you know there is a link between your oral health and your overall body health? Well, it’s true! As you age, you can be at higher risks for other dental conditions... read more »