If you’ve lost multiple teeth or all your pearly whites, dentures could be the solution. They’re a popular choice for tooth replacement, typically lasting five to ten years. While they can provide a functional smile for years to come, proper care is essential for their longevity. Keep reading to explore four useful tips for keeping your dentures clean and well-maintained.(more…)
January 10, 2024
November 6, 2023
If you don’t like the way your teeth look, you can have a flawless smile with porcelain veneers. Although you have more options than ever before to revamp your pearly whites, veneers rank among the most popular aesthetic procedures year after year. If you’re searching for the perfect option to improve your teeth, here are a few great reasons you should consider investing in veneers.
September 22, 2023
Did you know more than 15 million root canals are performed annually? That’s about 41,000 procedures per day! Most root canals are done by general dentists, but some situations can require more expertise. You may be referred to an endodontist. Less than 3% of dentists are endodontists. They undergo advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of tooth pain and root canal therapy. Here’s why you may be referred to a specialist.
April 7, 2023
Did you know April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month? This annual observation aims to make early detection a priority so that long-term survival is possible for everyone. Fortunately, if you go to your dental checkup every six months as recommended, your dentist automatically does an oral cancer screening. Since it only takes a few moments, you may not even notice that it happened! Read on to learn what to expect from an oral cancer screening and common risk factors.(more…)
March 23, 2023
Dental hygiene is one of those things that everyone knows they need to be a little better about, but that it’s very easy to have fall through the cracks.
However, brushing and flossing every day is massively important to preventing some of the most common oral health problems, like tooth decay and gum disease. If you want to start taking your dental hygiene a little more seriously, here are a few things you can try to help you stick with a brushing habit.(more…)
February 7, 2023
What’s your favorite beverage? Drinks like coffee, tea, soda, and juice go well with your favorite meal or as a mid-afternoon pick-me-up. But what is the best way to drink your favorite beverages? When it comes to drinking beverages through a straw, is doing so better for your teeth than drinking them without one? Keep reading to learn if using a straw is good for your smile.(more…)
January 7, 2023
Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to get back into your usual routines, which means life can get pretty busy quickly. While you focus on your daily responsibilities and New Year’s resolutions, don’t forget to keep a healthy smile at the top of your priority list. Although you have all year to schedule an appointment, here are 5 benefits of seeing your dentist for a cleaning and checkup sooner rather than later.
December 15, 2022
The holidays are right around the corner, which means you’re on the hunt for the perfect gifts and stocking stuffers for your family. While you could stuff their stockings with their favorite candy and sweet treats, you don’t want tooth decay to come back to haunt your loved ones’ smiles. You don’t have to forgo stocking stuffers to protect their dental health. Here are 3 smile-friendly ideas to fill their stocking.
November 4, 2022
While there are so many things to enjoy in the colder months of the year, the increase in cases of flu and colds is not one of them! As a loving parent, you want to do all you can to ensure your child’s health during this time of illness. While protecting their overall well-being is important, helping them keep their smile safe from cavities and bacteria is equally crucial. Read on to learn three tips to maintain your little one’s pearly whites during the flu and cold season!(more…)
October 13, 2022
Did you know 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth? Decay is a common culprit of tooth loss, but cavities aren’t the only cause. Gum disease is also a leading contributor to missing teeth. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 50% of adults have the infection. Not only can it result in an incomplete smile, but the infection can wreak havoc on your health. Your smile doesn’t have to become another victim of gum disease. Here are 3 ways you can keep your gums healthy using your dental insurance.