A Few Reasons To Make Your Oral Health A Priority

You may not feel too excited about making your oral health one of your top priorities. After all, there are so many other fun things to do and to focus on! Why, then, do you need to get so serious about brushing, flossing, and dental care? At first glance, we know you may not see the importance. However, our Lake Orion, MI team is certain that with a bit of additional knowledge, you’ll be quick to shuffle your smile to the top of your to-do list!

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Why Your Kiddos May Be Extremely Resistant To Flossing

Is it possible that, when it’s time to floss during dental hygiene with your kiddo, that your child simply doesn’t want to do it? Of course! However, you know that your children must floss in order to enjoy excellent oral health and you’re convinced that there must be something that’s causing them to feel so resistant. Chances are quite good that you’re correct! Figuring it out though, particularly when you’re asking very young children to articulate just what it is that they dislike about their flossing experience, isn’t always the most successful. Before you feel defeated, realize that our Lake Orion, MI team can quickly offer some reasons this is probably going on (and you can most definitely make things better with your newfound knowledge)!

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Orion Art Center Holiday Market & Opening Reception

While you may absolutely love shopping online and heading out to the mall as you do your holiday shopping, you might also have a penchant for seeking out special handcrafted gifts for your friends and loved ones, too! If you enjoy seeing the beautiful work of local artists and having the opportunity to share their work as presents, then the upcoming annual Orion Art Center Holiday Market (and opening reception) is certainly something you will want to attend!

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3 Steps For (Smile) Success On Thanksgiving!

Especially when you’re not the one preparing it, your Thanksgiving meal can be one truly delightful and relaxing experience. That is, assuming you keep a few things in mind in regard to your oral health! You want to dig in and savor every last bite but you most certainly don’t want to do so while you accidentally damage your smile. Our Lake Orion, MI team knows just the steps you need to take!

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It Hurts When I Brush And Floss!  

If your main characterization of the way your brushing and flossing routine goes is, “It hurts!” then we have a bit of a problem. If you didn’t already know, your dental hygiene should feel completely comfortable. You might not say you love the sensation but you shouldn’t be able to come up with any negative adjectives to describe it if your oral health is A-OK. Since our Lake Orion, MI team wants not only the best for your smile health but also for you to be able to feel relaxed and comfortable as you care for your smile, we would like you to learn more about what’s going on and how to move forward!

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Bedtime Goals: Did You Check Off Each Item On Your List?

There are lots and lots of oral health goals that you may consider throughout your day to day experience. However, one question about your prevention remains: How is your bedtime routine going? Do you have a checklist that you look over each night to ensure you’re doing all that you should for your smile? If not, our Lake Orion, MI team has a quick list compiled for you that you may wish to review on a nightly basis! It will help you feel certain that you’ve got your bedtime goals thoroughly accomplished for your healthiest smile.

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Why Things Are Tasting Strange, Gross, Like Nothing…

One of the reasons you love getting your favorite meal (okay, the only reason) is because it tastes so wonderful! The main reason it’s so fun to try new things? Well, foods can taste amazing and that’s one more thing to look forward to enjoying in life! So, when you recognize that something strange is going on with your mouth because foods begin tasting quite different, awful, less fantastic, or sometimes you can barely taste them at all, you know something is up. What is it, though, you ask yourself? Our Lake Orion, MI can offer up some likely possibilities. Of course, if none of them seem to ring true or you’re still unsure, come on in for a dental visit!

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