February is Gum Disease Awareness Month, a holiday that was designated to increase public awareness for and prevention of this serious this oral health condition. Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults, and the likelihood of developing gum disease only increases with age. Your teeth don’t have to disintegrate or fall apart. With consistent, gentle dental care at home and from your Red Bank dentist, you can maintain a healthy, beautiful smile for life.
Anyone who’s ever changed their smile with the help of cosmetic dentistry can tell you that this kind of dental care is downright magical. Cosmetic upgrades to your smile are transformative physically, yes, but also emotionally and mentally. If you’re considering a smile makeover but haven’t made any changes yet, here are a few more things you may want to know.
Oral health should always be a priority, but sometimes people allow their teeth and gums to take a backseat to other demands. Your schedule is busy, your budget is tight, your dental anxiety is high – there are plenty of seemingly reasonable excuses for not prioritizing general dental care, but your Red Bank dentist is here to tell you that it is always the right time to put your teeth first.
No one wants to go to the dentist when they don’t have to. Unfortunately, many people don’t go to the dentist when they should, like in the case of a dental emergency. If you aren’t sure that the situation you’re experiencing qualifies as an emergency, don’t try to diagnose yourself. Always contact your Red Bank emergency dentist to discuss your circumstances and find out if you need to be seen right away.
You want 2021 to look, feel, and be better than 2020. While there are certainly some things that are out of your control, there are others that are solidly in your hands. Namely, your smile. If you have been unhappy with or embarrassed by your teeth, this is the year to make a change. Committing to a new smile is one resolution that will have serious staying power.
You want a Red Bank family dentist who can take care of the oral health of every member of your family, whatever their age, whatever their dental needs. At Red Bank Dentistry, we offer convenient, thorough care that suits your schedule, budget, and dental demands.
What’s on your wish list this holiday season? If the state of your smile has been on your mind, perhaps you’re thinking about cosmetic dentistry and what kind of smile makeover might be right for you. When you invest in your oral health, you will improve your appearance and your confidence will skyrocket. Work with your Red Bank dentist to find just the right smile upgrades for you.
November is here, which means it’s time to prioritize thankfulness. At your Red Bank dentist, we like to give thanks for the dental innovations that make our patients’ lives easier and give us the opportunity to provide patients with a gorgeous smile makeover. Invisalign is particularly high on the list of things to be thankful for. Here are just some of the reasons why.
Candy is tempting anytime of year, but there is something about holiday-themed Halloween candy that makes it so much more appealing. It’s hard to resist those pumpkin shapes and spookily wrapped sweets. If you follow these Halloween candy tips from your Red Bank dentist, you can enjoy October 31 and the weeks before and after, without damaging your teeth.
Everyone experiences stress, but the level of stress you’re dealing with will vary depending on what’s happening in your life. Dentists are reporting the increased need to treat cracked and damaged teeth during the global pandemic, undoubtedly brought on by stress and worry. Don’t allow your oral health to deteriorate during this time. You can safely visit your Red Bank dentist and take care of your damaged teeth.