Category - Newsletter

22
Jun

Cavity Prevention For Your Children

Most parents want to help their children do everything they can to reduce the risk of cavities in their children’s teeth. You can’t control how their teeth were made and, unfortunately, some kids are more cavity prone than others. You can, however, control three big factors that contribute to their dental health. 1. HYGIENE Brush Start …

8
Jun

The Importance of Athletic Mouth Guards and How To Handle a Broken Tooth

Importance of Athletic Mouth Guards If you’re involved in any sort of sport activity where contact with another player-or the ground-is possible, you’ll want to ask your dentist about obtaining a custom-made mouth guard. Such mouth guards are affordable and last several years with good care. They are your first line of defense when it …

2
May

Cracked Teeth: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Cracked Teeth: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment With people living longer and more stressful lives, cracked teeth are seen more and more often at the dentist’s office. Yet cracked teeth can be difficult to detect for a number of reasons, most notably that the pain often comes and goes. Because of the short periods of erratic …

3
Apr

Helping the Children of Belarus

On April 26, 1986, a botched reactor safety test in a corner of what was then the Soviet Union set off the worst nuclear accident in history. The radiation effects of the reactor explosion were about 400 times more potent than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima during World War II. What is ABRO? ABRO is the American …

11
Jan

Snoring and Sleep Apnea-How can your dentist help?

Snoring and Sleep Apnea-How can your dentist help?   Snoring occurs when the muscles and soft tissues in the throat and mouth relax, shrinking the airway. The smaller airway increases the speed of required air, causing soft tissues to vibrate, resulting in a snoring sound. At certain levels of severity, the tongue and soft tissues can cause complete blockage of …

3
Nov

Fluoride

What would you say if someone told you there was a simple way to prevent cavities?! What would you say if you learned that it is relatively inexpensive and takes less than 1 minute? The good news is that there is! Fluoride treatments after dental cleanings have been shown to prevent future decay up to …

5
Oct

Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth Sensitivity Do you have sensitivity to cold, acidic or sticky foods?  If so, you are not alone.  According to studies, about 40 million adults in the United States suffer from tooth sensitivity. What causes this tooth sensitivity?  And what can you do to avoid it? The inner portion of your tooth is a material …

15
Aug

Proper Dental Hygiene

Proper Dental Hygiene Do you have proper dental hygiene?  Are you confused about what exactly that means?  Or what proper dental hygiene entails? Adams and Cheek Dentistry is here to help! First and foremost, everyone’s mouth and health is different which means that what may be proper dental hygiene for one person could look completely …