Procedure of a Root Canal

The expected result of a root canal is to fix a gravely infected tooth rather than to completely extract the tooth. Treatment is done by taking out the infected pulp, sanitizing the hollow space, then fill and cap. Commonly, the root cause that requires a root canal is the progression of a bacterial infection that… Read more »

All About Aging and Dental Health

To protect your smile as you age, it is important that you are taking the necessary steps to give yourself the proper oral health care treatments and eating the right foods. Additionally, the treatments you receive from your oral health care provider can make a huge difference and ensure that your teeth can efficiently last… Read more »

What Are the Symptoms of Gum Disease?

If you think you might be a victim to gum disease, then there are symptoms you can look for just to make sure. Now remember: It’s very important to schedule an appointment with our dentists, Dr. Thomas Anglemire and Dr. Ross Schafer, if you suffer these symptoms. Gum disease is a dangerous dental issue that… Read more »

A Few Notes Pertaining to Halitosis Treatments & Prevention

The treatment and prevention of bad breath, also known as halitosis, is extremely important to keep your health in good condition. Bad breath arises due to poor dental health habits, genetic dispositions, underlying health issues, and dietary choices. See the list below for a few treatment methods for bad breath: – Use mouthwash to help… Read more »

A Complete Denture Might Be Able to Restore the Basic Function of a Mouth with Many Compromised Teeth

A history of chronic tooth decay, tooth loss, and chronic periodontal health problems can leave you with a severely compromised mouth. In some of these cases, there might not be enough healthy bone structure remaining in the underlying gums to visibly restore your missing teeth with multiple denture implant supported bridges. If so, Dr. Thomas… Read more »

Four Oral Care Tips to Help Your Smile Success

Having a successful smile without tooth decay and gum disease is possible. At Granger Family Dentistry PC in Granger, Indiana, we recommend maintaining good oral habits to achieve your healthiest smile. This means eating a balanced diet, limiting snacks, brushing twice a day and flossing once, and keeping up with regular dental cleanings and checkups…. Read more »

Gingivitis and Diabetes

At Granger Family Dentistry PC in Granger, Indiana, we are pleased to be able to help our patients diagnosed with diabetes to improve their oral health and maintain a healthy, confident smile. Because millions of bacteria live in your mouth they can harm your health by causing gum disease and tooth decay. You can actually… Read more »

Are You Neglecting Your Smile?

At Granger Family Dentistry PC, our dentists, Dr. Thomas Anglemire and Dr. Ross Schafer, are pleased to help our patients who live in Granger, Indiana, or the surrounding areas have the healthy smile they deserve. Today’s blog is going to review some things you may not know about your smile health, to make sure it… Read more »

A Composite Dental Filling Might Be Needed to Repair a Cavity on a Tooth in the Front of Your Mouth

The teeth in the front of your mouth often play a role in your facial expressions. When a cavity forms on one of these teeth it can cause you to guard your smile while also limiting your ability to comfortably bite off tough and hard foods. If you are concerned that an area of tooth… Read more »

Get Your Best Smile with Dental Veneers

A flaw in your smile that others may not notice but you see every time you look in the mirror can be fixed with a dental veneer. Whether it’s discoloration, a chip, misshapen or stained tooth, Dr. and our dental staff want to provide the best dental service we can for your best smile. A… Read more »