You may have a moment when you suddenly think to yourself that you’re going to become more of a minimalist. As a result, you decide that when it comes to your dental hygiene, you’re going to just stick with a toothbrush and toothpaste (and that brushing will see you through no matter what)! Unfortunately, you’re overlooking the fact that while a brush and paste are quite beneficial and powerful for preventive care, they cannot do it all. Let’s consider some good examples of why you need more than your toothbrush.
There’s something very exciting about considering cosmetic dentistry for your smile. You know that you can make some impressive improvements, which may cause you to daydream about what you would look like after treatment. While this is all well and good, there’s also something somewhat overwhelming for many patients when it comes to taking the actual steps toward receiving cosmetic care! To learn more about all of your cosmetic-related options and how to make them a reality, let us help you out with the basic info you’re looking to learn.
Do you feel like your morning dental hygiene routine and other habits might not be proving entirely helpful to your oral health? When you fall into a way of doing things, it’s often difficult to take an objective look at what’s wrong (and to figure out what you could change to make improvements). For a more streamlined and effective morning experience, we offer some helpful advice.
Do you know if you’re making the absolute most of your time in the bathroom with your toothbrush and toothpaste? Have you been hoping you’re doing your best but you feel like you’re just doing what you can without adhering to any particular guidelines? To ensure your smile is receiving optimal dental hygiene when it comes to your efforts in brushing, we would like to walk you through a quick review. If there are any areas that could use a bit of sprucing up, now’s your chance to make things better!
One of the last things you probably feel like doing when you’re informed you have tooth decay? Smiling. However, we are of the mind that when you get to restore a tooth, it’s certainly a great reason to grin! As a result, we would like to share a few facts that will make you feel more confident and optimistic about receiving a dental filling.
Did you know that you might be making your bruxism disorder worse throughout the day, instead of better, even though you have the best of intentions? We like to talk with patients about their usual day-to-day habits when teeth grinding or clenching makes itself obvious because it’s easy to accidentally overlook common contributors. Fortunately, once you’re more fully aware of how to protect your smile, you can easily enjoy successful treatment for the return of your healthy smile.
When you start giving yourself the green light to go ahead with teeth whitening for a brighter smile, you might find there are some concerns that continue to weigh heavily on your mind. Rather than giving into such worries, we suggest you run them by us first. It’s extremely common for us to discover that a patient has heard a lot of rumors that simply are not true. Unfortunately, these rumors can stand in your way of receiving the improvements you want for your smile! Let us enlighten you with some facts (and remember to ask your questions during visits).
So, you think to yourself: “My best friend and I are alike in nearly every way! We eat the same way, we buy the same dental hygiene products, we are practically twins! Why do I have gingivitis but my bestie does not?” When you feel like you’re dealing with gum disease while those around you are seeming to squeak by without any dental issues, it can feel frustrating. Rest assured, there are some common reasons for this! Allow us to help you understand what might be happening behind the scenes.
Do you find yourself staring at your smile in the mirror, wondering when it stopped looking generally immaculate and began looking a little bit banged up? Perhaps it’s not the appearance so much but the fact that we’ve mentioned some wearing down of your tooth surfaces. Whatever the case, when you learn that your smile and oral health woes are the result of natural wear and tear, you might not know what to do with this information. We are glad to help with a Q&A session.
Cavities impact people of all ages, from children to adults. Without treatment, a seemingly minor oral health concern can soon lead to an infection or an abscess, threatening your smile’s stability. We can help protect your smile with tips on tooth decay prevention.