It’s hard to believe that December has arrived and, in a few short weeks, we are going to be celebrating the start of a new year. We can feel the excitement in the air and have heard from many of our patients about their plans during the holiday season. Some are enjoying the return of holiday traditions that were cancelled last year. Others are busy shopping for gifts and planning events and activities with family and friends. No matter your plans, we know that there will be an abundance of delicious foods and drinks during all of your celebrations. We wanted to offer some helpful tips to ensure that your oral health remains in top shape and you don’t experience any post-holiday cavities and decay.
October is here, which means that many of us are enjoying fall fun such as football games, pumpkin picking, and preparing for Halloween. Halloween is a favorite for many because of all the spooky decorations, costumes, and movies. While we aren’t all easily scared by movies or costumes, we are frightened of the effect extra candy and added sugar consumed during this time of year can have on your oral health. The results of added sugar on teeth can be dangerous to adults and children, so everyone in your family is at risk. We have created some simple tips to help ensure you don’t have any oral frights this Halloween season. Read on to learn more.
February is Children’s Dental Health Month, making it the perfect time to review with your child or young loved one about the importance of dental health. When a child is young, they are limited in what they can do to care for their teeth, but they can be shown the proper methods for cleaning teeth, and proper healthy foods to help keep their teeth sparkly white and avoid dental decay.
No matter how well you brush and floss, sometimes a cavity can form and you’ll need to have a filling in order to restore your tooth and prevent further damage. But did you know that we offer two different types of fillings? Read on to find out more.
We know you work hard to keep your teeth healthy. Brushing twice a day, flossing at least once a day, and keeping up with regular dental checkups are just some of the ways to practice good dental hygiene. However, there are some habits or conditions that can put teeth at risk and cause tooth decay no matter how well you keep up with your dental routine.
Are you concerned that brushing and flossing aren’t doing enough to prevent tooth decay? It’s easy for adults and children to sometimes lapse in their daily dental routine. At your or your family’s regular checkup, we may recommend a fast, effective treatment that can provide an added layer of protection that works alongside your regular dental hygiene routines. Read more to find out about this treatment.
With all that is going on in the world, you may be thinking, “What are the best ways to maintain my health, including my dental health?” While it’s well known that keeping a consistent dental hygiene regimen of daily flossing and brushing, cutting back on sugary foods is also a great way to help prevent cavities. Read on to find out more ways to keep your teeth healthy.
Most people think that brushing and flossing should be enough to prevent cavities. Unfortunately, sometimes it isn’t, especially for molars. The back teeth that are the core of the chewing process have a rough and uneven surface that becomes the perfect nest for leftover food and cavity-causing bacteria.