Practice News

The traditional X-ray on the top is enhanced on the bottom with new dental AI technology

New Game-Changing Dental AI Puts Your X-ray Details in Sharp Focus

Your next X-ray at Winchester Dental could reveal more detail in color and more clearly than ever, thanks to our newest digital technology. A new AI-based interface enhances your X-rays in clear, easy-to-read focus, helping to reveal the earliest stages of treatable—or even preventable—dental issues. Kelly Richardson, DDS explains how this is a win-win for doctors and patients alike, and Gio Iuculano, DDS talks about our patients’ reactions.

We can get vitamin D in good amounts from the sun's UVB rays.

Vitamin D and Your Child’s Teeth

Together with calcium, vitamin D (the “sunshine vitamin”) is vital for your child’s developing bones and teeth, and for tooth and bone health throughout life. But it can be easy to develop a vitamin D deficiency. Does your child have an adequate intake of this important nutrient? What’s the best way to get it? Here’s what you need to know.

Comfort, convenience, and precision are important parts of your care with modern technology at Winchester Dental.

Comfort, Convenience, and Precision: The Newest Technology at Winchester Dental

As dental technology advances, so does Winchester Dental’s ability to provide you the most current treatments and therapies. We’re committed to regularly investing in and training our team members to use the newest dental technology, so that we can provide you precision care at the highest levels of comfort—and of course, save you time and money! In this article, Kelly Richardson, DDS talks about some of the newest additions to Winchester Dental’s in-house technology.

OraCare Health Rinse System can take your oral health to the next level.

Can a Rinse System Take Your Oral Health to the Next Level?

if you’re brushing and flossing thoroughly each day, you’re already taking great care of your oral health! If you want to take it to an even higher level, adding a new mouth rinse system to your routine can help. What is it, and why should you use it? Our own Mistie Dodson, RDH has answers.

Taking steps to avoid gum disease will also benefit your overall health.

Gum Disease and Your Overall Health: New Findings Reveal More Risks

As you know, we always encourage you to floss your teeth, with plenty of good reasons! Flossing can help you keep your teeth cleaner and can help prevent gum disease, which can cause swollen and bleeding gums, and—in its more serious stages—tooth and bone loss. For some time, it’s been known that gum disease is definitely linked to serious health issues such as certain cancers, diabetes, heart attacks, high blood pressure, and strokes. Now, new research shows possible connections to additional health issues, and sheds light on a previously unknown risk factor for gum disease. Here’s what you’ll want to know.

It's true--many of our favorite parts of summer can affect our teeth!

Summer True or False Quiz! 8 Questions to Help You Protect Your Teeth

It’s true—summer is almost here! For many of us, that means hot sunny days with swimming, lots of cold drinks and frozen treats, and lots of outdoor activities. Which of these things can affect your oral health? How much do you know about protecting your teeth during the summer? Take this quiz and see!

Fight plaque and tooth decay by taking good care of your teeth.

What’s the Difference Between Dental Plaque and Tooth Decay?

Dental plaque and tooth decay are two of the most common dental issues affecting dental patients; and everyone with teeth—adults, babies, and children—is at risk. Is there a difference between the two conditions? Does one cause the other? Here’s what you’ll want to know.

Obstructive sleep apnea doesn't have to ruin your sleep. Learn about dental solutions!

How Much Do You Know About Obstructive Sleep Apnea? Take Our Quiz

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep breathing disorder that can reveal itself through many kinds of symptoms, and sometimes through serious health issues. How much do you know about who it might affect, the problems it can cause, and the available treatments? Take our quiz.

Your baby can have good dental health with your help.

8 Great Dental Health Tips for Your Baby or Young Child

If you have a baby or a young child, one of your top concerns will certainly be their health. Dental health is an important part of that! Good dental health starts before the first tooth arrives, and there are many ways you can promote it while helping your child build good habits to last a lifetime. Here are eight of the best things you can do.

It's important for senior patients to take good care of their oral health.

Dentistry for Senior Patients: What Should You Know?

There are currently more than 54 million senior Americans aged 65 or older—that’s 16.5 % of our current population. By 2030, the US Census Bureau projects, one of every five Americans will belong to this category. Aging is a fact of life, but there’s plenty you can do to maintain your health, especially your oral health, as you age! Here are the facts.

Mechanical teeth with frosted donut, petit fours, and cupcake. Taking a few minutes to floss daily is vital to oral and overall health.

8 Great Reasons to Floss Every Day

You’ve probably heard your dentist or hygienist regularly recommend that you floss daily. Flossing takes only a few minutes, but for some patients, getting started and then flossing regularly can be a challenge. If you’ve already made it part of your routine, congratulations! But if you need more encouragement, here are eight great reasons to make the effort!

Meet the Superstar: Shannon Brandstetter!

We’re delighted to introduce Shannon Brandstetter as our newest Winchester Dental superstar! Shannon is a registered dental hygienist, but did you know she didn’t have her own teeth cleaned by a hygienist until she was in hygiene school? Get to know her better in this interview.

Why Should You Be Concerned About Dental Erosion?

While many factors can contribute to dental erosion, you can certainly take positive steps to avoid it and keep your teeth healthy. But with so many dental products claiming to be effective against erosion, how can you best protect your teeth? The first step is to understand what erosion is and what causes it, so let’s look at the facts.