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Posts in the General Dentistry category:
What Does Comprehensive Dental Care Mean
Choosing the right dentist involves looking at a variety of factors. From office space to payment options to dental services, it’s important to find a dentist that meets all of your criteria. We recommend finding a dentist who offers comprehensive dental care! Read our blog post to find out what that means.
History of Root Canals
Does the word root canal instill fear in you? That has everything to do with the history of the procedure. While root canals may have once been a procedure to fear, modern technology has turned them into a breeze. Come with us on a journey through the history of this important procedure, and you’ll understand how far technology has come!
What Is Preventive Dentistry?
Many dentists divide up their services between the categories of preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry. Restorative deals with restoring teeth and cosmetic is all about improving aesthetics, so what’s the deal with preventive dental care? This type of dentistry focuses on preventing dental issues by keeping teeth and gums healthy from the get-go. Rather than […]
Family Activities that Promote Good Oral Health Habits
Let’s face it, kids just don’t understand the importance of dental hygiene at such a young age, and brushing teeth can be quite the hassle for some parents. If your tiny tot is not excited about brushing, then we have a few tips that can help make the process more fun and exciting! Take a […]
Nightly Rituals for Healthy Teeth
Your oral health is important to care for no matter the time of day, but there’s a lot that goes on in your mouth during the night. Here are some tricks and tips for maintaining great oral health, even right before you turn in for a good night’s sleep. Rule 1: Don’t Skip Brushing Before […]
Do you Have to Toss Your Toothbrush Following an Illness?
When you’re sick, your germs spread quickly: to doorknobs, to light switches, to your personal computer and even through your air conditioning. When you recover from an illness, what happens to your toothbrush? Do you think you can reinfect yourself with your germs after an illness if you don’t thoroughly disinfect your brush? Read more […]
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month
Oral cancer can be spotted in a dental check-up or during a teeth cleaning. Your dentist and dental hygienist are both trained to spot signs of oral cancer. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, earlier detection usually does correlate with higher survival rates. With April being Oral Cancer Awareness Month, it is the perfect time […]
What Is a Tooth Made of?
You use your teeth every single day for chewing and speaking, but have you ever wondered what teeth are actually made of? The natural whiteness and hard surface might have made you think they are made of bone, but in fact they are much more complicated than that. The complexity of a tooth is something […]
A Parent’s Tips for Getting Your Child to Brush Their Teeth
It’s been said that you can never be unhappy when brushing your teeth! If you disagree, maybe the first step toward encouraging your child to brush is to find things that you appreciate about your oral health. Sharing a positive attitude about the process goes a long way, but if you’ve tried sharing your own […]