You might be a little nervous when your dentist suggests a tooth extraction – after all, doesn’t it sound a little extreme? And what will you do with the gap in your smile? The truth is that removing teeth is actually a very common dental procedure; furthermore, there are many options for replacing missing teeth. Here’s what you need to know when your dentist says it’s time for a tooth to go.
May 31, 2019
March 25, 2019
As a parent, the most important thing to you is sending your child off into the world with all the skills they need to take care of themselves and live happy and healthy lifestyles. But nobody gives you a manual that tells you the little details like when to schedule their first dentist appointment. Luckily, you don’t need that because you have your family dentist in Medina to help! Read on to get the tips that you’ve been looking for about encouraging good dental health for your child. (more…)
January 10, 2019
The new year is often a time when you may make resolutions related to your health. Often overlooked, your oral health plays an important roll in your overall wellbeing. What better time to start taking care of your teeth than the beginning of the year? Thankfully, your dentist in Medina has 5 easy oral healthcare resolutions you can make in 2019.
November 15, 2018
It’s unfortunate, but many people purchase dental insurance only to have it expire before they get a chance to use it. They may not get the chance to maximize their benefits for a wide variety of reasons, such as not setting aside time throughout the year to visit or simply because they don’t feel the need to visit the dentist if they’ve already been once that year.
What many people don’t realize is their insurance is going to expire on January 1st. Here’s how you can maximize your benefits with a dentist in Medina before the new year!
March 2, 2018
When you think that people are judging your smile, it’s more than just a whim or shallow assumption. Studies show that one-third of Americans say the first thing they notice is a person’s teeth. And then another data set shows that three-fourths of the population say they would trust a person with a perfect smile even more than someone with a flashy car. That says volumes given that we live in a society that is highly driven by material possessions. This leaves you longing to do something to correct your stained teeth. You want fast results, which is why your local dentist recommends professional teeth whitening. Learn more about how it works as you continue reading.
February 1, 2018
When it comes to body language, your smile says it all. But does it convey the message that you’re hoping for? Countless studies have shown that an attractive smile helps you come across as more intelligent, attractive and confident. Of course, those are just the qualities that we all hope to present, whether at a job interview, first date or a high school reunion! But if you feel self-conscious or embarrassed about your pearly-whites, your personality won’t be able to shine the way you’d like it to. Thankfully, your dentist in Medina has some great solutions that can give you a smile you feel good about!
October 20, 2017
When you made the choice to replace your missing teeth with dental implants, you’ve made one of the best decisions you can make for your smile. We’re sure you’ve heard that dental implants have a success rate of up to 95%, so you never expected it to fail.
Unfortunately, you’re a part of that small 5%. Now that you have a failed implant, you may be a bit confused as to why it happened and how this issue can be fixed. If you’re confused about your dental implant placement, your dentist in Medina is here to help answer your questions and find a solution for you.
September 25, 2017
Here’s a great article about why fluoride matters to our children!
August 31, 2017
Dental fillings are a common restorative procedure for fixing a cavity in the tooth enamel. A cavity is the hole that is formed by tooth decay, which is caused by the acids and bacteria in what you eat and drink.
So maybe you already knew all that — but why does tooth decay happen? What are fillings made out of, exactly? And what is the process for getting a dental filling? Don’t go anywhere, because we dig deep into dental fillings (sorry for the pun) in this week’s blog post.