• Eating Well After Oral Surgery

    So, you’ve scheduled an appointment with a periodontist for surgery, possibly a gum grafting procedure, or a crown lengthening. You’ve made the necessary arrangements at work, and are ready to kick back for a day or so with Netflix while you recover. But have you given much thought to what you will eat after surgery? Normal healing […]

  • Can perio treatment reduce your health care costs?

    If you’ve recently been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, the health of your bank account could be affected by the health of your gums. A recent ADA Health Policy Institute study found a “statistically significant association” between periodontal care and overall health care costs among people newly diagnosed with diabetes. Health economists Kamyar Nasseh, Ph.D., and Marko […]

  • Our Team

    Our team at White & Blansett Periodontics make all the difference in the care of our patients. We’d like to introduce you to a few of them!

  • Oral Hygiene and Hypertension

    A study published last year in the Journal of Periodontology suggests that poor oral hygiene habits may lead to increased incidence of hypertension. The study assessed data collected between 2008 and 2010 from nearly 20,000 individuals, and evaluated the participants’ daily frequency of tooth brushing, as well as their use of oral health products such as dental floss, mouthwash, interdental brushes, […]

  • White & Blansett donate to Children’s Hospital charity drive

    White & Blansett Periodontics was proud to donate bags of toothbrushes, toothpaste, and floss to the organization. The organization is making packages of toiletries to send to Arkansas Children’s Hospital for families whose children are rushed there for treatment. Pictured receiving the donation is Lynette Bennett, a volunteer with, and our hygienist Nina.

  • March Hygiene Study Club

    White and Blansett Periodontics and Dental Implants hosted the March meeting of the Dental Hygiene Club of Northwest Arkansas on March 1st. Our guest speaker was Dr. Laura Bonner, who spoke on orthodontics. Pizza was provided by Nobel Biocare, and turnout  for the meeting was great!! The Dental Hygiene Club of Northwest Arkansas meets the 1st Tuesday of every other […]

  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy

    Dr. White and Dr. Blansett make every attempt to perform minimally invasive procedures for their patients. Many procedures can be performed with a Waterlase laser, requiring only topical anesthesia. Patients heal faster and have less post-operative discomfort. For more information about Laser Therapy, click HERE.

  • What is Minimally Invasive Care?

    White and Blansett Periodontics and Dental Implants are setting the standard worldwide as one of the 1st three offices globally to offer minimally invasive bone regeneration using a videoscope. Dr. White and Dr. Blansett strive to make every procedure minimally invasive. Watch this video to learn more about this exciting new development in periodontal care:

  • Fall Symposium

    On October 9th we hosted an educational Fall Symposium at the Doubletree Hotel in Bentonville. Over 150 dental professionals from area dental offices attended the event, each receiving continuing education credits. The opening presentation for the symposium was Kevin Thomas, Regional Sales Director for Nobel Biocare, who spoke on “New Trends in Implant Dentistry”. He was followed […]

  • How important to your gums is calcium?

    The human body stores reserves of calcium in bones and teeth, which rely on the mineral for structural support. Calcium also helps muscles and blood vessels function normally, helps regulate hormones and enzymes, and helps transmit nerve impulses. However, many of us don’t get the daily recommended levels of calcium from our diets. A calcium-deficient diet poses […]