Posts Categorized: Preventive Dentistry

Avoid Cavities After Christmas!

Christmas is a wonderful holiday, one that allows us to spend time with friends and family. However, the holiday also encourages us to consume sugary sweets. In order to avoid cavities after the holiday, we have a few tips for our Gary, IN, patients.

The Warning Signs Of TMJ Disorder

Last week, we talked about the impact of bruxism. Today, we’re going to look at another common jaw joint issue: TMJ disorder. Also known as TMD, this issue could lead to serious discomfort and even a greater chance of teeth grinding developing. What warning signs should our Gary, IN, patients know?

Does A Headache Mean Bruxism?

If you have persistent headaches, you may be surprised to find out there could be a link to your smile. Bruxism, in which a person consistently grinds the teeth or clenches the jaw, could lead to headaches and other symptoms. How do we treat bruxism and help our patients in Gary, IN, enjoy healthier smiles?

Schedule Your Checkup And Cleaning Today!

The American Dental Association recommends a routine checkup and cleaning every six months. We agree, and urge our Gary, IN, patients to schedule one now before the holiday season fills up their schedules. Routine care helps protect smiles of all ages from common oral health concerns!

Quiz: Am I Experiencing A Dental Emergency?

When you experience a dental emergency, you should see your Gary, IN, dentist as soon as possible. Otherwise, serious complications and discomfort could arise. But how do you know if you’re experiencing a dental emergency? When should you contact your dentist?

Protect Your Smile Over Thanksgiving

Many of our Gary, IN, patients will be hitting the road, visiting friends and family over Thanksgiving. They will also be enjoying a wonderful meal. However, since many of our Thanksgiving favorites tend to contain ingredients that lead to cavities, we want to offer a few tips for protecting your smile!

How Do You Maintain Good Dental Hygiene?

With homecare and preventive dentistry, you have options for protecting your smile from tooth decay and gum disease. Since October is National Dental Hygiene Month, what better time to talk about caring for your smile? Let’s look at what our Gary, IN, patients can do to maintain good oral hygiene!

What Causes TMJ Disorder?

Have your ever heard of TMJ disorder? Also known as TMD, this jaw joint disorder can lead to seriously uncomfortable symptoms, as well as other complications. Fortunately, we have a comfortable and minimally-invasive solution to TMD for our patients in Gary, IN.

Do I Need Preventive Dentistry?

We believe in offering our patients a preventive approach to dentistry. This means we focus on avoiding oral health problems whenever possible, offering care and treatment to protect your teeth and gums. In today’s blog, we’re answering a few questions about the preventive care we offer patients in Gary, IN.

How Do I Protect My Smile From Gum Disease?

When you develop gum disease, the disease cannot be cured. Instead, regular treatment will be required to prevent the disease from becoming periodontitis, the advanced stage responsible for adult tooth loss. However, you can take simple steps to help protect your smile! Let’s look at what patients in Gary, IN can do to help protect… Read more »