For most of your life, you have learned about the importance of caring for your teeth and oral health. All of our patients understand the importance of brushing their teeth a minimum of twice a day; however, there is another important aspect of the oral hygiene process that is just as important — flossing. Failure to floss regularly can lead to serious complications with your oral health and the need for dental treatment. Read on to learn more about why you should floss daily.
Oftentimes, in our daily lives, we are given a warning before something goes wrong. For example, your check engine light comes on in the car to indicate a problem. Our mouths typically do the same thing. The longer the signs are ignored, the greater your chance of experiencing a dental emergency. Would you know what warning signs to look for that can tell you there is a problem with your oral health? Read on to learn more about the warning signs and to be sure you are not experiencing a problem.
With summer right around the corner, now is the perfect time to make an improvement to your smile. If you have any special upcoming events, you may be thinking about updating your smile and making a change. While we offer a number of cosmetic dentistry treatments, not all of them require a complete makeover of your smile, with involved procedures. In fact, there is one simple and fast treatment that can give you remarkable results. Interested in learning more about this popular treatment? Read on for some details.
Did we recommend a dental treatment during your last visit to our office, but you have yet to schedule the appointment? Here is a friendly reminder for you or a loved one that may be in need of a recommended treatment to schedule your appointment today. Even if this does not apply to you, there is no time like the present to schedule your next oral hygiene examination and cleaning. Delaying recommended treatments and postponing routine dental care can lead to serious complications with your oral health. Read on to learn more.
While many of our patients enjoy the winter and the break from the brutal heat we experience during the summer, there is one part of this season everyone hopes to avoid — getting sick. We are no strangers to taking precautions to ward off illnesses, but sometimes it is just not possible, and you or a loved one may get sick. You might be surprised to discover that there are precautions you should be taking for your oral health when you are sick. Read on to learn if you are familiar with them and how to take these simple precautions when you aren’t feeling your best.
We love when patients are interested in learning ways to improve their dental health and that of their families. The best way to maintain excellent oral health is to create an oral hygiene routine that every family member can follow. This includes brushing twice daily and using dental floss daily as well. It is also extremely important to keep up with oral hygiene examinations for each family member. During these appointments, we not just thoroughly clean your teeth, but we also look for signs of decay. We are happy to provide preventative measures to help ensure the health of your teeth. One such treatment is fluoride. Continue reading to learn more about this helpful treatment.
It’s hard to believe that October is here already and Halloween is right around the corner. This holiday is one enjoyed by adults and children alike. While children love trick-or-treating, adults also love an opportunity to dress up and head to Halloween parties. One ingredient that seems to be in most items enjoyed at Halloween is sugar. It is in everything from your favorite candy and desserts to your favorite cocktail. Aside from decay, sugar can cause other oral health complications. Continue reading to learn more.
I think we can all agree that the past few years have thrown many challenges our way, and things may seem like they are out of our control. No matter how frustrating the circumstances of the world at this time, such as the economy and inflation may be, there are certain aspects of our lives that we can control, such as our oral health. If you are realizing that it has been some time since your last oral hygiene examination and cleaning, I recommend scheduling your next appointment today. There is no better time than the present to take control of your oral health and ensure that you do not need any additional treatments or procedures. Delaying routine care can lead to added expenses and serious oral health complications in your future. Read on to learn more.
When was the last time you visited the office for a hygiene examination and cleaning? Maintaining routine appointments is essential for your long term oral health. Our teeth are designed to last a lifetime when they are cared for properly. However, the length of time between visits will have a direct correlation between the health of your mouth and the need for dental intervention. When my team and I are not able to regularly inspect and clean your mouth, harmful and long-lasting diseases can develop and disrupt your oral health. One condition in particular affects a great number of my patients and oftentimes remains undetected when routine dental care is avoided. Continue reading to learn more about this silent condition.
We often stress the importance of maintaining routine hygiene examinations and regularly encourage patients to reflect on their last visit to our office and schedule an appointment as needed. During these appointments, we do more than clean your teeth and inspect for decay. We also check your mouth for indications of other serious conditions that can greatly affect your current and future oral health. One such disease affects approximately half of American adults at some part in their lives, so there is a large chance you might be suffering and be unaware. Read on to learn more.