Blog

Welcome to our Velk Family Dentistry Blog!  This informative and educational blog is designed to keep patients and residents of our community informed of "What's New" in the field of dentistry.  The posts we provide should help educate you on dental procedures and technology provided in the field of dentistry.  We will also make a concerted effort to keep you update with new technology, procedures, and general developments with our practice.  Please feel free to provide feedback on any posts or you are welcome to share interesting articles with your friends or acquaintances.  We hope you find our blog helpful. 


Oral Health Toothbrush 101

The toothbrush is a staple of good oral hygiene, but owning a toothbrush and knowing how to use it p...

Jun 28 • 4 min read
General Dentistry Save Your Tooth or Pull It?

If you’ve been experiencing tooth pain, your inclination might be to just pull the problematic tooth...

May 28 • 4 min read
Oral Health Spring Means Blooms, Sunshine & Oral Cancer Screenings

April is oral cancer awareness month. While not as delightful as the other signs of spring – bloomin...

Apr 29 • 3 min read
General Dentistry 5 Ways to Deal With Dental Anxiety

We know that a trip to the dentist isn’t on anyone’s list of favorite things, but if you find yourse...

Mar 30 • 3 min read
General Dentistry Ouch! Do I Have Sensitive Teeth?

Have you ever winced with sudden pain after gulping an icy beverage or slurping a spoonful of hot so...

Feb 28 • 3 min read
Oral Health How Often Should I Brush My Teeth

In an ideal world, we would all have a travel-sized toothbrush, toothpaste, and floss ready for use ...

Jan 27 • 2 min read
General Dentistry 5 Tips to Maintain Healthy Teeth During the Holidays

The holidays are here and with them come all the joys of the season – lights and decorations, time w...

Dec 30 • 4 min read
General Dentistry Dental Insurance - What You Need to Know

Unlike homeowner’s or automobile insurance, dental insurance is something you definitely WANT to use...

Nov 30 • 3 min read
Oral Health Tongue Brushing, Really?

You know brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing are staples of good oral hygiene, but is brush...

Oct 29 • 3 min read
General Dentistry Dental Plaque: What You Need to Know

Plaque, like many oral health concerns, begins as a silent menace. You may recognize this colorless,...

Sep 29 • 1 min read