Do you need a tooth replacement, but you’re having difficulty choosing a treatment method that is best for your lifestyle and budget? Even if you are not in need at this point, anything can happen in the future with your oral health, so it is best to be knowledgeable and prepared should you or a loved one need a tooth replacement in the future. Choosing a tooth replacement option can be emotional and overwhelming. While we do everything we can to guide you towards a treatment that is best for your oral health, the final decision is ultimately yours. There is one replacement option that is always our first choice for patients. Continue reading to learn more about it and reasons why it is the best option for most patients.
This November 24th, most of us will be feasting on turkey and our favorite Thanksgiving foods. The following day is famous in the retail world as one of the busiest shopping days of the year. However, this November 25th we are going to be celebrating another important day that is not as well known, National Flossing Day!
Would you love to change or update your smile before the start of the new year? Whether you have a special occasion coming up, like family photos or a holiday party, or you want to do something special for yourself, we can help. We offer a number of cosmetic dentistry treatments that can improve the color, shape, size, and overall appearance of your teeth. Interested in learning more about which treatment would be best for your needs and desires? Continue reading to learn more.
At Ackley Dental Group, we care about the state of your teeth and your gums. If you are finding a red or pink tint when you brush your teeth, you are experiencing bleeding gums. You might experience bleeding gums from time to time because of something as simple as irritation from food trapped between your teeth. If your gums bleed frequently, it can be a sign that you have a problem with your oral health. Some causes of bleeding gums include:
Are you constantly self-conscious about the smell of your breath? Do you find yourself repeatedly reaching for a breath mint because you know your breath is less than ideal? It is not uncommon to experience bad breath from time to time, especially if you are a fan of drinking coffee and eating foods with garlic and onions. Many foods can lead to bad breath, but once you thoroughly brush and floss your teeth, the smell typically disappears. However, if you find that you are frequently experiencing breath issues, your mouth can be warning you of a problem with your oral health. Continue reading to learn what your breath may be telling you.
If you’re on social media, then you’re familiar with the neverending trends. It seems like every week there are new fashion, beauty, cooking and home decor trends that are taking the world by storm. The biggest problem with viral trends is when they have the potential to negatively impact someone’s health. There have been a few trends over the past few years that left people ill and injured when they attempted the trend. The dental community has also been included in some trends that can lead to serious and possibly irreversible damage to your oral health. We want to discuss some of the more recent dental trends and explain why they are a bad idea.
It’s hard to believe that September is already upon us. It feels like we just celebrated the new year, and before we know it the holiday season will be upon us and we will be ringing in 2023! Since the holiday season will be here shortly, there is no better time to speak to our team about changes you would like to see in your smile. You may be surprised to learn that not only can we improve your smile, but we also offer other treatments to improve your facial appearance as well. You can attend your upcoming holiday celebrations with a new and improved look. Read on to learn more.
At Ackley Dental Group, we are passionate about offering dental care to our patients that not only improves the function of the teeth and mouth, but can also create an aesthetically pleasing smile. For patients who want or need to improve the placement of the teeth, we offer certain orthodontic treatments. One treatment in particular, Invisalign®, is popular among many of our patients. Invisalign uses clear aligner trays to slowly transition the teeth into their desired placement. This treatment offers a number of benefits such as being virtually invisible, removable, and not requiring food restrictions.
As we all know, an emergency can occur at any time. The same is true for a dental emergency. While there is nothing we can do to prevent trauma to the mouth from a fall or other accident, there are certain precautions we can take to prevent many of the dental emergencies we do see often, such as severe discomfort or a cracked or broken tooth. Read on to learn helpful ways to avoid a dental emergency.
At Ackley Dental Group, we live in an area many people flock to during the summer months. Even though we are lucky to enjoy enviably beautiful weather for most of the year, we know that many of our patients still look forward to the summer. School is out, families enjoy spending the longer days together, there are special occasions to celebrate and fun vacations to take. No matter what exciting plans you have for the remainder of the summer, we want to encourage you to be mindful of your oral health.