Archive for May, 2020

A Few Dental Problems Your Dentist Can Fix in One Visit

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
dental problems your dentist can fix in one visit

Dentists aren’t just for cleanings. If you are experiencing any of these dental problems, visit your dentist for a solution!

The most valuable service your dentist provides is preventive dental care. Scheduling regular checkups with your dentist is essential for identifying and preventing any serious dental problems before they develop. However, tooth problems plague people all the time and sometimes for no “good” reason! That is also why your dentist is here: to help you fix any irritating problems as soon as possible. If you are experiencing any of the following dental issues, contact your dentist at Affinity Dental for a solution.  (more…)

4 Questions You’re Afraid to Ask Your Dentist, Answered

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
common questions for your dentist, answered

Don’t be anxious about asking your dentist these questions!

If you find that you are anxious or embarrassed in the dentist’s chair, you’re not alone. These feelings may even keep you from asking your dentist pressing questions you have about your oral health. To help ease your anxiety, we’re answering a few common questions people have but may be too afraid to ask. The next time you visit your dentist, remember that there is no reason to be embarrassed about seeking help with your dental hygiene.  (more…)

How to Brush Your Teeth While Wearing Braces

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
how to brush your teeth while wearing braces

Brushing your teeth while wearing braces can be complicated at first. Follow this method for easy teeth cleaning.

Whether your child or teen has braces on for six months or two years, they must continue to properly brush their teeth even while wearing braces. Dental braces make brushing your teeth even more difficult than usual because food particles and plaque can adhere to both the brackets and teeth. According to the American Dental Association, the number of times a person should brush their teeth while wearing braces varies with each orthodontist. Still, it is generally considered wise to brush after every meal. If your child is struggling with brushing correctly with braces on, here are a few tips to remember.  (more…)

Whitening Toothpaste 101

Friday, May 8th, 2020
whitening toothpaste 101

Learn the basics of whitening toothpaste.

Even if you are regularly brushing, flossing, and using mouthwash, your teeth are still susceptible to staining and discoloration. Factors like age, diet, and lifestyle can all contribute to the color of your teeth. Because of this, many people consider teeth whitening applications to restore their bright white smile. However, you don’t always need to visit your dentist for whitening treatments. There are several kinds of toothpaste available in the oral hygiene aisle of many stores, but how do you know which one you should choose? Read on to learn what makes whitening toothpaste special, and how you can find the most effective toothpaste for your smile.  (more…)