February is a great time to let your family members know just how much you love them. But did you know it’s also a great chance to let them know how much you care about their oral health? That’s because February is more than just the month of Valentine’s Day. It’s also National Children’s Dental Health Month, an initiative to help increase awareness of dental decay and other common oral health issues facing kids of all ages. Your children’s dentist can definitely help you care for your kids’ smiles. But you can also help by educating them about the importance of dental hygiene combined with regular professional care. (more…)
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Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to take better care of your smile? If so, you may have already begun a diligent daily dental hygiene routine, including brushing and flossing. But if you wonder what more you could do to take great care of your teeth and gums, there are some tips from your preventive dentist that can certainly help. Many simple habits can actually help prevent cavities and other dental issues, so you can continue to smile confidently. It just takes a little knowledge and developing good habits, for which your smile will thank you! (more…)
Of course you want to know how to keep your smile healthy. It’s what your husband fell in love with, and how your friends describe you to strangers. As your most prized feature, surely you want it to look its best, and you know that begins with great preventive care. But are you actually doing all you can to maintain healthy teeth and gums? Many people think brushing their teeth everyday is all that is necessary to prevent dental problems. Unfortunately that is not the case, which is why so many people end up suffering from issues like dental cavities and gum disease. The good news is that many of the best ways to prevent dental problems are quite simple and easy to implement. Here is what you need to know about great preventive dental care. (more…)
No one wants to discover that she’s developed a cavity. Unfortunately nearly 90 percent of adults will experience dental decay, like a cavity, at least once in life, and often much more frequently. Pervasive as they are, however, dental cavities can often be treated quickly and effectively through a minimally invasive procedure, like a dental filling, which is good news if you think you might have one. In very little time, a restorative dentist could have your smile looking and feeling like it did prior to the dental problem, so you can do more important things than worry about your teeth, like show them off as part of your brilliant smile! (more…)
Graduation season is just around the corner. Will you soon be flying out to see your favorite niece cross the stage to receive her diploma? If so, along with feeling surreal that the baby you once held could now be heading to college, are you also feeling insecure because of imperfections with your smile? With big life moments come ample opportunities to snap pictures. It’s time to get ready for those special occasions with cosmetic dentistry! There are actually a number of treatments that can quickly and beautifully improve your smile’s appearance, so you can attend those milestone moments with confidence that you are all ready for those closeups!
When was the last time you walked down the oral care aisle at your local pharmacy or grocery store? Along with the toothbrushes and floss, did you notice the whole host of products touting their whitening capabilities? From toothpastes and mouthwashes to chewing gum and gels, there are seemingly countless products that claim they can give you a beautiful, white smile. But have you tried them in the past, only to be disappointed by the results? Or, do you know from the ads that your smile is more stained than many of these products are able to address? If so, there are a lot of compelling reasons to talk with your cosmetic dentist. Professional whitening might just be the best way to improve your smile’s appearance, and it could save you a lot of time and frustration trying out all those over-the-counter options, too.
Are you welcoming a New Year’s baby this year, or expecting one later in the season? If so, and especially if it is your first child, you have probably already begun reading parenting books and soliciting advice from seasoned parents. But has any of that research covered your baby’s dental needs? Many first-time parents can overlook the dangers of poor dental choices early on in a child’s life. Luckily, caring for babies before and after their teeth erupt can be quite simple, and can help set your kid up for a lifetime of great oral health. So take your children’s dentist’s advice, and be sure to follow some simple steps designed to keep your beautiful baby’s smile healthy now, and for many years to come. (more…)