December 1, 2018
With winter officially here, even the healthiest of people are getting hit with cold and flu symptoms. Sniffles and coughing can be distracting so most people may not be thinking about their oral health. But did you know having a cold or flu can affect your mouth too? Keep reading to learn 5 helpful flu season tips on how to keep your teeth and gums healthy during this heightened time of sickness.
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November 5, 2018
When the holidays are around the corner and all you can think about is spending time with family members, making holiday dinner, decorating the house and buying gifts, it’s easy to forget about your regular doctor appointments. However, if you’re part of the majority of Americans who has dental insurance, you don’t want to forget about your annual benefits.
After all, you paid for those benefits at the beginning of the year and once the new year begins, you won’t be able to use them. Learn why and what you should do next!
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October 15, 2018
Do you know what is scarier than goblins, ghouls or ghosts? Tooth decay! While a cavity may not be a great idea for a Halloween costume, it is a good idea to keep your dental health in mind during this spooky holiday season. Here are 3 tips – or “tricks” – courtesy of your local dentist to help you survive this sugar-filled Halloween without getting any new cavities.
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September 7, 2018
Is eating your favorite ice cream after a long day more difficult these days? What about a glass of iced water? Does the thought of drinking soup or coffee make you cringe as the hot liquid makes contact with your teeth? If these scenarios sound familiar, you may want to schedule an appointment with an emergency dentist. Sensitive teeth are not typical and could be a sign that an emergency is just around the corner.
To learn what tooth sensitivity is and what to do next, keep reading!
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August 16, 2018
Summer is wrapping up — and whether you’re sad to say goodbye to long evenings or looking forward to the fresh start, you’ve probably got a lot on your plate right now. Between shopping for school supplies and getting your child ready for the new routine, August is a busy month! While you’re busy running around getting everything ready, have you considered perhaps the most important thing of all… your child’s smile? Scheduling a back-to-school checkup and cleaning is a great idea for kids of all ages. Keep reading to find out why!
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