June 25, 2019
Your child will always be prone to accidents despite your best efforts. As your little one works out some pent-up energy from the school year, their teeth may bear the brunt of their actions. While you can’t completely prevent dental emergencies, you can make sure that you’re prepared if they do happen. In this post, your pediatric dentist explains how to handle common dental injuries.
June 19, 2019
Almost nobody will disagree with the idea that oral health is important; in fact, the American Dental Association Health Policy Institute found that 95% of Americans considered it critical. Despite this, it’s all too simple to fall into habits that put your teeth at risk; fortunately, as your dentist might tell you, picking up the right habits can be just as easy. Here are 4 behaviors that can help you maintain a healthy, beautiful smile.
May 10, 2019
We all know that a healthy diet and plenty of exercise are great ways to keep your heart healthy. There’s actually another way that a lot of people don’t know about: keeping your mouth healthy! It might not seem like it, but what’s going on in your mouth can affect your heart as well. Preventing gum disease in particular can keep both your mouth and your heart healthy. But what is gum disease? And how can you prevent it? Read on as a dentist explains the answer to these questions and more.
May 1, 2019
Restorative and cosmetic dentistry sound pretty similar to those who don’t know much about either. They both sound like they’re making your smile look better, right? Well, not exactly. Before cosmetic dentistry can be used to improve the appearance of your smile, oftentimes restorative dentistry is needed to lay a proper foundation for fixing a tooth or teeth. Let’s explore the differences between cosmetic and restorative dentistry, and what issues each of them can fix.
April 23, 2019
Even though oral cancer is not widely publicized, it is actually responsible for one death every hour in America. It also has a high rate of reoccurrence, and it’s statistics have not improved over the years since it often goes undetected until its later stages. The good news is that it’s relatively simple to protect yourself from oral cancer by having routine examinations with your dentist every six months. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and your dentist shares what you should know about this deadly disease.
April 13, 2019
While playing on your company’s baseball league, the ball flies out of nowhere and impacts your mouth. Moments later, you notice blood and spit a tooth onto the ground. You would’ve never guessed that a tame game of baseball with your coworkers would have resulted in an emergency, but here you are, and you have absolutely no idea what to do. Everyone around you is in a panic because they don’t want to see you permanently lose a tooth. Knowing what to do in a dental emergency could not only help you save your smile, but also allow you to react calmly and efficiently because time is of the essence. Read on to learn more about common dental emergencies and how you should react according to your dentist. (more…)
March 13, 2019
You’ve probably heard several times that it’s important to visit your dentist for preventive care. If it seems like an unnecessary formality that merely provides you with a teeth cleaning, then keep reading to find out how a routine dental visit can protect you from some serious oral health conditions.
March 4, 2019
Whether you’re having a casual conversation, or you’re engaged in an intimate moment, the last thing you want is offensive breath. Not only can it cause it an unfavorable first impression, but it also can leave you feeling less confident. To prevent this from happening, your dentist lists 5 simple yet helpful tips to ensure you maintain fresh breath!
February 15, 2019
It’s National Gum Disease Awareness Month, and your dentist wants you to observe it by giving your gum health some extra attention. In doing so, you can better protect yourself from gum disease and maintain the best oral health possible. To aid in your quest, here are 5 foods you should definitely consider eating!
February 2, 2019
Everyone loves the gummy smile of an infant, but when those first few baby teeth, also known as primary teeth, come popping through, those pearly whites need proper oral care to keep them healthy. This is the perfect time to begin practicing good oral habits. As children grow, you may be surprised to know that their baby teeth need the same level of care as adults. You may be wondering, “If these teeth just fall out later, why is it so important they see a dentist?” To answer your question, let’s hear from a family dentist.