Posts Categorized: General Dentistry

Do You Know that Your Teeth Are Healthy?

Human health is an interesting thing because you may not always see the symptoms of ailments that are affecting you. Sometimes the sign of sickness are obvious, and other times, your sickness can grow before you notice. Tooth decay is a progressive condition that starts with impossible-to-see bacteria on your teeth. You may not know… Read more »

Quick, When Was Your Last Dentist Appointment?

If the answer to this question isn’t, “Sometime in the last six months,” then it’s time to make another appointment. Dentist appointments are an important defense against tooth decay and gum disease, conditions that can destroy your teeth and create lifelong problems. You only have one set of adult teeth, so it’s vital that you… Read more »

It’s Dental Assistant Recognition Week

A dental practice relies on a versatile staff to run smoothly. While your dentist has years of experience and technical knowledge, a team of dental assistants and hygienists make it possible for everyone to receive quality care. This week is Dental Assistant Recognition Week! This is a chance to acknowledge the great and valuable work… Read more »

Protecting Your Teeth Is as Easy as Following a Routine

When you fall behind in your oral health care, it can be easy to feel lost. If you’re suffering from cavities, it takes time and treatment to get rid of bacterial infection. However, if you want to stay out in front of oral health issues, it can be as easy as following a routine. Whether… Read more »

Dental Checkups Set You Up for Success

We all tend to prioritize different obligations and commitments in life, and that means that sometimes you have to put things on the back burner. It’s the only way to stay organized when you have a busy schedule. However, some things you can’t afford to ignore. One of those obligations is your biannual dentist checkup… Read more »

Night of the Living Bacteria: Avoiding Cavity Frights

Halloween is almost here. This is the prime season for watching horror movies in the dark. In these thrilling films, a terrible monster will often appear with superhuman strength to terrorize unsuspecting victims. Halloween brings with it a real-life threat that can strike before you realize what’s happening — tooth decay. The bacteria in your… Read more »

You’re Missing More Than Just a Dental Appointment

Everyone is always trying to cram more into their schedule — it seems to be a product of modern life. Everyone stays busy all the time, so when you end up having to reschedule or cancel an obligation, it’s totally understandable. However, there are some appointments that need your prioritization. One example: Your dentist appointment…. Read more »

Skipping Your Dental Exam? Not So Fast

You’re busy. Everyone’s busy. When you have a full schedule, something’s gotta give. It can be easy to let certain obligations (especially ones that you’re maybe less excited about) slip from the schedule. If you’re considering skipping out on your next dental exam, or you’ve made a habit of putting off checkups, not so fast…. Read more »

Why Dental Exams Are so Valuable

It’s easy for dentist appointments to start to feel like something you just sort of have to do. You show up every six months for a checkup, and (if you’re lucky) then you head on your way. However, these biannual visits are so valuable! During your regular dental exam, your dentist has the ability to… Read more »