Estrada Dentistry Blog
October 12, 2018
October is National Dental Hygiene Month, and since we appreciate our hygienists so much, we thought we’d write a blog to share the importance of the work they do. We’ve also included information about the benefits you get from having good oral health and the important role that hygienists play as part of the dental team. While it’s not uncommon for people to assume that they only clean teeth, in reality, they do so much more. On top of working closely with dentists to monitor and improve their patients’ teeth and gums, they also educate people on how they can maintain a healthy smile at home. Keep reading to learn more about good oral health and how hygienists make a difference!
August 20, 2018
Visiting the dentist every six months for a routine dental exam and cleaning is vital to maintaining a healthy mouth. However, according to the Commonwealth Fund, more than 1 in 3 U.S. adults skipped a routine dental visit in 2016. If you are one of the millions of Americans that have put off seeing the dentist, you should know that you are putting more than your dental health in jeopardy. An unhealthy mouth can increase the risk of serious health problems – including a heart attack! Below, a dentist in Chesapeake lays out the connection between oral health and overall health.
May 12, 2018
Did you bite into your favorite piece of food and have a tooth break? Maybe you were playing a friendly game of basketball and had a tooth get knocked out? No matter the cause, you are now facing a dental emergency. Although you had never expected it to happen to you, it is estimated that one in six Americans have a dental emergency every year. Now that you have found yourself in this position, what do you do? Your first step is to calm down and then call your emergency dentist in Chesapeake.
May 3, 2018
There are many occasions where dental implants are worth considering because tooth loss is not an easy thing to deal with. When teeth are missing, your diet needs to change, your appearance suffers, and your remaining teeth can start to shift. Even other tooth replacement options can’t restore the functionality of your mouth entirely.
The next time one of these moments happens to you, it’s a sign that dental implants in Chesapeake are worth considering in the near future.
March 20, 2018
It’s always a challenge to find a Chesapeake dentist whom you can truly trust to take the best possible care of your oral health. If you’re searching for someone who wants you to enjoy a beautiful, healthy set of teeth, please check us out! Our team of two talented dentists is dedicated to creating smiles that look fantastic and will last a lifetime.