What to Do About Your Teeth Clenching

Do you ever clench or grind your teeth when you’re eager or nervous? Sadly, teeth grinding—which is sometimes referred to as bruxism—may cause a number of serious problems. While this may not seem to be an issue for you, would you be surprised to learn that many individuals have bruxism, but simply don’t realize it?… Read more »

A Tooth’s Location and Function Will Strongly Influence the Filling Materials Used

At in Indianapolis, Indiana, our dentists commonly use fillings to repair small-to-medium-sized cavities. The fillings location on the tooth, the purpose of the tooth and its prevalence in your smile will determine the filling material that our dentist will recommend. The biting surface of your back teeth are often called upon to do a lot of… Read more »

Flossing FAQ’s

There has been a recent stirring in the media revolving around the practice of flossing. A news story released by the AP calls into question the effectiveness of flossing, even calling into question the ethical relationship that the ADA has with floss manufacturers. We wanted to clear the air for our patients, and provide a… Read more »

What to Do After Your Dental Treatment

Odds are, at some time you’ll need to visit a dentist and have some type of dental treatment performed. However, do you know what you should do—and avoid doing—after your treatment? Naturally, our dentist will tell you what you should do after any treatment, but we’re happy to give you a few ideas on what you… Read more »

What is CEREC?

CEREC machines are revolutionizing the way patients receive ceramic tooth restorations. Standing for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, a CEREC machine allows Dr. to construct, produce, and insert completely customized ceramic restoration materials at the point of treatment – or more simply, right in the dental chair. This significantly reduces the amount of time… Read more »

Details About the Fluoride Treatment Provided at the End of Your Dental Checkup

Your six month dental checkup with your dentist, Dr. , has several phases that are designed to thoroughly clean your teeth and monitor the health of your mouth, teeth and gums. If you’ve had issues with tooth sensitivity, or if you have developed some areas of tooth decay, Dr. might recommend having a fluoride treatment… Read more »

Whiten Your Teeth at Home

If your smile has been dulled and stained by dark foods and beverages, tobacco use or the effects of age, you might be left feeling self-conscious in social situations. This leads many people to contact Dr. to explore their options for a brighter, whiter smile. Regardless of the degree of staining, you should always consult… Read more »

The Instructions on How to Brush Your Child’s Teeth

If you want your child to have the best oral health possible but you’re not exactly sure how to brush their teeth, then our team is more than happy to help you! Starting an oral hygiene routine at an early age is a very beneficial thing to do, which is why we encourage you to… Read more »

Let Our Veneers Help You Find Your Healthy Smile

At Monon Family Dental, our skilled dentists, Drs. Cleveland, Allmand, and Carlson are pleased to offer porcelain and resin dental veneers for our patients in Indianapolis, Indiana, and the surrounding areas. Dental veneers are a quick, pleasing and safe fix for front teeth that are less attractive than you would like them to be. Veneers… Read more »

Should you get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Are your wisdom teeth bothering you or someone close to you? If so, our team can help. Sadly, wisdom teeth removal is something that almost everyone goes through, but can you recognize the symptoms of a problematic wisdom tooth? Similarly, do you know why some wisdom teeth need to be removed? Of course, you won’t… Read more »