Do you find that every time you bite into something cold or sip something hot your tooth experiences quite a “zing!” of sensitivity? Patients experiencing tooth sensitivity may find that their smiles become uncomfortable more often than not, which can have a serious impact on daily life. Fortunately, we have some simple advice to offer, so you can get back to eating and drinking without worrying about unwanted side effects. As always, remember to schedule a dental checkup with us immediately if your sensitivity is severe.
Are you certain that you have been purchasing the right type of toothbrush? Do you make sure you select a brush with soft bristles from the dental hygiene aisle because anything harder may lead to problems with your smile, such as scraped enamel? If so, you are excelling at paying attention to preventive care details. However, you might find that you have some areas of uncertainty regarding your brush choice and how to keep your brush in good shape. Consider some frequent questions and answers to help you continue down the right path.
Did you know that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month? As a result, we have decided to take a moment to provide our patients with a quick refresher regarding some helpful ways to protect your child’s oral health. Whether you feel like you have reached an expert level of maintaining your little one’s smile – or if you are more than happy to receive a helpful tip or two – reviewing the basics is always beneficial for everyone!
Do you currently have a completely solid handle on what it takes to keep your smile in tip-top condition? Are you feeling uncertain – hoping you are, in fact, a master of dental hygiene – but worrying that you actually know very little? The great news is that once you learn the fundamentals of a healthy smile, you will know what to do for the rest of your life! For now, however, we suggest you begin with a quick quiz to determine what you have learned and what you may still need to find out.
You might know all that there is to know about the benefits of choosing Invisalign treatment to align your smile. What you may find, however, once you have become quite excited about this orthodontic treatment is that you are still a little bit unsure regarding the daily details of treatment. For instance, how many hours a day do you need to wear the trays? Can you sleep with them in? Allow us to help you discover how much you know – and how much you still need to learn – with a quick yet informative quick.
When it comes to qualifying for dental implants, there’s a lot more to consider than you may think. First, it is – of course – essential that your smile can support implants, otherwise you will not be able to successfully receive them. However, it is also quite significant that implants meet your qualifications for a tooth replacement solution that meets your needs. Before you assume this is the one and only treatment for you, we encourage you to consider a few factors as you move forward toward replacing missing teeth.
When it comes to seeking the tooth replacement option best suited to the needs of your smile, you may find yourself immediately interested in the many benefits of full and partial dentures. However, you may then allow rumors to take over, potentially leading you astray from this opportunity that may provide just what you’re looking for. Rather than allow yourself to be swayed by misconceptions, we encourage you to learn a bit more about the facts, so you can make a fully informed decision when the time comes.