Why Are Dental Cleanings Needed Every Six Months?

Your dentist, Dr. Clifford Morton, strongly recommends visiting our office for a dental checkup every six months. This is because dental checkups are vital for strong teeth and gums and a top-notch smile. This might be hard to believe, but it’s true. Your oral hygiene routine can’t completely care for... Read more »

Oral Health Keys: Water Flossers

Are you ready for a clean smile without the use of traditional tools? If you should ever struggle with a toothbrush or dental floss, fear not, as there are numerous other utensils available that can effectively do the job. If you struggle with traditional dental floss and are looking for... Read more »

Take Care of Your Smile with Aging and Dental Health

Your teeth are covered with a thin layer known as the tooth enamel, and it is important to realize that your teeth will naturally age over time. This includes discoloration and further damage due to oral accidents and injuries. If you're struggling with oral health care routines in any way,... Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity Checkups in Our Office

When chompers stay sensitive for too long, it's likely that they’re an indication of a larger underlying condition, such as periodontal disease. Left untreated, periodontal disease could lay waste to your mouth. But don't worry: your friendly team at Morton Aesthetic and Implant Dentistry is here to aid you. A... Read more »

Screening Children for Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

To prep for your appointment for your young child, please think about the following before your appointment. During your child's checkup, Dr. Clifford Morton and the team at Morton Aesthetic and Implant Dentistry will look at your child's oral cavity for signs of baby bottle tooth decay, such as spotting... Read more »

Practice Discretion to Protect Your Smile this Halloween

If you are considering guzzling down sweets or treats this Halloween season, there are a few important facts to keep in mind. Your risks for tooth decay and dental erosion drastically increase during this time, so it is important to make sure you practice discretion before and after the holiday.... Read more »

The Little Things You Should Add to Your Oral Hygiene Routine

Do you brush and floss regularly as part of your oral hygiene routine? If so, good for you. You’re on your way toward the healthy teeth and gums you need. Did you know there are additional things you can do to improve the effectiveness of your routine? Well, it’s true,... Read more »

A Knocked Out Tooth Will Need First-Aid While Seeking Professional Dental Treatment

If an accidental blow knocks one of your teeth out, timely first-aid is essential while seeking treatment from a professional dentist like Dr. Clifford Morton. Assessing the severity of the damage to the tooth and the dental socket might influence the necessary care measures. If your mouth is bleeding you... Read more »

A Tooth Suffering from a Large Area of Dental Attrition Might Need to Be Restored by a Dental Crown

As you age it’s possible for the alignment of your teeth to gradually change. This can be a natural result of the aging process, a previous oral trauma, or the loss of a tooth. If it’s not corrected in some way the deviation in the alignment of two or more... Read more »

A Set of Dentures Can Effectively Replace the Basic Function of Missing or Distressed Teeth

As the years go by, chronic tooth decay and periodontal health problems can cause the loss or multiple teeth. In many of these cases even the remaining teeth have been compromised in some way causing discomfort or impaired oral function. In a situation like this, the dentists at Morton Aesthetic... Read more »