teeth

Make Visiting A Dentist A Priority This Year
I am a dentist "regular", every six months like clockwork.  My amazing hygienist, Elizabeth makes my next six month appointment while I'm still there, so there isn't any chance of me becoming TOO busy to make my next appointment.  I know a lot of people that say…
Do Bad Teeth Equal Bad Grades?
There are some obvious pitfalls for those children with bad teeth, including self-esteem issues, poor quality of life, and uncontrollable pain.
However, a new study suggests that kids walking around with busted-out, rotten grills may actually suffer more academically.
5 Major Health Threats That Your Dentist Can Predict
Having a million dollar smile not only looks great, but it can show you are healthy!  If your dental health is in trouble, it could be a sign that there are bigger health issues.  Dentists know this and when they look at teeth, they can also see things like heart disease and all these othe…
Dentist Appointment Anxiety Follow Up
On Monday I blogged about my upcoming dental appointment and the anxiety I was feeling.  (You can read that blog here.)  To make a long story short, it had been 8 years since I had been to the dentist.  At 1:30 today I had my appointment... (cue horror music)
Upcoming Dentist Appointment Causes Anxiety
It's been a while since I've been to the dentist.  I'm ashamed to admit that it's been something like 8 years.  I have my excuses, but that doesn't really matter now that I need to go see one.  After college, I didn't have dental insurance for 5 years...