General Dentistry

General & Cosmetic Dentists Serving Omaha, Bellevue, Lincoln and Nearby Nebraska

Posted: August 31, 2023

Gingivitis is an early-stage gum disease that can exhibit a variety of symptoms. The most common, and least desirable symptom, is bad breath, although you can also experience gum sensitivity and oral pain.  Let’s take a look at a few causes of gingivitis and how working with a dentist can help you… Read Full Post

Posted: August 15, 2023

You brush and floss daily. You have a clean, healthy mouth. A bright, white smile. Do you really need to go to the dentist, especially if nothing is wrong? Yes. The common recommendation is to visit the dentist every six months.  Routine dental visits are necessary. Having a dentist that you trust… Read Full Post

Posted: June 30, 2023

With Spring just about to pass, most of us have done the obligatory spring cleaning, from fridge to closet and everything in between. But did you include your bathroom cabinet in that everything? When was the last time you replaced your toothbrush? Does your toothbrush look more like the matted… Read Full Post

Posted: April 30, 2023

At Hillsborough Family Dentistry, we see patients who have common dental concerns they would like to address. Anyone who has been diagnosed with halitosis knows how it can become problematic in both business and personal relationships. Also known as bad breath, this condition can be temporary or… Read Full Post

Posted: April 15, 2023

The wisdom teeth, which are actually the third molars, are the very last teeth to erupt through the gums. This typically happens in one's late teen years or early adulthood and is notorious for being problematic. The dentists at Hillsborough Family Dentistry in Omaha, NE, find many patients to have… Read Full Post

Posted: February 28, 2023

There is a lot of misinformation out there about one's oral health and wellness. At Hillsborough Family Dentistry of Omaha, NE, we strongly encourage you to educate yourself further on common dental problems that may arise. We also want to keep patients informed on what they can do to achieve and… Read Full Post

Posted: February 14, 2023

Root canal therapy is a procedure used to treat damaged or infected teeth. During this procedure, your dentist removes the infected tissue from the inside of your tooth and replaces it with a material called gutta percha. This prevents bacteria from reaching the inner parts of your tooth and… Read Full Post

Posted: November 15, 2022

If you find yourself with sharp pain or dull tooth discomfort when enjoying ice cream or hot beverages, you may think that you have a cavity. However, symptoms like this can also occur if you have sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity is a common dental concern that affects many of our patients across… Read Full Post

Posted: September 15, 2022

Cavities are one of the most common dental problems in the world. They occur when acid-producing bacteria consume food particles on your teeth and break down the enamel.  Cavities, also known as tooth decay, can be treated with a few safe and effective dental services. There’s no reason to live… Read Full Post

Posted: August 15, 2022

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world, and August is National Coffee Month. While coffee has many benefits, including boosting energy and antioxidants, it can also be detrimental to oral health. Coffee is acidic, and when consumed regularly, it can lead to tooth enamel erosion. In… Read Full Post