Posts Tagged ‘affinity dental’

When To Replace Your Toothbrush or Electric Toothbrush Head

Friday, September 13th, 2019
Learn when to replace your toothbrush or toothbrush head.

Learn when to replace your toothbrush or toothbrush head.

We all know how important it is to brush our teeth every morning and night, but how often do you think about buying a new toothbrush or electric toothbrush head? If you can’t remember the last time you changed your toothbrush, there’s a good chance that you should replace it as soon as possible! Continue reading to learn when to replace your toothbrush and why it’s essential to your oral health. (more…)

Back To School Stress and Kid’s Oral Health

Friday, September 6th, 2019
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Learn about the effect of back-to-school stress on your child’s oral health.

Stress is common for people of all ages, especially for those attending school. From elementary school to college, kids, teens, and adults find going back to school after a summer break to be very stressful. Anxiety and stress can elicit a physical response that can affect oral health, as kids may develop unhealthy eating choices to cope, or they may unknowingly grind their teeth at night. Continue reading to learn more about the effect that back-to-school stress can have on your child’s oral health.  (more…)

What You Need To Know Dental Fillings

Thursday, August 29th, 2019
Learn everything you need to know about dental fillings.

Learn everything you need to know about dental fillings.

A dental filling helps to restore a tooth that was damaged by decay and helps to prevent further decay by removing areas where bacteria can enter. If you need a filling, your dentist will consider a few factors to decide which type of material is best for you. Continue reading to learn more important facts about dental fillings! (more…)

How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Oral Health

Friday, August 23rd, 2019
Learn how pregnancy can affect your oral health.

Learn how pregnancy can affect your oral health.

Pregnancy comes with many changes for women, including their oral health! We all know the importance of brushing and flossing our teeth every day and visiting the dentist twice a year, but pregnant women have a few more things to focus on to ensure they remain healthy. Continue reading to learn how pregnancy can affect your oral health. (more…)

Why It’s Important To Repair A Chipped Tooth As Soon As Possible

Thursday, August 8th, 2019
Learn why it’s so important to repair a chipped tooth as soon as possible.

Learn why it’s so important to repair a chipped tooth as soon as possible.

Do you have a chipped tooth? It can happen from a variety of causes, but it’s always essential to reach out to your dentist quickly to repair the tooth. Having a chipped tooth can not only result in hiding your smile and feeling less confident, but it has a variety of oral issues as well. Continue reading to learn why it’s so important to repair a chipped tooth as soon as possible! (more…)

3 Missing Teeth Problems And Solutions

Friday, July 26th, 2019
Learn about three issues that come with missing teeth and solutions to the problem.

Learn about three issues that come with missing teeth and solutions to the problem.

Missing teeth cause a wide range of problems, from not being able to properly chew your favorite foods to lacking confidence in your smile. According to the American Dental Association, the average adult has three or more missing teeth or decay that requires a tooth to be pulled. Continue reading to learn about the many issues that come with missing teeth and solutions! (more…)

What Does Laughing Gas Do To A Dental Patient?

Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Learn what laughing gas is and what it does to a dental patient.

While most of your dental visits will be a simple checkup, there may come a time when you need a dental procedure. Some procedures require laughing gas to be administered, which is an effective and safe sedative. If you’re curious about laughing gas and what it does to a dental patient, continue reading! (more…)

Why You Need To Share Your Medical History With Your Dentist

Friday, July 12th, 2019
Learn why you need to share your medical history with your dentist.

Learn why you need to share your medical history with your dentist.

When filling out a new patient form for a dental office, you will need to answer questions on your dental and medical history. This may include questions about your lifestyle (such as smoking) and your family medical history. It’s very important to answer all items accurately, as the information will help your dentist to assess your immediate oral-care needs and recommend the best treatment for you. Continue reading to learn why all patients must share their medical history with their dentist. (more…)

4 Summer Foods That Are Great For Your Teeth

Friday, July 5th, 2019
Learn about four summer foods that are great for your teeth!

Learn about four summer foods that are great for your teeth!

While you may know which foods are harmful to your teeth, you may not know which foods actually benefit your teeth! Learn more about four summer foods that are great for your teeth and that you should be eating this season. (more…)

How To Treat Gingivitis Naturally

Friday, June 28th, 2019
Learn how to treat gingivitis naturally.

Learn how to treat gingivitis naturally.

Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums and can be prevented by practicing proper oral care and regularly visiting your dentist. The condition is caused by plaque buildup around the teeth and is not destructive, but it can lead to gum disease and ultimately be very harmful to your oral health. Continue reading to learn more about gingivitis and a few ways to treat the condition naturally. (more…)