Did you receive a dental crown recently to save your tooth? Maybe we placed a tooth-colored filling because you were suffering from a cavity. Whatever the case, when we restore your smile, you are left with artificial tissue as a portion of your grin. For some patients, this brings up a lot of concerns and questions regarding keeping restorative treatments in good shape for as long as possible. Allow us to offer up a few tips, so your repaired smile remains in great shape.
If you’ve ever been deprived of a good night’s sleep, then you may not need to be convinced that sleep deprivation can have devastating effects on your health, not to mention your overall quality of life. As many of history’s greatest military leaders have attested to, sleep is one of the most important weapons in your arsenal. Without it, your mind and body can’t rest and rejuvenate, and soon your health and mental faculties can begin to rapidly deteriorate. To help you avoid the potential risks of sleep deprivation, we take a look at some of the signs that might point to the possibility of sleep apnea. (more…)
How are you doing with your daily dental flossing? Is this more of a novelty and less of a daily habit? Whatever is currently going on with your flossing, we are here to provide you with a quick check-in, so you are reminded of the frequency required and the best way to choose this essential product for your dental hygiene. Remember, if you are still left with some questions regarding the details of your hygiene sessions, your next visit is a wonderful time to let us know – we will be glad to offer answers and live demonstrations!
Do you generally spend your dental hygiene sessions focusing on your teeth and gums? Don’t worry, you are certainly placing your efforts in the right place. However, when it comes to your tongue, you may find yourself wondering about your daily care and whether you need to consider it an essential member of the oral health club. The answer is a resounding, “Yes!” While you don’t need to do anything too special, there are certainly a couple common questions worth asking (so we can provide you with the surprisingly helpful answers).
Are you generally a responsible adult who follows the suggestions of your dentist and doctor – but there’s something about scheduling restorative care visits that causes you to hesitate? Don’t worry – when patients discover they need a dental filling or other restoration, they often find themselves stuck between a rock and a hard place. They know the right thing to do is to schedule the appointment but they have questions that they need answered first. In the name of education and ensuring our patients feel informed, we always welcome your questions and offer thorough explanations. For the time being, consider some introductory details about fillings that will help you feel confident.