What to do when you notice a mouth change? How to respond to a symptom in your smile when you have no idea what it points to? What do these different changes suggest? The short answer is that when something changes, you should schedule time to see us right away, so we can detect any possible disease and protect your mouth. As for common things you may notice (like sores and patches), we are happy to help you become familiar with possible causes, so you’re comfortable giving us a call if a change occurs.
When you’re caring for your own smile, you like to feel informed. When you’re caring for your child’s smile, you want to know every last detail to make sure you’re making the best choices possible. If you’ve been looking into dental sealants for your child’s smile, we are here to let you know that choosing sealants is absolutely a good choice every single time. The good news is that they last so long, it’s a decision you will probably only have to make once. Learn more!
When you’re doing your best to figure out all the ins and outs of keeping your smile healthy, one of your main concerns is likely finding a way to optimize your dental hygiene. Once you’ve got your brush chosen and your questions answered about the frequency of brushing sessions and the like, you may find that you’re still unsure about toothpaste. Which kind should you use? Does it matter? Are there certain things to pay attention to and others to stop worrying about? We can help. Fortunately, once you learn the details, you’ll know what you’re doing for life!
Are you someone who takes your dental care pretty seriously? So seriously, in fact, that you would like to perform a dental hygiene session after you eat a meal or a snack? However, your efforts in brushing and flossing at work have backfired in some way or another? If this sounds familiar, you might just be in need of some simple suggestions you have not considered before. Think through a couple tips that may be of assistance (and give yourself a pat on the back for your extra thoughtful care!).
Does the idea of a broken tooth in your smile cause you to cringe? If so, you may wonder if there’s anything you can do to avoid such a dilemma, if your teeth are potentially not as strong as you once thought, and what on earth you can do to avoid or deal with this type of injury. Before you find yourself anxious over the possibility of missing tooth tissue, we encourage you to rest your thoughts. Keeping your teeth intact (and making repairs when accidents happen) is actually not too big of a deal!
Nobody really wants to admit that a dental emergency can occur at any time. However, it’s true! You could be biting into a cookie, participating in sports, or simply sitting around doing nothing much at all! The moment an injury or serious discomfort shows up, it’s time to come see us (and fast). Do you know how to react and what to do should such a situation arise? We can help with some tips to make sure that the answer is, “Yes!”
What’s going on with your smile that leads you to believe it’s time for a full mouth reconstruction? Are you feeling very unhappy about the way your smile looks? Or, are you feeling very concerned about its appearance, the way it functions, your comfort, and your oral health? To find out more regarding whether you need reconstruction and what you can expect, we invite you to begin with our Q&A session. Following this session with a phone call to schedule a visit, of course, is the next best move.
When you’re considering the details of your oral health and the measures you take to protect it, you may wonder if you’re doing everything right. Since it’s not an exact science but an approach that is certainly full of guidelines, patients often worry that they’re doing too much or too little of something. We would like to get started with some basic details that commonly cause confusion, so you can begin sorting out your best personal method toward protecting your smile with dental hygiene.
While it might be a little bit difficult to keep secret from the entire world the fact that you are receiving orthodontic care, there is certainly something we can do to help you hide it! For those with cosmetic concerns wishing to achieve a straighter, beautifully aligned grin through inconspicuous means, we suggest Powerprox braces. Never heard of them? Let’s talk!
Dealing with discomfort can become a bit confusing. You don’t want to overreact, of course, but you also don’t want to avoid care when you need it. The best thing to remind yourself is that without a dental visit with us, you cannot make any final diagnoses on your own, so scheduling an appointment is never a waste of time. As for some helpful specifics about what might be going on, we offer a bit of help.