Can Banana Peels Really Whiten Teeth?

Have you heard of this? Banana peels being used for DIY teeth whitening? It's another sketchy Internet rumor based on anecdotal evidence from blogs that claim this is a thing. But there haven't been any academic studies or scientific examinations to back it up. The claim is that if you... Read more »

Test Your Dental Crown Knowledge Here

If you know everything there is to know about dental crowns, then it’s time to test your knowledge! The more you know about dental crowns, the better. In fact, it can help you make sure dental crowns are the right treatment for you. So, our dentist, Dr. James N. Aldridge... Read more »

Hyperdontia: How Many Teeth is Too Many?

What if you had more than the normal amount of teeth in your mouth? Would you think that more is better? The average adult should have 32 teeth—including wisdom teeth. If you have had your wisdom teeth out, as many people do, you will have 28. Even one extra tooth... Read more »

Basic Oral Health Tips

Do you feel like you have a great handle on your oral health? Or do you know you’re not doing everything you can to maintain top-of-the-line oral health? Yes, you do have to floss. Our dental team in Huntington, West Virginia, is dedicated to helping you maintain the best oral... Read more »

Using Dental Bridges to Restore Your Oral Health

Does your oral health suffer because of the loss of a tooth or two? If so, we have exciting news to share with you! Dental bridges are an excellent way to restore your oral health and missing teeth. To help you learn more about dental bridges, our skilled dentist with... Read more »

Handy Brushing Tricks

Did you know there are brushing tricks that can help you have a more effective brushing routine? Well, it’s true. Our dentist, Dr. James N. Aldridge Jr., encourages you to develop and use these tricks so you can properly care for your smile each and every day. To help you... Read more »

Routine Dental Appointments: Common Questions Asked

If you have questions about routine dental appointments, you should find the answers. If you know all you need to know about your checkups, you might feel less nervous or anxious in the dental chair. So, to help you find the answers you’re looking for, our dentist, Dr. James N.... Read more »

Bleach Your Teeth Back to White With Professional Treatment

Bleach Your Teeth Back to White With Professional Treatment Do your teeth need cosmetic treatment due to unwanted discolorations or stains? If so, one of the most effective ways to remove tooth stains from the tooth enamel is with whitening treatment. Treatments for teeth whitening are available in all varieties,... Read more »

Is It Time to Receive Dental Bridge Treatment?

Are you considering dental bridge treatment? A dental bridge is a highly effective method of tooth replacement that attaches to neighboring teeth to securely fill gaps left behind by missing teeth. Once in place, it looks very natural and can match the natural appearance of your smile. Below, we have... Read more »

The Habits to Avoid if You Want Your Child to Have a Healthy Smile

There are habits in the world today that can harm your child’s smile, unfortunately, and our dentist, Dr. James N. Aldridge Jr., strongly encourages you to help your child avoid those at all costs. That way they can have strong and healthy teeth and gums as well as a top-notch... Read more »