Did we recommend a dental treatment for you or a loved one, but you haven’t scheduled the appointment yet? We know that many of our patients have hectic schedules. Between work obligations, family activities, trying to see friends, and holiday festivities, there is never a dull moment. No matter how busy you may be, it is important to make your dental health a priority. Now is the perfect time to schedule an appointment for a recommended treatment or oral hygiene examination because, if you have dental insurance, you are likely to lose any remaining benefits on December 31st. We certainly don’t want you to miss out on money that is owed to you. Read on to learn more.
Typically, the day after Thanksgiving is one of the biggest shopping days of the year. At Integrity Dental, we are not interested in retail sales, because we are too busy celebrating National Flossing Day. Established in 2000, National Flossing Day was created to raise awareness about the importance of flossing to maintain healthy teeth and gums.
Would you like to improve the color of your teeth? Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments we offer. With the holiday season right around the corner, there is no better time to learn more about this treatment and how it can improve your smile by your teeth just in time for the holidays. Read on for more information about teeth whitening and to see if it would be a good choice for you.
This year seems to be flying by! It’s hard to believe that it is already October and Halloween is right around the corner. Do you have a sweet tooth? Maybe someone in your family does, or you dread Halloween because it’s too easy to overindulge. It is fine to have a sweet treat now and then, but eating candy and other sweets in excess can lead to serious complications with your oral health. Thankfully, there are so many other options available in place of consuming your Halloween candy. Here are some of our favorite ideas:
When you visit our office for an oral hygiene examination, there are certain problems we are looking for when we clean and check your teeth. We look for serious conditions, such as gum disease and oral cancer, as well as signs of decay or cavities. You may already know the term “cavity”, but do you really understand what it means and how it is caused? Read on to learn more about cavities and what can happen if they are not treated in a timely fashion.
It’s hard to believe that the summer season is coming to an end and fall is right around the corner. Although our weather may say something different, take any trip to a local store, and you will find endless amounts of fall and holiday items. While we hope all of our patients remain healthy during this time, occasional illnesses are always possible. If you should happen to fall ill, there are certain changes you should be making to help prevent any complications with your oral health.
If you have been needing to restore or improve your smile, or we have recommended a treatment during your last visit to our office, there is no time like the present to schedule your appointment. If you or a loved one has experienced tooth loss, one treatment we may have suggested is a dental implant. This treatment has been improved over the years, and now many more patients than ever are eligible. Patients love this treatment because of the endless benefits. Read on to learn more about dental implants and the many advantages of this treatment.
At Integrity Dental, we want our patients to become educated about how to improve their oral health. The best way to improve your oral health is to have an excellent oral hygiene routine. Unfortunately, if you don’t clean your teeth correctly, you may develop plaque. If you have seen any commercials for dental health products, such as toothbrushes and toothpaste, you may have heard the term dental plaque mentioned. Do you know what dental plaque is and why it is so harmful to your oral health? Plaque is a sticky film that coats the teeth and is caused by bacteria introduced into the mouth from food and drink.
Would you love to improve your smile? Are you constantly looking for ways to change your smile? Being unhappy with your teeth and smile can cause some individuals to become self-conscious. They may hide their smile or be uncomfortable when speaking closely with others. We can help improve the appearance of your smile or restore the function of your teeth. To achieve this, we may recommend a single treatment or a complete smile makeover. Read on to learn more about how we can improve your smile.
Do you wake up in the morning feeling tension in your jaw and face? Or do you regularly experience dental discomfort but do not have dental decay? If so, you may be grinding your teeth. The correct term for teeth grinding and clenching is bruxism. Patients who experience bruxism have a greater chance of experiencing severe dental issues, such as cracks or breaks, due to the repeated pressure on the teeth. One major cause of bruxism is stress.