Are you trying your best to keep all of the details straight regarding school, health care, dental care, clothes, food preferences, and more when it comes to your children? If so, just like every other parent we meet, your plate is full! So, when it comes to something as specific as whether your child has dental sealants, how long they’ve had them, and whether it’s time for your youngest to receive them, you might not have all of the information handy at the drop of a hat. This is where we come in: We will take care of the details for you. Let us explain.
Does your child wear a children’s mouthguard during sporting events? Is this something you’ve never even considered and you’re sort of surprised it’s flown under the radar for so long? Whatever the case, it just might be time to consider a few suggestions that we have on this topic. Becoming familiar with mouthguards and their significance for your child’s oral health can help you prevent all sorts of problems, so your kid’s smile remains healthy and intact.
Are you extremely excited about replacing your missing teeth because you have decided that dental implants and implant crowns are the way to go for your smile? Are you just as nervous as you are excited about this choice because you know all about the benefits of implants but you seem to have some questions left over regarding the crowns? We would like to end your hesitation and anxiety with a quick FAQs session! As you will learn, our beautiful crowns will help transform your smile into a functional and beautiful feature.
Is there nothing that gets your heart soaring and puts a smile on your face quite like a capella music? If so, you might have heard of Pentatonix. Head out to see this quintet do their thing at the upcoming Pentatonix Concert right down the street from our community!
Of course, we offer dental bridges, partials, and dentures for patients who have experienced tooth loss. Sometimes, accidents happen and you end up with a missing tooth (or you lose multiple teeth) and you have the opportunity to replace them. However, of course, your preference is to keep all of your teeth for your entire life, so you never have to deal with any of the services or costs associated with missing teeth. So, how to accomplish this, you wonder? Well. We would like to offer a few morsels of advice that can help tremendously.
On the long list of amazing things your child would love to do this summer, going to the dentist might not make an appearance. However, on your list of things to accomplish, a visit with our practice very well may hold a top slot! If your children have not yet come to see us for dental sealant placement and you’re ready but simply haven’t gotten around to scheduling this effective treatment, we encourage you to take advantage of the time you have left this summer. Why? Well, why not consider a few compelling reasons?
Nearly 50,000 Americans will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year. Approximately 9,750 of those Americans will die from oral cancer. That means that one person dies every hour of every day from oral cancer. It is a cancer most often detected in the later stages which results in a higher mortality rate. Oral cancer is very much treatable in its early stages, but it must be caught early enough. Technology like the VELscope Enhanced Oral Assesment system allows your dentist to better detect any abnormalities that may be signs of oral cancer. Early detection can be life-saving. (more…)