Gone are the days of cold, drab dental offices with antiquated technology seemingly designed to raise anxiety levels among patients. The modern dental experience is driven by comfort, precision, and solutions that both beautify and maximize oral health at the same time.
For children and parents, sometimes a trip to the dentist can feel like grade-card time at school. You’ll soon find out how well you did over the last six months. And, unlike a test in school, you can’t cram for a dental exam. Last minute brushing and flossing will not fix a cavity that has developed over time.
Losing a baby tooth as a child can be an exciting event that leads to money appearing under your pillow. However, as an adult, losing a permanent tooth can be embarrassing and make you self-conscious about your smile. Whether it falls out or is extracted by a dental professional, a missing tooth or missing teeth may also signify serious oral health issues. But you are not alone as two out of three adults aged 35-44 have lost one or more of their permanent teeth.
According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, cosmetic treatment continues to gain popularity in America. More and more people are taking advantage of dental innovations and technological advancements to beautify their smile. From professional whitening to tooth replacement to complete smile makeovers, options abound to craft remarkable smiles.
As Bloomington's most trusted dental team, we offer our patients the latest innovations in cavity treatment. If you’ve had a cavity filled in the past, you may be among the millions of Americans who reveal a little silver sparkle every time you smile. Today's cavity care solutions bring oral health and beauty together for a pain-free solution.
What if you could transform your smile in as few as two visits to Liberty? With the advent of modern dental technologies, there are many options today to improve your smile.
Tooth loss is a serious problem in the United States. Some estimate that as high as 100 million adults have lost at least one tooth. As dental implants continue to grow in popularity today, so do the misconceptions that surround them.At Liberty, we want to help you separate fact from fiction so you can make well-informed decisions about your smile.
Here are a couple of fun facts about New Year’s Resolutions as we begin the 2019. Topping the resolution’s chart every year is a commitment to get more exercise. Gyms and workout facilities love this time of year as people kick off their new campaigns. Unfortunately, after three months, dedication falters as half of all resolutions have kicked the bucket.
The holidays typically bring family and friends together for parties and celebrations. That means greeting people, engaging in face-to-face conversations, hugs, laughter, and sharing memories.
“Did you brush your teeth?” It’s a question all parents have asked their children. Because we realize the value of healthy teeth and a beautiful smile, we want them to learn to care for their teeth every day. Here are some simple but effective ideas from the Liberty team to help you develop good oral healthcare habits in your children.
Unlike some cell phone plans, your dental insurance does not roll over as we enter a new calendar year. When the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, your 2018 dental benefits will turn into a pumpkin. If you have unused benefits, now is the time to contact the Liberty team to schedule treatment before the end of the year.
Believe it or not, the most common chronic disease among young people aged 5 to 17 is dental decay. As a parent, you can play a big role in helping your child achieve and maintain a beautifully healthy smile throughout the school year. Beyond their regular visits to the Liberty team, here are some helpful oral health tips for school days…
Dental implants continue to grow in popularity as the most effective long-term treatment for tooth loss. With no age limit on treatment, more than half a million people get one or more dental implants every year. The Liberty team helps many patients every year restore their smile with beautiful implants.
From an early age, we are taught the basics of good oral health care habits. Brush properly at least twice a day. Floss daily. Rinse regularly with the appropriate mouthwash. Visit the Liberty team every six months for a thorough professional cleaning and exam.
The sun shines brightly. Flowers show off their full bloom. Green grass carpets the landscapes. Kids celebrate their last few days of school. Shorts, tank tops, and bathing suits abound. Pools open. Parks fill with play. Stress melts away. Moods lighten. Smiles and laughter reflect the hope of a few months full of new memories.
Can smiling help you live seven years longer? Researchers at Wayne University studied old photographs of baseball players to see. According to their results, non-smiling players lived an average of seventy-three years, while those who smiled a little bit added two years to the average. Players who flashed a teeth-filled, wide smile lived an average of eighty years.
According to a study by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 96% of Americans are drawn to people with an appealing smile. As a result, many desire a whiter, brighter smile for personal and professional reasons.
We want to help you keep your teeth for life. Essential to that goal is maintaining healthy enamel, the hard outer covering that guards your teeth from bacteria and other harmful influences. Strong enamel leads to healthy and protected teeth.
Do you hide your smile because you are missing one or more teeth? You are not alone. Studies say that two-thirds of adults find themselves in the same situation. Missing teeth not only impacts your self-confidence and overall appearance, but can also lead to jawbone loss and other serious health issues over time.