A Fractured Primary Tooth Needs to Be Examined

Children are sometimes prone to bad oral habits like chewing on ice and nibbling on pens and pencils. They also tend to take chances with their teeth crunching on hard candies, biting their fingernails or using their teeth to wrench open water bottles and other containers. These habits can leave... Read more »

The Tools that Clean Your Teeth

Keeping up a healthy oral hygiene routine is important. Not only should you be brushing twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, and flossing at least once a day, but you should be coming in for a professional cleaning twice a year. When you come in for your six-month dental... Read more »

Healthy Teeth on the Road

Traveling is a ton of fun. But it’s also exhausting, and when you fall into your hotel bed or tent at night, it’s easy to put off important things - like brushing your teeth. However, it’s entirely possible, and easy, to have healthy teeth while on the road. The good... Read more »

Why Scaling and Root Planing May Be Recommended

When you receive a routine dental cleaning from your dentist, you typically have your gum line cleaned, too, to remove plaque from your smile. This is done to reduce your risk of gum disease, in which the gum tissues become inflamed due to a buildup of tartar and bacterial plaque.... Read more »

General Guidelines for a First-Time Pediatric Dental Visit

Your child’s first dental visit can be a source of stress if you are unsure how to coach your child or have some dental anxiety yourself. Our team at Jon Ormson DDS wants to help you ensure a positive experience for your child so that they feel comfortable at all... Read more »

Enjoy the Same-Day Benefits of CEREC Technology

Are you interested in enhancing the quality of your dental health with a high-quality dental restoration? Jon Ormson DDS invites you to consider our CEREC technology, which can improve damaged teeth with durable and aesthetic restorations that last for years. With CEREC, you can receive a dental crown or filling... Read more »

Treating Toothaches

Do you need help with a toothache? If so, you have come to the right place! Having a toothache can be a struggle to endure, which is why our dentist, Dr. Jon Ormson in Amarillo, Texas, is happy to talk to you about how to treat your toothaches. A toothache... Read more »

Whiten Your Smile, Brighten Your Smile

A whiter smile can improve the appearance of almost anyone, and many people would like to see a whiter smile in their own reflection. If you are one of those people, read on!   The most effective way to whiten teeth is to get it done at the dentist’s office.... Read more »

Dental Contouring Can Address a Biting Surface Issue with a Tooth

As the years go by, genetics and lifestyle factors can gradually start to alter the structure of your mouth. This can cause the biting surface of one tooth to threaten the lingual or other surfaces of another tooth. As this continues to develop, the misaligned teeth could lead to problems... Read more »

Your Regular Dental Checkup Helps Preserve the Health of Your Mouth

Your teeth, gums, tongue play an important role in helping you break down the food you eat. A healthy mouth is also essential for effective communication. If you suffer from cavities, gum disease, or other oral health conditions, those conditions can have profound negative effects on your quality of life.... Read more »