Happy Easter! May you and your family have a wonderful day! … [Read more...] about Happy Easter
If you’re looking for yet another good reason to quit smoking, recent research suggests it’s not just your lungs, skin, and heart you need to worry about. In a 28-year study of 811 male smokers and non-smokers, current and former smokers had nearly double the number of teeth requiring root canal treatment than those who never smoked. The men were between the ages of 21 and 81, and were examined every three years during the study. So, why the big … [Read more...] about Why Smoking Places You at the Front of the Line for a Root Canal
We’re pretty confident reading about root canal treatment is nowhere on your list of fun things to do. So, how about we fill you in on something we think you do want to read about: how to avoid one, or if your dentist has suggested you need one, why you shouldn’t worry one bit. Why a Root Canal is Sometimes Necessary Root canal treatment is required when the nerves within a tooth’s root have been damaged by either trauma or decay. To … [Read more...] about How to Avoid a Root Canal and Busting the Pain Myth
Be sweet to one another! Happy Valentine's Day from your dental family at Parkview Dental … [Read more...] about Happy Valentine’s Day!
NCDHM History National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) began as a one-day event in Cleveland, Ohio, on February 3, 1941. The American Dental Association held the first national observance of Children’s Dental Health Day on February 8, 1949. The single day observance became a week-long event in 1955. In 1981, the program was extended to a month-long observance known today as National Children’s Dental Health Month. Since 1941, the … [Read more...] about National Children’s Dental Health Month
Brushing Too Hard Be gentle with your teeth. You may think brushing harder will remove more leftover food and the bacteria that loves to eat it, but a gentle brushing is all that’s needed. Too much pressure may damage your gums. Using a Brush with Hard Bristles Soft bristles are a safe bet. And be mindful to be gentle, especially where your gums and teeth meet, as you brush. Talk to your dentist about what kind of toothbrush is best for … [Read more...] about Bad Brushing Habits to Break in 2022