We want to help our patients learn how to prevent dental problems from occurring. The best way to do this is with preventive dental care. When you care for your teeth properly, you have a better chance of keeping your natural teeth for life. Preventative dentistry focuses on keeping your teeth and mouth free from decay and disease, and it is something you can do on your own in conjunction with receiving care in our office. Read on to learn more about the importance of preventative dental care and how it can affect your oral health.
Do you find yourself constantly moving away when you speak to others or frequently reaching for mints to freshen your breath? We have all experienced bad breath at one point or another. Typically, it is from drinking coffee or eating certain foods. If you find yourself frequently experiencing bad breath, your mouth may be giving you a warning about a problem with your oral health.
Do you have an imperfection with one or more teeth and want to make an improvement? There are a number of reasons you may be unhappy with the appearance of your teeth. Thankfully, due to advancements in treatment and technology, we offer a variety of cosmetic dentistry treatments that can make any change you wish. We have one simple treatment in particular that can bring about a major change in your smile. Read on to learn mo
Halloween is a time when candy and other sweet treats are available in abundance. One ingredient that many of the foods we consume during this holiday have in common is sugar. Enjoying these types of foods is fine in moderation; however, it can be easy to overindulge, especially if you have a sweet tooth. Foods with a high sugar content can lead to serious complications with your oral health, such as:
Are you interested in learning more about dental implants for you or a loved one and concerned that you may not be a candidate for treatment? Over the years, more patients than ever have become eligible to receive dental implants due to updates to dental technology and the treatment itself. Many patients are pleased with dental implants because of the many benefits they experience. Continue reading to learn more about implants and whether you would be a good candidate.
Do you cringe when you bite into an ice cream cone? Or do your teeth bother you if you are eating cold and hot foods at the same time? If you find yourself avoiding foods that are extremely hot or cold because they cause tooth discomfort, you may be experiencing tooth sensitivity. Tooth sensitivity is not uncommon, and most people experience it at some point. If you experience tooth sensitivity regularly, it can be an indication that you have a problem with your oral health.
It can be stressful to live with oral health complications. You may also see this firsthand if a loved one has problems with their teeth and gums. Our goal is to restore your oral health as soon as we can to help prevent further complications. Depending on the issue, you may notice dental discomfort or find everyday tasks, such as chewing your food, difficult. These problems are common when patients experience tooth loss or severe decay. One treatment that we may suggest for severe decay or a missing tooth is a dental bridge. We want to be sure that our patients feel informed and comfortable with any treatment we recommend. Read on to learn more about this treatment and how we use it to restore oral health.
Dentistry is all about smiles, and having a beautiful, confident smile can be challenging when you are unhappy with your oral health. One aspect that can really bring down your confidence is a missing tooth. We are here to help explain some of the tooth replacement options we can provide to patients. Our goal is to help patients choose an option that is aesthetically pleasing while restoring the function of their teeth and also promoting lifelong health. Following an examination, we will discuss your lifestyle and any concerns you may have about your oral health. We may then recommend one of the following tooth replacement options:
Do you feel that your smile has been looking dull and could use a pick-me-up? We are happy to offer a number of cosmetic dentistry treatments that can bring about any change you would like to see in your smile. One treatment in particular is fast, easy, and effective — teeth whitening.
At Emerald Dental, we are passionate about the state of your oral health. One of the best ways to be sure you have excellent oral health is to maintain your routine oral hygiene examinations in our office. Another way to be sure you have optimal oral health is to care for your teeth and gums properly throughout the year. In addition to brushing and flossing, it is important to be mindful of any changes in your oral health. Thankfully, your mouth often warns you when you are experiencing a problem with your teeth or gums. If you notice something that doesn’t seem right, we recommend contacting our office as soon as possible. Would you know what warning signs to look for that can tell you there is a problem with your oral health? We are here to help!