Is Aesthetic Dentistry Expensive?

Aesthetic dentistry — or cosmetic dentistry — is a classification of dentistry that addresses the look of your teeth and smile. Many people assume that because aesthetic dental procedures are elective procedures that may not be necessary to the health, comfort, and function of your teeth and mouth, they are prohibitively expensive procedures to obtain.  […]

What is Aesthetic Dentistry?

Your smile is just as important as your handshake when you first meet someone new. A strong, confident, beautiful smile is essential to getting started on the right foot whether in your professional or personal life. Many people, however, may feel like their smile isn’t up to par. Perhaps your smile could be brighter, due […]

How Technology is Making Your Dental Visit More Comfortable

Until recently, a surefire way of ruining someone’s day was to bring up the subject of a visit to the dentist’s office. The mere mention of a dental visit was enough to bring even the strongest among us to their knees. Things have radically changed, though. New tools, improved technology and other continued advancements in […]

Your Smile Matters

Whether we like it or not, peoples’ first impressions are often based on our appearance. A huge part of our appearance – often the most important — is our smile. In fact, a recent study by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry discovered that almost half of the U.S. adult population (48 percent) say a […]

What Procedures Call for Dental Anesthesia?

In general, dental patients should be comfortable when going into the dentist’s office no matter what procedure they are having done. That’s when dental anesthesia comes into play.  There are a variety of different types of dental anesthesia that are appropriate for the procedures they accompany. Your dentist and the office’s support staff are professionals […]

How Are Tobacco Products Affecting My Oral Health?

For years, health experts have highlighted the dangers of tobacco products. There are no safe products to consume — or a safe amount to consume. It’s best to steer clear of all tobacco products in the first place. However, if you already smoke cigarettes or cigars, or chew tobacco products, the Advanced Dentistry team encourages […]

Is a Dental Implant Painful?

We live in an exciting time for dentistry because of all of the technological advancements that enhance care and provide new solutions to your smile. Dental implants are among that new technology, and they can offer excellent options to the right candidate. However, because dental implants are still so new, there are some misconceptions about […]

I Have a Chipped Tooth! What Should I Do Next?

It can be shocking when you suddenly realized you have a chipped tooth. Even more alarming is chipping a tooth and not noticing it immediately, opening the door to future complications. That’s why regular dental care is so essential — to recognize these issues and address them in a timely fashion. If you suspect you […]

Will a Frenectomy As an Adult Affect My Speech?

If you’re experiencing any issues talking, eating, or with your dental health in general, it may be due to your frenum. This is the tiny piece of tissue that holds different parts of your mouth together. You have several different frenums all throughout your body.  When it’s abnormally sized, it can make simple tasks more […]

What Does Salt Water Do For My Mouth? 

If you keep up on regular oral care, you’re well aware that flossing, brushing your teeth two to three times a day, and using mouthwash are effective ways to keep your mouth healthy. However, there is an additional method of proper oral care that you may not yet be aware of: salt water. Using salt […]

Bad Breath? Change These Things

Bad breath, officially known as halitosis, is the third most common dental condition seen in the dentist office.  In fact, according to Colgate, over 60 million people suffer from chronic bad breath. That means if you happen to find yourself suffering from it, you’re not alone. Rather than being ashamed or embarrassed, it’s important to […]

What Should Your Child Expect on Their First Dental Visit?

Taking your child to the dentist for their first dental visit can be a nerve-racking experience for both of you, especially if you don’t know what to expect. Your child may be afraid of the dentist at first, and this can cause you to become anxious. Knowing what to expect from your child’s first appointment […]

Not Every Office Is Made Equal 

Whether you’re going in for a simple cleaning or any type of cosmetic surgery, one fact will always remain: a trip to the dentist is intimidating. Shiny tools are pointed at you as you’re approached by them from different directions. Dentists and hygienists in masks hover around you excruciatingly close with their fingers in your […]

How Your Oral Health Impacts Your Liver

We all know that your oral health is important and proper dental care is imperative to prevent you from obtaining any diseases that can negatively affect your mouth. In awareness of this, we all make sure to regularly brush and floss to keep cavities, gum disease and any other infections from forming in and around […]

Dental Myths Busted 

The telephone game is fun to play with friends in middle school, but it’s not as great when your oral health is involved. For several years, rumors have flown around regarding what is and isn’t acceptable when it comes to taking proper care of your teeth. We’ve decided to address a few popular myths and […]

Do You Despise the Dentist? 

You check your calendar for this week’s upcoming events and see one approaching that you absolutely dread: your dentist appointment. It’s easy to immediately groan in disgust and think of all the reasons why visiting the dentist isn’t fun, but there are also some aspects of visiting the dentist that can make you realize it […]

The Problem With At-Home Smile Makeovers

Who doesn’t want a standout smile? We all do, and we can achieve nearly any smile goal as long as it is doable in a responsible and well-researched way. With the right techniques and professional expertise, a smile redo can be a reality. That said, it is important to trust an expert when it comes […]

The Ins and Outs of TeethXpress™

Patients wearing traditional full dentures in their smile may have a variety of complaints. They may feel uneasy about enjoying their favorite foods, or they may worry about dental adhesives not performing correctly and causing their false teeth to fail during social situations. Patients may also deal with reduced taste from palate coverage. Instead of […]

First Impressions Matter

They say you never get a second chance to make a good first impression. That’s something the Advanced Dentistry team of Hillard takes to heart. We pride ourselves in making your first visit to our office a positive one. We understand that a trip to the dentist can be daunting for some, and for others, […]

The Shift In Comfort–How Technology Is Making Your Dental Visit More Comfortable

Thanks to the many wonders of modern technology, dental visits go more smoothly than ever before. With impressively designed high-tech devices and smarter dental tools and gadgets, dental exams and various surgeries and procedures can be more comfortable and go faster, and even recovery time may be cut down considerably. Here at Advanced Dentistry, we […]

The Latest and Greatest in Dental Technology, Available at Advanced Dentistry

Hilliard, OH area patients who are seeking the best quality care for their dental needs are encouraged to take the time to learn about the amazing technology used at Advanced Dentistry. Dr. James Blank prides himself on reinvesting into his practice to offer the latest solutions for patients. The area of medicine is one of […]