Have you ever wondered why your dentist starts rattling off a series of numbers to the hygienist in the middle of your cleaning? 2, 2, 3, 2, 4, 5! What's going on there? What your dentist is doing is checking the depth of gum tissue pockets that surround your tooth. It's a proactive way to identify your risk for gum disease, and when done regularly, can help catch it early. Dental probing is a pretty interesting exercise in dentistry, can save … [Read more...] about What’s Up with All that Poking at My Gums During Cleaning?
Unless your dentist recommends adding mouthwash to your dental hygiene routine, most of us probably don’t need to use it. If you do need to use it, or if you simply prefer to add the extra sense of protection to your routine, then read on! It’s amazing the number of mouthwashes available over the counter. With as many health claims as they have colors and flavors, it can be difficult to choose the right one for you. We recommend asking your … [Read more...] about How Much Mouthwash is Too Much?
Is your teenager concerned about their breath and constantly popping gum, mints or perhaps even candy in their mouth to freshen things up a bit? If you remember those years, you can hardly blame them. But, given that sweets aren’t exactly good for their teeth, we bet you’ve wondered at some point: “Wouldn’t it be great if, in addition to temporarily freshening breath, that same sweet also helped protect teeth from cavities?” Well, there are such … [Read more...] about Mints and Gum That Can Help Reduce Cavities
July 29th is National Cheesecake Day! After all, cheese is good for your teeth, right? And, we have recipes to share! http://bit.ly/28KEv2T … [Read more...] about National Cheesecake Day!
Come celebrate summer at Parkview Dental Annual Patient Appreciation Open House Monday, July 22nd 2019 food and refreshments served from 5:00-6:30 pm Follow us to Library Square where we are proud to sponsor the Blues Driver for Music in the Park 2019 … [Read more...] about Patient Appreciation
Ah, July … barbecues, and summer fairs, fireworks, and cook-offs, and good-ol' Independence day hero, George Washington. In thinking about our country's esteemed first President, you might also get to thinking about his famous teeth - or, rather his lack of teeth. Did you know that at the time of his inauguration he only had a single natural tooth in his mouth? So, where did he go wrong? Our First President Brushed Every Day! Well, it seems … [Read more...] about Happy 4th of July…This Independence Day, Be like George