October 28, 2020
It’s normal for your teeth encounter some general wear and tear over the years, but there are certain habits and activities that can speed this up and even cause you to encounter a dental emergency. For many habits, the correlation is obvious, but for others, you may not even realize that you’re doing anything wrong. Your dentist shares some of the worst daily activities for your smile. Don’t do these things if you want to prevent future oral health issues.
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October 14, 2020
Now that the spooky season is here, you are probably preparing your costume and getting ready for the heaps of candy that will somehow find their way into your home. Even though there is nothing wrong with you and your kids indulging in a few Halloween sweets, it’s important to be aware of the effects it can have on your smile. No one in your family wants to spend extra time in the dental chair having cavities filled. Here are some Halloween candy tips that can help you navigate this exciting holiday.
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September 29, 2020
Everyone knows that teeth are very helpful when it comes to chewing your food and eating. However, you probably don’t think about the other ways that your teeth impact oral health and other functions. Unless you have experienced tooth loss, you may not realize how important your teeth are for a variety of different things. Continue reading to learn more from your dentist about the things you wouldn’t be able to do as easily if you didn’t have any teeth.
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September 17, 2020
Did you know that a whopping 33% of Americans are unhappy with their smile? Plus, 36% believe a better smile would improve their social life and 22% think it would enhance their romantic endeavors. If these statistics sound all too familiar, then you may be considering a smile makeover! After all, innovations in technology and dentistry allow patients today to whiten, straighten, and otherwise perfect their smile in record time. But did you know a beautiful set of teeth can do more than just boost your confidence? Read on for four additional benefits!
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August 31, 2020
Imagine this: to relax and unwind from a strenuous day, you decide to have an at-home movie night. After searching through Netflix and making a fresh bag of popcorn, you sink into your cozy chair and watch the opening credits scroll by. Suddenly, your teeth come down hard on an uncooked kernel! A sharp, stabbing pain ensues as you rush to the mirror and confirm your initial suspicion: your tooth is cracked.
An inconvenient, distressing dental emergency like this can be anxiety-inducing if you aren’t sure where to turn for fast, effective treatment. Should you head to your dentist? Or would the emergency room be a better option? Read on for the answer!
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