3 Tips For Avoiding Cavities During The Holiday Season

December 7th, 2018
Check out three tips for avoiding cavities during the holiday season.

Check out three tips for avoiding cavities during the holiday season.

As we enter the holiday season, it takes a little more self-control to keep our teeth healthy and cavity free. The holidays are full of delicious candies and sweets, and while it’s okay to enjoy a few delicious treats, it’s important to keep in mind the effect the food will have on your teeth! Continue reading for a few tips for avoiding cavities during this holiday season. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Prevent Future Dental Problems

November 30th, 2018
Learn how to prevent future dental problems.

Learn how to prevent future dental problems.

The best way to ensure your teeth stay healthy for years to come is to take care of them every day! A great smile takes a little bit of effort, but it is easy to take small steps in your daily routine to prevent future dental issues and keep your teeth happy and strong. Continue reading for a few tips for preventing dental problems. Read the rest of this entry »

Does Tooth Whitening Toothpaste Really Work?

November 16th, 2018
Learn if tooth whitening toothpaste really works to remove stains from teeth.

Learn if tooth whitening toothpaste really works to remove stains from teeth.

Whitening toothpaste is good for removing surface stains caused by food and drinks, but it won’t change the natural color of your teeth. The toothpaste can’t lighten a stain that goes deeper than the tooth’s surface, so it may not provide the results you are looking for. Continue reading to learn more about tooth whitening toothpaste and other whitening treatments. Read the rest of this entry »

What Is Invisalign and How Does it Work?

November 9th, 2018
Learn about Invisalign and how it works.

Learn about Invisalign and how it works.

There are many different methods that people use to straighten their teeth and achieve a better smile. There is the classic method of using braces and there are also removable aligners. The aligners have been growing in popularity because of their convenience and (sometimes) affordability. If you’re considering your options for straightening your teeth, here’s an overview of Invisalign and how it works. Read the rest of this entry »

Are Dental X-rays Safe For My Child?

November 2nd, 2018
Learn if dental X-rays are safe for your child.

Learn if dental X-rays are safe for your child.

X-rays are valuable tools to help dentists spot signs of tooth decay or disease, but you may be reluctant to expose your child to the radiation. A dentist will only use X-rays when it is necessary and has reason to suspect that your child may be at risk of tooth decay. Continue reading to learn when dental X-rays are safe for your child and how you can minimize the need for X-rays. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Prepare For Wisdom Teeth Extraction

October 26th, 2018
wisdom tooth removal

Check out these tips on how to prepare for wisdom teeth extraction.

Wisdom teeth extraction is a common procedure, so when it comes time to have your wisdom tooth (or teeth) removed, remember that there is no need to worry! However, there are a few things you can do to be prepared for the procedure and the recovery process. Continue reading to learn how to prepare for your wisdom teeth extraction to ensure it goes as smoothly as possible. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Ways To Lower Your Risk Of Oral Cancer

October 19th, 2018
Check out these four important ways you can lower your risk of oral cancer.

Check out these four important ways you can lower your risk of oral cancer.

While visiting your dentist is important for your oral health, it is also crucial for detecting signs of oral cancer early. At Affinity Dental, we perform oral cancer screenings at every visit to ensure you are safe from this very serious disease. In addition to getting cancer screenings, here are a few ways you can lower your risk of oral cancer. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Benefits Of Teen Braces

October 12th, 2018
benefits of braces

Check out three major benefits of teen braces.

About four million people of all ages wear braces in the US, but we often thinking of teens as the biggest age group for orthodontics. While children and adults can benefit from braces, teens may benefit the most from orthodontics. Continue reading to learn about three major benefits of teen braces. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Keep Your Gums Healthy

October 5th, 2018
Learn about how to keep your gums healthy.

Learn about how to keep your gums healthy.

Even if you have a white smile and straight teeth that are cavity-free, there is still a chance of developing gum disease. While brushing your teeth and keeping them sparkling white is important, gum health is also an essential part of oral care! Continue reading to learn more about gum disease and how to keep your gums healthy. Read the rest of this entry »

How Dental Sealants Can Protect Your Child’s Teeth

September 28th, 2018
Dental injury, lost tooth

Learn how dental sealants can protect your child’s teeth.

If your child gets a cavity, it’s likely on the chewing surface on the back tooth. This type of cavity, known as pit and fissure decay, can be prevented in kids and even adults with the placement of dental sealants. Continue reading to learn more about dental sealants and how the can protect your child’s teeth. Read the rest of this entry »