Who doesn’t want to enjoy the season with some festive holiday treats? Unfortunately, if the only thing you look forward to, this time of year, is the excuse to eat lots of sugar, you may start the new year with dental discomfort, and possibly even a cavity. Do you feel bad about giving your kids too many candies during the Christmas season? To avoid damaging your teeth, here are some great tips from your general dentist for keeping your smile – and your family’s smiles, healthy all through this merry season! (more…)
Have you been experiencing sensitivity, especially when enjoying your favorite treats? Do you sometimes suffer from sharp pain? Does it feel isolated to a single tooth? If so, you may be suffering from a cavity. Though no one wants to receive the dreaded dental diagnosis that they have developed a cavity, if you do have one it’s not the end of the world, or even of your smile as you know it. That’s because restorative treatment makes it possible to do more than just cope with a cavity. You can truly bounce back! (more…)
If all you really want this Christmas is to start next year with a brighter and more brilliant smile, you don’t need to wait on a visit from Santa. You need to visit the cosmetic dentist! From teeth whitening to gum contouring, cosmetic dentistry includes a number of treatments, all designed to eradicate imperfections and enhance your natural beauty. So, if you’re tired of wishing on stars or waiting too see if you made the “Nice list,” it’s time to call your cosmetic dentist, who can help give you a gift that will keep on giving, namely a newly brilliant, dazzling smile. (more…)
The holidays are a wonderful time to gather together with loved ones and to create quality memories that will last a lifetime. Of course, they are also a time known for rich foods and all-day feasts, which can leave you with some dental problems that could linger long than you’d like. To avoid starting the new year with cavities and other oral health issues, there are simple steps you can take at-home and while traveling. Combined with great dental hygiene and regular preventive care, a smart diet can help you maintain a lovely and healthy smile. (more…)
How much do you know about effective brushing? Are you aware that your daily brushing and flossing are both essential aspects of your home preventive care? If so, you may find yourself wondering from time to time whether you’re making the most of your dental hygiene or if there’s a particular portion you could be performing with greater accuracy. After all, the better the care you provide for your smile, the easier it is to avoid problems like tooth decay and periodontal disease. Do yourself a favor – consider some helpful (and easy to incorporate) tips to make sure your brushing is all that it can be.
If the last time you truly loved your smile was back when VHS tapes were the only way to watch a movie, you could be well overdue for a visit to your cosmetic dentist. Over time, smiles have a tendency to collect stains, which can leave a once bright smile looking dinging as the years go by. Many become noticeably discolored, and most lack the vibrancy they once boasted. But professional teeth whitening can help turn back the clock, so to speak, helping to erase years’ worth of stains, and revealing a whiter, brighter smile you’ll be proud to show off. (more…)
No one wants to hear the dreaded word, “cavity,” when visiting the dentist. But what most people don’t realize is that a cavity diagnosis doesn’t mean the end of your beautiful smile. In most cases, simple treatment like a dental filling is enough to restore your tooth, so you can get back to chewing comfortably and smiling confidently. Just don’t delay treatment if you’re worried about a cavity, because the sooner you seek restorative treatment the more likely the dentist will be able to save that damaged tooth!
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