Month: May 2018

How Do I Practice At-Home Hygiene?

While seeing the dentist is vital for keeping your smile healthy, you also need to be taking care of your smile from home. Otherwise, common, but serious, oral health issue can develop, from tooth decay or gingivitis. Let’s talk about the best ways to practice successful at-home hygiene.

What Preventive Treatments Do Kids Need?

We have a number of preventive treatments to help adults maintain optimal oral health. But what about kids? Like grownups, children benefit from preventive treatments that help protect their smiles from the onset of tooth decay, gingivitis, and other oral health issues.

FAQs: How Does A Cleaning Help My Smile?

We’ve recently discussed how a routine checkup is an essential part of keeping a smile healthy. In today’s blog, we would also like to examine the dental cleaning. Even if you brush and floss daily, you still need to undergo this routine preventive procedure to safeguard your smile against serious problems, such as gum disease.

Have You Ever Heard Of Tori?

We often talk about the common oral health problems we address, such as cavities, gum disease, or damaged (and possibly lost) teeth. However, today we’re going to talk about a less common oral health issue known as mandibular tori, which only impacts between 5% and 10% of people in the United States.

What Will Happen At My Checkup?

According to the American Dental Association, routine dental checkups are essential for maintaining healthy smiles. We agree and encourage our patients to see us regularly for an exam. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at what happens during your dental checkup!