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  • Pediatric Dental Emergency Know-How
    Parents are usually expert at taking care of their children’s injuries. You know how to disinfect a cut, soothe a bump on the head, and apply a bandage faster than Read more
  • Is sedation dentistry right for me?
    At Dr. Michelle DeVaull Pinkerton & Dr. Lisa Voorhees, we are well-aware of the 25 million Americans who fear having to visit the dentist. Dental phobias are known to range Read more
  • The Perks of Dairy
    We all remember hearing this: “Finish your milk, it’s good for your bones!” If you have kids of your own now, you may catch yourself repeating many of the things Read more
  • What was your favorite part of summer?
    It's the end of summer, and fall is just around the corner. Soon the temperatures will cool down, the leaves will start to change, and the doctor and our team Read more
  • Happy Labor Day!
    Labor Day is upon us, and that means the non-official end to summer. Before the kids head back to school and temperatures start to cool down, this is your last Read more
  • When to Replace Fillings
    A dental filling replaces and restores the health of a tooth that has been damaged. Often, the need for a filling results from a cavity due to a large amount Read more
  • Antibiotic Prophylaxis or Premedication
    In years past, it was often recommended that dental patients who had a history of heart problems or other conditions, such as joint implants, be given antibiotics before any dental Read more
  • Diabetes and Dental Care
    When most people think of complications of diabetes, they think of an increased risk of blindness, limb amputation, heart disease, and neuropathy. However, the doctor and our team want you Read more
  • Oh no, not the dentist!
    If you or your children suffer from dental anxiety, you aren’t alone. According to the Cleveland Clinic, between nine and 15 percent of Americans admit to feeling sufficiently afraid of Read more
  • Oral Health during Pregnancy
    Pregnancy can be one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life, as you eagerly wait for the birth of the new addition. Needless to say, pregnancy comes with Read more
  • Keeping Our Teeth Healthy as We Age
    Decades ago, it was just expected that getting older meant losing teeth. But today’s dental practices and treatments help us defy expectations. How can we keep our teeth healthy as Read more
  • When should a filling be replaced?
    There is no substitution for a natural healthy tooth. Dental fillings are intended to replace tooth structure and restore a tooth damaged by decay (a cavity) back to its normal Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Dr. Michelle DeVaull Pinkerton & Dr. Lisa Voorhees, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Dr. Michelle DeVaull Pinkerton & Dr. Lisa Voorhees, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Dr. Michelle DeVaull Pinkerton & Dr. Lisa Voorhees, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take Read more
  • Happy Fourth of July!
    Happy Independence Day from the doctor and team! The Fourth of July celebrations in America may have changed a lot over the years, but there is no doubt that we Read more
  • Aging and Dental Health
    As you grow older, your mind may be preoccupied with the health of your bones, heart, or brain. However, our team at Dr. Michelle DeVaull Pinkerton & Dr. Lisa Voorhees Read more