February 20, 2020
Maybe your New Year’s resolution was to be a more confident
person. Eating right and going to the gym a few times a week has certainly
helped, but you still feel like something is missing. After a few looks in the
mirror, you realize it’s your smile that leaves something to be desired. Your
teeth have unsightly chips and stains. Fortunately, this can all be remedied by
visiting your cosmetic dentist. Keep reading to learn three reasons that cosmetic dentistry
can boost your self-confidence.
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February 4, 2020
If you’ve been on social media at any point within the past
few years, chances are you’ve come across posts and ads with people claiming to
have whitened their teeth with activated charcoal. It seems a bit
counterintuitive, though. How can applying a black paste to your teeth make
them whiter? A cosmetic dentist is here to talk about how activated charcoal whitening
works, if it’s safe, and why you should probably invest in professional teeth whitening
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January 19, 2020
Have you ever felt like “just another number” at the dentist before? Unfortunately, that’s not an uncommon experience. Many people feel like they just don’t get the time, attention and care they’re after, which can have a big impact on their oral health. If you’re looking for a new dentist and want quality care from the start, learn more below about the outstanding dentistry you’ll get from Dr. Nelson Howard. You’ll also find out what you can expect from your first dental visit with us and how you’ll receive highly-skilled, compassionate care at every appointment!
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January 10, 2020
Most people associate checkups at the dentist with a cleaning and cavity check. But these visits also include incredibly important oral cancer screenings that you don’t get anywhere else. Sadly, oral cancer is on the rise and healthcare providers have been alarmed to see more and more cases, even in younger people who have never smoked. But the good news is that, with early detection, the survival rate is 85%-90%. Learn more about oral cancer below and how you can reduce your risk. You’ll also find out fast and easy screenings are so you know what to expect!
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December 15, 2019
During the cold and flu season, you try your best to avoid
getting sick, but if you find yourself “under the weather,” there are some
remedies available to help you recover. However, for many of them, there is a
downside. They can have adverse effects on your oral health. As you continue
reading, we’ll discuss some commonly used products and their potential side
effects. Additionally, you’ll learn some flu season tips to protect your teeth
and gums, and how preventive
care from your dentist can help out.
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December 9, 2019
year, a different member of your family hosts your holiday dinner, which is why
you’ll be travelling out of state this season. While it’s always nice seeing your
loved ones, it can be a hassle getting everything organized to leave your home,
filling you with stress and anxiety. It can be hard taking care of your basic
needs like your dental
hygiene when you’re in an unfamiliar environment with so much going on. To
make it easier caring for your mouth this holiday season, read on for four oral
health travel tips from your dentist.
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November 22, 2019
If you’re missing a front tooth, you probably want to get it
replaced as soon as possible, even if it’s just for purely cosmetic reasons. Missing
back teeth, or molars, are often not given as high a priority because they’re not
visible in your smile. However, there are multiple reasons why you should
replace missing back teeth with dental implants. Let’s
look at what happens if you don’t.
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November 6, 2019
You brush your teeth every morning and every night, you
floss before bed, and you even top it all off by rinsing with an antibacterial
mouthwash. Yet every time you visit your dentist,
they seem to find cavities. You do everything you’re supposed to, so what
gives? As it turns out, some people are simply more susceptible to getting tooth
decay than others. Why is that? Let’s examine 4 reasons why.
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October 16, 2019
a parent, there’s nothing that makes you happier than seeing your little one
excited about trick-or-treating. The only bad part about the holidays is that
you know your child will be eating more candy than normal, and you’re worried how
that will impact their teeth. According to the National Institute of Dental and
Craniofacial Research, 42 percent of children between the ages two and 11 have
had cavities in their primary teeth. To keep your little one from becoming a
part of this statistic, follow these Halloween candy tips from a dentist.
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October 1, 2019
Keeping your teeth healthy is a lifelong commitment.
Over the years, it’s important to reevaluate your oral hygiene routine and make
necessary adjustments as your mouth changes. Even if your teeth look healthy
and nice, it’s important to continue making an effort caring for them and
preventing problems from developing. Even though it may seem tedious at times,
the right precautionary measures can keep you from dealing with costly and
time-consuming visits to your dentist. Read on to learn about eight habits that
will keep your mouth as healthy as ever.
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