We often mention the importance of receiving routine dental care in our office. However, today, we want to share the importance of caring for your teeth in your own home. We see our patients so infrequently during the year, which leaves the majority of their dental care in their own hands. Caring for your teeth properly helps prevent decay and other problems with your oral health. Here are some helpful tips to help ensure optimal oral health:
One of the reasons we suggest a patient visit our office immediately after we recommend treatment is so their condition doesn’t worsen and require us to perform a more in-depth treatment. We want to do all we can to save your natural teeth. The last treatment we can provide to patients before a tooth extraction is needed is a root canal. Read on to learn more about this treatment and why it’s not as bad as you may imagine.
Would you love to straighten your teeth in 2024? If so, we would love to help you with the use of clear aligners. Now is the perfect time to learn about this popular treatment, as it can take many months for the treatment to be complete. Patients love clear aligners because of their many benefits. We see patients who have heard of clear aligners but are not familiar with the ins and outs of the treatment. We want to answer some of the most popular questions we receive about clear aligners.
Happy 2024! We don’t know how you feel, but we cannot believe that another year has come and gone, and we are celebrating the start of a new year. A new year is the perfect time for new beginnings, and this could not be truer if you are someone who suffers from poor oral health. There is no better time to learn how we can help restore your oral health or to schedule treatments we may have recommended in the past. You can get the treatments completed and then enjoy the year worry free. Read on to learn more about the importance of restoring your oral health.
We cannot believe that we have already reached the middle of December, and we will be celebrating the new year in a couple of weeks! We know that many of our patients are busy during the holidays, spending time with family and friends, attending holiday parties, and even traveling to visit relatives. We wanted to share some helpful tips to ensure that you do not have any complications with your oral health in the new year.
Would you love to improve the appearance of your teeth before the holidays? Our mission is to work with you to bring your oral health and appearance to their greatest possible potential. We offer patients a number of cosmetic dentistry treatments that can bring about any change to their smile they would like to see. While not every treatment will be completed in time for the holidays, many of them can be. Read on to learn more.
While we know many of our patients will be busy celebrating Thanksgiving at the end of this month, we have another special day that we are preparing for, National Flossing Day! This day is celebrated on the fourth Friday of November, which happens to be the day after Thanksgiving. National Flossing Day was established in 2000 and is a special day dedicated to the importance of flossing your teeth and raising awareness about the benefits of proper oral hygiene for your teeth and gums.
It can be stressful to deal with oral health complications and tooth loss. If you or a loved one is experiencing complications, we want to remind you that we are here to help and support you. One way we do that is to make treatment recommendations based on what you need to restore your oral health. One treatment we may suggest for severe decay or a missing tooth is a porcelain bridge. We want to be sure that our patients feel informed and comfortable with any treatment we recommend. Read on to learn more about this treatment and how we use it to improve a patient’s oral health.
Do you regularly notice red or pink when you rinse your mouth after brushing your teeth? This can indicate bleeding gums. Bleeding gums can happen from something as simple as food that is caught between your teeth or perhaps when food scratches your gums. If you experience bleeding gums regularly, it can be an indication that you have a problem with your oral health. Bleeding gums can be caused by one of the following reasons:
It’s hard to believe that it’s already October. Before we know it, the holiday season and the end of the year will be upon us. When was the last time you visited our office for a hygiene examination and cleaning? If it has been longer than six months, then you are due for a visit.