The holiday season is here again, and you’re excited about exchanging gifts, gathering with family and friends and eating your favorite foods. Your dentist in Carmel says don’t forget about protecting your oral health in the midst of enjoying all the holidays have to offer. Stay locked in to learn 5 holiday oral health tips!
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November 13, 2018
October 8, 2018
With 2018 coming to an end, now is the time to use those dental benefits you’ve been paying for all year. Not only is seeing your dentist in Carmel a smart move money-wise, it can prevent an unexpected toothache from ruining your holiday plans.
August 10, 2018
The cost of a dental implant tooth replacement plan will vary dramatically from patient to patient. A single tooth restoration will cost anywhere from $3,000 to $5,000, depending on the size and location of the missing tooth. The best way to get started budgeting for the out of pocket costs associated with dental implant tooth replacement plans is to schedule a consultation appointment with a trusted, local provider. They will examine your smile and help you to understand every step of the treatment process and the costs associated with each. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the factors that affect the cost of dental implant tooth replacement.
July 7, 2018
Most people have a vision of what their ideal dental visit should look like. Some patients want a dentist who catches up with their life, while others are no nonsense and simply want a quick cleaning and evaluation. If you aren’t sure what you want your dentist in Carmel to have when you visit, you’ll want to keep reading this blog for a few tips.
By keeping these tips in mind, you’re far more likely to choose a dentist that you and your family can rely on.
June 12, 2018
Do you struggle with frequent cavities? Has your dentist recently informed you that you’re suffering from gingivitis, the early stage of gum disease? It’s time to take your at-home hygiene up a notch to keep your healthy, natural smile for life. In this post, we’ll discuss seven simple steps you can take today to keep your teeth and gums healthy.
May 15, 2018
If you’re a college student, you might be surprised to learn that a recent study from the University of Kentucky found that 2/3 of college students currently have some form of oral disease. Furthermore, researchers found that students with oral health issues struggle more with social anxiety and self-esteem than those who don’t. The earlier those problems can be addressed, the better the chances they won’t permanently affect the teeth and gums or persist into later adulthood.
So, since school is (almost) out and you can look forward to some downtime this summer, it’s a great time to take advantage of your lighter schedule and make an appointment with a dentist in Carmel. In the meantime, keep reading to find out what kinds of issues college students are at risk for and how routine dental care can help!
April 6, 2018
In addition to your home oral hygiene habits, you know that regular care from your dentist in Carmel is equally as important for a healthy smile. Although you may not know it, visiting your dentist twice a year is vital for more than just healthy teeth and gums. It is also necessary for detecting oral cancer early with a regular screening. It is estimated than more than 49,000 Americans will be diagnosed each year. You can help to promote early detection by visiting your dentist regularly.
March 11, 2018
Nobody has to stand over you to make sure that you brush your teeth at least one or two times a day. You do it because you know how essential brushing is to the health and aesthetics of your ivories. In addition, you appreciate the fact that it rids your mouth of awful morning breath. One function you’re not too convinced of the necessity of, is flossing. But your dentist in Carmel cautions you to rethink your stance. As you continue reading, he’ll explain why it’s an important component that should be included in your oral hygiene routine and how it serves as an asset to your preventive care.
February 2, 2018
Given that one-third of Americans say that the first thing they notice about a person is his or her teeth, it’s understandable that you desire to have a perfect smile. Furthermore, it just makes you feel better about yourself to look in the mirror and see gleaming ivories staring back at you. That’s why your dentist of Carmel wants you to know about the amazing benefits of teeth whitening and how it can take your appearance to new heights.
January 7, 2018
“This year I want to _____.” What do you fill in the blank with? Maybe you want to hit the gym more often, become better at managing your time, or build closer relationships with your family members. We wish you the best of success with all of your New Year’s Resolutions! However, we also want to suggest that you put one more item on your to-do list for 2018: Make caring for your teeth and gums a priority. Your dentist in Carmel is here to suggest a few resolutions that will contribute to a healthier mouth.