If you have dentures, or even if you haven’t, chances are you’ve seen TV advertisements for denture products. Because dentures and teeth loss can be emotional topics, it’s no surprise that the advertisements try (let’s call them) unconventional approaches. Sometimes they try too hard to be funny, sincere, or authoritative. Other times they go for realness and end up somewhere closer to too-much-information.
But for all their flaws, these ads are speaking to a sizable market. Over 60 million people in the ...
Five Signs You Might Have Sleep Apnea… and One Thing You Can Do About It
At one point in time, maybe even only a few years ago, sleep apnea was not well-known among the public. Now, thankfully, public awareness of sleep apnea is much higher. After all, it is a dangerous condition, and because it is a disease that affects sleep, many people who have sleep apnea aren’t even aware of it.
If you suffer from sleep apnea, you will temporarily stop ...
A Brief History of Grills
"I got my mouth looking something like a disco ball
I got the diamonds and the ice all hand set
I might cause a cold front if I take a deep breath
My teeth gleaming like I’m chewing on aluminum foil"
-Grillz, Nelly (featuring Pall Wall & Ali & Gipp)
Grills (or grillz) are, if not popular, at least fairly recognizable these days. Made of precious metals (gold and platinum being the most common) and often studded with diamonds, most grills are ...
Tooth decay can be prevented with good oral care. Children learn their habits from their parents and caregivers. You can help your children learn healthy habits by setting a good example by brushing with them daily, taking them to the dentist regularly and giving them healthy foods.
Brushing and flossing remove plaque that leads to disease and breaks down the teeth. Untreated tooth decay can lead to pain, loss of teeth and loss of self-confidence. Children who have good oral care at ...
All of us at Midtown Dental want to thank you for the support you've shown us as a community. We see over 2,000 patients all over the Tri-Cities, and some that travel hours just for our doctor's care. All of your reviews, comments, and Likes on Facebook help give our office recognition online to prospective new patients. That's all thanks to YOU!
So let's give back to you!
Starting in February, when you "check-in" on Facebook, you'll be entered into a drawing for ...
#1 How often kids snack – not just what they eat – can be harmful to their teeth.
Teeth need breaks between meals and snacks to prevent cavities.
Grazing on snacks or sipping juices or sport drinks all day causes cavities.
Eat and drink in one sitting instead of sipping and snacking all day long.
#2 BABY teeth matter.
Baby teeth can help children chew food and speak clearly.
They shape the children’s faces and guide adult teeth into place.
Cavities can cause pain and affect a child’s ...
In the beginning of your pregnancy, it is so important to receive enough nutrients, especially calcium, protein, phosphorous, folic acid and vitamins A, C, and D. Your baby’s teeth begin to develop during the second trimester and what you eat greatly affects the growth of your unborn child, including their teeth.
Making Healthy Food Choices:
Make half your plate fruits and vegetables
Beans, peas and lentils
Papaya, tomato juice, oranges/orange juice, strawberries, cantaloupe and bananas
Whole grain products with fortified folic acid
Lean beef, skinless poultry ...
Creating a new you begins with a belief that you can accomplish what you set out to do. Confidence in our own capabilities determines how we feel, think and behave. There is no better time than the beginning of a new year to apply these lessons to our own lives.
What would I see in a snapshot of my best self?
Before you begin setting goals for yourself, look ahead to your intended end result. Often individuals who doubt their ...