Category: Dental Care

When to Worry About Gum Disease

February 1, 2023

Did you know your gums tell you a lot about the health of your smile? The health of your gums gives you lots of signs about the health of your teeth and whole mouth. Let's talk about when to worry about gum disease so you'll know when to take action. Why Gum Health is Important When people think of dental health, many often only think of their teeth, but gum health is also very important. When your gums aren’t healthy, it can impact the health...

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The Difference Specialty Dental Care Can Make

December 1, 2022

If you've seen a regular dentist for years, why would you need to see a specialist? That’s a great question! Seeing a specialist can have many benefits, especially for those who suffer from ongoing conditions. Read on to learn about the difference specialty dental care can make for you. Senior Dental Care When you’ve seen the same dentist for years, it can be difficult to think about seeing someone new. But it’s not uncommon for regular...

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Caring for Your Dentures

November 1, 2022

Dentures have lots of benefits, but they also come with their own set of challenges. We've got lots of tips and tools to make life with dentures easier and more enjoyable! Here's what you should know about caring for your dentures. Benefits of Dentures Thanks to modern advancements in dentistry, today’s dentures are designed to fit comfortably and perform much like natural teeth. Available in various materials, from porcelain to plastic, your...

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Do Implants or Bridges Need Dental Cleanings?

October 3, 2022

If you've had restorative dental work done, you might be wondering, do implants or bridges need dental cleanings? Let's talk about when this is necessary so that you can make sure your new smile is cared for properly. What is a Dental Cleaning? Before we answer the question, “Do implants and bridges need dental cleanings?” let’s start by talking about what a dental cleaning is. A dental cleaning is a professional cleaning of your teeth that...

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Better Dental Care for Seniors

August 1, 2022

Quality dental care knows no age limit! Better dental care for seniors starts with having the right tools and support. Here's what you should know to keep your dental health in top shape and feel confident about your care. Caring for Your Teeth at Home Age can bring its own set of challenges and sometimes they catch us by surprise. But better dental care for seniors often starts with having the right tools. When it comes to dental care, we have...

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Enjoying the Holidays with Dentures

November 1, 2021

Many holiday traditions revolve around food, which can be stressful for many of us. If enjoying the holidays with dentures makes you feel nervous, you’re not alone. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with what you need to know about celebrating the holidays safely with your dentures. Foods to Avoid When enjoying the holidays with dentures, it can be helpful to know in advance which foods are safe and which are not so that you can plan...

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Dental Care For Seniors

April 1, 2021

As we age, many things change, but many things also remain the same. The way we practice dental care is no exception to this. Caring for our teeth and gums is important as we age because they can become more vulnerable to increased problems developing. Let’s discuss what dental care for seniors looks like both at home and in the dentist’s chair. Brush and Floss One thing that remains the same about dental care for seniors is that it’s...

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Why Geriatric Dentistry is Important

March 1, 2021

Geriatric dentistry is specialized dental care for senior patients.There are many reasons why geriatric dentistry is important because older patients can face a number of unique conditions and diseases related to aging which can create unique challenges when seeking dental care. Let’s talk about a few of the challenges commonly affecting senior patients that may benefit from the specialized care of a geriatric dentist. Common Conditions and...

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