Reasons You Shouldn’t Ignore Going The Dentist
Going to the dentist is downright scary for some. If you suffer from dental anxiety, you might find yourself making excuses to not go. However, there are many oral ailments that require urgent attention and shouldn’t be ignored. You have pain or […]read more
Sleep Apnea and Oral Health
While sleep apnea comes with obvious symptoms such as gasping for air, it can also yield other less obvious symptoms that impact other areas of your health. Sleep apnea has been connected to mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety along with oral and circulatory health. These less prominent symptoms are not as easily […]read more
The Case For Fluoride
With an ever-growing awareness among the general populous regarding what products we consume and put in our bodies, the case for fluoride is a hot debate. While individuals who express apprehension towards fluoride as an additive in water would say it is unnecessary, most dentists would argue otherwise. Public health records have shown that mineralizing […]read more
Try These Two Tips To Treat Tooth Sensitivity!
For people with sensitive teeth, everyday activities can be difficult. Eating, drinking and even brushing your teeth can cause sharp pain which can be discouraging. Sometimes this pain can be caused by a cavity or other oral ailments such as cracked and chipped teeth, old fillings, or even gum disease. However, in regular cases of […]read more
It’s time to talk about flossing. You’ve heard it for years; brush and floss your teeth twice a day for optimal mouth cleanliness, keeping your hygiene habits unoffensive, and overall health. While most individuals under a certain age threshold associate flossing with Fortnite or backpack kid, the stringy white wax that’s been around since 1815 […]read more
How To Combat Dental Anxiety
If you avoid going to the dentist, you are not alone. According to WebMD, up to 20% of Americans exhibit this behavior due to a phobia or general anxiety. These feelings can manifest into feelings of hopelessness or overwhelming panic which will attribute to a phobia and ultimately avoiding the dentist. Other symptoms and signs […]read more
Diets to Combat Gingivitis
According to a Journal of Clinical Periodontology study, plant-based diets were shown to reduce gingivitis and gingival bleeding. Study patients were divided into a control and experimental group, the latter of which changed their diet for a period of four weeks to plant-based, whole foods. The diet was comprised of foods rich in Omega-3s, Vitamin […]read more
Brushing For Better Memory
Researchers have discovered that gingivitis plays a key role in the development of Alzheimer’s. Gum disease can make you more likely to develop memory and motor function loss according to their findings. Gingivitis bacteria can migrate from the mouth to the brain by producing a protein that destroys nerve cells in the brain. Bacteria is […]read more
What Are Dentist Loyalty Programs?
For a dentist, one of the most important aspects of building a dental practice is establishing a patient base. For patients, consistently visiting the same practice is a fantastic way to be consistent with checkups and cleanings and maximize oral health. One great way to encourage both is through a dental patient loyalty program! A […]read more
What is Digital Smile Design (DSD)?
Digital Smile Design (DSD) is a unique and exciting new planning tool that allows a dental provider to digitally plan, manipulate, and share a plan for a patient’s future smile. Using videos, photographs, and digital mock-ups, dentists and orthodontists create a treatment plan is based on a thorough analysis of the patient’s dental and facial proportions, […]read more