Posts Categorized: Dental Health Issues

Pediatric Dental Care

Children learn the value of good oral hygiene from their parents. If you take excellent care of their teeth, your children will learn to take excellent care of theirs. If you put high value on keeping your teeth healthy, your smile white, and your gums disease free, your children will do the same. So, it’s… Read more »

Did You Know Your Child Can Spread Cavity-Causing Bacteria?

It was originally believed that only mothers and their children could swap cavity-causing bacteria, but new research has indicated otherwise. In fact, a recent research study showed that 72 percent of children participants harbored at least one strain of the bacteria Streptococcus mutans that causes cavities, that was not found in any other family member who… Read more »

Is it Possible to Prevent Dental Problems? Part Two

You know you want a healthy smile. You may even have taken steps to make that happen. Scheduling checkups is one essential way you can help keep your teeth and gums healthy. But are there other ways you can prevent common problems, like dental cavities, leading to a healthier smile? There are several things you… Read more »

Do You Need a Dental Filling?

Have you begun experiencing sensitivity when you try to enjoy a perfectly hot cup of coffee in the mornings, or an iced cold glass of tea on a sunny afternoon? Do you pass up dessert, now, for fear of the discomfort it will cause? Have you been troubled by the appearance of grey lines or… Read more »

Push Past Your Phobia and Visit the Dentist

Are you years overdue for a dental checkup, or suffering from severe dental pain because of a phobia of dental visits? Many people are timid about receiving preventive care or restorative dentistry, either because of bad experiences in their past, misinformation about treatment, or often, a general sense of anxiety. But recent studies indicate that… Read more »

Take Care This Holiday Season with Preventive Care

As the holidays approach, you’re probably looking forward to extra time spent with your family, friends, and of course feasting on the classic tastes of the season. But, are you worried about the toll all those extra treats may have on your smile? If so, rest assured some smart dietary choices and excellent dental hygiene… Read more »

Learn What’s Wrong and How Restorative Dentistry Can Help

Teeth problems and other oral health issues can do much more than affect the beauty of your smile. They can make it difficult to enjoy your favorite foods, beverages, and even time with friends and family, due to sensitivity or pain, noticeable issues like chipped or loose teeth, which can cause insecurity and embarrassment. Thankfully… Read more »

Cavity! Stay Away from Me: Part Two

Did you know that almost all adults will experience at least one cavity during their lifetimes? Sadly, statistics routinely show that most people will need restorative treatment for a cavity at some point, and for many people often, in their lives. But, that doesn’t mean cavities are unavoidable; it just means preventive care is crucial… Read more »

What Expectant Moms Need to Know About Oral Care: Part Two

It’s not uncommon for many moms-to-be to have concerns about visiting the dentist while pregnant, but dentists and doctors agree maintaining your oral health is vital for your wellbeing and can be beneficial for your baby as well. In addition to regular checkups and cleanings, most restorative treatments are also safe during pregnancy. While there… Read more »

Age Gracefully Through Preventive Dentistry

Are you under the impression that worsening oral health is as inevitable a part of aging as wrinkles? If so, you may be relieved to learn that’s hardly the case. Studies indicate that poor oral health, much less loss of teeth, does not have to be a side effect of growing older. While there are… Read more »