When you start thinking about your smile, you may find yourself headed down a bit of an analytical path. How many teeth should I have, you may wonder? Is it important to have all four wisdom teeth? We would be happy to help you sort out the basic details of your smile and its anatomy, so you feel you have a solid foundation for understanding your oral health.
You hear the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to dairy. Some people stand firmly with dairy, loyal as a result of the many benefits they insist come from it. Others say dairy is responsible for a long list of problems. When it comes to your oral health, dairy happens to provide some wonderful advantages. While you might need to practice some caution if you’re lactose intolerant, we would like to share some inspiring details with you through a Q&A session!
Fancy yourself quite the fitness enthusiast? If so, this upcoming St. Patrick’s Day event is truly going to make you green with envy if you don’t carve out a little time to show up! Don’t miss out on the extraordinary amount of items you can peruse. Instead, come out to The Shamrock Sports and Fitness Expo!
When you’re at home, you have all the freedom in the world to saunter into the bathroom at will and to brush without anyone staring at you. When you’re at work, however, approaching dental hygiene can feel like a completely different scenario. Someone might see you brushing in the bathroom, you need to figure out how to tote your tools into the restroom without anyone noticing, and more. Don’t worry: We’ve got some helpful tidbits that will see you keeping your oral health in lovely condition during the workday.
When you begin receiving dental care, you will find that we have some solid guidelines in place that won’t change much over time. However, that does not mean that you have our expectations and preferences memorized. Rest assured, this is something we understand! So, when it comes to things like dental cleanings for your smile, you will not find that we are disappointed in your questions, whether they’re big or small. Instead, we will be happy to offer answers, so you are more than capable of keeping your smile healthy. Let’s see how much you already know (and help you out where you’re missing pieces of the puzzle) with a quiz.
When we talk with patients about preventive care, we often get some strange looks when we discuss prevention and problems that already exist. You know that the idea of preventing issues means avoiding them but you might not know that within this realm is also the idea of stopping problems early in their development from progressing. To do what, you wonder? To prevent damage. Learn a bit more regarding particular areas of care, so you understand how this all works in your favor.
There are lot of different bumps you might notice in your mouth. Some are just part of the way your oral cavity is structured. Some are benign sores that show up and then leave. Others might be symptoms of issues requiring treatment. To help you get a grasp on what you might be experiencing, we offer a few helpful answers to common questions. Remember, when in doubt, always schedule a dental visit to find out!
When you’re coming in for a cosmetic consultation, you may not really know where to begin with your questions (even though you are full of questions!). To help you get started, so you walk away with a satisfying amount of facts and details you’ve been hoping for, we offer you some introductory questions. Feel free to create an additional list of inquiries that you bring with you, so you learn all that you can about cosmetic care for your smile.
Of course, when you’re dealing with an issue that seems like it might possibly be very simple, you wish you could just call us up, ask for a diagnosis, and be on your merry way. While this would be lovely, it’s just not an option. Perhaps in the future, we will have extraordinary digital technology that will allow us to make very realistic phone calls to one another, while we perform a virtual examination. However, since this is the year 2017 and this is not yet part of dental care, we must rely on dental checkups (in person, that is). Learn more, so you feel more confident about coming in for anything under the sun.
Do you have some general questions about Invisalign treatment? If so, it’s important that you speak with us about your inquiries to avoid making assumptions that it might not be right for you. In most instances, patients are pleasantly surprised with the details as they learn more and more. For instance, do you know how long you can have the trays out of your mouth each day? Are you certain about how they stack up against traditional braces? Learn more with a quiz (and ask remaining questions the next time we see you!).