Anderson Family Dental Blog

Dear Dentist, Is Flossing Really That Important?

June 25, 2018

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flossing in front of mirrorIt’s an unfortunate fact that many people do not include flossing their teeth as part of their daily routine. They might believe that brushing is enough to keep their mouth healthy, or perhaps they think they don’t have the time to floss — but in reality, flossing is vital if you want a beautiful, healthy smile. Your dentist is here to discuss why you should never let a day go by without flossing.

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Dental Emergency? Here’s How to Handle the Situation

June 5, 2018

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woman with toothacheMost dental problems develop over time; they may be the result of poor oral hygiene habits, genetic issues, or system medical conditions. However, tooth trouble sometimes occurs suddenly and unexpectedly. When such issues spring up out of the blue, what should you do to relieve your pain and save your smile from further damage? Here is some useful advice on how to handle a dental emergency.

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Can Your Dentist Tell if You’re “Cavity Prone?”

May 18, 2018

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tooth with cavity No matter how hard you try, you always hear the same bad news from your dentist: you have another cavity! It’s frustrating because you brush your teeth when you’re supposed to (twice a day), floss, and even have cavity protection toothpaste! Why do these pesky cavities keep showing up during your preventive care visits?

The truth is that you might be more prone to developing cavities than other people. That’s right…sometimes there are other things about your body or smile that can actually cause you to have cavities no matter how great you care for your smile. This is where professional care from your local dentist can help. Continue reading to learn more. (more…)

Ouch! My Dental Implants Are Hurting! What Do I Do?

April 4, 2018

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woman smiling appleIf you’ve ever had missing teeth, you have probably heard about how much dental implants can make a difference in your overall quality of life. Not only do you have a functional smile again, but your confidence increases with better aesthetics and the ability to chew and speak as normal.

However, just because your smile has been restored doesn’t mean that you’ll never have dental concerns in the future. In fact, there are a few different reasons why your dentist may recommend that you have your implants restored. Learn more about implant restoration in this week’s blog post!

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Explore Those Scary Dental Tools with Your Dentist!

March 24, 2018

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woman dental visitYou visit your dentist every 6 months—or at least you should be—and every time, you’re intimidated by the gleaming tools that are laid out right next to your dental chair. You can’t help but to wonder, “What are those?!

Although they might not look like the most forgiving tools to go in your mouth, your hygienist uses them to meticulously clean your teeth during your visits. Learn more about the different types of dental tools that your dentist uses in this week’s blog post.

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10 Reasons Why Your Teeth Ache from a Local Dentist

February 19, 2018

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man dental painOne thing that can ruin any day is a toothache—especially one that just won’t quit! If you have a toothache, you should start seeking assistance from your local dentist. But first, your dentist (as well as you) should know the cause of the toothache! Find out the top 10 reasons why your tooth may have started to ache in this week’s blog post.

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10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a New Local Dentist

January 15, 2018

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dentist white teethChoosing a dentist is actually harder than many people may anticipate. When you search for a family dentist in the Google search engine, you might retrieve hundreds of results. That’s not easy nor fun to sift through.

That’s why our practice put together this easy to follow guide to finding your perfect local dentist!

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Get the Truth About Dental Implants from Your Local Dentists

November 15, 2017

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dental implant diagramsWhen deciding whether or not to replace your teeth, you must do a lot of research. The bottom line is that replacing your missing teeth is the best decision you can make for your oral health, but what dental restoration is the best for you? Dentists all around agree that dental implants are one of the most effective and long-lasting replacements available, but there are a few negative misconceptions about dental implants that may ward patients away from them.

As your trusted dental team, your dentist wants you to make an informed decision based off of true facts. This week’s blog post is about 5 dental implant myths to throw to the wayside.

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Solutions for Your Sensitivity from a Helpful Local Dentist

September 20, 2017

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woman with dental painWhen school starts back up, the last thing you or your family needs to deal with is tooth sensitivity. Twinging tooth pain can be a true distraction from studies and a busy schedule.

Stay focused this year by staying clear from tooth pain and sensitivity with this helpful information. Your dentist can help you discover symptoms of sensitivity and treat it.

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Discovering the Duties of Each Type of Tooth in Your Smile

September 12, 2017

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anatomy of a tooth Most patients don’t think about their teeth too much—until something goes wrong in their mouth.  Many don’t know that your teeth help you on so many levels, from digesting your food by chewing effectively and even helping you speak properly.

Your dentist understands that you’re more likely to take better care of your teeth and gums after you can appreciate everything they do for you. Although your teeth are individual pieces in your smile, they all work together to give you a great quality of life.

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