Chronic Gum Disease Can Affect Your Health and Overall Quality of Life

Chronic inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene routine can allow tartar to harden on the base of your teeth near the gumline. This can become an even more significant problem if you fail to attend your routine dental checkups at Dr. Steven Pooley’s dental office. As time goes on the constant bacterial presence near your periodontal tissues can lead to... read more »

Oral Cancer Facts

What is oral cancer? Cancer is the uncontrollable growth of cells that invade the surrounding tissue and damage them. Oral cancer can occur in the tongue, lips, floor of the mouth, cheeks, hard and soft palate, and throat. Oral cancer can be life-threatening if not detected and treated early. What are the signs of oral cancer? As early detection is... read more »

Dental Cleaning: What to Expect in the Dental Chair

When you come into our office for a dental cleaning and exam, our Pooley Dentistry team wants you to feel calm and comfortable. So, to help make that possible, we would like to tell you what to expect during your appointment. That way you will feel more prepared and ready. When you come in for your appointment, you can expect... read more »