We often share the importance of being proactive with your oral health. This includes visiting our office regularly for oral hygiene examinations and scheduling any recommended treatments as soon as possible. We know that life is busy during this time of year, with activities, sports, and general day-to-day happenings, but we encourage you to make your oral health a priority. You only have one set of teeth for your lifetime, and although we are able to treat any problems you may experience, the longer you delay treatment, the more prone you will be to complications and the need for further treatments. Continue reading to learn more about the importance of not delaying a treatment we recommend.
We don’t know how you feel, but at Brown & Gettings, DDS, we are thrilled that the summer season is starting in a few short days. We have loved speaking with our patients over the last few weeks about all of their summer plans. Our patients with young children are planning day trips and activities to keep their children busy. Other patients have vacations planned. While others are going to be enjoying the longer days and nights with family and friends. No matter what your plans are, we want to share the importance of continuing to care for your oral health throughout the summer. We would hate for you to experience dental issues during the fall and winter.
Do you avoid eating foods and drinking beverages that are hot because they irritate your teeth? If so, you may be experiencing tooth sensitivity. It is not uncommon to experience sensitivity from time to time, especially following certain dental treatments; however, when you experience it regularly, you may have a problem with your oral health and need to visit our office. Read on to learn more about tooth sensitivity and how to treat symptoms.
At Brown & Gettings, DDS, we often speak about your oral and your overall health. We are committed to assisting our patients in restoring and maintaining their oral health over the course of their lives. Unfortunately, there are certain habits that can negatively affect their teeth and lead to serious complications with their oral health. We want to take a few moments to share what habits may be affecting your oral health so you can make the necessary changes as soon as possible:
Welcome to 2023! It’s hard to believe that the holiday season has passed by and we have started a new year. We know that many of our patients love the start of a new year because it feels like a fresh start. This is one of the reasons we encourage our patients to evaluate the state of their oral health at the beginning of the year. If it has been some time since you or a loved one has visited our office for a hygiene examination and cleaning, we suggest scheduling an appointment soon! Delaying regular dental care can lead to serious oral health complications in your future. Read on to learn more.
At Brown & Gettings, DDS, we are passionate about not only your oral health, but your overall health as well. We want to stress to our patients how much your lifestyle and eating habits can truly impact your oral health. Your mouth is known as the gateway to the body, meaning that your mouth leads to the respiratory and digestive tracts. What you consume and your daily habits can lead to not only problems with your oral health, but can lead to long-term problems with your overall health as well. You can make certain lifestyle choices to ensure that you have a healthy body and a healthy mouth. These choices include:
The wonder of technology is an amazing thing to witness, with ever-evolving advances improving our daily lives. Modern dental technology is no different, with improvements making it possible for our patients to achieve a beautiful, healthy smile. We feel that modern technology offers many benefits to our patients and we have proved that, as one of the first practices in our area to embrace digital technology and use it in our office.
It is safe to say that life as we know it has been rather different over the past many months. At Brown & Gettings, DDS, we make it a priority to not only be concerned with oral health, but overall health as well.
This month, we’re doing something different. We’re going to challenge you to become a better version of yourself. Why are we doing this? Often, patients come to us talking about their health and their age, and frankly, we are heartbroken when we hear an all too common phrase. Click on the video link below to find out what it is!
In dentistry, we often talk about the proper balance between proactive and reactive when it comes to caring for patients. We certainly don’t want to treat something that doesn’t need to be treated; however, thanks to modern dentistry, we can get ahead of problems before they become bigger concerns.