At Parkside Dental Care, we know many of our patients are concerned about developing decay and other oral health problems. Do you know what it is that causes cavities and other issues such as gum disease? It’s plaque! We want to share some important information about plaque to help you improve your oral health.
We don’t know about you, but we could not be more excited for summer. There is just something about the hot weather, longer days, and feeling of relaxation that comes along with this season. We have heard from many of you that you have plans to spend time with children and family, enjoy cookouts and reunions, as well as exciting travel plans. No matter what you have planned this summer, we want to encourage you to be sure you are maintaining your oral health. We would hate for summer fun to turn into winter problems. Continue reading to learn some helpful tips to ensure your mouth remains healthy and emergency free.
Have we recommended a treatment plan and you have postponed your appointment? Maybe it’s been some time since you’ve visited our office and you feel it’s too late to restore your smile. We are here to tell you that it’s never too late to receive the dental care you need to improve and restore your smile! The start of a new year is the perfect time to visit our office for an evaluation and put a plan into action. It is also a great time to schedule the treatment you have been postponing. Delaying needed dental care can lead to discomfort, additional costs, and can impact your overall health. Read on to learn more.
When was the last time you visited our office for a hygiene examination and cleaning? Has it been longer than six months? If so, you are due for a visit! We know that life can get busy, especially during this time of year with the holidays right around the corner. Delaying an examination or recommended treatment can lead to severe dental issues and possible emergencies. We would hate for your holiday plans to be ruined over your oral health. Continue reading to learn more about why you should schedule your next appointment today.
Are you pregnant or planning to become pregnant in the near future? Did you know that pregnant women are more likely to experience tooth decay and gum disease? Even if you are not expecting at this time, it is possible that you have a loved one or friend who might be. While being pregnant is an exciting time, it can also be a time of exhaustion, illness, and food cravings. These symptoms can affect your dental health more than you realize. We wanted to share how your dental health can be affected during pregnancy and some helpful tips to keep your teeth in tip-top shape. Even if you aren’t expecting, this would be great to forward to a friend or loved one who is or soon will be. Their dental health is important too! Keep reading to learn more.
December is here, which means many of us are in full swing preparing for the upcoming holidays. While things may look a little different this year, with cancelled holiday parties and smaller family gatherings, there are still those constants that we can always look forward to: beautifully wrapped packages, twinkling decorations, and delicious holiday treats. If you are anything like the famous movie character, Buddy the Elf, and you stick to his four main food groups of candy, candy canes, candy corn, and syrup, you may be visiting our office to ring in the new year. We are in no way suggesting that you eliminate delicious treats during your celebrations, but we are here to suggest some helpful tips to keep your oral health in check while you partake in the festivities of the season.