Nobody likes dealing with an oral sore. However, it’s something that happens to just about everyone at one time or another. Once one appears, you’ve got a lot going on in your mind, which may include something like this: You wonder what the sore is and why it’s there, you want to do something to make it go away but you’re not sure what, you have to decide whether to forget about it for a couple days or come see us, and you really don’t want it to get any worse. Good news, we have some tips that will help you get your plan all sorted out!
There are those obvious breakfast blunders that you might make that can cause a bit of embarrassment but that won’t harm your oral health (like spilling the syrup, knocking over your juice, etc.). Then, of course, there are some things you might do during this initial meal of the day that can lead to problems for your smile. Blunders that you might not even realize you’re making! To make sure you’re prepared to avoid them, we suggest relying on our quiz for assistance.
When you don’t really want to schedule your dental filling, it can be very easy to convince yourself that you can’t think of even one reason to do so. Sure, it’s probably for the best, but maybe you could get by without it, right? Wrong! Fortunately, we (your friendly dental team) can always help you out when you need a little motivation and some cold hard facts regarding why it’s so essential for you restore your oral health when it’s looking a bit shabby. Without further ado, let’s make our way through five reasons to schedule that filling.
Are you, like many people out there, someone who spends a lot of time on the computer every day? If so, even though you may be doing your best to maintain an ergonomically friendly setup to protect your health, a few things may be flying under the radar. As a result, you might actually be negatively impacting your oral health, while promoting or worsening TMJ disorder. Didn’t think surfing the web could lead to such a problem? It’s possible. Find out more by taking our quiz.
Most of the time, separating cosmetic care from restorative care is an easy task. You know that if it’s strictly something that improves the way your smile looks, it’s going to be cosmetic. If it’s primarily to fix your smile and improve your oral health, then it’s restorative. However, when we get into the topic of dental crowns, things often get a bit fuzzy. This is because sometimes, crowns can fix serious damage, esthetic damage, or end up doing both. Ready for some helpful answers to common questions, so this all makes more sense? We’re ready to help.
Whether you’re checking out do-it-yourself options, you remember your grandma used to brush with it, or you’re curious about toothpastes with it as an added ingredient, you might not know what to make of baking soda for your smile. Of course, if you’ve ever used it to clean something, you know that it has the power to scour. However, that doesn’t mean you’re entirely sure about if you should be incorporating it into your dental hygiene. The short answer is: You shouldn’t. As for the specifics you’re wondering about, start with some FAQs.
The last thing you want to do is cause any damage to your teeth. Even if the issue is only an esthetic concern like a chipped tooth, you know that you’ll end up needing some type of dental care treatment to fix it. So, how to avoid chipping your teeth, so you can limit your visits to us to preventive cleanings and checkups only? Fortunately, staying away from the types of culprits that lead to minor damage like a tiny bit of tissue loss is fairly easy. Take our suggestions to heart!
Oh yes, the age old questions regarding when to floss. More than one question? you might think to yourself. As a matter of fact, yes. There are a lot of time-related inquiries that might come up, causing you to question whether you’re doing a wonderful job with your dental hygiene or if you have some serious thinking to do to ensure it’s going smoothly. No worries. We have you covered with common questions and easy-to-follow answers.
Do you feel like every time you turn around, you’ve lost another toothbrush? Perhaps you know where your toothbrush is but you accidentally left it at work and now, here you are, getting ready for bed and you don’t have your necessary dental hygiene items with which to thoroughly care for your smile! If you didn’t already know, this is a much more common problem than you might think. It can also end up costing you a lot of money! So, keep that cash in your pocket and make life easier with some helpful suggestions.
We know that you might be the type of person who feels extremely guilty when something goes wrong with your smile and you require smile repairs. We also know that some people simply feel overwhelmed regarding restorative care. While there’s a lot that can cause you to feel somewhat pessimistic about it all, we like to show you a new perspective with a hefty dose of optimism. Did you know that making your smile better is really not a big deal, your oral health can last, and you’ll feel much better? Consider our advice.