Cosmetic Dental Services 2
For many folks, going to the dentist isn’t always the most fun trip.
For those who have an established routine for their oral health, trips to the dentist can be a walk in the park. For others, it can be a source of dread, especially if they’re prone to bad dental habits. However you might feel about the dentist, dentistry is considered one America’s most trustworthy professions, so visiting a dentist shouldn’t be something to fear.
For kids and adults alike, trips to the dentist are important. For kids, trips to the dentist, especially a pediatric dentist, can help:
- Establish a level of comfort in visiting the dentist.
- Teach a child about the importance of good dental hygiene. As it stands, the CDC estimates that 83% of children aged 2-17 visited a dentist in 2014. What’s more, worldwide between 60 and 90% of children have dental cavities.
- Show kids the right way to do things. That includes the prop (more…)
The Consequences of Ignoring Dental Hygiene
No one wants to spend their retirement years poring over the latest selection of dentures at their local dental practice. However, dentures are certainly better than the alternative. A wise man once said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure and when it comes to dental care for your smile, the rules are no different.
In fact, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry recently reported that as many as 74% of adults feel as if having an unattractive smile could hurt their success at future careers. Additionally, the AACD discovered that more than 50% of adults above the age of 50 believe that the smile continues to be the most attractive feature of our bodies as we age. Despite the pride many have in their smile, most people live a lifestyle that causes persistent damage to their enamel according to (more…)