The body’s systems are all interconnected and your oral health sits in the cross-section of many of the body’s systems, and has a greater impact on your overall health than you might think. Check out our blog post for a look at some of the many ways your oral health has an impact on your overall health, and why it’s important to maintain it.
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Everyone loves how much noticeably cleaner their mouth looks and feels after a visit to the dentist. But a routine cleaning isn’t the deepest clean that we offer. If you are experiencing gingivitis, also known as gum disease, you may be a candidate for a deep cleaning to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Read our blog post for details!
Toothaches can range from mild pain to severe agony. There are many possible causes, such as a chip, an infection, or tooth decay. Could your toothache be related to your sinuses? Read our blog post for a look at how a sinus infection can also cause pain in your teeth.
As you get older, your smile changes. Common issues for older adults include gum disease, dry mouth, and worn enamel. Thankfully, missing teeth isn’t an inevitable part of getting older. Check out our blog post for ways to keep your smile in great shape as you age.
Dental implants are biocompatible titanium posts that replace the root of a missing tooth. They’re implanted right into your jaw where they fuse over the coming weeks and months. Read our blog post for a look at what the process is like, and what you can expect during recovery.
How do your teeth feel when you drink hot or cold liquids, brush and floss, or consume something sweet, sour, or acidic? If you experience any discomfort or pain, you most likely have tooth sensitivity. Read our blog post to learn about tooth sensitivity, including causes and treatments.
Wisdom teeth don’t actually make you smarter. They’re named for the stage of life that they usually emerge during: early adulthood. Around that time, many of us will need to have them pulled. But it’s different for everyone. Read our blog post to learn when you or your child may expect to have to get them removed.
You may have heard it a million times: You need to get a dental check-up every six months. But is it really necessary? Read our blog post to learn why regularly visiting your Edgewater dentist is important.
Veneers are a popular option to treat cosmetic issues like discoloration or slightly misaligned teeth. Many of our patients want to know how long their veneers will last. Check out our blog post where we explore if veneers are permanent and how to take care of them.
Crooked teeth are one of the most common concerns from people. Many people want to straighten their teeth because they are self-conscious or it’s causing further dental problems. The good news is that there are many ways to straighten crooked teeth. Read our blog post for details!