Posts Tagged ‘dentist’

What Is The Best Age For Kids To Get Braces?

Friday, March 8th, 2019
Learn when is the best age for your child to get braces.

Learn when is the best age for your child to get braces.

Did you know that the need for braces goes behind the noticeable crooked or misaligned teeth? You may not be able to tell if your child needs braces just by looking at their teeth, which is why an orthodontic evaluation is an essential part of kids’ dental care. Every child is different and may need braces at a different time in their life, but this evaluation can help you determine the best age for your child’s specific situation. (more…)

Preparing For Your First Visit To A New Dentist

Friday, March 1st, 2019
Dentist with Child

Check out these tips on how to prepare for your first visit to a new dentist.

Whether you move to a new location or decide to switch dental offices, it’s important to know what to expect when visiting a new dentist for the first time. Regular dental check-ups are a crucial part of keeping your mouth and body healthy, and it’s essential to provide your dentist with all the information they need. Continue reading for a few tips on how to prepare for your first visit to a new dentist. (more…)

What Is Periodontitis?

Friday, February 8th, 2019
Learn about the symptoms and types of periodontitis.

Learn about the symptoms and types of periodontitis.

Periodontitis is a gum infection that causes damage to the soft tissue and destroys the done that supports teeth, and can result in loose teeth or even tooth loss. You may have heard that periodontitis is common, but the good news is that it is very preventable with proper oral hygiene. At Affinity Dental, our staff periodontist provides specialized care to patients when needed. (more…)

What Can I Do About My Tooth Sensitivity?

Friday, February 1st, 2019
Learn a few ways you can treat your tooth sensitivity.

Learn a few ways you can treat your tooth sensitivity.

Do you suffer from tooth sensitivity to sweet, cold, or hot food and drinks? If so, you aren’t alone- over three million Americans have pain when eating things like ice cream or sugary treats. While there are a few treatments for tooth sensitivity, it’s important to talk to your dentist as soon as possible to get advice on what will work best for your teeth. (more…)

3 Common Dental Myths and The Truth Behind Them

Friday, January 11th, 2019
Learn about the truth behind three common dental myths.

Learn about the truth behind three common dental myths.

You may have heard a few statements about the dentist and oral health that are simply untrue, and it’s important to have all the facts! Continue reading to learn about a few common dental myths you may have heard and the truth behind these statements. (more…)

4 New Year’s Resolutions for A Healthier Smile

Friday, January 4th, 2019
Check out these four New Year’s resolutions you should put on your list for a healthier smile!

Check out these four New Year’s resolutions you should put on your list for a healthier smile!

When making your new year resolutions for 2019, don’t forget about your smile! Oral health is very important, and the beginning of a new year is perfect for a fresh start to care for your teeth. Continue reading for four New Year’s resolutions you should make this year to ensure your teeth are happy and healthy! (more…)

How To Prevent Dry Mouth While Sleeping

Friday, December 21st, 2018
 Learn how to prevent dry mouth while sleeping.

Learn how to prevent dry mouth while sleeping.

If you wake up with feeling extremely thirsty or have a burning sensation in your mouth and tongue, it is likely that you have dry mouth. Many people suffer from dry mouth, and it can be frustrating to wake up every morning feeling parched. Chronic dry mouth can also be painful, and may lead to tooth and gum disease if left untreated. Continue reading to learn more about dry mouth and how to prevent it while sleeping. (more…)

I Chipped My Tooth! What Happens Now?

Friday, December 14th, 2018
Learn about dental problems from a chipped tooth.

Learn about dental problems from a chipped tooth.

A chipped tooth is common for adults and children, but it can be a pain to deal with. Even if you’ve experienced only a tiny chip in your tooth, it’s important to visit your dentist right away. Learn more about the dental problems you can face from a chipped tooth and why it’s crucial to make an appointment with your dentist quickly. (more…)

3 Tips For Avoiding Cavities During The Holiday Season

Friday, 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. (more…)

How To Prevent Future Dental Problems

Friday, 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. (more…)