Posts Categorized: Oral Health

Stop Waiting For Symptoms

Do you assume that accessing dental care is something you really only need to do if a problem occurs with your oral health? For instance, if you are free of smile-related abnormalities, do you assume that your smile is healthy? If so, it’s important that you recognize a symptom-free smile is not necessarily one that is… Read more »

3 Things You Did Wrong In 2016

Did you take exceptional care of your smile in 2016? Perhaps you did okay but you’re pretty sure you might have overlooked a thing or two when it came to the multiple factors that contribute to optimal oral health. If you’re not actually certain about how well you did, we encourage you to consider a… Read more »

Water On-The-Go And Your Oral Health

Are you someone who likes to drink water throughout the day? Do you do your best to remain hydrated? Do you find, however, that you end up spending a lot of money on bottled water or else you’re at the mercy of whatever quality of water happens to be within reach? We encourage you to… Read more »

Thanksgiving: Your Quiz For A Fun, Healthy Time

Do you think you’ve finally figured out how to approach Thanksgiving, while protecting your oral health? The easiest way to find out is to ask the important questions! For instance, do you know which foods are okay for your smile and which are not so wonderful? Do you know how to enjoy the foods you… Read more »

Restore Your Smile For Stress-Free Summer Fun

Have you been noticing as you indulge in summertime favorites (like lemonade or snow cones) that your teeth don’t feel so great? Perhaps everything seems to be okay but it is has been quite a long time since your last dental visit and you have a feeling you may need a filling. Rather than worry… Read more »

Q&A: Long-Term Maintenance Questions

When it comes to the immediate health of your smile, you may feel like you’re right on track and have answers for just about everything. How often to schedule a visit? Every six months. How to best care for your smile? Excellent dental hygiene at home and twice yearly preventive visits. How about the long-term… Read more »

3 Important Reasons to Choose Dental Implants

If your smile is missing one or more teeth, then your confidence in smiling might have suffered from the loss. Yet, your teeth do more than fill out a beautiful smile; they also process your food, help stimulate your facial structures, and more. When one is lost, your bite loses some of its ability to… Read more »

Why You Should Be Flossing Daily

Be honest: When was the last time you flossed your teeth? If you do not floss routinely, you are not alone. According to a national poll, only 36% of Americans floss daily! Interestingly, in the same poll, 80% agreed that flossing is important. The lack of daily flossing may be why nearly all American adults… Read more »

Mouth/Body Connection – Respiratory Infections

Since much of the air you breathe passes through your mouth, it isn’t much of a stretch to assume that your oral health and respiratory health are connected in some way. Still, the extent of that relationship (as part of the more overreaching mouth/body connection) isn’t exactly common knowledge. The truth is, research indicates that… Read more »