January 2, 2019
With the new year in full swing, it’s likely that your friends and family are committing to brand-new resolutions. These new goals could be to lose weight, quit using tobacco for good, or simply spend more time with the family and less time on a smartphone. While all of these resolutions can benefit your life, making the commitment to maintain good oral health has huge benefits in the long-term.
If you’re not sure which resolution to make, consider routine dental appointments or a smile makeover from a dentist in Lincoln!
December 11, 2018
Did you know that there are an estimated 178 million Americans who are missing at least one tooth? Fortunately, modern dentistry provides people with multiple options for replacing their missing teeth, each with their own pros and cons. With that said, it can be overwhelming to sift through all the information out there and decide on which one is right for you. Keep reading to learn about the key differences between the 3 main replacement options: dentures, bridges and dental implants in Lincoln. You’ll be one step closer to making an informed decision and restoring your smile!
December 4, 2018
Even for the most cautious and prepared person, life still throws the occasional “curveball.” And sometimes that comes in the form of a dental emergency, even if all you’re doing is eating lunch! One moment you’re enjoying a sandwich – and the next, you’ve suddenly broken a filling. But don’t panic – in this blog, you’ll get tips from an emergency dentist in Lincoln on how to handle four of the most common dental emergencies. You can’t always prevent an emergency, but at least you can feel prepared to handle one if it arises!
November 20, 2018
The holidays are just around the corner, which means that you’re more than likely making plans to visit family members in other parts of the country (or even the world!) Therefore, your oral care routine is going to be a bit more difficult to maintain. Whether you’re going to be in the car for several hours or taking a flight across the country, it’s crucial to have a dental hygiene kit handy.
So what should you include in this kit? A dentist in Lincoln breaks down all the essentials and the benefits you can expect.
November 13, 2018
The holidays are just around the corner, which means dentists are likely pushing people to maximize their dental insurance. However, many families don’t have dental insurance, even if they could really benefit from receiving dental care. Fortunately, Williamsburg Dental offers an alternative to dental insurance: an in-house membership savings plan!
Membership savings plans operate much like dental insurance, but without deductibles, annual maximums or waiting periods. If dental insurance is too expensive for your family and you want an alternative, keep reading to learn how our plan from a dentist in Lincoln can benefit your family’s oral health!
November 1, 2018
Now that Halloween has ended, chances are you have a surplus of candy from a long night of trick-or-treating. While all your chocolate is probably eaten by now, there’s a good chance that you have many candies leftover that are high in sugar content, especially hard candy. Many of these candies don’t just put your teeth at risk of decay, but also cracking! A cracked tooth is considered a dental emergency, whether it’s a natural tooth or a restoration.
To learn which candies you should avoid to prevent emergencies, how to keep your teeth healthy, and what you should do if an emergency occurs, keep reading!
October 14, 2018
Many people do not realize that having gum disease doesn’t only put you at risk of tooth loss and infection. In fact, research indicates that having gum disease puts you at risk of systemic diseases as well! This mouth-body connection is often lost among patients, which is why we’re taking action.
To promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, we’re wearing our pink shirts every Wednesday! You can get your own by stopping by for an appointment. We’re also going to talk about why having gum disease is nothing to scoff at in this blog post. Keep reading to learn more!
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October 8, 2018
Has dental insurance gotten too expensive for you to pay for? Are you not getting the benefits that you deserve? Is it going away once the incoming year begins? When traditional dental insurance just won’t cut it, you don’t have to skip your dental visits, nor put off scheduling appointments for your family.
By joining the Membership Savings Club, you can get the benefits you need at an affordable rate, all without sacrificing quality! Learn more from your dentist in Lincoln today.
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October 3, 2018
If you’ve ever drank a hot cup of coffee or eaten a spoonful of ice cream, chances are you may have felt a weird tingling sensation in your teeth afterwards. Feeling it momentarily and having it disappear is normal; most people experience this sensation on a regular basis. However, it’s a bigger problem when that sensitivity lingers and doesn’t go away.
What could have caused this? According to a dentist in Lincoln, many people are simply brushing their teeth too hard! To learn how it’s harmful and how to fix it, keep reading!
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September 4, 2018
If you look up videos of parents helping their children pull out loose baby teeth, you may be surprised by how creative some parents get. From using a door tied to a string to using a Nerf bullet tied to a string, these methods can be entertaining to some. Of course, that doesn’t mean they’re the safest way to remove baby teeth. For one, these methods are not particularly sanitary. The last thing you want to do is introduce new bacteria to your child’s developing mouth.
Instead, consider these steps from a dentist in Lincoln to remove loose baby teeth safely.
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