Good oral health is a critical part of overall fitness. The new year is the perfect time to design resolutions for establishing healthy habits. Whether it’s improving toothbrushing habits or completing dental treatment, wellness resolutions are always in season and the benefits of setting goals can be rewarding and motivating. Remember to make resolutions attainable by taking baby steps to achieve them.
Halloween is the start of sweet treat season and retail stores are already announcing its arrival with candy aisles and costume corners. A kid’s dream is to score oodles and oodles of candy but colorful jelly beans and chewy caramels can become a nightmare for parents. Here are a few tips to keep your little devils healthy and cavity-free this Halloween.
It’s time to bid farewell to the indulgent sweet treats of summer and say hello to a healthy back-to-school oral health routine.
Periodontal disease is a gum infection caused by polymicrobial bacteria. Bacteria multiply and travel along the tooth root surfaces and produce a hard substance known as tartar. The gums becomes red and puffy in response to the presence of bacteria, eventually culminating in tooth loss, bone loss, or even heart disease if left untreated. Laser dentists offer alternatives to traditional treatment.
Nothing says summertime like brace-face. If your youngster (or you) needs to be straightened out with orthodontic procedures, consider laser treatment. Gentle dental lasers emit a ray of concentrated energy that delivers a narrow pulse, which removes very specific areas of tissue.