Limestone Dentistry Blog

How would you like to see what your teeth could look like BEFORE you have any work performed?

February 7, 2023

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Woman admiring her smile in a mirror after cosmetic dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry often comes with “what ifs” and the use of your imagination. At Limestone Dentistry in Jeffersonville, Indiana we can show you exactly what your work will look like before we ever begin treatment! We can perform a simple impression and have our local laboratory make a Lab Wax-up sometimes called a diagnostic wax-up. During a consult visit, you and Dr. Thornton review the lab made wax-up prior to your treatment.


Bleeding, Swollen & Painful Gums: Scaling and Root Planing can help!

June 21, 2022

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Diagram of scaling and root planing in Jeffersonville

Periodontal Disease (also known as Gum Disease) is a bacterial infection that occurs in the gums surrounding some or all of the teeth. When Periodontal Disease is left untreated, the disease can spread to other teeth and eventually lead to tooth loss. Just because we have healthy teeth with no cavities does not mean we have healthy bone/gum structure to hold those teeth in place! 


A Total Smile Makeover Is Closer Than You Think!

May 16, 2022

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smiling woman who has experienced a smile makeover

Do you hide showing your teeth, because you do not feel like you have a Hollywood smile? At Limestone Dentistry in Jeffersonville, Indiana one of our specialties is helping patients achieve their ideal smile. 


5 Things NOT to Do After Dental Implant Surgery

February 7, 2022

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Closeup of patient's smile after getting dental implants in Jeffersonville

Dental implants are widely regarded as the gold standard for tooth replacement because they’re the only option that rebuilds missing teeth from the roots up. These small titanium posts are surgically placed directly into the jawbone, where they fuse with the surrounding tissue to replace the missing root structure. After your dental implant placement surgery, it’s essential that you take the proper steps to care for your mouth and prevent infection. Here are five things NOT to do directly after getting dental implants in Jeffersonville to ensure your recovery goes as quickly and smoothly as possible.


We Have an Exciting Update: The Latest Dental Technology Is Here!

December 28, 2021

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Closeup of dental assistant using an intraoral camera

According to historians, dentistry has been around since 7000 BC. Luckily, the field has come a long way since then. In fact, in the last decade alone technological advancements have benefited dental care, providing more accurate diagnoses, earlier intervention, and a more pleasant patient experience. And Dr. Thornton and our team are excited to announce that we are outfitting Limestone Dentistry with the latest dental technology as well! To learn more about the improvements to come, read on!