Posts for: August, 2017
Most patients want Invisalign to straighten their teeth for aesthetic reasons. However, what most people don't know is that Invisalign helps with a healthier mouth. Gums may be affected by overcrowding and cause periodontal disease symptoms. Straightening your teeth helps place the teeth in proper alignment so brushing and flossing are easier. In addition, straighter teeth help prevent decay and bad breath. Park Crossing Dentistry is an Invisalign Preferred Provider. Call us for a free consultation.
Our dental team took a break to enjoy the rare, total solar eclipse. Pictured are Dr. Bateman, Pam (hygienist) and our patients. Wasn't it exciting to watch!!
Approximately 78% of Americans by age 17 have had at least 1 cavity. This stresses the importance of healthy oral hygiene and regular dental visits from an early age. (Source: American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA))
Even the crocodile has his own toothbrush - it's the Plover. This bird flies into the croc’s mouth and cleans its teeth. Maybe not twice a day but...
Brushing alone misses 40% of your tooth surfaces – so yes, flossing is very important.