You know that if you were to eat hard candies throughout your Easter celebration that you would either be saturating teeth for quite a while with sugar and dyes (or, if you’re the type of person who bites your hard candy, you may be exposing your teeth to possible chips and cracks). You know that anything that’s highly sticky will also saturate your smile and can get stuck. So, are you overlooking anything else regarding your smile health when it comes to the sweet side of your upcoming festivities? We think a couple hints may be just what you need to feel fully informed!
Part of you knows on an instinctual level that what you should be doing for yourself is picking up the phone, calling us, and getting a visit for a dental checkup set up. However, there’s another part of you that is a bit obsessed with the following question: What if it’s been a really long time since your last visit? What will this mean for you, for the way you’re treated, for your oral health’s long-term potential, and more? Fortunately, and possibly surprisingly enough, it’s all good news! Now, for some details.
So, you have received teeth whitening and you cannot believe how lovely your smile looks. The stains are gone, your smile is much brighter than you thought possible, and you love showing it off. While the worries about hiding discoloration are gone, new worries may have cropped up: Now what do you do, you ask yourself? You want your smile to stay like this, which makes you feel like you cannot do anything at all without potentially sacrificing your newfound happiness. Not to worry. Maintaining your smile is something you can do with ease.
Have you been asking yourself lately whether cosmetic care can change your life? The short answer to your inquiry is: Absolutely! The lengthier version, of course, will come to you today in the form of some longer explanations. The fortunate thing is that improving the beauty of your smile can make for some very positive life changes! Hoping they will give you the inspiration you need to follow through with treatment? You just might be pleasantly surprised.
Have you ever heard of dry mouth? If it’s just a passing sensation, then it’s not really anything to worry about. However, if you’re dealing with oral tissues that are chronically lacking moisture, then it’s an issue that you should certainly give your attention. Did you know that when your mouth isn’t quite as wet as it needs to be, this can set you up for oral health problems? Find out why and what to do about it!
Along your journey to maintain a healthy smile is a detail that you might not enjoy thinking about. It’s called oral cancer. We know that it’s not a favorite topic but, particularly since it may be something you prefer to avoid, you may not feel you know everything you need to know in order to ensure you’re keeping your smile as safe as you can. For a helpful refresh regarding essential details, we offer up four particulars to keep in mind at all times.
We find that patients sometimes force themselves to ask us questions about dental hygiene that they assumed were strange in some way, only to discover that the inquiries are perfectly normal. Whether you have questions you think are weird or run-of-the-mill, it’s important you remember you are always welcome to ask them. Having the information you need can greatly improve your confidence when it comes to your smile care.
You have always heard that if you want to be healthy, you should eat your fruits and veggies. So why on earth might we suggest you should be careful about your fruit consumption? Well, because some fruits are very acidic, while others are just slightly acidic, and others are somewhere in between. Though they are packed with good-for-you nutrients, they are also capable of eroding your enamel. So, what’s what in the world of fruit and your oral health? Find out quick!
You are told from the time you are a kid to brush and floss your smile. When we see you, we ask you about your dental hygiene habits and we essentially pick up where you leave off, cleaning your teeth with a professional dental cleaning. This removes plaque and tartar missed by your toothbrush and dental floss. So, why are we so thoroughly and consistently performing all of this? What might go wrong (and where)? We’re glad to explain.
It’s admirable if you are someone who takes the time to make the most of your dental hygiene by practicing it as we recommend every day. Making your way through the necessary steps means you are serious about your oral health and that you will be pleased with the results! While you may know what to do, you may not feel as sure about what you should be using. Are there product suggestions from our team that might make your efforts that much better? Try out some helpful hints!