As the year comes to a close, it is important to reflect on your overall health and wrap up any dental visits or other appointments to finish out 2020 strong. Indeed, this year has not been the best for many individuals and families, but for others, it has been an excellent opportunity to focus on health, happiness, and self-love. Protecting your loved ones and assets is a top priority for most, which means preventive dentistry and oral hygiene are at an all-time high. While you may be taking the steps to ensure healthy structural development in your little ones, keep in mind that tiny grins need just as much, if not more, in-office care. At Mai Dentistry, your family’s health is our top priority, and our Garland, TX dentist wants to inform you of ways you can protect their smiles with added strength.
Did you know that in a few days, 2020 will be ending, which means time is running out to use your dental insurance benefits before they expire at the close of December? In today’s blog, your Garland, TX, dentist explains the importance of scheduling routine six-month checkups and cleanings, and why you should make one soon!
Not only do dental implants boasts a 98% success rate, but they also help preserve your jawbone structure to prevent further tooth loss. In today’s blog, your Garland, TX, dentist will explain how we replace missing teeth with dental implants, and how this helps keep your smile complete.
With an advanced cases of tooth loss, you have gaps in your smile that impact how you eat and speak, and your overall oral health. In order to address more substantial cases of tooth loss, your Garland, TX, dentist may suggest a set of dentures. In today’s blog, we’re explaining how we create a set of full or partial dentures.
Many people think that making sure they brush and floss their teeth twice daily affords them the ability to avoid attending a regular dental checkup. If you stay on top of it, you can avoid cavities and not have to attend another unnecessary appointment, right? The answer to this question is not necessarily. In fact, preventive dental visits are actually a major part of the standard dental care regimen, as it provides the opportunity for a trained specialist to examine your smile for any concerns that could become detrimental down the line. Your Garland, TX dentist at Mai Dental Care emphasizes the importance of attending these visits, and even details what you can expect during your checkup.
In a week many of us will be preparing for our Thanksgiving celebration. While the day will look very different than other years, that doesn’t mean we won’t still indulge in our favorite meal options. However, many of these favorites are high in cavity-causing ingredients, such as sugar and starch. In today’s blog, your Garland, TX, dentist will look at how you can avoid cavities.
In our last blog, we looked at the many ways tooth loss could impact your smile, and the harm that could occur with time. In today’s blog, your Garland, TX, dentist is going to explain how a dental bridge could be the right choice for addressing between one and three missing teeth in a row.
Whatever the cause, losing one or more of our natural teeth could mean much more than embarrassing gaps in your smile. You could have trouble eating, speaking, or even experience negative changes to your facial structure. In today’s blog, your Garland, TX, dentist explains what happens when we lose teeth.
Even though a chipped tooth is embarrassing, is it really a dental emergency? Since even minor damage could expose sensitive inner tooth structure to bacteria, we consider any injury a dental emergency and recommend scheduling a visit. In today’s blog, your Garland, TX, dentist will look at how we treat dental emergencies.
While many communities in our area will be avoiding traditional trick or treating, kids will still likely enjoy their favorite Halloween treats at home or in small gatherings. Which means there is a likelihood of increased cavity risk! In today’s blog, your Garland, TX, dentist will explain what parents can to protect little smiles from cavities this Halloween.