Category: Preventative Dentistry

What Can I Expect From My Dentist At A Routine Exam?

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How much can your dentist really do for you when you go in for a routine dental exam? A typical appointment does more for your smile than you are able to do on your own between visits. Thanks to advanced imaging technology, your teeth and gums can be closely studied for any signs of trouble… Read more »

Helping Kids Prevent Cavities to Avoid Having to Treat Them

When children develop cavities, it’s important to treat them as soon as possible to stop them from causing any more significant damage to your tooth’s structure. Fortunately, treating cavities is typically easy, especially when they’re addressed in their early stages. Even better is the fact that they’re also highly preventable, and we can offer several… Read more »

Why Good Hygiene Matters to Your Long-Term Oral Health

A consistent schedule of dental checkups and cleanings is the most commonly recognized form of preventive dental care. By professionally cleaning and checking your teeth and oral tissues at least twice a year, your dentist can help you ensure that your smile remains consistently healthy and free of issues like tooth decay, gum disease, and… Read more »

Effective Ways to Avoid Losing Teeth

One of the most important, but commonly misunderstood, things about tooth loss is the fact that, in many cases, it can be successfully prevented. Because it occurs frequently and can affect nearly anyone at some point in their lives, many people believe it to be a natural and unavoidable part of the aging process. However,… Read more »

Is Your Teeth-Grinding Becoming a Problem?

It’s easy to ignore something like grinding your teeth if it doesn’t cause you any discomfort, or leave any noticeable impacts. That’s usually the case when it comes to most people’s teeth-grinding habit. When healthy, your teeth are strong enough to withstand occasionally grinding together without becoming worn down or damaged. However, for some people,… Read more »

A Guide to Preventing Tooth Decay

Knowing that good dental hygiene is the key to preventing tooth decay can make it seem easy. However, tooth decay is so common that a majority of adults have experienced in it at least one of their teeth at some point in their lives, and many different factors contribute to why. Today, we outline a… Read more »