You’ve been doing it since you were five. You switch to auto pilot morning and night and get it done. But are you doing it right? Actually, many people are making tooth brushing mistakes. You may need to tweak your routine to better support your oral health and protect your smile from dental caries and […]
1. Protect Your Gums It’s not only extreme cavities that can damage a tooth until it is beyond saving. Gum disease that leads to bone loss is just as harmful. Gum disease is caused by a buildup of plaque that creates pockets of infection between the gums and tooth roots. This leads to periodontitis, gum […]
If you have a mouth sore that lasts more than a week or two; it is critical to come in for an exam. Mouth sores can be an indicator of disease, and an early assessment assists in preventing more serious problems. If necessary, vital treatment and pain relief can be offered. In extreme cases, I […]
While cosmetic dentistry and a complete smile makeover seem to be all the rage these days, daily brushing is still the most important thing you can do for your oral health.
5 flossing steps made so easy you can tick them off one finger at a time thanks to Felton Dental Care, on the web at https://www.themissouladentist.com/about/dr-brett-r-felton-missoula-dentist/. Thumbkin: Thumb to Chest Reminder Thumb to chest can remind me that this isn’t for my friends. Brushing the goobers off so I don’t gross them out. Rinsing with […]
Did you remember that brushing and flossing fights bad breath and removes stains?
If you have persistent stains that brushing can’t remove, get your teeth bleached at Felton Dental Care for a dazzling stain free smile.
In May of 2014 I scheduled an appointment with Dr. Felton’s office for a dental examination. I knew at the time that my teeth were beyond saving because of my lax dental hygiene for many years. After the initial exam Dr. Felton and I decided that the best course of action would be a denture […]
It’s important to discuss treatment with your Missoula dentist or doctor. The only sure-fire way to avoid tonsil stones is to have the tonsils completely removed, but very few cases become this serious.
Hi. I’m Dr. Brett Felton, an experienced dentist here in Missoula. It is my goal to help my patients have optimum oral health, and today I would like to talk about something else associated with our mouths that doesn’t get as much attention as cavities or cosmetic dentistry: it’s our sense of taste.
Patients often come into our Missoula, Montana dental practice and complain about ‘a toothache the size of Lolo.’ I understand this kind of pain, and realize that when you describe it like that, it really hurts. I can help.