While regular brushing and flossing is critical to cavity prevention and overall oral health, even good brushing cannot always reach all the grooves and depressions in your teeth. Food particles often get caught in hard to reach places like the premolars and molars, leading to the development of cavities.
A healthy mouth begins with healthy gums. Even if you have beautiful pearly whites and no cavities, you still run the risk of developing periodontal disease – also known as gum disease. Because gum disease can be painless early on, it often goes unchecked and untreated.
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.
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…
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.
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.
Gum health may impact your overall health. Periodontal (Gum) disease is not only the leading cause of tooth loss, but also has been shown to raise the risk factor for several potential health issues including stroke and heart disease.
Brushing your teeth is one of the most widespread daily habits in America. But what if we’re not doing it right? What if we could brush more effectively for better oral health? Here are a few tips from the Liberty team to help you brush better:
At Liberty Family Dentistry, we serve the youngest to the oldest, so we know that daily oral care is an essential life habit to pass on to our children. Here are some tips to help your children learn to love brushing their teeth...
Clenching and grinding of the teeth, known as Bruxism, is a more common issue than most people realize. The most important step to preventing or treating clenching and grinding is to schedule and attend regular dental exams so we can spot signs of this condition and help with proactive treatment solutions.