When you pick up your toothbrush, squeeze toothpaste onto the bristles, and begin your dental hygiene session, you have some level of expectations regarding how this action will benefit your oral health. Can you identify exactly what your toothbrush can do for you? Or, are you a little bit fuzzy when it comes the specific limits of the otherwise exceptional work you are certain your brush will provide? Let’s find out! A brief quiz is all it will take.
Are you acquainted with our Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber? If not, then what are you waiting for? Well, maybe you’re waiting for a reason to show up and get to know the members (new and longstanding). Lucky for you, now happens to be a wonderful time! Plan to head out to the Primetime Conroe: Back To Our Future event, where you’ll have fun and get to know some new faces.
If you start to get nervous just thinking about going to the dentist, you are not alone. Many Americans have dental anxiety and some even have a genuine phobia, dentophobia. Fear and anxiety keep them from maintaining regular visits with their dentist, which prevents regular check-ups and important preventative care from happening. Patients with dental anxiety are at a higher risk of dental complications and gum disease because of their lack of preventative care. The longer that someone procrastinates on making a dental visit, the more likely it is that preventable and treatable issues will worsen into real complications. In fact, a leading cause of dental anxiety is the fear that they have procrastinated too long. (more…)
An emergency of any kind can be unsettling especially those involving yourself or a loved one . When our adrenaline is pumping, our minds are thinking clearly. A dental emergency can be anything from a broken tooth to a broken crown or filling to severe toothache. The ability to stay calm in a dental emergency will depend on if you feel prepared and knowledgeable. You may find yourself asking questions like, “Does this require immediate attention?,” “What do I do?,” and “Who do I call?.” Being able to answer them will keep you cool, calm, and collected in the face of your adrenaline. (more…)
Not all people that snore have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), but most people that have OSA do snore. Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that can lead to a multitude of health problems. If you have been told by your partner, friends, or family that you snore while you sleep, you may have OSA. If you wake up feeling more tired than when you went to bed, your rest may be getting interrupted by OSA. (more…)
Are you someone who has been struggling with joint pain? If so, this can become a serious obstacle in your life and can become increasingly frustrating as you search for answers. For some helpful information regarding causes, schedule time to attend this upcoming Free Joint Pain Seminar!
You have probably heard of TMJ disorder at this point but you don’t necessarily know exactly what this means for your smile. Well, for starters, it’s not a good thing. However, when you find out that it’s happening to you (instead of overlooking it) and receive treatment, it’s to your benefit. So, how to know if this is something to think about, how to know if it’s there, and how to proceed? Not to worry: We’ve got you covered!
When you’re thinking about how to approach your tooth loss, it’s something that will come with a lot of decision making on your part. Let’s say, for instance, that you would like a dental bridge for your smile completion. Did you know that there’s more than one way to support a bridge? To ensure you’ve got the basics down regarding this topic, we suggest you take yourself through a quiz.
When you think about scheduling your dental checkup, do you ever think to yourself, “Ugh, who cares?” and then turn your attention to other things? Granted, there might be some other activities you’d rather plan out for yourself! However, since you only need checkups two times a year, we’d like to explain why it’s actually wholly worth the effort of scheduling visits and coming in for them as suggested.
Have you been hearing an awful lot about pickleball and would love to join your friends and family in this game but … you have to admit you don’t know the first thing about it? Don’t feel left out any longer! Instead, gather up the introductory training you need at this upcoming Pickleball 101 event!