Gladstone Family Dental Group

Gladstone Family Dental Group Makes Going to the Dentist Fun for Children

LogoThe pre-school, gentle-dental visit is a great way for the child to meet the dentist. The child will get acquainted with Dr. Platt, Dr. Dale and the team. We get a lot of satisfaction out of acquainting children with the basic sights and sounds of a checkup appointment.

Gladstone Dental Offers Invisalign as an Option to Traditional Metal Braces

LogoFor an adult who wants their teeth straightened, who also has a career and professional obligations, doesn't want to think about wearing metal braces for the next couple of years and neither does an adolescent starting high school. Dr. Dale and Dr. Platt of Gladstone Family Dental offer Invisalign, a treatment plan with invisible aligner trays that are changed every two weeks.

Gladstone Family Dental Group Explains Why Separate Bedrooms Are So Popular

LogoRecent news reports reveal that more and more couples are sleeping in separate bedrooms for a variety of reasons. Most often this is due to one of the bedmates snoring so loudly that the other person prefers to sleep not just in a separate bed, but also in a separate bedroom.

Gladstone Family Dental Group Offers Simple CPAP Alternative

LogoPatients who wear a CPAP mask at night to aid in stopping snoring and/or sleep apnea find it problematic. They wish there was a more comfortable solution for their snoring related issues. The solution comes in the form of a dental appliance.

Gladstone Family Dental Group Explains Gum Disease Risk Factors

LogoSome risk factors for periodontal disease (gum disease) can't be changed such as age and genetics. There are other risk factors that can be slowed by changing lifestyle habits. Dr. Dale or Dr. Platt can help their patients to recognize and correct these habits to lessen the damage from gum disease.

Gladstone Dentists Provide Smile Makeovers Using Snap-on Smile

LogoAt Dr. Platt and Dr. Dale's dental practice, Gladstone Family Dental Group, the patients who wish to undergo a smile makeover, but who are not able to afford porcelain crowns or veneers, are rejoicing over the Snap-On Smile®.

Late Diagnosis of Oral Cancer a Concern for Gladstone Dentists

LogoOral cancer affects more than 42,000 people each year in the United States. Even more disturbing is the fact that the mortality rate of the disease has remained unchanged in over thirty years, due in part to late diagnoses. At Gladstone Family Dental Group, Dr. David Platt and Dr. Gregory Dale understand the importance of early detection and diagnosis in order to increase a patient's chances of survival.

Gladstone Doctors Use Porcelain in Crowns, Bridges and Veneers

LogoCosmetic dentistry has come a long way in the last few years. Porcelain is now the leading material of choice for crowns, bridges and veneers. Dr. David Platt and Dr. Gregory Dale of Gladstone Family Dental Group impress their patients with excellent porcelain dental work.

Gladstone Family Dental Group Assesses Smiles and Then Improves Them

LogoRemember when cosmetic dentistry seemed to be only for the rich and famous? Today, with up-to-date techniques and newly developed materials, anyone can have a movie star smile. Fixing a gap from a missing tooth, re-aligning crooked teeth or repairing a broken tooth can be a life-changing event for an individual. Cosmetic dentistry refers to dental work that improves the appearance, but not necessarily the function, of a person's teeth, gums and bite.

Gladstone Doctors Have Advanced Training in TMJ Syndrome Therapy

LogoAbout 60 million people in this country alone suffer from Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJS). If an individual has headaches and/or migraine headaches, clicking in the jaw, neck pain or if the jaw locks when widely yawning, TMJ Syndrome is probably the cause for it. Dr. Platt and Dr. Dale of Gladstone Family Dental Group have studied this syndrome and have come up with some helpful therapies.