Should you call us right now? Is there something that you need? Are you recognizing that you might need to call us but you really can’t decide one way or the other? If you feel a little silly or concerned about trying to make this final decision, rest assured: You are not the first nor will you be the last patient to feel this way. Fortunately, we can boil it all down into this easy to follow suggestion from our Del Mar, CA practice: If you have even the slightest sensation that it might be smart for you to come in for a dental visit, then you should do so! As for some additional information that will make you feel better about this choice, we’ve got it.
When you’re thinking about the general health of your family, you probably spend a lot of time focused on what’s going on during waking hours. Then, when you concentrate on your family’s oral health, you spend some time ruminating over teeth and gums and the like. As a result, your family’s sleep health may “fall through the cracks.” It’s easy to overlook the fact that problems with sleep can have a serious effect on your daytime life. It’s often even easier to feel you’re not sure who to go to when you think a member of your family requires help with sleep time concerns! Wonderful news: Our Del Mar, CA team can help every member of your little crew with common sleep concerns.
We talk about early detection at our Del Mar, CA practice a lot because when we see that a problem has begun to develop, we can essentially nip it in the bud, ensuring you don’t incur any serious injury or additional complications. On the other end of the spectrum, however, exists the fact that if you wait and wait, you can end up “passing the point of no return,” so to speak. Which would you rather experience? Acting quickly to resolve a problem or procrastinating only to look back and think, If only I’d addressed this sooner? If you never really think of hygiene-related disease through such a lens, we encourage you to consider examples. A quick shift in perspective regarding your oral health can make a huge impact.
Yes, your teeth can help you chew through things, bite things apart, and pull until food shreds. While you can certainly feel the power of your jaws and the amazing strength of your teeth in these moments, does that necessarily mean this is something you should be doing? While you’ve got to eat and it’s nice to have your smile around when you really need it, the answer is usually a resounding, “No!” It’s wise to cut food ahead of time and to be careful with the way you rely on those front teeth to keep your oral health safe. Want some examples from our Del Mar, CA team regarding some pulling and tearing you shouldn’t be doing with the front of that lovely smile? Good! We happen to have some ready for you.
If you’re not just someone who grabs a cold beer after a long day but you’re a true craft beer aficionado, then you may already be well aware of the Craft Beer Fest 2018! Whether this is new to you or you’ve been dreaming about it for months, one thing is certain: You’re not going to want to miss out! It offers just about everything you could ever hope to enjoy!
Are you taking any type of medication on a daily basis? If the answer to that question is yes, you may not have ever considered the fact that some of that medicine’s side effects can actually affect your oral health. As you take your daily dose and you notice changes with your smile, failing to connect the dots can become increasingly frustrating! Fortunately, once you’re aware that this is possible, it can provide you with the answers you’ve been needing (and, you may then work out a solution with our Del Mar, CA team or your general practitioner). Let’s begin with some common side effects of medication, so you’re more aware of what might crop up.
Time after time, you hear us talk about the fact that you can’t just wait around to experience pain or other symptoms in order to figure out whether something is wrong with your smile. While you understand it in the moment, you still find yourself wondering: Well, how on earth are you supposed to know if something is wrong if your smile always feels perfectly okay? Isn’t it a fairly reasonable assumption to make that if your smile feels good it is probably healthy? Well. Not exactly. Let our Del Mar, CA team give you a more in-depth look at how you can remain proactive as well as informed, even if you’re not necessarily the one recognizing when something’s up with your oral health.
Habit or hazard? you may wonder to yourself now that we’ve got you thinking about your dental hygiene. While you may think that the choices you make for your smile are always the right choices, because of course you have the best of intentions, it’s possible to discover that sometimes you’re not spot on! What if there’s one little decision you’re making every day that’s putting your smile health at risk? Now, before you become too concerned, our Del Mar, CA team reminds you: If you’re brushing, flossing, and scheduling preventive care, all in all, you’re doing a fantastic job. However, a few suggestions certainly can’t hurt!
What’s more invigorating and exciting than walking up to a promising food truck? How about having a ton of gourmet food trucks within reach? If you’re a bit of a foodie when it comes to truck-side grub, you will probably not want to miss out on the upcoming Gourmet Food Truck Festival 2018.
If you’ve replaced or camouflaged any of your natural tooth tissue with a beautiful, natural-looking material like porcelain or zirconia (or if you’re planning on it soon), one of your primary concerns may be about maintenance. Sure, you’d like to replace your missing teeth with lifelike replicas with the help of bridges or implant-supported options! Of course, when your teeth are esthetically damaged, the idea of veneers is lovely, and when your tooth is seriously damaged, a cosmetic crown sounds top-notch! However, is this a realistic choice? Will you be able to protect and keep those replacements white, bright, and safe, you ask yourself? Our Del Mar, CA team assures you that it’s actually quite easy.