It seems like every few months, there is a new dental health trend that has the internet buzzing. While some of them claim to possess alternative benefits, there are others that attempt to refute established oral health practices. Recently, there have been claims made that flossing isn’t necessary, but is that true? Has a hidden fact been discovered? Your dentist in Dublin has the answers!
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November 27, 2018
November 15, 2018
A typical Saturday for you involves sitting down to watch the Buckeyes take on their next Big Ten foe. While viewing the game, it’s common for you to snack on some of your favorite foods, but today you’re interrupted by a pain in your jaw while chewing. You don’t know what has caused this, but you’d like some relief. Your dentist in Dublin says this could be a symptom of TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder. Read on to learn what can cause this condition, and find out what can be done about it.
November 2, 2018
This is the time of year you’ve been waiting on. There are decorations everywhere, people singing carols and the season’s delights are abound for you to indulge in. While it’s important to have fun times like these where you can “let your hair down,” your dentist in Dublin warns not to do it at the expense of your dental wellness. Thus, there are 5 tips you should keep in mind to protect your oral health over the holidays.
October 28, 2018
An alarming statistic shows that at least 85% of American adults have some form of gum (periodontal) disease, and nearly half of that population have a more advanced form of the condition. We uncover more about this prevalent dental malady, it’s different stages and how, in conjunction with your daily habits, your dentist in Dublin can help you prevent gum disease.
October 15, 2018
When it comes to caring for your mouth, teeth and gums, one of the challenges is maintaining your dental hygiene while at work. Given that you spend a substantial portion of your day at the job site, what can be done to sustain your oral health while there? Your dentist in Dublin has 4 simple tips to incorporate into your daily routine that will help to keep you on track!
October 6, 2018
One of the great trends that shows in recent data is that nearly 80% of Americans now enjoy some form of dental insurance. The downside, however, is that only 2.8% of that population maxes-out coverage by the end of the year. That means there are both money and care left on the table. Can anything be done to get more from your dental insurance? Read on as your dentist in Dublin weighs in with a simple yet effective solution!
September 5, 2018
Are you having trouble sleeping? Sleep apnea could be to blame. Many people don’t even know they have a sleeping disorder even though they are having restless nights. Keep reading to learn what sleep apnea is, the symptoms to watch out for, and how sleep apnea therapy in Dublin could give you that good night’s sleep you’ve been craving.
September 4, 2018
Has your dentist ever recommended root canal therapy? Many may have heard the phrase, but few know what it actually means. Getting a root canal can save your tooth’s health, and it can even save your tooth from being extracted completely. If you’re experiencing serious pain when eating or when you put pressure on an area of your smile, your tooth may be infected. Keep reading to learn how root canal therapy in Dublin helps with tooth infection and prevents more serious dental issues down the road.
September 3, 2018
Finding the right dentist for your family is important for the near future, but did you know it could affect your children down the road? Discovering a family dentist that provides quality care in a fun, relaxing, and comfortable environment for your children will dramatically increase their chances of visiting the dentist on their own in their lives to come. Keep reading to learn tips on how to find the best family dentist in Dublin for you and your loved ones.
August 30, 2018
Men and women are different. We know this. But did you know the two genders differ in their dental habits? Have you ever wondered who takes better care of their teeth: your son or daughter? Or maybe you’ve always told your husband or wife that you have the best dental habits. Well, now you can be certain about which gender has the better oral health routine thanks to your trusted dentist in Dublin. Keep reading to see if men or women come first place in the race of dental health habits.