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…


“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…


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…


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…


You May Catch More Than Feelings From a Mistletoe Kiss 
added on: December 11, 2020

It’s a well-known fact that you can catch a lot of things from a simple kiss, such as a cold, or feelings for your fellow smoocher. But did you know that you may even catch a cavity from kissing? Before you pucker up under the mistletoe, your dentist in Cleona… Read More…


Dementia & Dentistry: Decoding the Connection
added on: November 10, 2020

It may seem odd to hear your dentist in Cleona talk about dementia. However, recent research suggests that your dentist may be the person to do just that. According to a study conducted by the National Institute on Aging, gum disease may play a key role in the development of… Read More…


Can Facemasks Cause Bad Breath? 
added on: October 8, 2020

Has wearing a facemask caused you to change the way you breathe? Unless you’re a professional painter or a doctor, you’re probably not used to wearing a facemask at all, let alone for extended periods of time. As a result, you’ve probably accidentally started breathing out of your mouth instead… Read More…


Sun’s Out, Gums Out: How Sunshine Benefits Oral Health
added on: July 22, 2020
happy sun blocks in the sand

We’re heading into the dog days of summer, which typically means really hot days and a lot of sunshine. This can be great for enjoying some time in the pool, on the lake, or at the beach, but your dentist in Cleona wants you to know that all of this… Read More…


Why Are My Gum Receding?
added on: July 20, 2020
woman with gum pain

When it comes to your oral health, it’s no surprise that your dentist in Cleona puts so much importance on taking proper care of your teeth. But did you know that your gums are another crucial aspect to overall oral health? In fact, our gums are just as important to… 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