August 30, 2019
When was the last time you went to the dentist? If you’re
older than 80, chances are it has been way too long. A recent study from
researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and the University of Hawai’i
at Manoa has shown that as people age, they are statistically less and less
likely to see their dentist for a checkup or even for oral health problems.
Let’s take a closer look at the results of that study, and why you shouldn’t
let age stop you from seeing your dentist in
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June 2, 2019
June is an important month – it has Father’s Day, the
beginning of summer, graduations, and more. But did you know that June is also
Oral Health Awareness Month? While you should be proactive about your oral
health year-round, it’s important to take a month to focus on it and why it’s
so important. A dentist in Sarasota is here to talk more about why oral health
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April 6, 2019
April is mostly associated with spring weather and fool’s jokes, but did you know it is also a month that has been set aside to raise awareness for oral cancer? That’s right — and during Oral Cancer Awareness Month in 2019, we are taking the opportunity to talk about the importance of early detection through regular screenings. Keep reading to find out more about why it matters and how to go about talking to your friends and family about getting oral cancer screenings this month.
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February 15, 2019
If you want to take care of your body, you watch what you
eat. You make sure that the substances coming in are safe and will help your body
function. The same applies to how you approach your tooth replacement. You want
to make sure that it won’t cause any ill effects while it restores your smile’s
strength and health. Perhaps you think that means that you need to get a
metal-free tooth restoration. Well, the truth is that if you’re missing one or
more teeth and you want to replace them, every solution available contains some
amount of metal. But there’s one solution that surpasses the rest in terms of
implants in Sarasota. Keep reading to learn more about this safe, effective
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December 15, 2018
There you are at your dental checkup in Sarasota and you’ve just been called back from the waiting room. The hygienist tells you that you need to have X-rays taken, but you feel sure that you just had them done! And not only that, but why are X-rays needed in the first place? These are common questions and concerns, and in this blog, you’ll get answers! Keep reading to learn about 3 important ways that X-rays benefit your oral health and how often they need to be done.
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