When you come in to talk with us about your tooth replacement possibilities and we present dentures to replace missing teeth, what’s your response? Do you immediately shriek, tear your bib from your neck, and run from our practice? If so, you might have some inaccurate, preconceived notions about this option for tooth loss that simply need to go! Ready for us to change your mind completely about what you assumed versus the reality of this type of device? Let’s go!
Do you feel like you know a lot about gingivitis, so there’s probably not much we could tell you that would be new information? Or, do you feel more as though it’s something you’ve heard of and you know it involves your gums but you are most certainly not caught up on the specifics? We suggest you find out once and for all (with our quick quiz) to ensure you’re prepared to take excellent care of your gum health.
Would you say that there are few things that can put a smile on your face quite like the promise of indulging in the delicious, summery sweetness of strawberries? If so, you will be delighted by the upcoming Pungo Strawberry Festival 2017 for Memorial Day weekend. In short, it’s all things strawberries all day long, so don’t miss out!
When you look in the mirror and your smile appears yellowed, you might not immediately recognize that there are different stain types that can cause your smile to look less than beautiful. Instead, your brain just tells you that your smile is stained and that’s all you need to notice to feel a bit down in the dumps about your appearance. However, we encourage you to recognize that there are, in fact, multiple types of staining, which can affect which type of cosmetic care treatment best suits your needs. Learn more about this!
You might love the idea of dental contouring for your smile until you start wondering about whether it’s safe and what the after-effects will be. Sure, gently reshaping your teeth should do the trick for making your smile look better but is it going to lead to consequences, you wonder? Is it all too good to be true? To help you feel nice and confident about choosing contouring, we offer up a few reassuring responses to implied, frequently asked questions.
As you know, advertising can become very misleading. The problem with this is that when you’re trying to buy toothpaste that is going to work for your smile needs, you might not know whether you can trust the promises that are printed on the box. While seeking out the ADA Seal of Acceptance will generally give you the reassurance you need that the product is A-OK, there are some other factors you should be aware of. They will help you determine whether you’re looking at a beneficial item or a hoax.
Close your eyes and imagine what your smile looks like. Do you have smile gaps? Are they causing you any type of problem, whether emotional or physical? Have you long wondered if there’s anything you can do to change these small spaces, whether there are any advantages to doing so, and how you would even begin to approach making such changes? If so, we understand that this isn’t knowledge that most patients already have. To help you out with a head start on this journey, we suggest you consider three important details regarding those smile spaces.
Whether it affects you, someone you love, or indirectly, kidney disease is a serious problem that over 30 million people struggle with on a daily basis in the U.S. To help provide support, education, and resources to all people, you can contribute by participating in the National Kidney Foundation Walk.
What’s going on with the state of your oral health? Is it in immaculate condition but for some reason, you still don’t feel satisfied with its appearance? Perhaps you continually try to do what’s right for your smile but you can’t seem to keep all of the essentials straight and organized. Rather than feel like you’re scrambling to maintain a healthy grin, we encourage you to think through what’s causing you frustration and take our advice to heart.
Did you know that there are some ways to make your dental hygiene easier? If you already feel that you’ve mastered this part of your daily life, then we most certainly suggest you keep doing what you’ve been doing. However, if you ever feel frustrated, de-motivated, or you just don’t really enjoy any aspect of brushing or flossing, we can help. By making small changes, you can see some very big improvements in how easy it becomes to make it through your daily care with a smile on your face!