Posts By: Dr. Wright

Place Your Smile in the Hands of an AACD Dentist!

If you are looking to unveil your smile’s brilliance then you should start with the perfect smile. Even though people are created differently and bring with them their own unique look and personality, nothing compliments the persona like a perfect set of teeth. Gregory Wright, DDS, takes pride in giving people renewed confidence through high-quality… Read more »

Is It Time to Have Your Toothache Checked?

Toothaches occur for different reasons. Since people use their mouths for speaking, eating, and smiling, teeth undergo heavy weathering. The amount of substances that pass through the mouth is overwhelming. To put it in perspective, let’s examine the different ingredients and properties of a typical cheese burger; the burger patty contains fat and sodium, the… Read more »

Knock on Your Dentist’s Door After a Tooth Gets Knocked Out

Accidents happen. Even if your lifestyle isn’t very active, your tooth might still be accidentally knocked out due to a traumatic injury. There are plenty of incidents where a tooth could be knocked out of its socket: a rogue elbow on the basketball court; an accidental face-plant on a slippery pool-side; or even a forceful… Read more »

“Oh No, I Chipped a Tooth!”

In movies and skit comedy shows, someone tripping over their own feet and chipping a tooth can be humorous (if written into the script properly). After the show, however, the comedian can take off the makeup and walk off stage or camera with a full set of whole, healthy teeth. In life, where dental damage… Read more »

A Better Understanding of Tooth Loss

The more you know about your teeth, the better care you can give them. For instance, you brush and floss your teeth twice every day because you know the plaque that gathers on them can lead to dental diseases. What you don’t know, however, can also influence how you care for your smile. If you… Read more »

The Science of Smiling

A smile is universal; it can surpass language barriers to portray a variety of expressions, like joy, acceptance, and agreement, and it can influence the way others perceive you in general. If you’re smiling right now, you might recognize the good feeling it induces, and don’t need scientific research to tell you that it can… Read more »

Three Serious Consequences of Severe Gum Disease

Tooth loss is an extreme consequence for most dental health issues, like cavities, gum disease, and sometimes, malocclusion (crooked teeth). In the case of gum disease, however, tooth loss isn’t the last consequence of neglect. In fact, its most severe form, known as periodontitis, has been linked to numerous ongoing health issues, mainly due to… Read more »

Is Your Tooth Decaying?

Decay means to deteriorate, or rot, and might seem extreme when describing a mere cavity. The truth, though, is that decay is exactly what happens when bacteria are allowed to infect your tooth structure, which causes a cavity, or hole, to form. As a progressive issue, tooth decay can slowly consume your entire tooth if… Read more »