Are you excited for summer? Summer is a time for relaxation and often a change in routine for many adults and children. Days and nights are enjoyed with family and friends, children are celebrating being out of school, and vacations are a welcome change of pace. Children and adults alike spend more time outdoors playing in the pool, visiting the beach, hiking at a favorite park, or taking a leisurely bike ride. With all of the outdoor play and change of pace, there is the potential of a dental emergency. We want our patients to be aware of tips that can help them remain calm if an emergency should arise. Read on to learn more.
Is Dental Anxiety Standing In Your Way? Are you in need of a dental treatment or exam and have been postponing or avoiding your appointment? We know that we have patients who are nervous coming to and being in our office. We certainly don’t want any of our patients to choose to live in discomfort…
December has arrived, meaning that we are in the thick of planning for the holiday season. Nothing is more exciting than finding the perfect gift for your loved ones during this special time. Although celebrations may look a little different this year, with gifts possibly being opened from afar, that doesn’t mean that gift giving should be any less thoughtful. At Integrity Dental, we love getting into the holiday spirit and have created a list of gift giving ideas perfect for any of your loved ones this season! Read on to learn more.
As Buddy the Elf in the Christmas movie Elf says, “I just like to smile. Smiling’s my favorite!” We love to smile too, and we want to make sure you remain smiling this holiday season. The holidays are a great time to see family and friends. It is easy to get wrapped up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and forget to take proper care of your oral health. We want to share some tips to ensure that your smile remains shiny and bright.
After the spring and summer that we experienced with many activities and sport events cancelled, everyone has been eager for the fall and winter sports season to arrive. While recreational sports create a great sense of sportsmanship, good exercise habits, and team-building skills, there is also the added concern of a dental-related sports injury. Sports-related dental injuries account for approximately 40% of all dental, and with adult sports teams on the rise, children are not the only patients at risk. Continue reading to learn how to keep your family’s mouth safe while they enjoy sporting activities.
Many people fear dental procedures. They worry about potential discomfort, vulnerability, and the fear of the unknown. Sedation dentistry can definitely help patients feel more relaxed during dental work, but is it the right choice for you? Read on to learn more.
There is a certain trifecta for healthy teeth – brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and regular check-ups with the dentist. When following these rules, you are sure to have healthy teeth and gums. Sometimes, we can forget that there are other bad habits that can sneak in and have a negative effect on our dental health. Keep reading to find out how to improve your overall dental health and if you have any of these bad habits.
X-ray imaging is one of the most important tools we have for helping us diagnose and recommend treatments. Thanks to modern technology, digital X-rays give us an even better look at the inside of your mouth while being safer for patients than traditional X-rays.
When it comes to dental health, most of the time people focus on their teeth but don’t realize that our gum health is very important, too. Did you know that almost half of American adults have some form of periodontal disease, or gum disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control? Many people don’t even know they have it until they are in the more advanced stages of the condition. Find out more about how to avoid this silent disease.
Toothaches can range from mildly annoying to downright painful. How do you know when you should call the dentist to have it checked out? Dental cavities are a typical cause of tooth pain. In more extreme cases, the dental pulp—the inside of your tooth—becomes infected due to a crack or injury, which allows bacteria and germs to get in and cause issues.