People who suffer from anxiety, depression, or other mental health disorders are at a higher risk of developing oral health problems. Emotional well-being has a major impact on overall wellness as well as teeth and gums. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and, after a year of a stressful pandemic, now is a good time […]
October means Halloween and Halloween means candy. The kind of candy you eat can be the difference between a yummy treat and a dental problem. You can still enjoy everything the spookiest season promises if you know how to make smart choices to protect your teeth from damage and decay. Remember, just because you’re a […]
August 6 is National Fresh Breath Day, and there is no better time than the present to think about all the things you can do to improve your breath. After all, when your breath is fresh, you’re more kissable, more pleasant to be around, and you’ll never have a bad taste in your mouth.
Seeing your dentist every six months for your regular dental cleaning and exam is incredibly important. Keeping up with your oral health prevents decay, infection, and other oral health problems from developing. Even if you have been brushing and flossing carefully and thoroughly through the COVID-19 quarantine, it’s important to see your dentist as scheduled. […]
There’s an assumption that we all have plenty of time on our hands to get things done during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. That’s really not the case for most people. We’re busier than ever, it’s just that every obligation is happening at home. Amid all the needs your family has and the alterations your habits have […]
The last thing you may feel like doing when you’re sick in bed is get up to brush your teeth. While skipping a brushing session or two isn’t the end of the world, it’s certainly not helpful to your overall oral health. If you, your partner, or your kids are sick, here are the best […]
Your biannual dental cleanings and checkups are about far more than just shining up your teeth. If you’ve ever wondered exactly what’s happening in your mouth with all those different tools and noises, here are 10 things your dentist or hygienist do at every dental cleaning.
Seeing your Arlington dentist twice a year for your dental cleaning and exam is an appointment that should never be skipped or delayed for too long. Your oral health is precious and you only get one set of permanent teeth. You want to keep them healthy. Regular check-ups are your insurance for strong teeth and […]