What Damages Tooth Enamel?

At Pollard Dental, we are passionate about your oral health. We want to help provide knowledge about your oral health to give you the tools to recognize when something isn’t right. One common problem that we often treat are issues with tooth enamel. Tooth enamel is the outer covering of the tooth and is the strongest substance in your body. It is even stronger than your bones. However, tooth enamel isn’t indestructible and can easily become damaged when not cared for properly.

Prevention Is Key!

When was the last time you and your family members visited us for a hygiene examination and cleaning? We know that many of our patients have had a busy summer traveling and enjoying relaxing days. Now that summer is coming to an end and the fall season is upon us, there is no better time to schedule your next appointment. Delaying and postponing dental care is one of the easiest ways to experience a dental emergency. Read on to learn more.

Dental Care During Pregnancy

Are you or someone you know planning to become pregnant in the next few months, or are currently expecting? Adding to your family is so exciting, and it seems like there is so much to do before the nine months are over and the new bundle arrives. There is the focus on your prenatal health, preparing your home for the baby, and getting all of the items that you and your baby will need. We hate to add another item to the list, but maintaining your oral health during pregnancy is extremely important.

Is Your Child Really Taking Care Of Their Teeth?

Do you have a young child in your life? If so, you know many of the struggles that parents face with their children in terms of their oral health. There is nothing quite like asking your child to brush their teeth over and over only to find out their teeth were never brushed. If you can relate to this scenario, you are not alone. We know parents are passionate about teaching proper oral hygiene not only to create lasting habits, but also to help avoid tooth decay. Tooth decay is one of the most chronic conditions in children. We want to share some tips on how to help your child or young loved one prevent tooth decay. Read on to learn more.

Oral Surgery

At Pollard Dental, we are always thinking about your long-term health. Many treatments we recommend, whether preventative or restorative, always have your best interest in mind. At times, our team may recommend oral surgery as a way to restore your oral health. Oral surgery refers to any surgical procedure involving the mouth, teeth, and jawbone as a way to preserve or enhance long-term health. Many oral surgery treatments can be completed right in our office, and if there is a unique concern you may be referred to a trusted colleague further trained in a particular treatment.

Improving Your Smile Is Always A Good Idea

Would you love to improve your smile but have reservations about telling us about what? Do you dream of changing the appearance of your teeth, but feel that your age is holding you back? We are here to tell you that there is never a wrong time to improve your smile. Age is just a number, and with the advancements in treatments and dental technology, we can make any changes you would like to see with your smile. Improving your smile will not only improve the appearance of your teeth, but can also benefit your overall health as well. Read on to learn more.

Dental Implants – One Of The Greatest Values In Tooth Replacement

At Pollard Dental, our goal is to work with our patients to bring their oral health and appearance to its greatest possible potential. When you visit us and you have been experiencing problems in your mouth, we perform a thorough evaluation and make treatment recommendations taking multiple aspects into consideration. Our dentists look at a variety of factors, including what would be best for your oral health as well as your lifestyle and budget. At times, we might recommend a treatment plan that may be costlier than you were expecting. Our team truly takes the time to create a plan that will be beneficial to each patient long term.

Oh No…Is That My Breath?!

Do you find yourself self-conscious over the smell of your breath? Or do you always take a step back when speaking closely to others? Bad breath is something that we all try to avoid but experience from time to time. Bad breath usually happens after eating or drinking certain foods and drinks. The problem occurs when you experience bad breath more often than not. Bad breath can be a sign that there is a problem with your oral health. Continue reading to learn more about what problems may be occurring in your mouth.

3 Bad Habits That Are Harming Your Child’s Teeth

At Pollard Dental, we treat patients of all ages. We frequently speak about the importance of oral health and ways to help you keep your teeth and mouth healthy. One of the best ways to do this is to teach healthy oral habits from a young age. Bad habits that develop as a child can continue to cause problems with oral health well into adulthood. We want to share some common bad habits that children should stop as soon as possible. These habits could wreak havoc on your child’s teeth and result in the need for dental treatments now and in the future.

The “Straight” Facts About Clear Aligners

Are you frustrated with the alignment of your teeth and would love to make a change? Dealing with teeth that may be crooked, overcrowded, have large gaps or even an incorrect bite can not only make you feel self-conscious about your appearance, but it can also lead to serious oral health issues. We offer a treatment that can help you get the straight teeth you desire in a discreet way. Continue reading to learn more about this near-invisible treatment.