November 22, 2018
It is an exciting time of the year as you shop for the perfect gifts for your family and friends. Although you may be preoccupied with the festivities of the holidays, do not forget to visit your dentist. If you have dental insurance, your benefits are about to expire. While you may not think you have any left, less than 3% of Americans meet or exceed their annual coverage. If you do not use your remaining benefits now, you are missing the opportunity to get a healthy smile for reduced rates.
October 25, 2018
Pumpkins, costumes and bags of candy – these are the thoughts that come to mind in regard to Halloween. When it comes to your oral health, though, the sugar present in the multitude of candy selections can lead to some serious problems. Thankfully, your local dentist has 5 simple tips to help you avoid any unwanted oral health issues. Find out what they are as you read on!
September 4, 2018
Do you have any missing teeth? Dental implants have quickly become one of the most popular replacement methods because of their look and function. Dental implants are metal posts that get placed in the jawbone, beneath the gums. They act as artificial tooth roots ready to be mounted with replacement teeth. Implants are one of the best options to complete smiles, but there are a lot of myths and false information out there about them. Keep reading to learn about myths surrounding dental implants and whether or not they’re true from an expert implant dentist.
July 7, 2018
If you asked 1,000 dentists which option they would choose for either themselves or a loved one with missing teeth, there’s a good chance that all 1,000 of them would say dental implants. Of course, each patient is different and some have particular needs or goals that might make a different option better. But, for the most part, implants are the preferred choice because they’re the next best thing to your own teeth! But does that mean that they’re successful 100% of the time? And if they do occasionally fail, what can be done to fix them? Keep reading to find out!
May 28, 2018
When it comes to your oral health, there are a few things that you need to know to maintain a state of wellness. One of them is how to prevent and fight gum disease, one of the most prevalent conditions facing Americans. As you read on, your local dentist will educate you on the different phases of this condition and what can be done to restore your oral health.
April 11, 2018
Many people operate under the misunderstanding that visiting a dentist twice a year is a waste of money. They may reason that they brush and floss their teeth, so there is no need for them to go in for a semiannual cleaning and checkup. Besides that, they may not want to pay for dental insurance, or perhaps they have insurance but don’t want to pay for the portion of their treatment that their policy doesn’t cover. But are these people really saving money? As your “dentist near me” explains, the answer is no.
March 26, 2018
You might not think about how much you use your mouth throughout the day. Your teeth and gums play a critical role in helping your daily life run smoothly, including help with digesting food and speaking clearly. However, there are some habits that can cause your smile to become damaged if you’re not careful.
To keep your teeth and gums safe from damage and discoloration, your dentist will explain some habits to avoid and keep your smile in great shape. Continue reading to learn more!
February 20, 2018
Among the past year or so, there has been a new trend emerging among influencers, advertisements, and social media to add shock value: charcoal teeth whitening. How could such a dark—seemingly dirty—substance cause your teeth to look cleaner?
Well, the truth is that your teeth may look brighter for the moment, but charcoal products could actually be damaging your teeth and make your teeth look duller in the long run. Learn more from your local dentist in this week’s blog post about teeth whitening!
January 4, 2018
You’ve made up your mind that this is your year for excellent oral hygiene, so you’re starting from scratch by evaluating your toothbrush. You want to make sure that you make the best selection and that your teeth will be getting the most thorough cleaning that they can. So gladly, you’ll accept the expert opinion of your dentist regarding this matter. Thankfully, she has decided to weigh in with her professional advice.
December 9, 2017
Since childhood, you’ve heard your parents, teachers and toothpaste commercials tout the benefits of properly brushing and flossing your teeth. You were told that these practices would help you fight bad breath and maintain nice, white teeth. Always health conscious, you heeded the words of your elders and made sure to brush and floss as you were instructed, but nobody ever really told you what else these practices effected. But, your dentist is here to clear the confusion and reveal what warrants an equal amount of attention – your gums.