How to Survive Halloween with Braces
Halloween is a time for spooky stories, creepy costumes, and of course – candy!
Kids of all ages love to go trick-or-treating on Halloween. And don’t worry, parents: Kids with braces can join in the fun if they choose the right candy during the holiday.
When enjoying sugary sweets, you’ll find […]
Baby Teeth 101: Everything Parents Need to Know
Dental care for your kids sets the stage for healthy teeth throughout their lives.
Every child is different and kids start to lose their “baby teeth” at different ages. Dr. Dale Brant of Ingenious Dentistry says, “Children generally begin to lose their baby teeth somewhere between five to seven years […]
Good oral health is more important to full body system functioning than most people realize. It is no secret that taking care of your teeth and scheduling regular dental appointments prevents cavities and reduces the chance of developing more serious oral health complications, but deteriorating oral health is also linked to a number of […]
Ingenious’ Sleep Apnea Procedure vs Others
Sleep apnea is a common condition that affects your quality of sleep. If you suffer from sleep apnea, you experience interruptions in breathing throughout the night, which can have severe consequences on your health both immediately and in the long term. Luckily, there are solutions available for the treatment […]
Dental Phobia & How to Combat
For many patients, a bi-annual visit to the dentist is just another health care visit to check off the list. For others, visiting the dentist brings up a phobia so strong that avoiding the dentist even when dental work is immediately needed is the usual course of action. Dental […]
Sleep Apnea Questions – How Do You Know You Have It or Should Be Tested?
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a surprisingly common condition that can be very serious if left untreated. It is possible to be unaware that you have OSA because the symptoms are not always obvious and can be attributed to other […]
Here Are Five Things Every Person with Dentures Needs to Know
People with dentures know that the key to continuing good oral health is to keep the
gums clean and well maintained. Gingivitis is still a real concern for those who wear
dentures because bacteria and plaque can still build up under and around the gum line,
The desire for an attractive smile goes beyond the superficial. A smile makeover not only has aesthetically pleasing results, but it can also lead to better oral health. If you are considering a smile makeover, there are some things to consider before you proceed. Your dentist will analyze the current state of your teeth […]
Does Gum Disease Affect My Heart Health?
A dentist can tell a lot about a person’s overall health by observing the condition of the teeth and gums. When a patient visits a dentist and reveals signs of gum disease the dentist can also recommend a visit to a primary care physician or another medical practitioner […]
Root Canals: What You Need to Know
When you hear the term root canal during a dentist visit, you may have a preconceived notion that immediately causes fear. Root canals are frequently performed endodontic therapy procedures that remove an infection from the patient’s tooth and relieve the associated pain. If your dentist has recommended this […]