Posts Tagged ‘affinity dental’

What You Need to Know About Tooth Whitening

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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What you should consider before tooth whitening

Everyone likes to have a bright, white, and healthy smile. However, toothpaste alone is not always enough to guarantee a white smile. That is why many people look to many teeth whitening techniques to give their smile an extra boost. If you are considering tooth whitening, there are a few things to know before you choose your treatment.  (more…)

The Symptoms and Causes of Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)

Friday, September 27th, 2019
Learn about the symptoms and causes of bruxism.

Learn about the symptoms and causes of bruxism.

Bruxism, or teeth grinding, is the involuntary clenching or grinding of teeth that results in abnormal wear patterns on the teeth, periodontal breakdown, and joint problems. The symptoms of bruxism are often easy to spot, but the causes are varied and can be more of a mystery. Continue reading to learn more about the symptoms and causes of teeth grinding. (more…)

What Are Dental X-Rays?

Friday, September 20th, 2019
Learn all about dental X-rays.

Learn all about dental X-rays.

The dentist is one of those places that many people simply don’t want to go to, but everyone has to. Many people are even afraid of the dentist and avoid going for as long as possible. However, good dental health is a vital part of overall health, and it requires periodic trips to the dentist. And while most dental technology is advancing, there is still no better way to assess the health of your teeth and pinpoint problems than dental X-rays. (more…)

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…)