Some of us can stride out of our regular dental visits with those beautiful words ringing through our ears: “no cavities.” For others, it seems almost every visit slaps us with the reality that no matter how hard we try to brush and floss, it never seems to keep the cavities at bay. If you’ve been down on yourself for your dental status, it might not be your fault. Instead, you may just be the unlucky inheritor of bad genes. What oral … [Read more...] about Can I Inherit Oral Health Issues from My Parents?
Dental assistants apply their skills and training to make your visit to the dentist productive, safe and as pleasant as possible. March 3-9, 2019, is Dental Assistants Recognition Week, a time to remember the contributions dental assistants make to the dental profession and the dental health care of the public. Parkview Dental want to recognize our amazing assistants... Amy, Vonnie, Haley and Lydia. … [Read more...] about Dental Assistants Recognition Week March 3-9, 2019
Getting a good night's sleep is an important part of everyone's life. If you have a restless night how do you feel the next day? Tired? Unproductive? Crabby? Maybe a combination of of these? Many people deal with disrupted sleep caused by sleep apnea. The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine reports that at least 25 million adults in the United States suffer from sleep apnea. If you think this could be you, know you're not alone. Also, … [Read more...] about Solving Sleep Apnea At The Dentist – Peggy’s Story
Was your #ValentinesDay a little too sweet?! Schedule an appointment and keep that smile looking good for your Valentine! … [Read more...] about Was Your Valentine’s Day A Little Too Sweet?
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
Healthy Smiles Tips Tooth decay can be prevented with good oral care. Taking time to prevent tooth decay from starting is less costly than repairing a decayed tooth. Clean your child’s teeth to help prevent cavities. Brushing and flossing removes plaque, the sticky film of bacteria that is constantly forming on our teeth. Brush your child’s teeth (and your!) two times a day (morning and at night) with a fluoride toothpaste, and for two … [Read more...] about February is National Children’s Dental Health Month