Starting on Monday, May 4th our office will return to our normal schedule and start seeing patients for routine procedures and dental emergencies.
Our Dental Hygienists will return on Monday, May 18th for dental cleanings with specific guidelines. As a precaution we are seeing half the number of patients per day for dental cleanings and implementing new safety guidelines to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. As a result, appointments will be managed to allow for social distancing, if we need to reschedule your dental cleaning our staff will be in touch with you.
By now, you should know that a good at-home oral hygiene routine that involves brushing twice daily and flossing each day can help you avoid cavities and preserve a beautiful smile. However, there is another important factor in your oral health that you may be forgetting: your diet. Read our blog post where we share some food options that can help keep your pearly whites healthy and strong.
Even if you don’t have kids, it would have been difficult for you to have missed the cultural phenomenon that was Disney’s Moana in 2016. The movie was a smash hit and introduced many people to aspects of Polynesian culture. Amid the many different Polynesian symbols and references throughout the film, one that stands out is demigod Maui’s whale tooth necklace. Read our blog post to learn the significance of the whale tooth necklace.
Although it’s up to each one of us to maintain healthy teeth for life, there is a component of our oral health that is beyond our control. Genetics play a role in our oral health for life. Read our blog post for a look at some ways your DNA may be affecting your teeth.
It can be hard to stay healthy and enjoy all of your favorite foods if you have a sweet tooth. Consuming foods that contain high amounts of sugar can lead to tooth decay. Read our blog post for some sugar alternatives for healthier teeth.
The mouth should be naturally moist from regular saliva production. If this doesn’t sound like you, you may be suffering from dry mouth. Read our blog post to learn how to identify the condition, and why it shouldn’t be ignored. Contact us if you experience chronic dry mouth!
Every year, many Americans are diagnosed with gingivitis, a mild form of gum disease. While gingivitis can often be treated and even reversed if it’s spotted early, it can develop into periodontitis and lead to tooth loss if not addressed. Read our blog post for tips on preventing and managing gingivitis. Contact us if you have gum issues.
Have you ever felt pain in a tooth that is no longer in your mouth? If so, you may be experiencing phantom tooth pain. Read our blog post where we explain what phantom tooth pain is, what the symptoms are, what causes it, and how you can treat it.