You’ve probably heard from your peers that flossing isn’t the “tooth saver” your dentist has always told you it was. When you heard that you probably experienced a sense of relief from your hovering sense of shame that you’ve held in from your poor flossing habits. Your dentist in Dublin doesn’t want to burst your bubble, but flossing is still important to maintain healthy teeth and gums. Distinctive Smiles of Dublin still encourages every patient to practice daily flossing. In case our sense of urgency isn’t enough, here are five reasons why we support flossing your teeth daily.
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April 11, 2017
April 1, 2017
Tobacco abuse is the single highest risk factor in the development of oral cancer with heavy alcohol consumption right behind it. Thankfully, smoking rates are decreasing in the United States, but your Dublin dentist wants you to know that there are more risk factors to consider. When you and your dentist are working together to diligently prevent oral cancer, you need to consider your tobacco and alcohol consumption, genetic makeup, immune system function, diet, inflammatory processes, and a variety of other factors. One of the best ways to actively stay two steps ahead of this dangerous disease is to get oral cancer screenings with your dentist during your regular appointments.
March 15, 2017
Can you imagine as many as eighteen million Americans alone waking up moody, irritable, or with tension built headaches every morning? The Sleep Orders Guide online reports that this statistic reflects one in fifteen Americans has had a case of sleep apnea. The only positive about that statement is that you’re not alone. Your dentist in Dublin understands the prevalence of sleep disorders in America and how it affects our patients on a day to day basis. That’s why our office, Distinctive Smiles of Dublin, offers effective sleep apnea treatment to help you get the full night’s rest that you deserve.
March 8, 2017
Taking the time to visit a dentist for an aching tooth can be a big pain—and not just in the tooth! Finding a dental office that can solve your dental issues in quick, convenient way is normally a challenge. Your Dublin dentist at our Distinctive Smiles office makes getting a crown for a weak or damaged tooth much less stressful. We have the advanced technology to eliminate the two to three-visit process associated with getting a dental crown, not to mention the one to three weeks wait for your permanent crown to be made. Our dentists are excited to explain the swift process of getting a dental crown in our innovative office.
March 2, 2017
Choosing a dentist in Dublin that’s perfect for your whole family is an important decision. Your family’s dental office is the gateway to good oral health and your primary resource when questions or problems come up. Good oral health is an essential part of your general health and well-being, leaving a great impact on the quality of your family’s life. Distinctive Smiles of Dublin have dentists that understand the mouths of you and your family are personal spaces, and we do our best to provide a comfortable space and careful, comprehensive services to get the treatments your family needs and deserves. Dr. Buck and his associates can be trusted to put your family’s health first.
February 28, 2017
When it comes time to choose a dentist in Dublin, you may feel overwhelmed with the number of options. There’s no shortage of dentists these days — and big box franchises can seem like the best choice for fast, affordable care. But you know visiting a smaller practice offers advantages, too. So how to choose? We’ve got the top 5 tips for picking a new dentist below.
February 15, 2017
People have long wished for something to ease their nerves before visiting the dentist. In ancient India, wine was administered to dull the discomfort before dental procedures. It’s not a bad idea — but these days, your dentist in Dublin offers something better. We are pleased to offer two options in sedation dentistry to help you relax: nitrous oxide (laughing gas) and oral conscious sedation. Learn more about both from your dentist in Dublin.
February 10, 2017
If you’re tired of living with gapped, crooked, or otherwise misaligned teeth, don’t think you’ve missed the boat on a confident, beautiful smile. Thanks to Invisalign, you can enjoy properly-aligned teeth without having to wear metal brackets and wires for two or more years. Your dentist in Dublin offers this popular cosmetic solution for patients at Distinctive Smiles of Dublin — keep reading to learn more!
January 30, 2017
Just like regular exercise isn’t the only part of your systemic well being — you also need to eat well and get enough sleep to feel good — visiting the dentist in Dublin every so often isn’t enough to enjoy a lifetime of healthy, beautiful smiles. If you do manage to stay on top of your six month checkups and cleanings, that’s a big step in the right direction. Now here’s what else you can do to ensure you enjoy long-lasting oral health.
January 27, 2017
As a new parent, you’re keeping track of a lot of “firsts.” Your baby’s first steps, favorite foods, and then those very first words. But before your little one really starts talking, there’s something else you need to put in their book of firsts: a visit to the dentist in Dublin!