Healthy for the Holidays

Health Dental Habits for the New Year

Thinking about improving your oral health in 2018? Here are some resolution suggestions to keep your smile shining bright as the snow this holiday season!

Feeling Sensitive?

Tooth Sensitivity

July is National Ice Cream month! Hooray!

However, nearly 1 in every 8 Americans cringe at the thought of sinking their teeth into an ice-cold cone because they suffer from a condition called dentin hypersensitivity, more commonly referred to as sensitive teeth.


What causes sensitivity and how do I know if I have it?

Questions You Should Ask Your Dentist at Your Next Checkup

Questions to ask your dentist

Dentists are usually the ones asking questions during your appointments, and when your mouth is free of hands and tools, it’s important to ask them questions too! Poor dental health can affect your overall health, so asking your dentist for a few of the following tips at your next check-up is one way to ensure that your oral health is the best it can be.

What can I do To Improve My Dental Health?

Dental Care Can Detect and Prevent Major Medical Problems

Dental Care Prevents Health Problems - Cedar Rapids

There are many major medical problems that can be detected by your dental care professional, so make sure that routine dental care is on the schedule. Preventative dental services are important for more than just oral health.

Which Health Problems Can My Dentist Find

Diabetes – Your dentist will be able to tell if you have diabetes, because bleeding gums and loose teeth are a sign. Gum line infection that are slow to heal can also be caused by diabetes, as the disease makes it more difficult to fight infection.

6 Reasons to Make Routine Dental Exams a Priority

Start the New Year with a Dental Health Plan

Have you been avoiding the dentist office for a while now, but know you need a dental exam and a good cleaning if you want to keep your permanent teeth? There are many reasons why you should make going to the dentist a priority in 2016. From healthier teeth to signs of major medical health problems, a dentist can help detect and prevent oral health and medical issues.

Make routine dental care every 6 months a 2016 New Year’s Resolution. Here are some great reasons to make it a priority.

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