Dr. Brett Felton considers many factors when designing a smile for any smile makeover patient. One of the smile design elements involved is the facial midline. The facial midline can be identified by drawing an imaginary line from the center of the eyebrows to the middle of the two peaks in the top lip (Cupid’s […]
Question: What wonderful community-based voluntary health measure has done the most to prevent tooth decay in the U.S. in the past 70 years? Answer: Municipal water fluoridation! Fluoride is a tooth’s best friend because it strengthens the enamel and can reverse demineralization. That’s why there is fluoride in toothpaste and fluoride treatments are performed during […]
It’s hard to win a gold medal if you have a toothache. A recent study cited in the British Journal of Sports Medicine explored how poor oral health affects athletic performance at the elite level. “More than 40% of athletes were bothered by their oral health with 28% reporting an impact on quality of life […]
Do the math: when shopping at Missoula markets or health food stores, carefully decipher food labels before you buy. Four grams of sugar equals one teaspoon. Add up all the grams of every type of sugar listed and divide by four to truly understand how much sugar an item contains.
For years, Missoula parents have been warned that thumb-sucking can cause future dental problems for their thumb-loving toddlers.
I’m Brett Felton, and my practice is called Felton Dental Care. We perform general dentistry in Missoula Montana. general dentistry is one of our most popular and requested dental procedures. We specialize in general and family dentistry as well as in many other dental procedures. If you are looking for a local Montana dental practice […]
At Felton Dental Care in Missoula, we promote preventative dental care by developing decay prevention plans and helping our family dentistry patients establish and maintain proper dental practices. If today’s Missoula kids can avoid tooth decay, they can save themselves more than you may realize. 1) A healthy mouth equals better overall health and well-being. […]
Hello! Welcome to our Missoula family dentistry blog. Today’s message from Felton Dental Care concerns fluoride and Montana children’s dental health. I’m Brett Felton and I have been practicing dentistry in Missoula since 2007. When I examine a new Missoula patient for the first time, I can usually tell whether the person drank fluoride-adjusted municipal […]
Hi. I’m Dr. Brett Felton. When my Missoula and Lolo area patients get mouth sores, I advise them to evaluate what they’re eating and make some changes. By following these tips, you too can avoid the discomfort of eating and help to increase the speed of healing. 1. Eat soft or pureed foods. Don’t worry, […]
Your Lolo area dental practice would be a very different place if it weren’t for the competent dental assistants who work there. Today in our Missoula dental blog, we would like to highlight the importance of these hard workers who are often taken for granted. Dental assistants make your dental appointment much more effective, efficient, […]