Each member of your family has a unique smile, so it’s natural to initially opt for a different dentist for each person. However, after a few months of driving across town to different practices for routine checkups, braces appointments, and other dental treatments, you may be seriously reconsidering that decision. Fortunately, you can simplify your life without sacrificing quality care with a family dentist! If you haven’t made the switch yet, here are three reasons you should!(more…)
September 17, 2020
August 10, 2020
You know that brushing your teeth twice a day is essential for optimal oral health, but do you know when the last time was that you got a new toothbrush? They don’t last forever and if you want to best oral health possible, it’s crucial that you have all of the right tools. But why is it so important that you are replacing your toothbrush on a regular basis? How often should you be investing in a new one? Read on to learn more about the lifespan of your toothbrush and what you can do for the best possible preventive care.(more…)
July 3, 2020
A few months into 2020, our world was forever changed. Seemingly overnight, face coverings were required, social distancing guidelines were in place, and stay-at-home orders were in full effect. While these infection control measures have played a crucial role in limiting the spread, the fight against the novel COVID-19 virus is not yet over. Therefore, dental teams across the U.S. are using their resources, time, and skill to keep you safe during your next visit. An emergency dentist shares four dental safety measures you can expect at your appointment.(more…)
November 21, 2017
It is not uncommon for patients to admit that their busy lifestyle is an obstacle to keeping their smile clean and healthy. However, just because your pursuit to climb the corporate ladder has left you tight on time, doesn’t mean your oral health has to suffer. In fact, if you ignore your smile needs, you may be faced with disruptive dental problems that cause you to miss work or deplete the earnings you’ve worked so hard to get.
At Salt Run Dentistry, we do our best to help busy professionals find time for their oral care. Try using the following tips for a healthier mouth, despite your busy work life: (more…)
October 20, 2017
There’s no hard and fast rule on what type of toothbrush is best. When it comes to an electric toothbrush versus a traditional or manual brush, it is largely a matter of preference. The most important thing to consider is whether or not you are following recommended brushing guidelines as far as time and frequency. Two minutes, twice a day with your toothbrush is what your teeth need to stay clean and healthy!
It is common for patients to want to know if they should consider tossing their manual toothbrush and switching to an electric model. There are some key benefits of using a power toothbrush. If you have the following, an electric toothbrush investment is probably worth it: (more…)