It’s normal to be confused about dental terminology. Unless you’re in the profession yourself, it can be easier to smile and nod while in the chair than ask about all the ins and outs of any procedure recommended to you. If you’ve always been curious, however, about the difference between the two most common treatments for tooth decay – crowns and fillings – then we will fill you in. Pun intended! First, let’s give you a brief reason why … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between a Crown and Filling?
Calling all Trick or Treaters out there! Join Parkview Dental for our annual candy buy back. We will pay you $1 per lb. for all your unopened Halloween candy. November 1st-November 7th, 2018 All collected candy will be sent to our troops serving overseas. … [Read more...] about Annual Halloween Candy Buy Back
Got a little one that has some extra anxiety around dental visits? It’s normal for people of all ages to have some trepidation about seeing the dentist. But there are ways you can help your little guy or gal overcome their fears. Read on for some great ideas! Identify their fears It’s helpful to know what exactly about their dental visit is the scariest part. Are they afraid of the hygienist’s face mask? Is there a scary poster on … [Read more...] about Helping Your Kids Overcome Their Fear of the Dentist
People have been asserting that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” since the 19 th century. While it may not necessarily be true that those who eat apples never have to see a doctor, apples certainly have great health benefits for our bodies! Did you know they can even be good for our teeth? Let’s take a look at what the research says … It’s widely thought that chewing a crisp, fresh apple can help brush away plaque on our teeth. We’re … [Read more...] about How Apples are Good for Your Teeth
Fall is upon us! To accompany the changing of the seasons, here’s a checklist of seven new dental health ideas to carry you through this lovely autumn weather. 1. Clean Out that Mouth! If you’re a homeowner, you’re probably thinking about cleaning out your gutters this time of year. After all, twelve months of debris raining on the eaves of your roof means you’ve probably got a lot of junk to clear. The same goes for your teeth – … [Read more...] about 7 New Ways to Prepare for Fall
Saving money when it comes to dental care is about preparation. Knowing what to plan for, knowing what to look out for, and when and how much to spend on recommended care. To lend a helping hand, we thought we’d lay out a few simple ways for you to stay on top of your game when it comes to keeping your kids in good health, and keeping your hard-earned money where it belongs – in your pocket! Remind Them to Wear Their Retainer: Ask any adult … [Read more...] about Tips for Saving On Your Kids’ Dental Expenses