Mt. Holly Family Dentistry's Blog
May 23, 2016
Do you suffer from chronic fatigue that affects your ability to concentrate or focus throughout the day? Do you ever suffer from headaches or depression? Do you find yourself waking up multiple times throughout the night? If you’ve ever been accused of snoring by your bed partner, take heed. These symptoms could be the sign of a larger problem such as a sleep disorder known as sleep apnea. If you suspect that you may have sleep apnea in Mount Holly, or have already been diagnosed here’s some information you need to know.
May 10, 2016
What’s more important than your health? Don’t forget to protect it when playing sports. Whether your favorite is a heavy contact activity, such as hockey, or simple aerobic exercise, such as running, an athletic mouthguard from your skilled dental team at Mount Holly Family Dentistry keeps your mouth safe and even increases performance! (more…)
April 30, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimate half adult Americans over 30 have periodontal or advanced gum disease. Typified by red, swollen, bleeding gums, periodontitis leads to bone recession and tooth loss and to systemic problems such as diabetes, heart attack, asthma, arthritis, dementia and more. (more…)
April 14, 2016
If you’re missing multiple teeth you understand the many challenges it presents. Even daily activities such as trying to enjoy a meal become difficult when you’re missing teeth. Chewing your food properly is challenging and your health and digestion may suffer as you adjust your diet and nutrition to accommodate your chewing ability. Missing teeth take a toll on your confidence because you may feel embarrassed about talking and smiling freely. This may affect your career or personal relationships. The good news is that there are options for you to replace your teeth, and there is hope! Your Mt. Holly dentist discusses how you can replace your teeth with natural looking dentures.
April 4, 2016
Want whiter teeth? Of course you do. But your quest for a brighter smile doesn’t necessarily have to lead you to a professional whitening treatment. Your Mt Holly dentist recommends adding these five foods to your diet to help you flash a brighter smile — naturally.
March 28, 2016
If you’ve ever experienced sensitivity to hot or cold foods and beverages then you understand what it feels like to have a cavity. Bacteria and tooth decay will eventually destroy your enamel and need to be removed, leaving you with a hole, or cavity that your dentist will need to fill for you. The good news is that there are many things you can do to help prevent cavities from happening in the first place. Your Mt. Holly dentist has some tips for you.
March 23, 2016
The people you know and love should not have to play a game of hide and seek in order to find your smile. They should be able to find it easily and often. But if crooked teeth are making you self-conscious, then the dentists at Mt. Holly Family Dentistry can help you seek and find a straight smile that you’ll be proud to share. With Six Month Smiles or Invisalign, we can have you smiling from ear to ear in almost no time at all.
March 17, 2016
So, you’ve decided to get porcelain veneers to improve your smile. Great decision! Porcelain veneers are a safe, reliable and effective cosmetic dentistry treatment that has been around for years. The dentists at Mt. Holly Family Dentistry have helped many people enjoy healthier and more attractive smiles with porcelain veneers, and they’re happy to do the same for you. To help you care for your porcelain veneers and extend their longevity, we’d like to offer some tips. Read on to find out how best to maintain your veneers.
March 14, 2016
It’s no secret that preventing tooth decay requires twice-a-day brushing, daily flossing and a visit to the dentist every six months. So you know that’s what you should do to keep a healthy mouth, but are you really flossing each and every day? And getting in those two minutes, every single time? If not — or if you eat lots of sugar or are highly prone to cavities anyway — you may suffer from tooth decay. Learn how to spot the early warning signs and have your smile restored to its best health as soon as possible.
February 28, 2016
You’ve finally done it! You’ve made the jump to full dentures and what a difference it’s made. Your face has completely changed, in fact you feel as if the years have just melted away. Not only do you look years younger, you’re gradually getting the hang of eating with your new teeth. It’s so nice to be able to enjoy your food once again. Now that you have your dentures in Mt. Holly, NJ you shouldn’t need to visit the dentist anymore, right? Wrong!