Creative Dental Concepts of CNY Blog
December 9, 2019
The holidays are here! With lots of food, fun, friends, and family, what’s not to love? Parties and festivities seem to be around every corner, but a dental emergency can put a real damper on your holiday spirit if you don’t know your next steps. Thankfully, your dentist knows what to do if an emergency occurs over the holidays to keep your smile safe and healthy. Read to learn more!
October 4, 2019
When’s the last time you saw your dentist? Did you receive a routine checkup and dental cleaning? Have you ever been told that you need a “deep” cleaning? Regular visits are great for removing hard to reach plaque and bacteria, but sometimes, patients need a deep periodontal cleaning, which removes all the nasty stuff that can get in your gums to prevent serious effects of gum disease. Both routine and deep cleanings are important, but which one do you need and how are they different? Keep reading to learn the answers.
September 9, 2019
Now that it’s officially September, your little ones are probably getting ready to go back to school if they haven’t already. As they get back into the routine of their daily school schedule, it’s common for them to forget positive habits like caring for their teeth. With about 51 million hours of school missed each year for dental problems, it’s important to do all that you can to help care for your child’s smile. Keep reading to learn some pro tips on how to maintain positive oral health while your son or daughter gets adjusted to a new grade, classmates, and routine.
August 13, 2019
Only about 10% of the US population have never had a cavity, which means that you probably know the routine when one occurs. You go into the dentist’s office, get a filling, and then your tooth is repaired. This is a common process that can repair small parts of decay in teeth. However, what happens when you have a cavity or tooth decay that is too large for a normal filling? For years, dental crowns were the answer. These tried and true restorations repair teeth, but they can cost you a lot of time and money. Thankfully, modern dentistry has brought an alternative solution: CEREC same-day crowns. Keep reading to learn about the 3 biggest advantages of receiving CEREC in Syracuse.
June 5, 2019
When deciding on a tooth replacement, it’s important to understand the facts before committing. One of the most popular solutions for missing teeth today is dental implants. However, there are many myths that you may see online about dental implants that simply aren’t true. Before making a decision based on misinformation, keep reading to learn the truth behind 5 of the most common myths about dental implants in Syracuse.
April 15, 2019
Neck, shoulder, and jaw pain, frequent headaches, discomfort when chewing, and popping and clicking in the jaw are all common symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMD. This condition occurs when your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is not functioning correctly, and the symptoms can become very debilitating for some people. Your dentist in Syracuse explains how TMD is treated and the consequences of ignoring your condition.
February 18, 2019
February is known for Valentine’s Day and the celebration of love. Did you know that February is also National Children’s Dental Health Month? This is the month that your children’s dentist in Syracuse is helping parents by increasing awareness about the importance of oral health. Here are some helpful tips and simple ideas you can use to make dental health a priority for your son or daughter.
January 24, 2019
Just as houses rely on their foundations for support, your gums provide stability for your teeth. If your gums are not well, your teeth are at risk. The health of your teeth and gums also affects other aspects of your well-being. Your dentist in Syracuse reveals why periodontal (gum) health is essential for your overall health.
December 8, 2018
With so much information on the links between oral health and overall health, there has never been a better time to take charge of your health care. There are some steps you can take to achieve optimum oral health, and your dentist has some helpful tips and ideas. Ready to make your oral health a top priority in 2019? Read on to learn how.
August 13, 2018
That slight twinge in your tooth that was bothering you a couple of weeks ago has now become a more consistent problem. You’re feeling it every time you enjoy a cold drink, and it’s taking longer to go away. You’re not sure if it’s time to contact your dentist or if you might need root canal therapy. Here’s what you should know.