The Negative Oral Health Effects Of Stress

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.

Oral Health Warnings That Are Important Not To Ignore

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!

Are You Delaying Dental Treatment?

We don’t know how you feel, but we are loving the summer days! It always seems like life is a little more peaceful during these few weeks of summer. School is over, work schedules are lighter, and many people take time for themselves or go on vacation. This is the perfect time to schedule a dental treatment that we recommended for you or a loved one during your last visit to our office. Even if we didn’t recommend a treatment, it is a great time to determine if you are due for your routine hygiene examination. Delaying routine appointments and treatments can lead to serious oral health complications in the future. Continue reading to learn more.

How to Prepare Your Child For Their First Visit to the Dentist

There are many important milestones in a baby’s and young child’s life, such as sitting up, crawling, the first steps, and the first words. Another milestone that we want to recognize is a child’s first visit to the dentist. Do you know when a child should visit the dentist for the first time? Whether you have a young child in your life at the moment or not, this is important information to have. A child should visit the dentist for the first time by their first birthday. This gives us the opportunity to examine the first teeth and ensure they are erupting from the gums properly.

When We Say We Treat Everyone, We Mean EVERYONE

When was the last time you visited our office for a routine hygiene examination or cleaning? It’s still the beginning of 2023 and a perfect time to evaluate the state of your oral health. If it has been some time since your last hygiene examination or cleaning, now is the time to schedule an appointment. Since we are able to see patients of all ages, we can help you save time and see every member of your family. We encourage you to schedule any needed appointments as soon as possible. Delaying routine appointments and treatments can lead to serious oral health complications in your future.

Proud To Treat Patients With Special Needs

At Emerald Dental, we find it important that our practice is a place that is welcoming to all. We understand how frustrating it can be to have a dental practice that does not meet all of your needs and your family’s needs. If you have certain circumstances in your family, it can feel like trial and error before you find a dental home that works for your entire family.