Are you doing what you are supposed to be doing with your dental hygiene? Are you maybe doing what you think is probably a good idea or “good enough” with hygiene, so you cannot say for certain but you definitely brush most of the time? You might be overlooking the fact that a very consistent and correct approach is what will best protect your smile from problems like cavities, periodontal disease, and more. So, we think it might be a good plan to check in on your efforts with a quiz. If it’s high time you made an improvement or two, you’ll know just what to do.
Would you say that you know quite a lot about gingivitis and gum disease in general? Or, would you say you know a little bit but that you haven’t exactly mastered this subject just yet? If the latter better describes your current level of knowledge, then it might be time to brush up on essential details. Start off with our quiz and then move on to learning even more (and having your smile checked) during a checkup!
We love reminding you to come in for your dental cleaning and your checkup because as dental professionals, we know just how beneficial this decision can be for you. We also know that as a patient who is not a dental professional, it can become very easy to overlook the significance of cleanings, to wait a bit too long to schedule your next appointment, and so on and so forth. For a quick refresher into the world of why you need to come in twice a year, consider a couple details!
We know, we know. As much as you love staying healthy, you don’t really feel like thinking about flu season just yet. After all, the pool parties and summer fun just finished winding down, so could it really be time to bring up issues like influenza and the common cold? Actually … the answer is yes! To ensure you’re doing what you can to keep your oral health safe by avoiding the flu and other seasonal viruses, we’ve got some reminders and tips on hand (when you’re ready to consider them, of course).
We cannot argue with you about ice. Yes, it seems like a wonderful snack. It’s cold and refreshing. It’s made of water, so it’s hydrating. It’s also free of calories, so it won’t lead to weight gain! However, there are some reasons that it’s not a very good idea as a snack because it can damage your oral health. We encourage you to think through a few times ice can prove hazardous, so you understand it poses a true threat!
As there is often a natural order to things, the same seems to be true of your dental care as you protect your smile with your dental hygiene. Wait a second. We need to emphasize something. There seems to be a natural order. However, is there? Or, can you brush before or after you floss? If you don’t know the answer to this question or other inquiries like it, then our FAQs session will be of great help in your effort to protect your oral health. Let’s get started.
Are you away at college and you’ve realized that you have never been the person solely responsible for your oral health care needs? Not to worry. While you might have some questions about how to care for your smile now that you’re out of the house, you can rest assured that you’ll be able to do it without a problem. In fact, you might already be on track. Let’s make sure with a friendly quiz.
You might think to yourself that if you were to end up with a broken or cracked tooth, of course you would immediately do something about it. However, the opposite is a surprisingly common tale! Perhaps when it happens, it’s at a very inconvenient time, so you keep putting off scheduling a visit. Maybe you don’t want to worry about the money factor and what it will cost to fix your smile, so you procrastinate. To your concerns, we say: Let them go! In the end, dealing with damage immediately is always less expensive, more comfortable, and a much better plan. Looking for reasons why? We’ve got them!
Believe it or not, fall is just around the corner. Fortunately, just as your favorite summer concert series is wrapping up, there’s a Fall Concert Series on the horizon, so you may continue enjoying your outdoor tune listening, while weather becomes a bit crisper.
Are you at a crossroads? Does part of you really want a tongue piercing but the other part of you wonders if an oral piercing is possibly a dangerous plan for your oral health? This is a common concern and something we appreciate patients considering before they make a final decision. As always, any major decision that can affect your smile is something we would love to discuss with you to ensure you’re prepared to avoid possible complications. For now, learn some new details with our quiz.