When Was The Last Time You Visited The Dentist? We don’t know about you, but we cannot be more excited for spring to start on March 19th. Along with the hopes of warmer weather and enjoying more time outdoors, spring is a time when many people like to clean and tackle home projects. In addition…
Do you notice that there are signs of blood when you rinse your mouth after brushing? If so, you are experiencing bleeding gums. This can occur with something as simple as a piece of food or even a popcorn kernel getting stuck between your teeth. However, if you notice you are experiencing bleeding gums often, it can be an indication of a problem with your oral health. Bleeding gums can be caused by the following:
Would you love to straighten your teeth but have been holding off on learning more about orthodontic treatment due to your age? Orthodontic treatment has provided many benefits to our adult patients. There is no better time to learn more about how we can improve the alignment of your teeth than today. Orthodontic treatment can not only improve the appearance of your teeth, but it can also help prevent dental problems now and in the future. Read on to learn more about how we can change the alignment of your teeth.
At Emerald Dental, one of our goals is for our patients to have optimal oral health. Unfortunately, many patients have habits that can have the opposite effect. These habits may not be currently causing a problem, but eventually you will see an impact on your teeth and oral health. Harmful habits that you may want to change include the following:
Do you feel that your lifestyle is stressful? Do you often feel like there isn’t enough time in the day to finish everything on your to-do list? We know that many people can feel like this from time to time, especially during the holiday season. Hopefully, now that the new year has arrived, your life will calm down and be less stressful. Stress can not only affect your overall health, but it can also affect your oral health. Read on to learn more about the ways in which your oral health may be in jeopardy.
We don’t know about you, but we could not be more excited for the arrival of the holiday season and the new year. What we are not excited about is the season when family and friends get the sniffles and other illnesses. If you or a loved one should happen to fall ill, there are certain precautions you need to take with your teeth and gums to ensure that your oral health doesn’t suffer.
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: