April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month
added on: April 8, 2021

When it comes to our health, nobody wants to hear the big ‘C’ word — Cancer. While this disease can affect anywhere in the body, one of the harder types of cancer to diagnose early is oral cancer. However, early diagnosis is key to treating oral cancer successfully and increasing… Read More…


What Is Gingivitis?
added on: March 29, 2021

Gingivitis is a type of gum disease and is the mildest stage of gum disease. At its core, gingivitis means that there is an active infection in the gum tissue, but it can be treated and cured if it’s caught and treated by your dentist in Cleona before it has… Read More…


Is a Chipped Tooth a Dental Emergency? 
added on: March 19, 2021

Whether you chip your molar on a hidden popcorn kernel or have an unexpected accident that breaks a front tooth, you’ll want to get seen by your dentist in Cleona sooner rather than later. Early treatment is the best way to fix a cracked tooth before it has a chance… Read More…


“Why Do I Get Cavities?” 
added on: March 10, 2021

You brush your teeth every morning and before bed each night. Yet when you go to your dental appointments, your dentist in Cleona still finds cavities. When this happens, you may be asking yourself, “Why do I get cavities even if I take good care of my teeth?”, which can… Read More…


How Do I Know If Tooth Pain Is Serious? 
added on: February 23, 2021

Any type of ongoing tooth pain usually means something isn’t quite right. But does that mean every toothache requires a visit to your dentist in Cleona? The short answer — probably. However, if your pain lasts for 2 or more days, isn’t reduced with painkillers, and is paired with swelling… Read More…


Why Does Your Dentist in Cleona Take X-Rays?
added on: February 17, 2021
woman receives dental x-rays

X-Rays are detailed photographs that give an interesting look at our bones and help doctors find breaks. But did you know that x-rays are used for much more than identifying broken bones? In fact, your dentist in Cleona uses x-rays to see parts of your mouth and teeth that can’t… Read More…


Protect Your Gums, Protect Your Heart
added on: February 15, 2021
heart health month

February is the month of hearts. Candy hearts, chocolate hearts, flower hearts, and yes, even our actual hearts. In fact, February is American Heart Health Month, a time when health professionals come together to raise awareness of heart disease and talk about some habits to change to reduce the risk…. Read More…


Why You Shouldn’t Use Your Teeth as Tools
added on: January 25, 2021

We’ve all used our teeth to tear open packaging that’s just too hard to open with our hands. However, your dentist in Cleona wants to remind you that there are tools designed to specifically help us open pesky packages, and those tools aren’t our teeth. Both children and adults alike… Read More…


Tooth Fairy Tales From Across the World
added on: January 18, 2021

Experiencing your first loose tooth can be an exciting time in a kid’s life, especially when your child is expecting a visit and a little treat from our friend the Tooth Fairy. In the United States, this magical fairy is a teeny, tiny winged creature outfitted in sparkly clothes and… Read More…


Make 2021 The Year of Oral Health
added on: January 13, 2021

We’ve officially turned the page into a new calendar year, and this year, we’ve never been happier to put the previous year behind us. Even though ringing in 2021 probably looked a little different this year, there’s one thing that remains the same year after year — New Year’s Resolutions…. Read More…


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Patient Safety Protocol

While many things have changed over the last couple of months, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety.

That's why our staff is taking every precaution to make this office as safe as possible for our patients. You may see some changes when it is time for your next appointment including:

We look forward to seeing you again and are happy to answer any questions you may have about the steps we take to keep you, and every patient, safe in our practice.

A letter from the Cleona Dental Team