Hygiene Blog Dry Mouth Do you ever feel like your mouth is dry? It is actually very common and also referred to as xerostomia. If you are taking any sort of medication, it is the number one side effect! Some other common causes of xerostomia include: · Smoking · Drinking alcohol · Chemotherapy/radiation treatment · … Read more »
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Why We Take Blood Pressure
“Why are you taking my blood pressure? I’m just here for a cleaning.” · As hygienists, we get asked this question from time to time. · High blood pressure is a silent killer—it affects one in three adults. Some people visit us more frequently than their primary doctor; this allows us to aid in detecting… Read more »
How to Make Dental Visits More Productive and Effective
As one of our valued patients and friends, you’ve probably never considered the following questions, “what can I do to make my dental visits as productive and effective as possible?” At first, it may sound like a silly question. You’ve probably thought, as a patient, that your job was pretty much to show up and… Read more »
Infant Oral Health
Infant oral health Lately, we’ve received a lot of questions regarding how to take care of your infant’s oral health. Here are some facts to help you out. Although there may not be teeth present, it’s still important to clean your baby’s gums to help reduce bacteria in their oral cavity. With a warm wash… Read more »
Changes at Corson Dentistry!
As we start the new year, we thought it’d be nice to update you with some changes you may see at our office for your next appointment. About a month ago, we expanded the office! We added three new rooms to accommodate our growing practice. We also added an improved digital x-ray machine that allows… Read more »
Why Your Hygienists Love Sonicare!
It has a two minute timer; most people brush their teeth less than 30 seconds. Sonicare’s sonic technology is patented which sets them apart from other “sonic” electric toothbrushes. It removes up to 4 times more plaque than a manual toothbrush! There are 31,000 brush strokes per minute. We love how Sonicare prevents stain on… Read more »
The Secret to Keeping Your Teeth For Life!
The secret to keeping your teeth for life · Brush your teeth at least twice a day · Floss daily, holding the floss against your tooth in a “C” shape · Use a mouth wash that contains fluoride · Avoid tobacco products · Maintain your regular cleaning appointments · Ask your parents if they have… Read more »
Five Things Holly and Abby Learned at CE
Five things Holly and Abby learned at their recent CE Course 1. The CDC estimates that over 50% of oral cancers have already spread by the time they are discovered. That’s why we always do a thorough oral cancer screening! 2. If your mouth isn’t healthy, you aren’t healthy. Bleeding gums are never okay. 3. … Read more »
Create a Positive Change to Your Teeth!
Are you wanting to create a positive change to your teeth and to your smile? From simply replacing and restoring damaged teeth to covering a wide scope of esthetic procedures, we can achieve the result you are looking for. Today’s cosmetic dentistry includes teeth whitening, bonding, tooth-colored restorations and fillings, porcelain veneers, orthodontics, dental implants… Read more »
How We Keep You Safe at Your Dental Visit
How we keep you safe from transferable viruses, diseases and other pathogens in the office during your appointment. ·Disinfectant use after each patient which is tuberculocidal, bactericidal, virucidal and fungicidal ·Ultrasonic cleaning unit which “shakes” and removes all debris from our dental instruments ·Steam autoclaving after each patient which utilizes steam vapor up to 273… Read more »
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