When was the last time that you had a hygiene examination in our office? If it has been longer than 6 months, we encourage you to schedule an appointment today. You might think that a hygiene visit is so we can clean your teeth and check for tooth decay, and you are right. However, we do more than that. We also check for a disease that affects more than half of American adults. In fact, there is a good chance that it might be affecting you. Continue reading to learn about this popular disease and to see if you are experiencing any symptoms.
Mini Dental Implants: The Small but Mighty Tooth Replacement Option There are many emotions that a person might feel when they are missing a tooth or dealing with severe tooth decay. They might feel frustration over the uncertainty of which dental treatment to choose, embarrassment over the appearance of their teeth when they smile or…
When people think of keeping their teeth healthy, they sometimes neglect to consider the importance of gum health. In fact, periodontal disease, a.k.a. gum disease, can cause damage not just to your teeth and oral health, but also to your overall health by increasing your chances of some major health problems as well. Unfortunately, it’s a common problem. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, close to half of US adults aged 30 and older and 70% of those 65 and older have some stage of gum disease.
Did you know that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month — a month dedicated to raising awareness among children and their caretakers about the positive impact of dental hygiene for children? We know it isn’t always easy to get children to brush and floss their teeth, but a lifetime of good dental health starts at an early age.