A Woman’s Guide to Periodontal Health

December 29th, 2014 → 7:50 pm @ // No Comments

Being a woman brings a unique set of health concerns. In addition to your gynecological needs, did you know that you have unique periodontal concerns? Thanks to the hormones that begin at puberty, a woman’s life is filled with dental challenges. Thankfully, your dentist can help. Here is an overview of how being a woman […]


Exploring Dental Veneers

December 22nd, 2014 → 4:53 pm @ // No Comments

http://www.youtube.com/v/nBnrsUu_wm4?hl=en&fs=1 If your teeth are cracked, chipped, or stained, you may be wondering what your options are. Your dentist may recommend dental veneers as a way to cover the imperfect teeth. Watch this video to learn more about dental veneers and what they can fix. Dental veneers are custom fitted by a dentist to your […]


What is Gingivitis?

December 18th, 2014 → 3:51 pm @ // No Comments

http://www.youtube.com/v/b8eCC1spKtY?hl=en&fs=1 Gingivitis is an oral health concern that can lead to bigger periodontal problems. Knowing the symptoms and understanding what gingivitis is can help you take better care of your teeth and gums. Check out this video to learn more about gingivitis. As you’ll learn, gingivitis is the early stage of gum disease. It is […]


Reasons to Consider a Smile Makeover

December 2nd, 2014 → 5:50 pm @ // No Comments

As the saying goes, you only get one chance at a first impression. Giving off a beautiful, radiant smile can make all the difference when meeting someone for the first time. However, a lot of people are self-conscious about the way their teeth look when they smile. Do not let how you feel about your […]


Busting Common Myths About Gum Disease

November 29th, 2014 → 5:45 pm @ // No Comments

The American Academy of Periodontology has calculated that around 75% of people have a form of gum disease, but only a fraction of them obtain proper medical treatment. Why is this? A lot of it is due to the fact that there are popular-held beliefs surrounding gum disease that are simply not true. It is […]


Non-Surgical Treatment for Gum Disease

November 26th, 2014 → 3:45 pm @ // No Comments

When treating gum disease, there are a couple options that are considered to be non-surgical. The first choice is to schedule an appointment with a dentist for a deep cleaning. The dental hygienist will use professional tools to scrape plaque and tartar away from the gum line. Typically, cleanings are needed only twice per year, […]


What to Do In a Dental Emergency

November 15th, 2014 → 6:24 pm @ // No Comments

Accidents can still happen, even if you consistently brush, floss, and see your dentist for regular cleanings. It is important to be aware of what can happen, and to know what to do in the case of a dental emergency. When a Tooth Gets Knocked Out The first step is to have someone call the […]


Understanding Receding Gums

November 14th, 2014 → 5:20 pm @ // No Comments

http://www.youtube.com/v/BNlJqNLJfQ0?hl=en&fs=1 Receding gums are a common problem related to poor dental health. When they occur, they can cause root cavities and temperature sensitivity that is extremely uncomfortable. Gum recession is usually caused by poorly positioned teeth, genetics, tooth trauma, or periodontal disease. If your gums begin receding, it is important not to ignore it, otherwise […]


Tips for Coping with Dental Anxiety

October 21st, 2014 → 5:03 pm @ // No Comments

Dental anxiety is a common occurrence for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you once had a painful dental condition, or maybe you feel uncomfortable with the intimate nature of dental care. However, if you delay or avoid going to the dentist because of your anxiety, your teeth can suffer the consequences of sporadic cleanings, examinations, […]


A Look at Strickland Facelift Dentures

October 14th, 2014 → 6:00 pm @ // No Comments

The preservation of your teeth is the overriding goal at Sanford Dental Excellence. Yet a time may come when you experience tooth loss that impedes your oral function and detracts from your cosmetic appearance. To help you regain your chewing and speaking abilities, as well as restore your smile, Sanford Dental Excellence offers Strickland Facelift […]