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.
Learning that you need an unfamiliar dental treatment can be a little nerve-racking. We want to help you feel more comfortable with this common dental treatment whether you are in need now or may possibly need this treatment in the future. Continue reading to learn more.
At Ackley Dental Group, we have provided generations of families with the highest level of dental care. Our entire team is not only friendly and caring, but also able to provide a level of comprehensive dental care that you won’t find in many other dental practices. We not only offer the latest and greatest in terms of dental technology, but we are also able to meet all the needs of our patients under one roof. We treat patients of all ages and respect the needs and feelings of our patients. Our entire team shares our philosophy to offer our patients the very best in care and service. We want to take some time this month to share a little more about one of our team members — one of our hygienists Nichole.
Would you love to make a change to your smile? We offer a number of treatments that can bring about any change you would love to see. Sometimes, the simplest treatments offer the biggest changes. We offer one treatment in particular that can be completed in our office in approximately one hour, making it perfect for patients with busy schedules. This treatment can improve your smile at a fraction of the cost and time needed for a more extensive cosmetic dentistry treatment. Interested in learning more about this popular and simple treatment? Read on to learn more.
At Ackley Dental Group, our goal is to help restore your oral health and save your natural teeth whenever possible. Unfortunately, there are many factors that can contribute to the deterioration of your oral health, such as age, food preferences, medications, oral hygiene and family history. We will attempt every possible solution before recommending an extraction. We often use one treatment in particular as a last resort to save the natural tooth, and that is a root canal. There is no better time to learn more about root canals since this is Root Canal Awareness Month.