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.
April 16, 2019
Missing teeth can be a major source of embarrassment and have a negative effect on a person’s oral and overall health. That is why more than 5 million dental implants are placed each year in the U.S., according to the American Dental Association. A reliable and effective tooth replacement solution, dental implants can – in rare cases – become loose. It is important to recognize the signs of a loose implant so you can know when to seek professional help. Take a moment to read the information below so you know when to pick up the phone and call a dentist in Mt. Holly.
March 7, 2019
If you’ve had the misfortune of losing a tooth, then is it important to have it replaced? A local dentist says it definitely is. Find out why this is so and discover how dental implants and other replacement procedures can help you regain your full function and smile aesthetics.
February 6, 2019
When it comes to getting a dental implant, the risk is low and the benefits are high. It’s a wonderful investment in your oral health that can last several decades or even a lifetime with proper maintenance. However, as with any surgery, no matter how minor, there’s always a small risk of infection. In this blog, you’ll find out how to prevent infection after getting dental implants in Mt. Holly. And, should one occur, you’ll also learn about the symptoms to watch for and how it can be treated. Keep reading to learn more!
January 4, 2019
It’s that time of year again! Time to make resolutions to be better—maybe to eat healthier foods. By the time February rolls around, some can revert back to their old habits when they don’t feel that their goals are important or meaningful enough. But not this year! 2019 is going to be different because consuming healthy foods can not only help your waistline and your overall health but also improve your oral health. Check out this advice from your dentist in Mt. Holly to make it easier to keep your resolution to be healthy. (more…)
December 2, 2018
With the holidays coming up, have you done some shopping for your kids? If you’re looking for some ideas for stocking stuffers, did you know there are fun gifts you can give your children that keep them healthy too? Keep reading to learn about 7 healthy stocking stuffers from a children’s dentist in Mt. Holly so your kids can celebrate the festivities with amazing oral health.
November 6, 2018
November has been designated as National TMJ Awareness Month, which is the time of the year set aside to raise awareness about a serious condition that affects the TMJ (temporomandibular joint) – which is TMJ dysfunction (TMD). Dentists also use this time to encourage those who are experiencing symptoms to schedule a visit with a local professional so they can be examined. As you read on, you’ll find out the causes of TMD and what can be done to restore jaw health and functionality.