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  • What to Do in Case of a Dental Emergency

    22 Jun 2017 | 0 Comments

    As your local dentistry practice, the team at Tracy T. Windham DDS General Dentistry wants all our patients to enjoy having healthy and attractive smiles! When a dental emergency does happen that affects the teeth, gums, or jaws, it’s important to know how to handle it, so the risk of permanent damage is decreased. Here is a quick guide from your Little Rock dentist that can help you properly deal with some of the most common dental emergencies.

  • How to Prevent Cavities

    02 May 2017 | 0 Comments

    At the office of Dr. Tracy T. Windham in Little Rock, we're passionate about helping our patients achieve beautiful smiles that last a lifetime – and while we offer a variety of restorative and cosmetic dental services, the best way to keep teeth healthy is through prevention. There are a number of steps you can take to protect the health of your teeth and prevent the formation of cavities, and with diligent, regular care, you can keep your teeth happy and healthy for years to come.

  • Should You Floss Before Or After Brushing?

    27 Feb 2017 | 0 Comments

    Maintaining proper oral hygiene is no easy feat. In order to keep up good dental health, not only are regular visits to your local Little Rock dentist a must, but brushing and flossing everyday are also crucial to keeping cavities, tooth decay, and other dental problems at bay.

  • Sensitive Teeth

    22 Dec 2016 | 0 Comments

    As your premier choice when you’re looking for a general or cosmetic dentist in Little Rock, AR, Tracy T. Windham DDS General Dentistry strives to offer you the best in comprehensive dental care. With our wide range of high-quality services, we’re able to treat any and all of your dental needs from our Little Rock office. One such dental problem that we’re capable of treating is sensitive teeth – teeth that respond more than usual to hot or cold objects or even during basic chewing functions.

  • Dr. Windham’s Guide to Fluoride

    19 Oct 2016 | 0 Comments

    Here at the office of Dr. Tracy Windham, we are committed to excellence in every facet of our office. If you reside in or near Little Rock, AR, we would love to be the first dental office you call. Our services range from fillings to teeth whitening and everything in between. We work on an individual basis to address our patients’ specific needs, and we are happy to answer any questions or address any concerns you may have. We work to make you proud of your healthy smile! A good first step towards the healthy smile of your dreams would be to gain a true understanding on the term “fluoride,” which we are happy to answer for you here.

  • Improving Your Oral Health Through Your Diet

    18 Aug 2016 | 0 Comments

    At Tracy T. Windham DDS General Dentistry, we do everything in our power to give you the perfect smile, whether that’s through general dental treatment or cosmetic dentistry. However, your oral and dental health doesn’t stop with visits to see our dentist, Dr. Tracy Windham, at our Little Rock office. Dr. Windham and his team recommend that you continue your oral care at home by routinely brushing your teeth with fluoride-based toothpaste twice a day, flossing daily, rinsing with a fluoride-mouthwash if necessary, in addition to maintaining a diet that promotes oral health.

  • Cosmetic Dentistry: Crowns vs Veneers

    27 May 2016 | 0 Comments

    A healthy and bright smile can be an important asset to someone. Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you and if you have one that you’re confident about, then your self-esteem can be positively affected. At Tracy T. Windham DDS General Dentistry, we know the many benefits of having a smile you can be proud to show off. We offer extensive cosmetic dentistry services to improve your smile, including crowns and veneers.

  • How Sedation Dentistry Helps Patients with Low Pain Tolerance

    22 Feb 2016 | 0 Comments

    Taking a trip to the dentist can be incredibly stressful. For those that have dental fears, IV sedation dentistry can alleviate and help you have a pleasant dental experience. For patients with very sensitive teeth, a sensitive gag reflex, past problems with dental procedures, or just a lot of treatment, IV sedation dentistry is a great option. Conscious sedation with the mixture of medication and nitrous oxide may also be a good option for patients. Both types of sedation ultimately result in making the patient more comfortable for any procedure. Dr. Windham’s office is happy to offer both types of sedation to patients.

  • Common Dental Fears and Phobias

    22 Oct 2015 | 0 Comments

    With Halloween right around the corner, we’re surrounded by thoughts of tricks and treats, fun costumes, and scary movies. But while zombies and other spooky creatures only exist in the movies, at our practice we see lots of patients with a very real fear: the fear of going to the dentist.

  • The Case for Sedation Dentistry

    01 Sep 2015 | 0 Comments

    Sedation dentistry has been a growing trend in recent years. While the practice isn’t entirely new, it has provided those who suffer from dental phobia and anxiety an elegant solution to the their fears of going to the dentist.

  • 7 Reasons for Getting Regular Teeth Cleanings

    30 Jun 2015 | 0 Comments

    Do you have a teeth cleaning appointment scheduled with your dentist every six months? There are some out there who question whether or not it is really necessary to get a bi-annual teeth cleaning. As a dental practice, we always recommend this schedule for our patients. But why every six months? Why not once per year or longer?

  • Electric Toothbrushes: The Basics

    16 Jun 2015 | 0 Comments

    Most dentists agree that when a patient switches to an electric toothbrush, there is a noticeable improvement in their mouth health, plaque reduction, and cavity prevention. What can be expected with proper use is a deeper level of clean that was only previously possible when visiting your dentist.

  • What is “Mountain Dew Mouth?”

    13 May 2015 | 0 Comments

    "Mountain Dew mouth” is an informal name that is given to a condition that is sweeping parts of the nation. The condition is widespread in the Appalachian region and parts of Kentucky and the South. While Mountain Dew mouth is most prominent in these areas of the country, it doesn’t mean that it’s a problem that doesn’t exist nationwide.

  • What is a Root Canal and How Do I Know if I Need One?

    16 Apr 2015 | 0 Comments

    You have probably heard the term “root canal” being tossed around on television, by friends and family, or in movies. But do you actually know what a root canal is? Could you tell if or when you’d need one? Do you know how the procedure works and how it helps? If you’ve had one before then you might already know the answer to these questions. If not, this kind of procedure can be intimidating. But, we’re here to walk you through it.

  • Does Chewing Sugar Free Gum Prevent Cavities?

    06 Apr 2015 | 0 Comments

    Studies have shown that one of the top things that people in their 20s will regret when they get older is not taking care of their teeth (second only to not saving/investing). We know it’s not exactly a “glamorous” or “fun” activity, but it really does matter.

  • 6 Habits that Hurt Your Teeth

    20 Jan 2015 | 0 Comments

    How often do you stop and really think about the long-term consequences of all the little things you do every day? Many of us have little habits or tendencies which may seem harmless, like chewing ice, and others make conscious choices which may seem better than an alternative, like drinking fruit juice.

  • Are You a Candidate for Sedation Dentistry?

    05 Nov 2014 | 0 Comments

    Do you have a dental phobia, delicate gag reflex, sensitive teeth, a low pain threshold, or trouble sitting still for longer periods of time? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then sedation dentistry could be right for you. The great part about sedation dentistry is that there are varying levels of sedation and it can be used for something as simple as a teeth cleaning, all the way up to a major oral surgery.