Category: Patient Education

What Does Family Dentistry Encompass?

If you’re searching for a dental care provider, you don’t want to have to track down a series of names. A family dentistry is one that sees patients of all ages. Allowing everyone to visit the same dentist’s office keeps planning and coordinating simple. In addition to being an actual location at which you receive… Read more »

Use Your Dental Benefits Before They’re Gone!

At the end of December, your 2019 dental insurance benefits will expire. If you have a flex spending account, then the funds in that account could expire as well. Which means that now is the perfect time to schedule a visit with your Omaha, NE, dentist and start treatment, using your benefits before you lose… Read more »

What Makes CEREC Technology So Special

While for some, dental treatments can seem mysterious and scary, continuous advances in dental technology have made treatments faster, more convenient, easier, and more comfortable. This is especially true for CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, or CEramic REConstruction) technology. CEREC dental technology has helped improve the dental crown procedure by leaps and bounds…. Read more »

When A Tooth Extraction Makes Sense

The philosophy of modern dentistry is to maintain and retain as much of your natural healthy teeth, and tooth structure as possible in all cases. Therefore, minimally invasive procedures have been and are continuing to be developed with the goal to save your teeth and as much of your remaining healthy tooth structure when deciding… Read more »

What Does My Toothache Mean?

It may be the most common dental symptom, but the fact that it’s common doesn’t make a toothache hurt any less, or cause less worry. Some instances may be mild and no more than a nuisance, while other instances can be severe enough to cause you to miss work or school because of the discomfort…. Read more »

How We Discovered that Fluoride Is Good for Teeth

For decades, cities across the United States have treated their municipal water supplies with the mineral fluoride to help their citizens combat tooth decay. In fact, water fluoridation became official US policy in 1951. Although small levels of fluoride have been proven to assist in the prevention of cavities, its benefits to oral health took… Read more »

Want More Cause for Celebration? Take a Cue from Your Children’s Dentist

February is a great time to let your family members know just how much you love them. But did you know it’s also a great chance to let them know how much you care about their oral health? That’s because February is more than just the month of Valentine’s Day. It’s also National Children’s Dental… Read more »

Let Porcelain Veneers Create the Smile You Want

Cosmetic dental methods like professional teeth-whitening and dental bonding can help polish your teeth’s appearance after they’ve been marred by stains, discoloration, odd spaces, or minor chips/cracks. Yet, while these conservative procedures can offer hassle-free solutions to one or two minor cosmetic issues, you may require something more inclusive to restore your smile’s glory when… Read more »

Your Guide To Flossing

Just like any other technique in preventive dentistry, it’s extremely important that you’re flossing correctly between visits. First and foremost, don’t allow the idea of “best flossing” to get you down – if you think you may need to make some changes to your daily dental hygiene, they will be quite simple to put into… Read more »

Straight Talk About Bad Breath

Bad breath is a topic nobody wants to talk about. If you think you might have bad breath, that’s an uncomfortable position to be in. And if you have a friend or loved one whose breath isn’t the best, that’s an uncomfortable situation as well. It might help to know that anyone can have bouts… Read more »