August 21, 2023
A new school year is here. As your child heads back to the classroom, school supplies aren’t the only thing they need to succeed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 34 million school hours are lost annually from oral health issues, many of which are preventable. Researchers have found that dental health directly influences a child’s school performance. Here’s what you need to know to ensure your little one has the healthy smile they need to succeed.
July 7, 2023
No matter what age you are, your smile is important. When it comes to your teeth, you don’t have to be in a rush. As time goes on and you grow older, your teeth will become discolored and worn down no matter how thorough your oral hygiene routine is. If you want to restore your youthful glow, here are 5 ways cosmetic dentistry can keep your smile young.(more…)
June 8, 2023
Summer is here, which means it’s time to pack your bags to take a much-needed vacation. As you reserve your hotel room or book your flight, visiting your dentist probably isn’t at the top of your to-do list before you leave. However, skipping your semi-annual appointment may cause a dental emergency to interrupt your travel plans. Here is how a quick trip to your dentist can safeguard your smile against dental emergencies.
May 15, 2023
There’s nothing wrong with enjoying yourself during your summer vacation, but you need to be careful. Between the break in your routine and all the treats you’re likely partaking in, it’s all too easy to become less diligent about your oral health without even realizing it. To make sure that your smile is still intact by the end of the summer, your preventive dentist has 5 tips that you should keep in mind.(more…)
May 1, 2023
What are your plans for the summer? It most probably includes making special memories with your family and friends. Whether you will be enjoying an overseas trip or pool time fun, you will want to always keep your oral health in its best condition. No one wants a dental emergency to dampen the good times! Here are five ways to keep your smile safe and healthy this summertime.(more…)
April 27, 2023
While you may have done everything you can to help keep your child’s smile healthy, they still have gotten a cavity. The comforting news is that they are not alone. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 42% of children from ages 2 to 11 develop a cavity in their baby (primary) teeth. However, if the cavity has become so severe the center of the tooth is infected, a filling won’t do the job of treating your child’s tooth. The two choices will likely be pulp therapy or having the tooth removed entirely. Although it may seem like an extraction of a baby tooth makes the most sense, pulp therapy may be the right way to go to restore your child’s smile! Read on to learn more about this treatment and how it can benefit your little one.(more…)
April 7, 2023
While brushing twice a day and flossing daily are essential in keeping your smile in peak condition, there is another important part of the oral health puzzle. By going to visit your dentist every six months for your dental checkups and cleanings, you will not only keep your teeth and gums healthy but catch and treat any dental issues before they become more serious. So, why not make the most out of these important appointments? Here are four great questions to ask at your next checkup for your best smile yet!(more…)
March 30, 2023
Whether you’re getting crowns, waiting on veneers, or currently suffering from a TMJ disorder, a soft food diet is often a less-than-fun part of restoring your oral health to perfection. However, that doesn’t always make it much easier to deal with.
Eating a soft food diet at all can feel pretty restrictive, and actually eating healthy can almost seem impossible! If you’re trying to protect your temporary restoration without sacrificing nutrition, here are a few foods you can try.(more…)
March 7, 2023
If you’ve ever wanted to see what cosmetic dentistry can do, all you have to do is open a magazine, turn on the tv, or scroll for a while on social media. Cosmetic dentistry is used by some of the most famous names in the world, from Tom Cruise to Cardi B, to get red carpet ready.
However, it isn’t just for celebrities. In fact, regular people can benefit just as much from the confidence that cosmetic dentistry has to offer. Here are a few cosmetic procedures that are for everyone.(more…)
February 10, 2023
When you choose to have cosmetic dentistry done to create the smile you’ve always wanted, the first step is to schedule a consultation with your dentist. The purpose of this visit is to go over your smile goals and create a treatment plan that will help you achieve them. It’s important to take this opportunity to make sure you’re as informed as possible about the process you’re about to commit to. Here are 5 important questions you should get the answers to during your cosmetic consultation.(more…)