Posts Categorized: Preventive Dentistry

Bruxism Basics

Has anyone every told you that they can hear you grinding your teeth together? Do you find that your jaw feels sore or that you have a mild headache in the morning? During your preventive dental checkups, we will thoroughly examine your oral cavity and ask a series of questions to find out if you… Read more »

All About Professional Dental Cleanings

On average, most people visit their dentist twice a year for routine examinations and checkups. During these visits you will probably have X-rays taken of your mouth, receive a teeth cleaning from a hygienist, and discuss any concerns with your dentist. Professional dental cleanings are an essential part of your oral hygiene routine because they… Read more »

FAQs: Dental Sealants for Kids

Every parent wants to do their best to keep their children happy, healthy, and protect them from harm. Preventive health and dental care visits provide a chance to catch and treat any concerns before they become serious. During your child’s routine examination, your dentist may suggest the application of dental sealants on their hard to… Read more »

The Preventive Care Philosophy

Most dental problems can be fixed, or at least maintained, with certain treatments. Imagine if there was something you could do to avoid the hassle and frustration of dealing with oral health complications. Fortunately, there is something you can do! Practicing routine preventive care is the most essential step you can take to maintain good… Read more »

Quiz: Jaw Pain and TMJ Disorder

Many people experience random jaw pain at some point, and pay little attention to it. Usually it is not cause for concern. However, chronic, agonizing jaw pain can be indicative of a common joint disorder known as TMD, or Temporomandibular joint disorder. TMD affects your temporomandibular joints (TMJ) that control all of your jaw movement, and… Read more »

Pediatric Dentistry: To Brush or Not to Brush?

If you have children you’ve probably found yourself wondering at some point when you are supposed to start brushing their tiny teeth. Many people do not realize that pediatric dentistry is just as important as dental care for adults. It is a common misconception that young children’s’ teeth do not need as much maintenance because… Read more »

Learn to Prevent the Causes of Tooth Loss

When it comes to preventing and treating dental health issues, your best bet lies in understanding their causes, and addressing them at their roots. In most cases, tooth loss is the result of a dental infection, like gum disease or extreme tooth decay. Therefore, preserving your smile could simply mean protecting it from such issues…. Read more »

Your Smile vs. Cavities—How to Prevent Tooth Decay

Out of the many threats that your dental health faces every day, cavities are the most common. Because your teeth can’t self-repair the holes, they may also be the most worrisome. Fortunately, although it affects the majority of adults in at least one of their teeth, the tooth decay that causes cavities is highly preventable with… Read more »