How Our Dentist Can Help You Sleep Better

Our dental practice cares about more than just your teeth. Read our blog post to discover how our team can help treat obstructive sleep apnea! We know that a good night’s sleep is vital for your overall health. Contact us to learn about our sleep apnea therapy.

Organic vs. Regular Toothpaste

If you buy organic produce, you might consider buying organic toothpaste. Check out our blog post to discover how organic toothpaste differs from traditional toothpaste. Remember that a proper oral care routine also includes biannual dental visits. Contact us to schedule your next appointment with Dr. Bartels!

What Is Xylitol?

Read our blog post to learn what xylitol is, how it can help teeth, and where you can find it. We understand the need to satisfy your sweet tooth, so we’ve explained one way to indulge without harming your smile. Call our Jonesboro family dental practice for more information about protecting your teeth!

How Often Should I Change My Toothbrush?

When did you last change your toothbrush? Read our blog post to check if you are storing your toothbrush correctly and replacing it often enough. We talk about when to change out your toothbrush and explain why a new one is healthy for your smile. Call our Jonesboro office for more dental tips!

How Smoking Tobacco Affects Your Teeth

Tobacco can lead to a variety of oral health issues, including stained teeth, severe tooth decay, gum disease, and mouth cancer. Our Jonesboro dental team can help create a personalized treatment plan to restore your dental health. Learn more in our dental blog and call to schedule a consultation today.

5 Tips for Brushing Your Pet’s Teeth

Keeping up with your own oral health is important, but what about your pet’s teeth? Making sure your pet’s smile is healthy is important for their overall health too. Read our blog post for some tips to make it easier on both of you! But speak with a vet for even more information. Call us today for your own cleaning appointment.

How Oral Health Affects Overall Health

You might not think that there’s much of a connection between your oral health and your overall health, but the truth is they’re very closely related. Here, we explain the connection and why it’s important to have good oral hygiene to improve your overall health. Overall Health & a Healthy Mouth: What Is the Connection? … Continued

What Is Gingivitis?

You may have seen commercials for toothpastes and mouthwashes that claim that they reduce the chances of you developing gingivitis. But what exactly is this all-too-common, early-stage gum disease? What Causes Gingivitis? Plaque buildup is the primary cause of gingivitis. Plaque is the sticky film of bacteria that gives your teeth a fuzzy feeling when … Continued


At Troy Bartels Family Dentistry, we’re always accepting new patients and expanding our patient base. In order to introduce you to the quality dental care we provide, we are extending a discounted welcome exam to all new patients. We want you to personally experience one-on-one care from Dr. Bartels and our team of dental professionals. … Continued