Taking care of your smile is more than just brushing your teeth. It includes attending your routine dental checkups, flossing after meals, and rinsing with an antiseptic mouthwash. Moreover, it is important to recognize that your level of preventive care does influence your overall health, and even the foods and beverages you consume can add or take away from these levels. In the worst of cases, a person may not be aware of the areas they are falling short in regarding their preventive routine, and the result is significant infection or even tooth loss. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist discusses the role of your teeth in terms of oral function and how implants can help.
Though you have likely heard it since you were relatively young, it is worth reminding that taking care of your smile is a much more involved process than you might think. As a matter of fact, a complete routine is considered to include brushing your teeth, flossing between meals, and of course, using antiseptic mouthwash to rid the oral cavity of unwanted harmful bacteria. Still, no routine is complete without an in-office checkup and cleaning to ensure proper practices are maintained. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist explores the major goals of your in-house appointments, as well as how they benefit your smile.
Ensuring your dental visit is as calm and comfortable as possible is something that our team prioritizes, as we want to ensure receiving necessary dental care is a straightforward process that you do not have to fret about. What’s more? There are upgrades you can make to your at-home routine, and making sure you are taking all of the necessary steps might actually reveal other components of your routine that require some work. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist explores the value of brushing your teeth properly, including being conscious of how hard you brush.
You are likely familiar with the need for consistent and high-quality preventive dental care. After all, you were informed from a very young age that your smile endures a significant amount of wear and tear over the years, and without brushing your teeth and attending dental checkups, you are doing your smile a major disservice. Still, being able to attend your visits is much easier said than done, especially in cases of heightened dental anxiety. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist discusses how dental sedation may be able to help you overcome dental anxiety so that you can pursue necessary treatment.
It goes without saying that losing a permanent structure is certainly last on most individuals’ lists, but unfortunately, this process is often out of anyone’s control. Indeed, there are countless factors out there that pose a threat to your smile in some form or another, and even fewer natural defenses. As such, it is important to maintain preventive practices such as brushing, flossing, and rinsing with mouthwash. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist explores the major benefits of cosmetic dentistry and how different solutions can help you obtain a smile you love.
Your teeth play an important role in helping you perform day-to-day functions including biting, chewing, and enunciation. Not only do you experience these every day, but they are necessary to maintain in order to keep your body healthy and nourished. Unfortunately, there are various oral health threats out there that attempt to compromise your health, and sometimes, these issues spread at a much more rapid rate than could be expected. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist takes a look at situations in which dental extraction is unavoidable and why you may need a tooth removed.
Nothing is more troubling than taking every step possible to avoid dental concerns, just for a nontraditional issue such as chronic teeth grinding or a dental emergency to set your grin’s health back a step. Indeed, there are more dental concerns out there than can be counted on two hands, and unfortunately, there is not much in terms of natural defenses. As such, it is important to stay on top of your preventive care, especially in the face of tooth decay. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist takes a look at the different ways tooth decay impacts your grin, and how early intervention can help.
Taking care of your smile is an essential practice to maintain, and your oral health is affected by much more than you might expect. Indeed, your grin is constantly facing the threat of oral bacteria, germs, infection, and disease, and unfortunately, you do not have much in terms of natural defense. As such, it is important to maintain a thorough preventive routine to keep these threats at bay. Still, this practice only considers traditional concerns, and it is important to recognize the impact of nontraditional matters. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist will look at the impact grinding your teeth has on your health and practices you can use to help.
Everyone deserves an opportunity to feel comfortable in the skin they are in, and sometimes that means taking cosmetic matters into your own hands. Fortunately, there is nothing wrong with that! You should be able to love your grin and not have to shy away from showing it off, and that is what cosmetic dentistry aims to help with. Keep in mind, however, that your oral health is the ultimate priority, and without oral health on your side, the rest will suffer. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist identifies a few at-home practices you can use to help prioritize your smile’s health.
It goes without saying that when it comes to providing treatment for your smile, your oral health is of the utmost importance. As a matter of fact, your dentist recommends practicing a well-rounded preventive dental routine at home in conjunction with attending routine checkups in order to maintain a lifelong bill of health. Even still, just because your health is the most important factor to consider, that does not mean that surface-level concerns should be pushed to the back burner. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist explores the practice of cosmetic dental treatment, and how your smile can benefit.