Many of our patients love having their teeth cleaned. We know that not everyone feels that way, though. For some, teeth cleanings are uncomfortable or even painful. The bad news is that avoiding teeth cleanings will only make matters worse. Continue reading What Does it Mean if a Teeth Cleaning Hurts?
We know that the past year has been a strange one. We know that COVID restrictions and personal levels of concern over virus transmission have kept many people away from the dental office, postponing their regularly scheduled checkups. As we, as a nation, begin to get the pandemic under control, it is time for those who’ve delayed dental visits to return for their checkups. Continue reading Why Dental Checkups Are Essential
Consistent professional teeth cleanings are an essential part of maintaining great oral health. When you see your dental hygienist, he or she is doing much more than just brushing your teeth for you. The benefits of professional teeth cleanings include a reduced risk for dental diseases and improvement of bad breath. The cleaning also removes surface stains to uncover brighter and whiter teeth underneath. Continue reading What a Dental Cleaning Involves
October is one of the best months of the year. We usually begin feeling to cooler temperatures of fall, enjoy weekend football, and really focus on flossing. Wait…What do you mean you don’t focus on flossing? Didn’t you know October is National Dental Hygiene Month? Continue reading National Dental Hygiene Month
As we continue to persevere through a time when we are unable to provide dental care for our patients (for both their safety and ours), we are considering the dental issues that you might be facing during this time of quarantine. While we follow our state and regulatory agencies’ protocols regarding the cessation of non-emergency dental procedures, we want to continue sharing relevant information that will help you understand and manage any non-emergency dental issues that arise. Continue reading What Causes Gingivitis?
Nothing ruins a romantic moment like bad breath. In order to make sure you have a sweet Valentine’s Day, follow these tips for fresh breath. Most of them will address large deposits of bacteria because bacteria in the mouth are the chief cause of bad breath. Continue reading Give Your Valentine the Gift of Fresh Breath!
When it comes to professional teeth cleanings, they are not all alike. Many people don’t understand this and assume that all teeth cleanings are “regular” teeth cleanings. Finding out you need something other than the “regular” one may be upsetting or confusing. Continue reading Why Do I Need a Deep Cleaning? I Just Want a Regular One.