Now that it’s officially 2019, have you made any resolutions? This time of year usually causes people to make positive changes in their diet or exercise, but one part of their health tends to be forgotten: oral health. Taking care of your mouth not only keeps your smile looking and feeling great, but it can also have an affect on your overall wellbeing. Keep reading to learn about why it’s important to maintain good oral health in Ormond Beach and how it can affect your overall health.
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January 10, 2019
December 16, 2018
During December, it probably feels like you have a million things on your to-do list — like holiday parties to attend, family to see, and countless other occasions to show off your smile. So the next question is this: are your teeth ready to dazzle at every opportunity? If the answer is no, or if you’re not so sure, then it’s time to learn about your teeth whitening options in Ormond Beach!
November 24, 2018
Have you ever woken up with a tight jaw that makes it difficult – or even painful – to open your mouth normally? Feeling like your jaw is “stuck” or “locked” is a common symptom of TMJ disorder. According to the National Institutes of Health, over 10 million Americans are affected by TMJ disorder, with the condition appearing to be more common in women than men. November is the National TMJ Awareness Month, meaning now is the perfect time to learn more about this common disorder and when to seek TMJ treatment in Ormond Beach.
October 12, 2018
When you hear about Invisalign, it’s likely that your first thoughts goes towards teenagers and adults trying to straighten crooked teeth. You may also think about other cosmetic treatments that don’t have any health benefits. However, straightening teeth with Invisalign in Ormond Beach is about much more than getting a straighter smile for cosmetic reasons.
To learn more about the health benefits a straighter smile can provide, keep reading!
October 3, 2018
October is National Dental Hygiene Month! It may not be the first celebration that comes to mind when you think of this time of year, but National Dental Hygiene Month brings awareness to the importance of oral health and the amazing work dental hygienists do. Oral health is often overlooked for many reasons, but you can use this month to get back on top of your dental hygiene in Ormond Beach. Keep reading to learn about how you can maintain good oral hygiene from an expert dentist.
September 9, 2018
Everyone can agree that they want to keep their teeth for as long as possible. Although there are certainly great replacement options such as dental implants, there’s nothing quite like your own teeth. Not to mention that they don’t cost you a thing! But when most people think about the best way to take care of their teeth, they only think about preventing cavities. It’s true that preventing tooth decay is important, but the real leading cause of tooth loss might surprise you: gum disease in Ormond Beach. Keep reading to learn about what causes gum disease and how to improve your gum health – so you can hang on to your teeth for life!
August 22, 2018
Before they’re licensed to practice, dentists have to complete dental school and prove that they are proficient in all of the basic aspects of their profession. However, some choose to go above and beyond that initial training and devote several more years to mastering a particular facet of dentistry; they become certified specialists. One type of dental specialist is a prosthodontist in Ormond Beach, and your smile will thank you if you choose one of these experts for all of your oral health needs.
July 31, 2018
People who are missing a significant number of teeth can find an effective replacement method with partial or complete dentures. This option provides prosthetic teeth that are set into a plastic base designed to look like gum tissue. Dentures can allow you to eat, speak, and smile with ease once again — but they may take some getting used to at first, though. If you are in the middle of the denture adjustment phase, don’t despair. It just takes time! Keep reading for 5 helpful tips for eating and speaking with dentures.
June 3, 2018
It’s easy to take our teeth for granted. When we’re young, we assume that they’ll stay in our mouth forever, regardless of the constant stress they see on a daily basis. However, without daily oral care, even the hardest substance in the human body can start to break down. Your dentist in Ormond Beach hopes that if patients understand everything our teeth do for us, they’ll take the initiative to better care for them.
Today, your dentist will do just that by going over the anatomy of teeth in great detail.
May 4, 2018
Dental emergencies can happen just about anywhere, especially if your child is particularly active. Whether they’re outside riding bikes, wrestling in the grass, or they’re running around the house and slip on your wood floors, a bad fall can easily break a tooth or even knock it out completely. That’s why it helps to always be prepared in case of a dental emergency.
A broken tooth needs to be addressed by your emergency dentist in Ormond Beach right away, but until you arrive, here are the steps to follow.