Dolfield Dental Blog
May 5, 2019
It’s not always easy to tell if you have sleep apnea. Many of the symptoms can go undetected for years. Why? It’s because sleep apnea is often associated with loud snoring and discontinued breathing. If you don’t have a partner to tell you that you’ve stopped breathing or that you could wake the dead with your snoring, you might never know you have it! The good news is that there are other ways you can tell if you have sleep apnea. Read on to find out.
April 15, 2019
Faced with the reality of tooth loss, you’ve been researching different restorative dental options. It can be overwhelming trying to make an important dental decision that can make or break your smile, but with your dentist’s help, you’ve narrowed it down to dental implants. Implants are the longest-lasting, healthiest option, and you’re looking forward to having your grin back. But there’s one more decision that your dentist will help you make—which type of dental implant will be best for you? Read on to learn the difference between the two types of dental implants and which option suits your needs. (more…)
April 3, 2019
When searching for a tooth replacement options to care for your missing teeth, there’s no better solution than dental implants. Not only do they provide stability, a natural look and feel, and last for decades, but they are a permanent solution. Unfortunately, nothing is 100% perfect, and there are times when your dental implants may need to be restored. In fact, let us share 4 reasons restoration may be necessary.
March 28, 2019
When it comes to your oral health, you want to make sure you’re taking proper care of your teeth and gums, right? What if you notice that your gums are bleeding when you brush and floss your teeth? That’s obviously not a good sign. Bleeding gums can be the result of gum disease or even something else. Only your dentist will be able to tell and determine how to help you get your oral health back on track.
March 14, 2019
We all know the importance of keeping our teeth and gums clean and healthy, but what about our tongue? A good oral hygiene routine should include more than just brushing and flossing your teeth, right? But how do you take care of this part of your mouth? Maybe it’s time to let your dentist explain the correct way to clean your tongue and why it’s so important in the first place. (more…)
February 10, 2019
If you’re one of the millions of Americans that are missing teeth, you may have considered various options for replacement. Dental implants are one of the most popular options, but if you have a weaker jawbone or need a narrow space replaced, your dentist in the past may have turned you away. Thankfully, mini dental implants offer an alternative. Keep reading to learn more about mini dental implants and how you can benefit from them.
February 2, 2019
Recent statistics suggest that one person dies from oral cancer every hour. In light of this difficult reality, it’s more important than ever to understand how you can partner with your local dentist to both prevent and detect the development of oral cancer. At our office, every regular checkup includes a thorough check for any cancer warning signs. Read on to discover why exactly early detection is so critical for mitigating the damage wrought by cancers of the mouth, and for insights on what exactly the oral cancer screening process entails. (more…)
January 30, 2019
At the end of last year, did you sit down to write your goals for the upcoming 12 months? If your current aspirations don’t include the improvement of your oral health, then it may be a good idea to reevaluate your list. As you read on, you’ll learn why a new year, new smile should be high on your agenda and how receiving preventive care can make it happen!
January 22, 2019
It’s the start of a new year, and the excitement is contagious. You’re busy making plans on how you can capitalize on the positive and hopeful energy, with the objective of making the next 12 months the best ever. Still, though, it’s important to not forget about your oral health. Read on to learn how visiting your dentist for preventive care can help to maximize your benefits!
January 15, 2019
Old Man Winter is officially upon us. Time to bundle up in front of a crackling fire and relax with a warm beverage. While you’re at it, check out these five flu season tips from a local dentist. Each of them can help you to overcome sneezes and sniffles without causing cavities.