Dentists care about your smile and keep your teeth healthy and beautiful. They also have the answers to all your queries about oral health questions. However, if you’re not sure how to ask them the questions you’ve always had about your teeth, a visit to the dentist can be intimidating. In this article, I’ll be addressing the most common questions I received, heard from colleagues, and saw asked on the web.
The American Dental Association (ADA) Seal of Acceptance is a stamp placed on a product to show that the company has met strict requirements. The seal was first created in 1934 and is now used by over thousants products from more than 70 companies. Sixty-nine percent of healthcare professionals and 80 percent of consumers believe the Seal encourages them to purchase a particular product.
Poor oral hygiene and gum disease can lead to serious health problems. For those of us who live a busy life, it’s easy to lose our hygiene routine. Flossing at least once daily is essential in maintaining good oral health. It removes food particles, plaque, and bacteria from around your teeth and gums that your toothbrush can’t reach.
At some point between the ages of 7 and 10, children develop their permanent teeth. Therefore, we recommend that our patients see us at that time. The faster we start treatment, the easier it is for us to sort out any issues that may arise down the road. On one of the first visits to our practice, we can evaluate if Invisalign might be an option for your child.