Do you feel like you have been reading and hearing everywhere that dental sealants offer exceptional protection for children’s smiles? This is absolutely true – sealants provide a simple, effective, and long-term option for assisting in keeping your child’s back teeth safe from tooth decay. However, if you’re new to this treatment then you may wonder if it’s truly the miracle service it’s touted to be or if treatment is another supplemental and not-very-useful offer that you should have the instinctive ability to turn down. If you’re asking us – the dental professionals – we say sealants are always a good idea for developing teeth. Learn more and you may feel the same way.
You are probably no stranger to having us peeking around in your mouth if you schedule consistent dental checkups to keep your smile healthy. However, just because you are accustomed to this treatment doesn’t mean you have a good understanding of what we’re looking for in there. Fortunately, we cover a lot of ground when it comes to your checkups. Our priority is to take a quick surface level scan, of course, but we are also focused on gaining a comprehensive understanding of your oral cavity and its surrounding structures. Ready to learn more? You’ll be surprised by just how much protection you receive from preventive care.
Have you heard that gum disease can result in serious negative effects when it comes to your oral health? You are probably aware that this is a good thing to avoid but you might not really know why or how. The good news is that avoiding periodontal problems is quite simple as long as you know the best approach to practicing preventive care. By getting to know the basics, you can successfully enjoy a life free of gum complications and many years of comfortable oral health and beauty.
It’s not every day you have the opportunity to enjoy some delicious barbeque and support a good cause at the same time. So when the moment presents itself, it’s probably a good idea to call up everyone you know and put your bibs on.
You have probably had a general understanding for many years that prevention is always the best solution when it comes to protecting your body. As far as dentistry is concerned, this is certainly the case. However, do you know much about what makes preventive dentistry so great? If not, we strongly encourage you to learn some of the highlights of prevention. The more you know, the easier it will become to avoid serious oral health problems, keep your smile looking and feeling lovely, (and the better time you will have doing it).
Have you been thinking about giving us a call to schedule a preventive visit? Perhaps your smile is in serious need of help but you still haven’t gotten up the courage to dial our number. If you find that you have definite smiles goals for which you would like to access comfortable, effective dental care (but nerves or other concerns regarding your comfort keep you from doing so) then it is time you speak with us about sedation dentistry. Fortunately, once you realize that sedation is a versatile option appropriate for most patients, you may feel more confident about learning more and relying on this extra form of relaxation to receive the treatments you need.
Do you brush your teeth every day to keep your smile in excellent shape? Good! Now answer this question: Do you brush your teeth correctly? Not quite sure if you do or do not follow the best practices for home preventive care? Don’t worry – if you need to revise your techniques just a bit, the changes may result in some pretty impressive results. This is particularly helpful for a patient who is putting in the effort but continues to feel his or her smile isn’t as clean as it could be – or patients who continue to face diagnoses for concerns like cavities. Rest assured – altering your daily dental hygiene plan is simple.