Do you see our emails every month and think to yourself that you need to pick up the phone and schedule an appointment for a cleaning or treatment? We know that the past year has been unusual for everyone. You might have cancelled your appointment months ago and forgotten to reschedule, or maybe you are overdue for a cleaning because life has been busy and time has gotten away from you. Whatever the reason, we want to encourage you to schedule your next appointment today. Delaying hygiene visits and needed treatments can cause major consequences. Read on to find out more.
This year on Thursday, November 26th, most of us are going to be celebrating Thanksgiving by feasting on delicious turkey, all the fixings, and scrumptious desserts. While Thanksgiving is an important day for remembering all that we have to be thankful for, such as all of our wonderful and supportive patients, we are even more excited about the following day. And no, we aren’t talking about Black Friday, the biggest retail shopping day of the year. Continue reading to see what is so important for us to celebrate on November 27th.
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.