Importance Of Caring For Oral Health While Sick

We hope you and your family have had a wonderful start to 2024! Now that we are in the midst of the winter season and the holidays are over, many of our patients are enjoying cold-weather activities. One thing we definitely don’t enjoy is getting sick, something that seems to happen more frequently this time of year. Even when you aren’t feeling your best, it is important to continue to care for your oral health. Poor oral care can lead to issues with dental decay. Here are some tips to keep your teeth healthy even when your body might not be:

Why Now Is A Great Time To Visit the Dentist

We don’t know how you feel, but we cannot believe that the holiday season is upon us and we will be celebrating the new year in a few short weeks! With the new year just around the corner, we think it’s a good time to evaluate your oral health. If it has been some time since your last visit, or you need to schedule a recommended treatment, now is a great time to call us. We know that the next few weeks may be busy, but we encourage you to call now and make an appointment for the new year. You can start the year off right with excellent oral health. Read on to learn more about being diligent about your oral health.

Eat Your Way To A Better Smile

There is a saying that you are what you eat, and there is some truth to that when it comes to your oral health. We often discuss the importance of visiting our office for routine hygiene examinations as a way to ensure you have excellent oral health. The same is true for us sharing information about ways to properly clean and care for your teeth and mouth daily. Aside from cleaning your teeth and visiting our office regularly, one of the best things you can do for your oral health is to be mindful of the foods and beverages you are consuming daily.

Warning Signs Not To Ignore

At Seven Star Dental, we encourage our patients to monitor the state of their oral health between visits. Many of our patients see us so infrequently during the calendar year that we want to make sure they are cleaning and caring for their teeth properly at home. Be sure that you and your loved ones are brushing thoroughly and flossing daily. We recommend that patients check their teeth and mouth regularly for signs of any problems. Warning signs that may indicate a problem include:

Care For Your Teeth This Summer

We don’t know how you feel, but at Seven Star Dental, we are loving the summer! This is the time of year when schedules seem to fly out the window. Children are home from school, families enjoy vacations, the days are long, and most people are out and about. One schedule that we encourage you to maintain is your oral hygiene routine and your oral hygiene examinations and cleanings. We want to share some information about the importance of continuing to care for your oral health throughout the summer.

Do You Practice Preventative Care?

One of our goals is to help prevent dental issues from occurring. The best way to do this is with the help of preventative dental care. When you care for your teeth properly, you have a better chance of keeping your natural teeth for your lifetime. Preventative dentistry focuses on keeping your teeth and mouth free from decay and disease. When you practice good preventative care, we are able to detect any problems in your mouth and treat them in the early stages. Read on to learn more about the importance of preventative dental care and how it can affect your oral health.

A Quick & Easy Way To Improve Your Smile

Would you love to whiten your smile? With spring and summer events approaching quickly, there is no better time to learn more about the treatment we offer that can make the changes you want to see. We are happy to offer our patients a number of cosmetic dentistry treatments, but one in particular is among our most popular treatments — teeth whitening. Read on to learn about this popular and easy treatment and how you can improve your smile in no time at all.

Make your oral health a priority this year

Did we recommend a dental treatment during your last hygiene examination, and you have not been able to schedule an appointment? We know that with all the commotion and excitement involved with the holiday season it can be difficult to visit our office for treatment. However, now that we are officially in 2023 and the holiday season is behind us, we recommend you contact our office to schedule your appointment. Continue reading to learn more about the importance of not delaying a treatment we recommend.