With traveling becoming an option again, many of us are eager to book a getaway and go on an adventure. In all the excitement of visiting a new place and seeing the vast splendors of the world, it is easy to let our oral health take a backseat to just soaking in new locales. That… Read more »
Your Dental Routine Keeps Teeth Healthy
Oral health is not a matter of taking one major step. While receiving a dental crown or filling can repair the damage done by bacteria, true oral health is achieved by a consistent dental routine. Having a daily cleaning routine, understanding your dietary habits, and making regular appointments at your dentist’s office are all essential… Read more »
Gum Disease Symptoms
The bad news about gum disease symptoms is that they often fail to occur when the problem begins. Unfortunately, the beginning stage (gingivitis) is the only part of this aggressive oral problem that we can completely clear, so your gum tissue returns to its naturally healthy state. Once the problem progresses into full periodontal disease,… Read more »
3 Ways To Protect A New Dental Crown
Are you curious about how to proceed once you receive a dental crown? We understand your feeling of uncertainty. Not only is your crown providing coverage to a tooth that was in need of great support – but it’s also quite beautiful. Learning how to keep your crown in the best possible condition is wonderful both for… Read more »
Are There Advantages to Tooth-Colored Fillings?
When you think of a dental filling, your first thoughts may be of metal restorations that show through your pearly white tooth structure. Though many fillings are crafted from a mixture of metals (known as metal amalgam), today’s tooth fillings can often be made instead of more discreet composite resin. While their name indicates the… Read more »
What Is A Tooth Extraction?
When the word dentist comes to mind, it is often associated with having teeth removed. This is a procedure that is clinically known as tooth extraction and may be performed for different reasons. For instance, if you suffer from periodontal, or gum disease, your gums become damaged and decayed, and are no longer able to support… Read more »
Why You Deserve to Know About Cavities
Until you are forced to deal with one, you might not consider knowledge about cavities something you have to learn immediately. Yet, the best way to deal with a cavity is to prevent it from forming, and understanding cavities is the first step to ensuring that you can protect your smile for life. Stemming from… Read more »
Why You Should Do More than Just Brush Your Teeth
Nobody likes to hear that they’re not doing enough, but if your oral hygiene routine consists only of brushing your teeth (even twice a day), then that is exactly what your dentist will tell you. Brushing your teeth is essential to your daily oral hygiene routine, but only when accompanied by flossing your teeth and… Read more »
What Does Preventive Dentistry Prevent?
Preventive dentistry is the most-often practiced branch of professional dental care, and mainly entails routine dental cleanings and comprehensive examinations. Unlike cosmetic or restorative dental services, prevention requires consistent attention, and begins with how well you manage your daily hygiene routine at home. Still, besides brushing and flossing your teeth at least twice a day,… Read more »
Why Every Smile Needs a Family Dentist
As important as your smile is to your self-confidence and quality of life, taking care of it should be a priority every day. Usually, brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing them at least once (preferably before bedtime) is enough to clean away the food debris and plaque that gathers on them…. Read more »