A Guide To Dental Care Over 60

As we get older, our oral health needs evolve. Our bodies become less effective at fighting off infection, it may take longer to recover from illness, and the risk of chronic disease begins to increase. Those are just a few of the reasons why we urge our patients to pay close attention to their teeth and gums as they age. Keep reading for our guide to caring for your oral health as an older adult.

What To Do In A Dental Emergency

Unfortunately, dental emergencies can happen at any time, so it is good to be informed about what you should do if you are in this situation. The most important thing to remember when it comes to any form of emergency is to remain calm and think clearly. If you get excited and emotional, you will forget important steps. Following an emergency, you should evaluate and assess the needs of the injured, whether that’s you or someone else.

Caring For Your Oral Health Through The Stages Of Pregnancy

Are you or a loved one planning a pregnancy, currently expecting, or recently had a baby? The arrival of a new life is an exciting time and full of planning and preparation. Between all of the doctor appointments, preparing the nursery, and planning for a baby, it can be easy to forget about your oral health. However, dental care before, during, and after pregnancy is a must.

Taking Care Of Your Teeth In 2023

We know that life can be extremely busy for many of our patients. There always seems to be something going on, whether it’s a work event, a family obligation, time with friends, and the list goes on and on. Now that the craziness of the holiday season has passed and we are into the new year, it is a perfect time to evaluate the state of your oral health. When was the last time you and your loved ones visited our office for a hygiene examination and cleaning? If it has been longer than six months, you are definitely due for a visit! Read on to learn about why regular oral hygiene examinations and cleanings are a must.

Are You Sure You’re Brushing Your Teeth The Right Way?

Are you due for a visit to our office? We know that life is busy and it can be easy for time to get away from you. As we get older, it seems like time moves faster than ever. We encourage our patients to visit us at least twice per year for a routine hygiene examination and cleaning. During these visits, we inspect the state of your oral health and make treatment recommendations as needed. One of the best ways to avoid additional treatments is with your oral hygiene routine. We only see our patients for a short amount of time each year, so the bulk of our patients’ oral care lands on their shoulders. Are you using proper oral care routines to ensure your oral health is where it should be? Read on to see.

What Is So Special About October?

When you think of the month of October, your first thoughts probably go to crisp, cool mornings, Halloween decorations, and pumpkin spice everything. But did you know that there is something else that happens in October? October is Dental Hygiene Month, which means it’s a great time to review some practices that can help improve your dental health. Check out some simple ways to make sure that your teeth stay healthy.