September 16, 2019
When vape pens and liquids first hit the shelves of local gas stations and drug stores, all people knew was that they were being marketed as a safer alternative to smoking regular cigarettes. Because smoking is such an addictive habit that’s hard to completely kick, many people made the switch to vaping instead, because it was said to contain less nicotine. Recent discoveries and deaths caused by smoking e-cigarettes have unveiled just how dangerous vaping can actually be, even for your oral health. Read on to learn how this new fad could be harming your gums and teeth.
August 17, 2019
You are experiencing some tooth sensitivity, so you visit your dentist. Your dentist discovers that you have a cavity and provides you with a metal filling. The dental sensitivity lessens soon thereafter, but it isn’t long before you notice that you feel under the weather a lot more often than you used to. You might start to wonder, “Are my metal fillings causing my headaches? Is my dental work affecting my health in other ways?” Let’s take a moment to talk about the fascinating connection between dental treatment and overall health.
March 22, 2019
Almost everyone has experienced some form of damage to their teeth such as cavities or fractures. If these dental problems aren’t too severe, they can usually be repaired with dental fillings. However, people today are learning more about the potential consequences of metal or mercury fillings and opting for an alternative: metal-free restorations. In this blog, you’ll find out how restorative dentistry benefits you and why tooth-colored fillings are a better option. Learn more below!
January 28, 2019
As the new year begins, you start to think about how you can improve. What areas of your life do you need to work on? Perhaps you want to promote your health, a common goal for this time of year. But did you know that you can improve your overall wellbeing by taking better care of your mouth? With holistic dentistry in Colchester, you can get dental care that will help your body heal itself, optimize your body’s defenses, and encourage your total wellness. (more…)
June 21, 2018
Protecting your oral health is a constant job because there are always bacteria present that will leap at the opportunity to latch on to your teeth and gums if the right situation presents itself. Therefore, it helps to have some strategies in place to prevent their growth, which over time can lead to gum disease as they release their caustic properties inside your oral cavity. As you read on, your dentist in Colchester reveals some of the best methods for stopping gum disease in its tracks.
May 23, 2018
Unfortunately, what you need isn’t always what you want. This is true for many people when it comes to handling their healthcare—especially dentistry. If you have dental fear, you can be confident that your dentist is ready and able to help patients overcome their dental anxiety by offering sedation dentistry in Colchester for two main reasons:
- To help them get the dental care their smile really needs to stay in great shape for years to come.
- To help them overcome their dental fear with more uplifting dental experiences that promote more consistent smile care.
Continue reading more to get more information about how sedation dentistry can change a patient’s whole perspective on dentistry and their overall health right here, in this week’s blog post.
April 3, 2018
Does the appearance of your smile factor into your ability to be successful? According to recent studies conducted, it can have an impact. Researchers found that 73 percent of groups surveyed said they would trust a person with a nice smile more so than someone with a high-powered job, flashy wardrobe or expensive car. Even more important to consider, though, is how your smile makes you feel. If your teeth are dull and stained, one of the great ways to enhance the way they look is with ZOOM! teeth whitening. Learn what this cosmetic procedure entails as you continue reading.
March 2, 2018
When thinking of the enamel of your teeth, the best word to describe it is protector, because it has the mighty task of standing up against all the foods and liquids that you consume. Even when you use your teeth for purposes they weren’t designed to fulfill, like opening bottles or packages, it’s still the faithful enamel that’s called to duty. But it too, needs protection. As you continue reading, you’ll learn what this important part of your teeth is made of, simple ways to protect it and how to prevent dental maladies.
February 4, 2018
When was the last time you enjoyed the sweetness of an apple or easily bit down into a juicy steak? Can you remember the last time you posed for a picture without reservation about your smile? It’s been far too long since you were able to enjoy these simple pleasures of life because of your missing teeth, which is why your local dentist says that it’s time to learn about dental implants in Colchester. They are, hands down, the best option for restoring the look and function that you’ve been missing. Find out more about the process of acquiring your new implants as you continue reading.