When you think about those absolutes in the world of your smile care, the things you should be doing include brushing, flossing, and visits. As long as you’re keeping up with these details and you’re doing them correctly, then where could you go wrong with your oral health, you wonder? Well, the thing is, there’s a bit more involved when you’re striving for comprehensive smile protection. Not sure about these other little particulars but you’re certainly ready for advice? Allow our Austin, MN practice to fill you in by asking: When was the last time you…?
It seems like the general guidelines for keeping your smile health are so easy. Your oral health relies on you making wise choices, keeping your smile clean, and that’s about it. However, in application, things can often feel less than easy because you miss one little detail here, another there, and suddenly a few bad habits form that you never had any intention of developing! Not to worry. With a quick review from our Austin, MN team, you’ll be right back on track without a mishap in sight.
If you’re missing just a tooth or a few teeth, you may figure that you’re going to end up with a dental bridge. This sounds good to you, so your initial instinct is to head to our Austin, MN practice to announce that you’re ready for one! However, when you take a step back, you may realize you don’t really know anything about bridges (except that they offer replacement for partial tooth loss). The result? You worry: Will you qualify? What happens if you don’t? The questions continue. For answers specific to your smile, come in! For now, a quick review.
You may feel like before you ever set foot in our practice to discuss dental implants with our Austin, MN team, you should either be for or against them. We understand that you may like to feel one way or another about potential treatments but when it comes to considering your tooth replacement options, we always suggest keeping an open mind. That is, until you’ve become introduced and informed regarding possible solutions! Why not start by simply learning more about implants, so you may then feel wonderful about your choice, no matter what?
There are lots of ways you might unintentionally be convincing yourself that you’re doing a stellar job with your brushing habits. However, in reality, you may be missing a step or two (or three), which can cause some confusion. You’re under the impression that your dental hygiene deserves an A+ but you may end up discovering you have a cavity or gingivitis. So, to save you the heartache of such disappointment, our Austin, MN team offers you a quick review to ensure that in addition to flossing (and scheduling visits with us), you’re doing all you need to do in terms of effective brushing!
We know our own mouths pretty well. That’s why when you notice a new bump, or a sore spot, it’s hard to leave it alone. Unless you are a bit of an acrobat, however, it can be hard to get a good view of exactly what’s going on. Some things are fairly simple. You may have a temporary canker sore, or if you have a history of fever blisters, you might know what to do. However, our dental team in Austin, MN wants to know about changes in any family member’s mouth. (more…)
Do you feel strongly about keeping the planet safe, making choices that promote a sustainable lifestyle, and you have started to realize that you’d like to make sure your smile care reflects this? If you’re curious about the ways in which you may promote a greener approach to brushing, flossing, and more, then boy do we have some exciting news for you! Our Austin, MN team is on hand to share simple yet powerfully impactful dental care tips!