Mt. Holly Family Dentistry
March 31, 2020
With the new COVID-19 pandemic in full swing, everyone is suddenly worried about staying clean and not catching the virus. People are taking extra care not to spread germs, such as washing their hands more often and wearing masks when they can. Have you ever wondered how your dentist stays clean and safe during this time? While your dentist might only be open for emergency patients, it’s still massively important that they follow standard cleaning procedures and dental sanitization practices. Here are a few of them.
January 20, 2020
Have you ever been feeling down in the dumps and someone told you to just turn that frown upside down? It might have seemed annoying and counterproductive at the time. After all, what good would smiling do when you’re not feeling happy enough to grin? As it turns out, there are numerous physical and mental health benefits to smiling, even when you don’t feel like it. Let’s talk about the advantages of smiling, and how you can achieve a smile you can’t wait to show off.
December 12, 2019
There’s nothing worse than a toothache. The constant, throbbing pain is enough to make you want to call in sick and crawl back into bed. But what is causing it? You’ve noticed what feels like sinus pain developing in your head and eyes, but is that the reason for your tooth discomfort? If you’re unsure what might be the culprit, let a dentist discuss ways in which you can tell if it’s your sinuses or if there’s a more serious dental problem developing as a result of poor oral health.
November 7, 2019
Your routine dental checkup is about so much more than keeping those pearly whites beautiful. Your dentist also carefully examines your oral health for tell-tale signs of issues you may not see or feel. This can include everything from a cavity that doesn’t hurt yet to larger underlying health conditions. In fact, numerous studies have found that there is a strong connection between your oral health and overall wellbeing. Find out how taking care of your teeth and gums with regular dental cleanings and checkups can help keep your whole body healthy.
October 14, 2019
Every year, millions of Americans miss out on billions of dollars in dental insurance benefits that they already pay for. How is this possible? Dental insurance can be confusing, and some of that is by design. However, with the right know-how, you can take advantage of your insurance benefits to save money and stay healthy. Keep reading to learn how to cash in on your dental insurance while you still can.
September 13, 2019
Between the sounds of a dental drill and the discomfort that traditional metal tools might cause, there’s little wonder why many patients have dental anxiety. Fortunately, in many cases laser dentistry can help ease some of those fears by providing a pain-free solution for gum treatments. Here’s why a laser is an invaluable tool at a dental office.
August 16, 2019
Are you wondering “How long do dental implants last?” With the proper preventive practices in place and when you make sure you’re a good candidate for the procedure, you’ll be able to enjoy them for potentially a lifetime. This modern restorative solution utilizes the latest and greatest that dentistry has to offer and boasts a 95 percent success rate. That being said, it’s still important to take steps to avoid implant failure. Here are four ways you can ensure that you will be able to enjoy your dental investment for decades to come. (more…)
July 6, 2019
It’s summertime, and that means taking advantage of the warmer temperatures. What better way to enjoy a day outside than to engage in some level of physical activity or sport? Whether it be playing frisbee, going for a run, or opting for swim aerobics, an outdoor workout can not only burn calories, but it can also help you sleep better! Find out why sleep is your number one friend for effectively recovering after a good workout.
June 10, 2019
You’ve probably been told since you were little about the importance of brushing twice a day and seeing the dentist regularly, but how much do you really know about protecting your oral health? There are a lot of misconceptions floating around that can lead you to developing bad habits that will ultimately harm your teeth – possibly even causing tooth loss. Here are 5 myths that every dentist would like to see debunked.
May 12, 2019
A full set of teeth is key for a confident, healthy smile. When you lose a tooth for any reason, a prompt replacement can make all the difference. In the past, the only choice to fill those gaps was a dental bridge, but thanks to advancements in dentistry, dental implants are also a potentially effective solution. Which one is best for you? Whether you’re missing one tooth or multiple teeth, it’s important to be familiar with the various replacement options and to know which will work better for your unique situation.