DENTAL BLOG & NEWS

Advanced Daily Toothcare

By Dr. Brandon Schmidt | 04-May-2020

Beyond regular advanced daily tooth care dental maintenance appointments and twice-daily tooth brushing and flossing, there are several things you can do to improve your healthy smile and keep your whole-health strong. Early detection and daily oral hygiene, Dr. Helps patients enjoy their healthiest smile. Daily dental checkups allow for close monitoring of any developing….Read More

Getting the Most from Your Toothpaste Tube

By Dr. Brandon Schmidt | 27-April-2020

A tube of toothpaste can last a very long time. So how can you get the most from your tube? Here are a few tips: Squeeze from the Bottom Squeezing the tube from the bottom will help keep the toothpaste tube consistent and easy to use. As you use the toothpaste, flatten the bottom of….Read More

Keeping Natural Teeth Healthy

By Dr. Brandon Schmidt | 20-April-2020

Whether you are 9 years old or 99 years old, dental care is important. However, if you are 65 or older, it is especially important that you monitor your oral health. After all, poor oral health can have a negative effect on your overall health and well-being. Gum disease has potentially been linked to a….Read More

Dental Care and Coronavirus

By Dr. Brandon Schmidt | 06-April-2020

COVID-19 is on everyone’s mind right now. We are preparing our homes, coordinating work and school changes, and buying supplies for the “social distancing” or quarantine that has or is coming our way. As health professionals – we have a few things we can do, and a little advice to give which you may find….Read More

Solutions for Grinding Teeth

By Dr. Brandon Schmidt | 30-March-2020

Many people grind their teeth. Occasional grinding can be from stress or anxiety. This type of teeth grinding, (bruxism), does not cause significant harm. However, when teeth grinding occurs regularly, (usually in the sleep) teeth can be permanently damaged and other oral health complications can arise. Why Do People Grind Their Teeth? Regular nightly grinding is usually caused by an abnormal bite,….Read More

Cosmetic Options for a Better Smile

By Dr. Brandon Schmidt | 23-March-2020

A smile gives our face its personality and communicates our emotions. When we show our smile, we share a bit of ourselves with the people around us. Having a great smile is synonymous with health and happiness, but also with well-being. However, imperfections in the teeth can cause embarrassment and hesitation to use that great….Read More

Broken Teeth and Other Emergencies

By Dr. Brandon Schmidt | 09-March-2020

Dental emergencies happen. Unexpected chips, cracks and broken teeth are an unfortunate occurrence for many. However, quick and proper treatment can restore your smile with little downtime and pain. If you experience a broken tooth or other dental emergency, follow these steps. Do You Need To Go To The Emergency Room? If you have experienced….Read More

Spring Break Tooth Care Tips

By Dr. Brandon Schmidt | 10-February-2020

Whether you are headed somewhere fun—or doing a “staycation” over this spring break, there are a few things you should consider that could affect your dental health. Check out our tips below for a smile-friendly Spring Break! Routine Routine is important when it comes to dental care. Brushing your teeth twice a day (in the….Read More

Health Alert – How your Dental Routine Affects your Overall Health

By Dr. Brandon Schmidt | 27-January-2020

Infected teeth or inflamed gums can have a lasting negative impact on the entire body. If diseases such as tooth decay and periodontitis remain untreated for a longer period of time, the resulting bacteria may spread throughout the body. The consequences can be in the form of pneumonia, back and neck pain, heart attack or….Read More

Staying Healthy During a Public Health Crisis

By Dr. Brandon Schmidt | 24-February-2020

In times of crisis, we reach into a collective subconscious about how to deal with the upheaval. We recall past natural disasters, and other times of challenge and we get to work. That is where we are right now with Coronavirus. In the moment I write this, I can’t tell you exactly what this means….Read More

6 Tips to Keep your Mouth Healthy into the ‘Senior’ Years

By Dr. Brandon Schmidt | 13-January-2020

As you get older, your teeth and gums inevitably have more “wear” than when you are younger. This means you really need to be more aware of oral health and take the necessary steps to keep your teeth and gums clean. We recommend brushing your teeth twice a day for approximately two minutes. It is….Read More

The Best Mouthwashes

By Dr. Brandon Schmidt | 30-December-2019

The dental aisle is full of choices of mouthwashes. So how do you choose? There are several types of mouthwash – and you may choose to use one or all of them for different reasons. However, first, check the label! The American Dental Association (ADA) gives their seal of acceptance to products after evaluating the products….Read More

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