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 Is Crown Lengthening?

Crown lengthening is a procedure where gum and bone tissue are recontoured to expose more of the tooth crown, making teeth appear taller. This surgery is used to treat gum disease, fix a tooth that is broken below the gum line, or alter the appearance of teeth covered by too much gum tissue. Your dentist performs this minor surgery through... read more »

All About Intraoral Cameras

An intraoral camera is a small, handheld device that allows your dentist to take images of your mouth. These images can be 25 to 50 times their normal size, allowing the dentist to examine your teeth in a way they can’t through a reflection on a mirror (or even through an x-ray). The intraoral camera is about the size of... read more »

Stick To It: What You Need To Know About Denture Adhesives

Dentures can help you eat, speak, and smile again. Dentures that fit well should stay securely in your mouth; however, you may want to consider using a denture adhesive so you may have even more stability. But before you purchase an adhesive, there are a few things you should know about them first. Denture adhesives can come in pads, powders,... read more »