October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

How to Recognize Your Child’s Teething Timeline

If you have undergone a period of teething with a child in the past, then you know that this time can be very uncomfortable for both you and your child. Fortunately, we can help you receive further information on how to handle teething and when to anticipate the arrival of baby teeth. Below you can… Read more »

Using Veneers

From implants to crowns, there are a ton of different options you can choose from when you’re looking to make a drastic change to your smile. One of the methods we recommend you consider is dental veneers. We recommend this because they’re a great, albeit less-discussed, option to really giving your teeth a new life…. Read more »

Tricks for a Shielded Smile

There are many things that can threaten, attack and damage the smile. It’s very important to protect the teeth and gums regularly so you can maintain a top-notch oral health. Our dentist, Dr. , is happy to help you do so by giving you the tips and tricks you need. Those are: -Wear a mouthguard:… Read more »

Oral Health Advisory: Mouthwash

Have you ever thought about all of the different benefits that mouthwash can provide for your oral health care? Mouthwash should not be used as a replacement for brushing and flossing, but it is beneficial for providing additional help as a supplement to your oral hygiene routine. Mouthwash comes in many varieties, so it is… Read more »

Dental Checkups Can Help Detect Cavities

A consistent daily oral hygiene routine and regular attendance of your routine dental checkups helps to maintain a healthy mouth. The first phase of the dental checkup includes a professional dental cleaning and polishing treatment to remove bacterial deposits and minimize minor dental stains. Once this is done our dentist will examine your mouth for… Read more »

What Are Dental Crowns?

Have you been told you needed a dental crown? Are you familiar with the purpose of a dental crown? If you need more information on dental crowns than you have come to the right place! Drs. Cloud and Hill here at Cloud and Hill Dental Care in Little Rock, AR, use dental crowns for many… Read more »