Your Smile Care: 3 End Of Year Topics To Consider

Of course, the end of the year isn’t here yet. Though, 2018 certainly is winding down and we are most certainly entering the final quarter! As a result, our Del Mar, CA team wants to be sure that you have enough time to accomplish whatever it is you need for your smile. Is your oral health in order? Have you been keeping up with the details required for a nice, healthy grin? Is there anything you need from us before we say hello to a bright, shiny, brand new year? If so, it’s time to begin investigating the details, asking yourself the important questions, and calling us if you require care!

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A Hidden Halloween Hazard: Tripping, Falling, And Facial Trauma

You look amazing, your costume couldn’t be better, and you look forward to walking into that Halloween party as you wow the onlookers! While this may be your main thought or the current obsession of your kiddo, we have one thing to remind you of: Definitely enjoy yourself and have a blast this Halloween but do not forget that tripping, falling, and experiencing facial trauma is a very real, possible threat to your oral health! Never really thought about this before but you’d definitely love to keep yourself and your family safe? Wonderful! File our Del Mar, CA team’s information away under your “very important” mental file.

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Your Smile Care: Say Goodbye To “If Only” Thinking

You may find that no matter what’s going on with your oral health at the moment, you tend to give in to “if only” thinking. What’s that mean? Well, it’s what happens when you feel guilty, regretful, or behind, and say something to yourself like, “If only I’d gotten that dental filling when the dentist said I should!” Of course, it’s entirely beneficial to learn from mistakes. However, it’s also extremely important to move on from them and instead, to focus on the smile care you can give yourself today! The more you focus on the present moment, the easier it will be to get your smile back into excellent shape with our Del Mar, CA team!

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Sleep Disorder Warning: You’re Making It Harder To Fall Asleep!

If you’re dealing with any type of sleep disorder, from sleep apnea to snoring, or your child is the one experiencing the nighttime disturbance, this can become extremely frustrating! As you know, if you’ve spoken with us about treatment, the problem can also take a toll on your daily concentration, mood, and even health. While receiving care from our team will most certainly help you with the disorder itself, there’s something you really need to remember. Our Del Mar, CA team reminds you that you’re going to need to be able to fall asleep in order to get good rest! Check in with our quick review of things you just might need to stop doing.

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What Happens When You Miss A Cleaning?

Let’s say the date during which you should have scheduled your dental cleaning came and left. You knew that it was something that would have benefited your oral health to have scheduled and attended but for one reason or another, it just didn’t happen! You may ask yourself: What happens to your smile when you miss a cleaning? Is it really that big of a deal? Is it something you should worry about? Or, are your cleanings more of a gentle, general recommendation? Let our Del Mar, CA speak to these common questions, so you recognize: Those visits really are essential for your smile!

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Bridges Versus Partials: 2 Big Differences, 2 Big Similarities

You know that a dental bridge and a partial aren’t the exact same thing, even if you’ve used the term interchangeably in the past. You may even notice that the people around you, such as friends and family members, tend to use the terms to mean the same thing. So, how to figure out what makes them different or similar, when you know they both help replace a partial loss of teeth? Get started with some big differences and big similarities as explained by our Del Mar, CA team!

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Sometimes, We Like To Review Your Hygiene Basics

If you haven’t given yourself your very own check-in lately regarding whether or not you’re on the ball with your dental hygiene, we’d like to offer you our own reminders. True, you might feel like you’ve known just what to do to protect your smile for a very long time, you’ve got your routine down, and you assume you’re doing it all just right. However, we often find that patients pick up a bit of misinformed along the way or that they aren’t completely on-track (though they have felt things were perfect for some time). Consider our Del Mar, CA team’s review of your hygiene practices to discover that you are, in fact, a master of smile care … or, that you need to make a little change for ever better prevention.

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Gem Faire 2018

Are you a jeweler? A crafter? Do you collect gems? Whatever your particular calling and attraction to the world of gemstones, crystals, and the stone arts, you will likely find yourself truly overwhelmed with excitement by the upcoming Gem Faire 2018. Have you been before? If so, you’re already familiar with the splendor. If not: Take time for this true jewel of an event in Del Mar, CA before it’s gone!

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Primary, Deciduous, Baby Teeth: Whatever You Call Them, They Need Care

No matter how you refer to your child’s first set of teeth, you may call them primary, deciduous, or baby teeth, only one thing is really important: That you remember these teeth require thoughful care, just like those of older kiddos, teens, and adults. Our Del Mar, CA team recognizes that there is a common misconception that these teeth don’t really require looking after because they will not always be around. However, the early care of your child’s smile (even these teeth that will be deposited under your child’s pillow for the tooth fairy) plays an absolutely crucial role in your little one’s overall oral health for life! Find out more.

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What Are Some Signs Of Good Oral Health Versus Not-So-Good?

You might occasionally have a hard time recognizing whether your oral health is safe or if something is wrong. What you want, of course, is to be able to look for common signs that point to a smile in good health (versus one that isn’t). Our Del Mar, CA team reminds you that this isn’t necessarily the best way to gauge the well being of your mouth! However, it is certainly something that can give you a bit of an indication regarding whether you’re doing a good job with your smile or not. Remember: The best way to know for sure is to see our team twice a year for your professional checkups!

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