Dolfield Dental Blog
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.
January 10, 2019
The holidays are a time for merriment. But making merry may be the last thing on your mind when you’re struck with a painful toothache. You can reduce the chance you’ll need an emergency dentist by eating sensibly, brushing daily, and taking tooth care supplies with you when you travel.
December 13, 2018
The holidays are that special time of year when we treat ourselves to a few extra indulgences; and that’s the way it should be. But all that celebrating can lead to a terrible toothache down the road if we overdo things. That’s why we offer these timely tips from a dentist on enjoying your festivities while keeping your teeth and gums in top shape.
Following a few flu season tips can help to keep you healthy throughout the winter months. This includes taking care of your teeth and gums, since they are your body’s first line of defense against infection.