Posts Tagged ‘oral care’

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…)

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…)

Does Tooth Whitening Toothpaste Really Work?

Friday, November 16th, 2018
Learn if tooth whitening toothpaste really works to remove stains from teeth.

Learn if tooth whitening toothpaste really works to remove stains from teeth.

Whitening toothpaste is good for removing surface stains caused by food and drinks, but it won’t change the natural color of your teeth. The toothpaste can’t lighten a stain that goes deeper than the tooth’s surface, so it may not provide the results you are looking for. Continue reading to learn more about tooth whitening toothpaste and other whitening treatments. (more…)

What Is Invisalign and How Does it Work?

Friday, November 9th, 2018
Learn about Invisalign and how it works.

Learn about Invisalign and how it works.

There are many different methods that people use to straighten their teeth and achieve a better smile. There is the classic method of using braces and there are also removable aligners. The aligners have been growing in popularity because of their convenience and (sometimes) affordability. If you’re considering your options for straightening your teeth, here’s an overview of Invisalign and how it works. (more…)

Are Dental X-rays Safe For My Child?

Friday, November 2nd, 2018
Learn if dental X-rays are safe for your child.

Learn if dental X-rays are safe for your child.

X-rays are valuable tools to help dentists spot signs of tooth decay or disease, but you may be reluctant to expose your child to the radiation. A dentist will only use X-rays when it is necessary and has reason to suspect that your child may be at risk of tooth decay. Continue reading to learn when dental X-rays are safe for your child and how you can minimize the need for X-rays. (more…)

4 Ways To Lower Your Risk Of Oral Cancer

Friday, October 19th, 2018
Check out these four important ways you can lower your risk of oral cancer.

Check out these four important ways you can lower your risk of oral cancer.

While visiting your dentist is important for your oral health, it is also crucial for detecting signs of oral cancer early. At Affinity Dental, we perform oral cancer screenings at every visit to ensure you are safe from this very serious disease. In addition to getting cancer screenings, here are a few ways you can lower your risk of oral cancer. (more…)

How To Keep Your Gums Healthy

Friday, October 5th, 2018
Learn about how to keep your gums healthy.

Learn about how to keep your gums healthy.

Even if you have a white smile and straight teeth that are cavity-free, there is still a chance of developing gum disease. While brushing your teeth and keeping them sparkling white is important, gum health is also an essential part of oral care! Continue reading to learn more about gum disease and how to keep your gums healthy. (more…)