Preventing Dental Decay in Baby Teeth

Being new parents can be really overwhelming. There are so many articles and advice offered about the best ways to keep baby healthy and prevent illnesses. Here, at Dr. Fremont’s office, we want to make sure your child’s oral health questions and concerns are as easy as possible to learn.    As adults, we know […]

A New Year’s Resolution To Keep…Year After Year!

New Year’s resolutions are often abandoned once the going gets tough. That’s too bad because when these promises are health related, the long-term benefits are usually lost. Many people give up on their resolutions because they do not see immediate results. For instance, if weight loss is their goal, they expect to lose the pounds […]

Can You Receive Dental Care While Pregnant?

A question we get asked often is if dental care is acceptable during pregnancy. The answer is yes. In fact, delaying any treatment during this time can be bad for you and the baby. Pregnancy can initiate problems with both your teeth and gums. Due to the increase in hormones during pregnancy, gum problems are […]

Having a Dental Emergency?

Accidents and toothaches can happen at inconvenient times and can be very painful. We are here to help with those unforeseen situations. If the emergency happens outside of normal office hours, please call us and listen for Dr. Fremont’s emergency dentist phone number listed in our voicemail. We want to provide you with fast relief and will do our best […]

Laser Gum Surgery at Dr. Fremont’s office

Have you ever been told that you need gum surgery or that you have periodontal disease? Dr. Fremont provides an alternative to traditional gum surgery by using a laser. This protocol replaces the need for a scalpel and stitches. With a much easier recovery time, laser gum surgery preserves gum tissue and gives teeth a […]

What is TMJ?

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the hinge that connects the lower jaw to the upper jawbone. It functions through five pairs of muscles attached to the facial bones. The juncture where the two joints are connected has a disc that acts like a shock absorber for biting and chewing functions. The temporomandibular joint is quite […]

Can Sinus Congestion Cause Tooth Pain?

The answer is yes. There can be a direct correlation betweensinus congestion and tooth pain. The upper teeth are the most affected bysinus issues due to their proximity to the sinus cavity. The sinus cavityrests directly above the roof of the mouth, pressing on the roots of teeth whenthey are swollen. Sinus infections are a […]

What is Periodontal Disease?

The word periodontal literally means “around the tooth.” Periodontal disease is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth. Periodontal disease (commonly referredto as gum disease), is an infection of the tissues and ligaments that hold the teeth in place. Periodontal disease is caused by plaque, a colorless, sticky substance […]

How Often do I Need to have X-rays taken?

Regular x-rays (radiographs) are very important because while your dentist can detect some types of tooth decay simply by looking into a patient’s mouth, not all decay is visible during a routine oral examination. X-ray images can reveal areas of decay inside the tooth and below the gum line. But x-rays taken regularly, by your […]

Can Healthy Foods be Bad for your Teeth?

We all know that candy is bad for your teeth. Did you know that some healthy foods can bejust as detrimental to your teeth as chewy candies, cakes and cookies? Now that children are returning to school, parents may want to consider limiting the consumption of some of the commonly offered foods and beverages listed […]