Do you feel a bit like a little kid sometimes when it comes to your brushing? Do you try to wriggle out of the responsibility as though someone just told you to clean your room and you really don’t want to? Don’t worry, most people experience this every now and then. However, as you know, consistent dental hygiene habits are very important! So, let us help you turn that outlook around with simple oral health reminders!
If you’re like many of our patients, you may have dental insurance but you may not know much about what’s covered. Sure, you may know that you can come in for your six-month visits and what to expect from your benefits regarding prevention. However, do you know much more? What if you get a cavity? Want implants? What if something else comes up? While it might not be the most exciting way to spend your time, we strongly encourage you to take just one session to learn more about the coverage you’ve got.
Think about all of the things you might want from a beach Fourth of July extravaganza and then multiply it by a million and you might begin to get close to the fun you can expect from this year’s Stars And Stripes Explosion! Remember to keep this in mind as you prepare to celebrate: It’s fun for the entire fam (and really fantastic if you’ve got friends or relatives in town!).
You probably hear about tartar and your oral health a lot. You catch the term when you’re listening to commercials. You see it printed on toothpaste boxes. It’s around but you might not really know what to make of tartar. Is it the same thing as plaque? Is it worse? Since it’s actually pretty important that you understand the basics of this topic, we’ve got a quiz all ready for you to take!
Do you ever think to yourself that if you’d do more, try harder, and use more product, you just might be making the most of your oral health options? While it’s always beneficial to remain on-target with goals and the care you need, doing more than is necessary is often what you might worry it is: Too much of a good thing. Let’s cover some ground with a quiz, so you have a better sense of why “just right” is better than going a bit overboard!
Where is plaque hiding? Do you know? What you probably know for certain at this point is that plaque coats your smile. It does this every day, which is why you need to brush and floss every day to remove this bacteria-rich film that can lead to all manner of frustrating oral health problems for your smile (like decay and gum inflammation). The good news here is that it’s not too difficult to complete a very thorough smile cleansing! The bad news is that if you’re unaware of some of plaque’s hiding places, you may accidentally overlook them. Don’t worry, we can help you out!
Did you know that you can help keep your smile in tip-top shape by coming in for your dental checkups according to our suggestions? While this might seem simple and obvious, we know that the significance of checkups is often lost on patients because checkups frequently seem like a formality. To get the facts straight, we encourage you to start gathering up details with our quiz.
Are you an arts enthusiast? Is one of your favorite things about living by the beach the chance to attend exceptional festivals that include unique handmade art? If so, this upcoming event is sure to be the best of the best. Place the Boardwalk Art Show on your list of things to do for a truly mesmerizing experience.
The idea of receiving orthodontic care might not sound too bad to you. Then, when you learn about the results of Invisalign treatment, you may even realize that it sounds good to you. However, that final factor that might be causing you some uncertainty may include the following: You wonder what will happen once treatment is complete. Will your teeth actually remain aligned forever? Or, will they eventually become misaligned again? Let us help you out with this concern with our FAQs.
When you’re holding a tissue over your nose, your eyes feel puffy, and you’re wondering if there’s anything else you can do for your allergies, you’re probably not spending much time thinking about your teeth and gums. However, we like to remind patients that when allergies strike they can wreak havoc on your oral health. Not sure what might happen to your smile as a result of this respiratory interruption but you have a feeling you should probably get them under control? You’re certainly on the right track!