If you are a parent, then you understand the difficulties that can come alongside stressing the importance of dental health. Your little one simply does not have the life experience to understand the consequences of their actions, but their oral health maintenance has lasting effects. Dental habits start at an early age, so take the time to ensure that they stay on track with their brushing and flossing.
Speak with Pacific Hills Dental in Omaha, NE about the needs of your child during their semiannual checkup. Adults require these visits as well, so it might be helpful to schedule your appointment for the same time. This way, you can continue to be a positive health role model for your little one. At our office, we care for smiles of all ages, from their first visit through to adulthood, so schedule a time to bring your whole family in for helpful preventive care! (more…)
As you age, there are additional health concerns that you should take into account, and some of these center around your dental needs. Your bone density, for example, is something that changes after you reach the age of fifty. This change can become a liability in a few different ways, including the formation of pockets between the surrounding tissue and your teeth. Periodontitis is a concern among people of all ages, but the risk increases as you age.
At Pacific Hills Dental in Omaha, NE, we are here to help you navigate the chances in your health as you age. If you require an extraction of one or more of your existing natural teeth, we proudly offer biocompatible dental implants, so that you can retain your bite function. In addition to its benefits to the function of your mouth, an implanted prosthodontic solution can give you a gorgeous tooth replacement that appears as if it is a natural part of your smile. Speak with our team and see if you qualify for the placement of a new dental implant! (more…)
If you want to make a strong first impression in social and professional contexts, a confident smile can certainly help. Unfortunately, many people have doubts about how their teeth look, and because of this, they are reluctant to share theirs. Even minor issues with discoloration, misshapen teeth, problems with spacing, or damage can attract considerable unwanted attention. If you find that something is holding you back from projecting a confident smile, know that our Omaha, NE dentist’s office can help. With durable, custom-made dental veneers, we can make you more excited to show off your smile by fixing any issues you have with the way you look in as little as two appointments! (more…)
The maintenance of your smile is important for a variety of reasons. After all, you use your mouth throughout the day, and for more than just chewing. Your first impressions serve as a large part of your social and professional existences, so make the effort in continuing to have a gorgeous appearance. One of the most helpful ways of this is through your ongoing care.
Your regular visits to the dentist at Pacific Hills Dental in Omaha, NE are a necessary part of keeping your teeth safe from infection. In addition to your visual examination, you will receive a dedicated cleaning of your smile. The thorough removal of plaque and tartar can help you to feel better right after your appointment, and this process gives you the tools you need to improve your home care. Even with the appropriate amount of time spent in your brushing and flossing, you may struggle with appropriate technique. Learn about your blind spots at your cleaning and examination with our team! (more…)
If you wake up with discomfort and tightness in your jaw, it may be from overnight teeth grinding. This condition is known as bruxism and it is a prevalent condition for American sleepers. If you struggle with this unconscious activity, the health of your smile could be at risk. Bruxism can wear down the top of your teeth, eroding the surface material known as enamel. Your condition can also move your teeth out of alignment. Since grinding can often be repetitive, you could be left with severe damage in an otherwise healthy mouth.
An oral appliance from Pacific Hills Dental in Omaha, NE can give you a loft landing spot for your jaws overnight. This non-surgical approach aims to minimize the contact between your teeth during sleep. Without a barrier, your grinding could wear down your enamel and leave you with stubby, unattractive teeth. Speak with your provider and see how an overnight oral appliance can give you a better night of sleep and keep your enamel intact! (more…)
An imbalanced smile can pose unnecessary problems. If you struggle with the placement of your teeth alongside your oral ridge, you could feel less confident in your abilities. This can keep you from fully expressing yourself at work or in your social life. Clear aligner treatment can help you to adjust your alignment without the need for bulky orthodontic procedures. Keep your improvement secret with these nearly invisible trays that gently shift your spacing and placement.
Pacific Hills Dental in Omaha, NE offers you an alignment solution to help both your appearance and your lasting health. Crowding of your teeth can create areas that are difficult for you to adequately clean. Clear aligners connect with more surface area than traditional orthodontic means. This approach then can help you achieve your goal with more comfort and speed. Discuss your options with your qualified dental health professional and start improving your smile! (more…)
Bacterial infection within one of your teeth can lead to a painful situation. When the nerve in a tooth becomes compromised by infection, this toothache is a sign of a serious issue. These microorganisms can wreak havoc within the safety of your natural enamel. While this tissue is normally a strength for our immunological health, damage can occur. Some common instances of enamel damage include cavities. Periodontal disease can also result as a result of poor oral health hygiene.
A root canal is the removal of the interior fleshy portion within the tooth. This removes the worrisome infection as well as the nerve and circulatory tissue. The connection between this location and the jaw are sealed to prevent reinfection or possible spread into the bone matter. After the root canal, you will require the placement of a dental crown to ensure the lasting stability of the location and keep your bite functional. Pacific Hills Dental in Omaha, NE is here to get your mouth back up to speed and help you chew with confidence! (more…)
Maintaining a healthy smile throughout a full adult life can sometimes include the removal of problem teeth. This process is known as extraction and either be simple or surgical. An extraction involving surgery is one that requires an incision to ensure that all fragments are taken from the location.
Tooth loss is not the end of the situation, however. There is an entire field of dental study known as prosthodontics that focuses on the replacement of teeth using prosthetic means. At Pacific Hills Dental in Omaha, NE, we specialize in renewing smiles after an extraction. There are multiple methods in the placement of a new tooth to replace your loss. A positive discussion with your trained oral health care provider can help you to make a decision that is right for your smile. Allow your situation to dictate your recovery and experience how a custom solution can renew the vigor of your dentistry! (more…)
The new year is one you will hopefully greet with excitement. If you want to wear that excitement on your face, it helps to have confidence in your smile, but many people struggle with this due to problems with enamel stains. To take care of them, you can talk to your Omaha, NE dentist about cosmetic dentistry. Through this approach to care, you can fight discoloration that you have accumulated over the years to make your enamel notably brighter. We should note that we can help with more than just this one cosmetic concern, as we offer different services that take on different problems with your appearance. In some cases, we can even recommend necessary alternatives if you have what is known as intrinsic discoloration. (more…)
There are many reasons to take dental problems seriously. One is that the damage from a cavity will not be reversible, which means the effect it has on your tooth will not be something you can simply expect to heal on its own. Protection in the form of a dental filling or dental crown will have to be provided as part of your treatment. At our Omaha, NE dentist’s office, we can offer support with restorations that help you feel confident in your bite health and appearance. We can also make your care surprisingly convenient by using technology to produce crowns in our office that are secure, dependable, and lifelike. Because they are made on-site, they can be placed in as little as one appointment! (more…)