You might feel very comfortable asking a variety of questions of us for your preventive care. However, when it comes down to inquiries that are about the very building blocks of dental hygiene and oral health, you might feel a little uneasy about bringing them up. To this uncertainty, we immediately say: Ask us everything! It’s all equally important. Whether you need to learn more about toothpaste (don’t worry, we’ve got answers to pressing questions on the way) or something much more complex, we are always here to help.
When you aren’t sure what to make of porcelain veneers, it’s difficult to compare and contrast them with your other cosmetic dentistry options. However, when you become educated on your treatment choices, it becomes ever so simple to consider one treatment against the other as you make a final decision regarding perfecting and beautifying your grin. To help you feel more familiar with veneers (which is particularly helpful if you’re looking for a dramatic improvement for your smile), we’ve got the essential facts you need to form a solid foundation of knowledge.
As the summer approaches, is there something about the warmer weather that causes you to get the itch to travel? Do you visualize yourself jetting from one corner of the world to the other, toting along your suitcases and seeing the sights? If so, you can get a taste of the fun (literally) by joining our community for National Travel & Tourism Week. Learn more!
When you lose a tooth, whether from the result of an unexpected injury or due to disease, it can leave you feeling a little bit defeated and worried. Unfortunately, this often causes patients to avoid additional care and to attempt to deal with a reduced quality of life. The good news is that we can help you handle tooth loss by offering exquisite prosthetic dentistry solutions. Not sure how to respond to your missing tooth (or teeth) or where to begin? No worries. We can help.
You may have heard that there are certain antibiotics that may lead to discoloration and a need for cosmetic care. Perhaps you have recently visited a dermatologist for acne treatment and staining of your oral tissues is a side effect for the oral antibiotic you’re taking. Maybe you know someone who switched from using something like minocycline or tetracycline because of this issue. Fortunately, we can explain the details, so you feel more informed regarding what may happen and what you can do about it (if staining occurs before you have the chance to prevent it).
Are you a veteran or do you have a special connection with someone who has served our country? Perhaps you are simply a citizen with a deep appreciation for the men and women who dedicate their lives to keeping our country safe. If celebrating these individuals and their efforts is close to your heart, you will be pleased to hear that the Walmart Salute To Veterans event is right around the corner.
Of course, you don’t want to experience gum disease. However, you might not know how to avoid it. You may not even realize that with your efforts in caring for your oral health, you are making some minor mistakes that may have you heading straight for periodontal problems. Fortunately, avoiding it is no rare feat. It’s just a matter of gathering up the effective preventive details you need, so you can keep your smile very healthy, free of plaque, and free of inflammation.
You have tooth decay, you discover during your dental checkup. Now what? Is it really that important that you quickly follow up by coming in for restorative care or do we just act as though it’s urgent? Is something bad going to happen to your tooth if you don’t come in for a dental filling? Or, can you take leisurely steps to scheduling your visit, receiving your filling eventually without any consequence? For frequently asked questions such as these, we offer answers that are sure to help you feel better informed.
You don’t need us to tell you that prevention is the best plan for dealing with a dental emergency. A mouthguard should be in place during any contact sport, or during activities where falling or collision is a possibility. Prevention means not ignoring early signs of dental trouble, hoping things will get better on their own. Sometimes, however, dental emergencies do arise. If you have a sudden dental need, don’t panic. Your dental office is the place to turn for advice a dental emergency. (more…)
Ready to enjoy this warm weather by spending some time on the lake and listening to relaxing music? If so, you won’t want to miss the final installments of Wind Down Wednesdays, which will let you achieve both goals in one evening!