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The 4 Best Ways to Turkey-Guard Your Teeth This Thanksgiving

November 22, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drolberding @ 1:15 pm
A family enjoying Thanksgiving Dinner with good oral health

If you’re like many people, soon you’ll be indulging in all manner of savory dishes and sugary treats. And if you’re like most others, your attention will be more on the food and good company than your oral health. While that is perfectly acceptable, you should at least have a plan to keep your teeth in good shape after the feast is done.

If you want the four best ways to help your oral health stay fresh during Thanksgiving, continue reading. With these tips, you can eat all the turkey and cranberry sauce you want and keep your pearly whites happy.


5 Traits Of a Beautiful Smile

October 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drolberding @ 2:36 pm
Woman with brown hair in blue shirt smiling and pointing to her teeth with her pointer fingers

If you’re frustrated by flaws in your teeth, you’re not alone! No one feels like their most beautiful or confident self if they’re feeling anxious about their imperfections. It’s easy to believe that chips, discoloration, and crooked teeth mean that we’re just not up to par. Do you know what actually makes them beautiful, though? Scientists have studied what aspects of your smile triggered a positive or negative human response. Keep reading to learn 5 factors that influence how others respond to your grin, and how cosmetic dentistry can help!


3 Must-Know Tips for a Tooth-Friendly Halloween

October 1, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drolberding @ 6:49 am
a pumpkin-shaped toothbrush holder

Halloween is right around the corner—and while it’s the perfect time to throw on a costume and head to a party, snack on some of your favorite sweets, and celebrate all sorts of spooky festivities, it’s essential to be mindful of your oral health amidst all the sugary trends. That said, you aren’t entirely helpless in the battle against issues like cavities and tooth decay; with a little knowledge and diligence, you can protect your pearly whites and ensure they look and feel their best all throughout Halloween. Here are three must-know oral health tips from your trusted dentist.


Why White Teeth Aren’t Always Healthy

September 21, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drolberding @ 4:24 pm

As we grow older, life often emphasizes the significance of conducting a comprehensive evaluation of our health before making assumptions. A common misunderstanding involves linking white teeth with overall good oral health. While there can be some correlation, it’s crucial to acknowledge that teeth may look white but harbor underlying problems. Explore this article to gain insights into the factors that contribute to this phenomenon and learn how to achieve both white teeth and exceptional oral health.


4 Interesting Facts About Gum Disease

September 8, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drolberding @ 4:14 pm
person with gum disease covering mouth

With the arrival of September, it’s the perfect moment to turn our attention to the well-being of our gums, as this month is dedicated to raising awareness about gum care. In honor of Gum Care Awareness Month, let’s embark on a journey to explore the vital aspects of gum disease and proactive prevention. We invite you to delve into the following insights, which will not only guide you in safeguarding your gum health but also contribute to your overall well-being.


How Oral Health Contributes To Your Child’s Success

August 22, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drolberding @ 2:26 pm
Three smiling children in white shirts holding large models of dental gear in front of an orange background

It’s back-to-school time which comes with all the usual excitement and preparations. There are supplies to find, new clothes to purchase, and health matters to attend to. Don’t forget that it’s also important to set your child up for success with consistent dental hygiene habits! Recent studies have shown a correlation between a child’s oral health and their school performance. Keep reading to learn more about how, and what you can do to help get your child off to a strong start this year!


3 Common Oral Health Issues

August 15, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drolberding @ 2:43 pm
Chin only view of an open mouth with a dentist holding a dental mirror up to the teeth

You know that you should be brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day, but do you know why? These are simple ways we can prevent some of the most frequently seen oral healthcare issues. Continue reading to learn more about three common concerns and how you can avoid them.


Enjoying 4 Summer Foods with Dental Implants

July 25, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drolberding @ 7:25 pm

Smiling man at barbeque If this is your first summer with dental implants, you don’t have to leave your favorite foods off your plate anymore. Dental implants have the support of your jawbone, restoring 70% of your natural biting force. You can eat many seasonal favorites, but there are a few things you should know to protect your investment. Here are 4 summer foods you should limit to safeguard your new smile.


4 Ways to Look Younger with Cosmetic Dentistry

July 24, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drolberding @ 4:36 am

Woman with attractive teeth smilingGray hair and wrinkles aren’t the only changes you’ll notice to your appearance as time passes. Your teeth can show signs of wear and tear. Stains, missing teeth, and other imperfections can make you look years older. You don’t have to go under the knife to turn back the clock. Your cosmetic dentist can take years off the way you look. Here are 4 options to refresh your smile with cosmetic dentistry.


Why You Should See Your Dentist Before Your Summer Vacation

July 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drolberding @ 8:42 pm

Smiling young woman at the beachWarm weather and sunny days are finally here. If your bags are packed for your summer vacation, don’t forget to visit your dentist before you leave. Although there’s much to do before you hit the road, here are 3 reasons to make time for a cleaning and checkup before departing.


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