Blog Archive

What is PRF and How can You Benefit from It? Jun 3rd, 2020

PRF or Platelet-rich fibrin is a post-surgical treatment used to lessen discomfort and expedite healing.  Because it is made from your own blood, it is completely natural. The blood is drawn by our phlebotomist and separated using a centrifuge.  Once the blood is separated into plasma, red blood cells, and...

COVID19 and Staying Safe May 19th, 2020

Along with all the behind the scenes things we do at My Time Dental Centers to keep you safe, you will notice some additional precautions at your next visit. You will be asked to complete a brief questionnaire before every visit, regarding common Covid19 symptoms and situations. We will use...

What Age Should a Child Go to The Dentist for The First Time? – What Parents Should Know Feb 13th, 2020

By Team My Time Dental | February 14, 2020   Parents often wonder when they should first take their child to the dentist. So, what age should a child go to the dentist for the first time? Your child’s first visit should be the moment the first tooth comes in. In some cases,...

Is It Worth Having Dental Insurance? Jan 31st, 2020

By Team My Time Dental | January 31, 2020   You may be asking yourself, “Is it worth having dental insurance?” Here at My Time Dental, we care about our patients over insurance companies. Therefore, this question can be determined by who your dentist is.  Is It Worth Having Dental Insurance? In this...

Why Do People Get Veneers Jan 30th, 2020

By Team My Time Dental | January 31, 2020   Why do people get Veneers? People get Dental Veneers for one reason.  They are unhappy with the appearance of their smile. The reasons they are unhappy with their smile are usually related to the color or shape of their front teeth. Gaps between...

Difference Between Inlay and Onlay Jan 15th, 2020

By Team My Time Dental | January 16, 2020   Your dentist has told you that you need a tooth restored either because of a cavity or trauma. You also don’t know what the difference between inlay and onlay is. There are five different types of restorative procedures. They are: Filling: The most...

What is a Root Canal and Crown Procedure? Dec 18th, 2019

By Team My Time Dental | December 19, 2019   When a tooth has decay that has reached the pulp chamber, the tooth can no longer be restored with a simple filling. Decay is a progressive bacterial infection that is not self-correcting. The only way to stop decay is to remove the infected...

What are Athletic Mouth Guards For Dec 12th, 2019

By Team My Time Dental | December 12, 2019   The common denominator of winning athletes is an “ALL IN” attitude. Whether they are training, practicing or competing for the big win; the mindset is “ALL IN”! That kind of attitude takes of razor-sharp focus. The key is eliminating distractions. Providing the best...

When You Need a Filling Nov 18th, 2019

By Team My Time Dental | November 19, 2019   Fillings restore the tooth, prevent further damage, and allow the tooth to function as normal. This is done by removing decay and repairing the affected tooth. Some situations when you need a filling are dental decay, tooth sensitivity, fractured teeth, tooth crazing, and tooth...

Are Dental Cleanings Necessary? Nov 4th, 2019

By Team My Time Dental | November 5, 2019   Are dental cleanings necessary? The short answer is, yes! The more important question is how often you need to have dental cleanings. How often you should go to the dentist depends on your teeth, gums, health conditions, medications, and your dental homecare. Are...

Types of Cosmetic Dentistry Oct 23rd, 2019

By Team My Time Dental | October 24, 2019   Higher self-confidence and self-esteem are benefits of a great smile. Patients who have had cosmetic dentistry done by Dr. Schmelter have reported greater success in their work, family life, and social life. These are just a few of the immediate results of transforming...

What Are Implant Supported Dentures? Oct 15th, 2019

By Team My Time Dental | October 15, 2019   When deciding to replace natural teeth, there are some important differences between traditional dentures and implant supported dentures. So, what are implant supported dentures? Having all the facts about both options can help you decide on which option fits best with your individual...

Dental Implant vs Dental Bridge – Tooth Replacement Options Oct 3rd, 2019

By Team My Time Dental | October 4, 2019   When considering tooth replacement there are several important factors to understand.  To make the best decision for your individual needs requires asking the following questions for each option: How long will the replacement last? How will the replacement affect your other teeth? What...

Reasons for Dental Bone Graft Sep 18th, 2019

By Team My Time Dental | September 19, 2019   Wondering what the reasons for dental bone grafting are? Bone resorption or bone loss of the jawbone can be rebuilt with a surgical procedure known as bone grafting. Bone resorption will affect your oral health and change your facial appearance.  Bone grafts are used in these...

What are the Different Types of Dental Implants Sep 11th, 2019

By Team My Time Dental | September 11, 2019   Wondering what are the different types of dental implants? Teeth restored with dental implants look, feel and function just like natural teeth. You brush, floss and visit your dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings, same as you would to care for a natural...

Dental Sedation Options Sep 3rd, 2019

By Team My Time Dental | September 3, 2019   At My time Dental Centers, you can relax while you get the dental care you need.  It begins with receiving the time needed to fully understand your dental conditions, treatment options, and having all your questions answered.  We want you to feel at...

What’s the Difference Between Plaque and Tartar? Jul 9th, 2019

By Team My Time Dental | July 10, 2019   What’s the difference between plaque and tartar? Although the words plaque and tartar are sometimes used interchangeably, there are some distinct differences. There are differences in how plaque and tartar form. Health consequences of having plaque and tartar can range from bad breath...

How Does Sugar Cause Cavities? Jun 27th, 2019

By Team My Time Dental | June 28, 2019   Wondering how does sugar cause cavities? Sugar itself is not the cause of dental cavities.  However, in combination with poor dental hygiene it does produce cavities. The process of dental decay that causes cavities is a process that is progressive and not self-correcting....

How Dental Health Affects Overall Health Jun 17th, 2019

By Team My Time Dental | June 18, 2019   Wondering how dental health affects overall health? Some healthcare professionals even refer to the mouth as a window to the rest of the body. The first signs of AIDS or diabetes are often mouth lesions or other signs of poor oral health. Ninety...

Why Wisdom Teeth Should be Removed Jun 3rd, 2019

By Team My Time Dental | June 5, 2019   The least needed teeth in your mouth can cause you the most trouble. Most dental professionals agree that it is a question of “when” not “if” wisdom teeth will eventually be a problem. Before the invention of utensils and modern cooking techniques, wisdom...