Your New Dental Crown Needs Daily Brushing and Flossing

The dental crown installed in your mouth at Dr. Jim Heck’s dental clinic has effectively replaced the tooth enamel layer of your compromised tooth. This special dental material used will not be directly vulnerable to tooth decay. However, your dental crown will still need to be brushed twice and flossed... Read more »

What Should You Do for Bleeding Gums?

Let’s not beat around the bush: bleeding gums are no fun. They are sore, and they are regularly the sign of a more serious sickness, the early parts of gum disease. Fortunately, there are some things that you can to do mitigate your risk for bloody gums and the gum... Read more »

The Insider’s Look at a Tooth

Did you know that there is more to your tooth than you can see? Well, it's true! When you talk to your dentist, it can be handy to be aware of the basics of the tooth’s inner workings. Your tooth is composed of three layers: Enamel: The outermost hard white... Read more »

Find the Answers to Your Oral Hygiene Questions Here

Do you have questions about oral hygiene? If so, it’s important to find the answers so you can have an effective and proper oral hygiene routine. Oral hygiene is vital for your oral health. To help you find those answers, our dentist, Dr. Jim Heck, is happy to answer commonly... Read more »

Bonding or Veneers Can Fix Stains and Dental Injuries

Did you injure your teeth in an accident? Do you have teeth stains that bleaching won’t fix? Dental veneers or dental bonding are excellent alternatives to explore. Here is some information on each of them: Dental bonding uses composite resin – the same material used for most tooth-colored fillings -... Read more »

For a Smile You’ll Love, Choose Dental Veneers

Do you have a tarnished or damaged smile? If so, you might feel awkward about your appearance. If this is the case, our White River Dental dental team is happy to offer a treatment that can give you the smile you love: dental veneers! Dental veneers in Greenwood, Indiana, are... Read more »

The Excitement of a Better Smile Awaits with CEREC® Same-Day Crowns

Does your mouth require a tooth restoration? With CEREC® dental crowns, you can fully restore teeth above the gum line by capping and concealing them with a CEREC dental crown. The excitement of a better smile awaits with CEREC. The key to understanding CEREC includes the following: - CEREC dental... Read more »

Oral Cancer Risks, Signs and Symptoms

The word cancer is intimidating, but it’s important to see your dentist regularly to get an oral cancer screening exam. Oral cancer is a type of neck and head cancer that has cancerous tissue most commonly growing in the mouth on the floor or roof of the mouth, in the... Read more »

Dental Fillings Explained

The outer layer of our teeth is a thin protective casing known as tooth enamel. If your tooth enamel is eroded so deeply that a hole forms in the tooth, this hole is known as a cavity. Dental fillings restore teeth that have suffered cavity-level enamel loss. A dentist can... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at White River Dental, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »