At a dental appointment, you’re likely to receive a lot of advice. Brush and floss twice daily, cut down on coffee and soda, don’t smoke cigarettes—while these are some of the most valuable and important tips, you probably hear them all the time. There are plenty of dental tips that dentists repeat with less frequency, … Continue reading Tips Dental Professionals Live By
Why doesn’t my dental insurance pay for this? This is a frequently asked question when it comes to dental coverage. It is common for patients to be unsure of what their coverage actually covers and why they have certain limitations. Dental insurance can be very confusing, so, here are a few basics to help you … Continue reading A Breakdown of Dental Insurance
For many adults, the dentist can be a scary experience, so we understand that you may have some reservations about bringing your baby to the dentist. We’re here to help! It probably sounds like a lot to tackle, but if you follow these simple guidelines, you’ll have no problem transitioning your child into a good … Continue reading Your Child’s First Dental Visit: 3 Things You Need To Know
We all know that stress can take a toll on our overall health. Chronically stressed people are more likely to develop anxiety disorders and sleeping disorders, as well as more serious health concerns such as heightened blood pressure, risk of stroke, heart attack and heart disease. But what impact does stress have on your teeth? … Continue reading How Stress Might Be Hurting Your Teeth
It’s no secret that kids don’t always have what’s best for their teeth at the forefront of their minds – which can lead to a toothache for them and a headache for parents. Between eating too much sugar, not brushing and flossing enough, and skipping brushings, kids run a high risk of cavities and oral … Continue reading What You’re Doing Wrong With Your Child’s Oral Health
The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society recently published a study that showed people aged 60+ who had none of their own teeth performed worse in memory and walking tests than people who still retained their own teeth. Even after adjusting for a myriad of variation in behavior, like socio-demographics, existing health conditions, physical health, … Continue reading Is Losing Teeth Related To Losing Other Functions?
Too much brushing can’t hurt, right? Not exactly. The American Dental Association recommends that everyone brush their teeth at least twice per day. If you’re especially keen about taking perfect care of your teeth, maybe you brush after meals too. But be warned: there is a right way to do this. Researchers have discovered that … Continue reading Beware of Brushing?
It used to be pretty rare for anyone other than teenagers to have braces, but in today’s society everyone with a crooked tooth or an overbite has the option to get it corrected with adult braces. Adults have a wider array of orthodontic appliances available to them that make the process more streamlined and less … Continue reading What Challenges Do Adults With Braces Face?
Having sensitive teeth can be a real bummer. It can prevent you from eating the foods you love and cause you pain. While it may sound pricey to treat sensitive teeth, there are a few simple things you can do to help relieve any pain and discomfort you may be having. 1. Change Your Toothpaste … Continue reading 3 Budget Friendly Options for Treating Sensitive Teeth
For some people, fear of the dentist can be debilitating enough to prevent them from seeking the routine or even emergency care they need. As a result, these people are often in poorer oral health, as their lack of treatment snowballs into larger issues. An Answer to Anxiety? Now there may be a new answer. … Continue reading Therapy & Dental Anxiety