Archive for November, 2019

How Thanksgiving Food Can Affect Your Dental Hygiene

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
a Thanksgiving meal

Learn how your Thanksgiving meal can potentially impact your dental hygiene.

As Thanksgiving approaches, many people are preparing themselves for a delicious, filling, and sweet feast. However, your dental health is always a priority, and even on Thanksgiving, you could be eating foods that can cause damage to your pearly whites without you realizing. However, if you are aware of the effect each thanksgiving food has on your teeth, you can quickly combat any adverse effects. Read Affinity Dental’s guide for maintaining your stellar dental hygiene while enjoying your Thanksgiving meal.  (more…)

How to Maintain Your Oral Hygiene While Sick

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
A woman sneezes

Maintaining your oral hygiene while sick is important in regaining whole-body health.

As we move further into cold and flu season, chances are you will find yourself suffering from a variety of sicknesses in the next couple of months. No matter what ails you, taking care of your oral hygiene while sick is essential for maintaining your whole body health. Read on to learn the easy ways you can maintain your oral hygiene while sick this winter.  (more…)

Should You Choose Sedation Dentistry?

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
A woman is sedated at the dentist.

Sedation dentistry can help relax patients who are overwhelmingly anxious about dental procedures.

Sedation dentistry refers to a dentist administering a drug to a patient before or during their dental procedure to enhance relaxation. Many people prefer sedation dentistry, mainly if they are prone to nervousness before dental procedures. While the dentists at Affinity Dental Associates take care to make our offices as relaxing and supportive as possible, we understand that dental procedures can cause a lot of anxiety in a patient. Because of that, we offer sedation dentistry for our patients. If you are considering sedation during your next appointment, read on to learn more about how this sedation works and whether it may be the best choice for your needs.  (more…)