- In our age of ever-increasing access to information, it’s important to remember that some of that info is spot-on and reliable but some of it is not. As a result, even as you begin to make plans for something like achieving a whiter smile, you may become torn and a bit unsure. Should you immediately visit us for teeth whitening? Or, is it a perfectly good idea to plan to try to brighten up your dental tissue on your own with things you read online or hear about from friends? In short: Always see us.
Yes, when you think about your dental hygiene, you may assume that as long as you’re attempting to do some amount of oral health cleansing, you must be on track. However, you cannot trick your smile. When you perform the appropriate cleaning successfully, your smile stays healthy. When you don’t quite get it accomplished as you need to, your oral health will suffer. Not sure if you’re doing everything right, getting some things correct, or if you’ve got it all messed up the moment? We can help you!
If you need root canal treatment and you look it up or talk to people about it, you are likely to hear quite a medley of rumors! If you talk with us about it, however, you will find that you’re all filled up with good, factual information that will actually make you feel fantastic about treating your smile! So, before you get sucked into the less reliable sources of information out there, we encourage you to consider some truths straight from our team.
If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: you should be brushing your teeth twice a day, and flossing once. What should you think (or do) when this everyday routine has a painful element attached to it? It is understandable that you might shorten brushing time, or be tempted to skip it all together. This is not a good idea for effective preventive dental hygiene. When brushing hurts, the first step is to figure out the cause and seek the advice of your dentist on how to remedy the problem. (more…)
Are you sleeping well? Have you been meaning to do something about what you’re assuming is a sleep apnea problem in 2017 but the stars have not quite aligned (meaning, you’re not falling asleep and staying asleep once the stars are out and you haven’t been in to talk this over with us in search of treatment)? No problem. We understand that it can be a confusing topic and may cause you to feel unsure about how to move ahead. Let’s talk about making this one of your resolutions for 2018!
So, you want cosmetic care to enhance your smile (or make some serious changes). However, as far as figuring out whether you can receive it or if for some reason, you won’t measure up as a candidate, you’re at a bit of a standstill. You’ll be pleased to learn that this is always worth investigating with us because generally speaking, you’ll be able to receive cosmetic treatments either now or in the future. Let our quiz show you the light!
Drinking through a straw can offer some significant benefits if you are in need of them. Always thought that straws were for kids and haven’t thought about this accessory for quite some time? You may be surprised to learn that they can be advantageous for your oral health and smile and may even be just what you require!
The holidays are coming! Yes, you know. You’ve already been dealing with the soon-to-arrive holidays for what feels like a very long time and we’re down to crunch time! While it is, of course, something to feel excited about, there’s also some anxiety that comes with the territory. You need to plan. You may even need to pack. So, how to keep your head on straight, get everything on your to-do checklist accomplished, and prioritize your sleep apnea treatment? Easy!
Do you feel embarrassed to show off your smile due to discoloration? If so, then you may consider seeing your dentist for a professional solution. We can use a combination of in-office and at-home whitening to remove stains and give you a smile you can be proud to show the world.
Any time you find yourself thinking about your oral health or investigating smile care, you likely run across the topic of tooth decay. What you and every patient wants to do, of course, is to prevent decay. However, you might begin to worry that this is going to somehow become a very complex exercise in discipline and details if you really want to keep your smile free of cavities. Fantastic news: It’s not difficult at all! Take our three simple steps to heart and you’ll be doing a wonderful job!