Category Archives: General

  • Dental plaque DNA reveals details about Neanderthals

    When we talk about dental plaque, we don’t like to think about how long it sticks around if we don’t remove it. But evidently, it stays put for a long time. In March of 2017 an international team of researchers, led by the University of Adelaide’s Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) and Dental School, with the University […]

  • Your Anti-Inflammatory Diet May Help Save Your Teeth

    When the human body encounters stress, infection, germs, injury, or toxins, it responds by activating proteins meant to protect cells and tissues.  In a healthy body, the inflammation caused by this process serves to heal the body. But if the immune system starts to overreact, that inflammation can become chronic and lead to serious health […]

  • Can Happy Hour Hurt Your Teeth?

    Please, tell us it’s not true. We all know that drinking red wine can stain your teeth over time, but are there other downsides to a relaxing glass of wine after work? Unfortunately, yes. Discoloration isn’t the only downside to drinking wine: The acid in the drink can also eat away at your tooth enamel, leaving […]

  • 2016 Fall Symposium

    On November 11th our office hosted an educational Fall Symposium at the Doubletree Hotel in Bentonville. A packed house of dental professionals from area dental offices attended the event, each receiving continuing education credits for their participation. Kevin Thomas, White and Blansett Nobel Biocare Sales Representative opened the symposium with discussion on “New Trends in Implant Dentistry”.  Dr. […]

  • 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!

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Continuing Education workshop draws crowd

    Dentsply Implants recently co-sponsored a continuing education workshop with White & Blansett Periodontics, Northwest Arkansas Endodontic Specialists, and Dorsey Dental Lab. The program, Predictable Outcomes in Implant Therapy Based on Biologic Principles, drew a crowd of over 90 participants from area dental offices. The program focused on the implant-prosthesis-tissue interface, the influence of implant design on the stability […]

  • Congratulations, Dr. Blansett!

    Dr. Blansett recently passed his board exam and is now a Board Certified Diplomate.  Congratulations to Dr. Blansett! A Diplomate is a periodontist who has made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty and who is certified by the American Board of Periodontology. To be educationally qualified for Board certification requires: Certification […]