Calcium: The Facts And Figures

You have long heard that you require calcium for strong teeth and strong bones. While it’s certainly ingrained in your thoughts to consider how much calcium you’re getting every day and to do your best to protect yourself, you might not be making a concerted effort to check in on your levels. After all, most packaged food is fortified and you can always worry about it later, right? Well, it’s good to become mindful of this factor, so you can best protect your skeletal system and your oral health. Don’t worry. We’ve got some facts and figures for you!

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What Is Preventive Care?

You probably hear quite often that you need excellent preventive care to keep your smile healthy. However, if you’re not sure about what prevention entails, how it works, or what exactly it includes or does for you, then you might not feel too concerned about practicing it. Fortunately, we offer you a simple breakdown of helpful details, so you are familiar with prevention and feel more motivated to protect your smile.

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Mamelons: Do You Have Them?

What do you see when you look at your smile in photos? Do you see front teeth with smooth chewing borders? Or, do you notice upon closer inspection that the chewing edges of your front teeth have tiny bumps on them that you’ve had since your permanent teeth showed up … only most of your friends don’t have these bumps? No worries. This is completely natural and something we can address (if you wish) with dental contouring.

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Painting With A Twist

If the idea of lounging around with friends, while you snack, talk, sip wine, and paint a truly astonishing work of art sounds like your kind of night, then this is the event for you! Call up your other artistically inclined friends and head out for Painting With A Twist.

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What’s Bruxism All About?

If you have heard about bruxism disorder in even the slightest way and you’re dealing with symptoms you think may be associated, it is time to come in for a dental visit. When functional problems occur in your smile, the sooner you allow us to treat them, the easier it is to stop any type of damage from occurring before it begins. As for what to make of this disorder, we are happy to fill you in on the basics before we see you.

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Root Canal Treatment: Just The Essentials

Receiving the news that you need a root canal treatment can be a great moment or can be an upsetting one. When you understand the essential details of this restorative treatment, it’s easy to feel good about scheduling care and coming in to restore your tooth. If you don’t know anything about it, you may feel worried and may rely on rumors you have heard. We suggest you gather up the basic details, so your optimism remains intact.

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St. Paddy’s Day Oral Health Suggestions

As St. Patrick’s Day gets a little bit closer every day, we think over the things you’ll probably be doing to celebrate. There’s indulging in shamrock-hued drinks, spending some times partying with friends, and heading out into lovely weather for some outdoor fun. While this all sounds like a lot of fun, it’s important to remember that it’s easy to overlook celebratory choices that can end up negatively affecting your oral health! Ready to discover how to make sure you’re not compromising your smile? We’ve got some suggestions.

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What Does Smoking Do To Your Oral Health?

You know that smoking cigarettes is a big no-no because it’s probably going to cause you some type of problem with your health. While you may be familiar with the ways it can negatively affect your body, have you ever spent time reviewing the ways it can negatively affect your oral health? If not, you may be surprised by just how many ways using tobacco can lead to some serious problems for your smile. Consider some examples and contact us ASAP if you need assistance quitting.

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Quiz: What Does Saliva Do?

You are likely certain that you have saliva for a particular reason. After all, it’s always there. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean you know much about its main purpose, how it helps your mouth function, or what might happen if you were to find yourself with a sudden deficit. While this detail of your oral health may seem quite mysterious, we can clear up any uncertainty with a quick quiz.

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