Archive for January, 2019
Tired of Dealing with Sensitive Teeth? Here Are Some Solutions
No one wants to deal with sensitive teeth yet many Americans assume they have no other option. They assume that if it hurts when they take a drip of hot apple cider, of it hurts to drink ice cold water, that they must simply live with it. The truth is that, depending on the cause of your teeth sensitivity, there may be simple solutions that can make a huge difference.
While the following are a few ideas to help you understand what you may be able to do, we strongly urge…
Do Acidic Foods Really Harm Your Teeth? Get the Answers You Need
It is no secret that sugar is not great for a person’s teeth. While the idea that they rot teeth is not accurate, they do feed bacteria, which can turn to plaque, which leads to tarter – and can lead to serious issues like cavities and gum disease.
Likewise, it is a commonly repeated “fact” that acidic food can hurt the teeth. The idea behind it is that eating or drinking lots of acidic food and drunks can hurt the sensitive dentin that’s under the teeth. When…
These Oral Health Issues Are Largely Preventable: Learn How to Stay Healthy
It’s always a good time to make positive changes for your health. At we find that many patients know about some of the more serious oral health issues they may have to deal with some day, but often do not realize that they can be largely preventable. While genetics and lifestyle will have an impact on your chances of getting gum disease, for example, there are still many steps that can be taken to greatly reduce the chances.
Read on to find out about some…
Learn How to Choose Your Child’s First Toothbrush
There are many firsts that you are likely excited for your child to achieve. Their first step, their first word, their first day at school – but their first toothbrush? This is likely not something that you have thought much about until it is time to do so. Many parents don’t realize just how important it can be to make the right choice. Read on to learn how to choose the right toothbrush and then contact if you need to make an appointment with a family dentist.
When do you get…
Dental Insurance Dictionary: A Guide to Some of the Most Commonly Used Terms
Unless you work in the dental field or the field of insurance, it is likely you have heard or seen dental insurance terms used that you had no idea what they meant. You can always ask to clarify any expense, procedure, or term you see. In the meantime, read on to learn about some of the most common dental insurance terms used.
Common dental insurance terms
- Annual maximum. Your dental insurance will only pay a certain amount per year. This amount is the annual maximum. If…
Do You Have Any of These Risk Factors for Developing Gum Disease?
Gingivitis is a term many people are family with but many people do not realize that it is actually the first stage of gum disease. Gingivitis can lead to red, inflamed gums that bleed during brushing or flossing. The good news about gingivitis is that it is the first stage of gum disease and can often be reversed without long-term consequences.
All it takes is a few changes to your lifestyle. However, if it is not treated, then it can turn into a much more serious…
Do You Believe Any of These Common Myths About Your Teeth?
It is not uncommon for a person to believe things about their oral health that are simply not true. At we are often informing our clients on the truth about supposed facts they have believed. Are you guilty of believing any of these myths?
Myth: Sugar is the main cause of tooth decay
The fact of the matter is that sugar does not rot your teeth directly. It is likely you have heard since you were a child that children will rot your teeth but the truth is that it does…
The Truth about Dental Implants: Learn Why They’re Important and How You Can Afford One
No matter how well a person takes care of their teeth, there is always the possibility that they will lose a tooth. This can happen due to a trauma, such as being hit in the face with a ball, or it can happen due to a dental issue. Regardless of the reason, if a person has lost a tooth then a dental implant may be the best option for them. Keep reading to get the truth about dental implants…
Do You Have Good Oral Hygiene? These Three Qualifications Can Tell You
At we work with patients who do everything they are supposed to – they visit the dentist twice a year, brush twice a day, and floss daily – but still wonder if they have good oral hygiene. You can always ask us about your oral health when you come for your dental exam and cleaning. In the meantime, check out three signs that you have great oral health.
Your gums are healthy
One of the surest signs that you are doing a great…
Tired of Dealing with Dry Mouth? Get Tips from the Dentist to Treat It
The medical term is xerostomia but you likely know the experience as dry mouth. As the name implies, it is a condition in which there is not enough saliva to make your mouth moist. There are many potential causes of dry mouth and this can be a very unpleasant condition. What’s worse is that it can cause serious dental issues. Read on to learn more about dry mouth and then contact to make an appointment with a dentist.