June 13, 2018
You’ve likely heard the old adage, “You are what you eat.” This is true in reference to whole body health and oral health. In fact, the foods and beverage you consume on a daily basis have both immediate and long term effects on your oral health. During a six month preventive dental exam, talk to your dentist about foods that could help you maintain a healthy smile. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the basics, but every patient is different. Discuss dietary changes with your dentist and/or physician to ensure your smile and whole body stay healthy.
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May 20, 2018
April was National Oral Cancer Awareness Month, but the threat of this disease is ongoing. Researchers forecast that over 40,000 people will be diagnosed this year and more than 10,000 will succumb to oral cancer. Your dentist in Huber Heights is eager to change the growing trend of diagnoses by educating you on what warning signs to be on the lookout for and the steps you can take to prevent it.
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April 3, 2018
For years you’ve been unhappy with your smile but can’t seem to figure out what exactly you should do about it. You’re certain, though, that you want to enjoy more confidence and make a better impact on the people you encounter. Given that one-third of the people you meet will notice your teeth before anything else – according to a recent study – it’s understandable that you want to make some changes. Your dentist in Huber Heights is here to help and says that you don’t have to know for sure, right now, which cosmetic procedure you want to go with. To help out, he’ll explain some different options as you continue reading.
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March 9, 2018
Does everyone in your family have separate needs for their oral health? A pediatric dentist for the kids, another for gum health and yet another for TMJ troubles? If that sounds like your family, you may want to consider all the perks of seeing a family dentist in Huber Heights for a convenient, “one-stop shopping” kind of dental experience.
In the busy world we live in, everyone is looking for ways to simplify their life and maximize efficiency. Saving yourself from making multiple trips around town and cutting down on the number of dental appointments you have to schedule is an easy way to do that! Learn more today about how easy it can be to get care for the whole family under one roof.
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February 4, 2018
There once was a time when it was reasonable to assume that if you needed a dental filling you could expect to have some form of visible metal to appear in your mouth, called an amalgam. But as time wore on, there were some problems that arose as a result of the latter, prompting professionals in the world of dentistry to seek a better way. Thankfully, that day has come, which is why your dentist in Huber Heights wants you to know about the amazing option of tooth-colored fillings. As you continue reading, you’ll learn why this type of restoration is better that the alternative.
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January 14, 2018
Life just isn’t the same for you now that you’re suffering from missing teeth. Not only have you lost a degree of your self-esteem, but you’ve also been forced to make lifestyle adjustments. You can’t eat the foods that you used to love, but still, your dentist says that if you don’t address this soon, there are even worse problems that you’ll have to endure. Learn what they are and how dental implants of Huber Heights can prevent them.
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December 9, 2017
If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you may have made the choice to delay getting the treatment you need. You only deal with fatigue and chronic snoring, so what is the point, right? Well, if you do not get sleep apnea therapy in Huber Heights as soon as possible, you not only decrease your quality of life, but also increase your risk for cardiovascular disease. In fact, there is a direct correlation between the two that can significantly raise your risk for heart attack, stroke, and other complications.
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November 13, 2017
Did you know that a staggering 82 million Americans have heart disease and that 100 million have either diabetes or pre-diabetes? Given those statistics, there’s a good chance that either you or someone you know is affected by one of these conditions. There is good news: you may be surprised to know that taking care of your teeth and gums can actually help prevent or lessen these diseases! If you’d like to know how to have a healthy mouth and reduce your risk for disease at the same time, a visit with a dentist in Huber Heights can help.
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October 28, 2017
Sleep apnea is a disorder that affects millions in the US and occurs when patients stop breathing for ten or more seconds at a time during sleep. People who suffer from sleep apnea can experience these cessations of breathing 100s of times each night. While many people think that sleep apnea is a mild annoyance, it’s actually extremely detrimental to whole body health without treatment. Patients can receive treatments using continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), oral appliances, or combined CPAP and oral appliance therapy. The key to maintaining optimal health is to seek treatment and consistently use your sleep apnea devices as directed.
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September 14, 2017
When people think of dentistry, many almost automatically roll their eyes. Even being your dental team, we can’t blame you. Teeth and gums aren’t the most enticing subjects for everyone. In this week’s blog post, your Huber Heights dentist is here to spark your interest in taking care of your smile with these interesting facts.
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