Name one thing that’s worse than someone telling you that you have bad breath? Someone not telling you! If you don’t know, then you may think that your breath is fine and, therefore, not do anything about that offensive odor. And there are definitely steps you can take to eliminate bad breath, also called halitosis. A dentist in Springfield can help you win the battle against bad breath. Read on to find out what might be causing your bad breath and what you can do.
January 20, 2019
June 13, 2018
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Newton’s third law may not only apply to physics. Some people find that having their teeth whitened results is side effects. Many can be avoided if you elect to have your teeth whitened with a cosmetic dentist in Springfield. Read on to learn more about teeth whitening, the side effects and the services your dentist offers.
March 13, 2018
The battle against tooth decay is a constant and challenging one for children. Constant because there are always bacteria in the mouth just waiting to erode tooth enamel and start a cavity; challenging because little ones may not have the patience or dexterity to brush and floss well. Fortunately, your family dentist in Springfield can help. We apply dental sealants to children’s bicuspids and molars to effectively block nasty bacteria from reaching the biting surfaces of teeth.
February 14, 2018
Raise your hand if your smile is naturally perfect! There really aren’t many people who can make that claim. Fortunately, your cosmetic dentist in Springfield has a few methods to help you improve the appearance of your smile. One of the most popular is teeth whitening. You can choose to whiten in an hour with an in-office treatment or over the course of a couple of weeks with a take-home kit. Either way, the results are spectacular. Read on to learn about 7 of the top reasons why people choose teeth whitening in Springfield.
January 11, 2018
Welcome to 2018! What are your New Year’s resolutions? If you’re like many people, then you may have decided to eat healthier, exercise more and generally try to take better care of yourself. That should include seeing the dentist regularly for exams and cleanings. But if just the thought of seeing the dentist sends chills down your spine, then you may have a tough time sticking to your resolution. You don’t have to worry though, because when you see a sedation dentist in Springfield you’ll be able to relax while important dental work is completed.
December 2, 2017
Research shows that up to 80 percent of American adults has some degree of gum disease. Unfortunately, the condition can have a genetic link. Therefore, if one or both of your parents have gum disease, then there’s a chance you will too. Nevertheless, the majority of cases result from poor oral hygiene. Regardless of the cause, periodontal therapy in Springfield can help you avoid the harmful consequences of gum disease.
November 3, 2017
Is there anything more heartwarming than your children’s smiles? Well yes actually—knowing that those smiles are healthy, too, should make parents feel good. You do a lot to make sure your children’s oral health is in top condition. Did you know that helping your children manage stress can be an important influence? Read on to learn more about how stress can impact a smile and what your family dentist in Springfield recommends.
October 5, 2017
Your children’s dentist in Springfield doesn’t only want your children to have fun this Halloween. Dr. Olson also wants them to enjoy the treats, but also take precautions to help maintain their healthy smiles and avoid cavities. Read on to find out what is recommended.
September 15, 2017
C-O-F-F-E-E! For some, their coffee is ready even before they get out of bed in the morning. For others, coffee represents a way to socialize with friends, meet a client or just relax after a long day. Whatever coffee means to you, there are ways to order this ubiquitous drink that will have less impact on your teeth. Read on for tips from a family dentist in Springfield.
August 4, 2017
Are dental X-rays beneficial and are they safe? The short answer to that question is yes and yes. Now, let’s take a closer look at the topic. Your dentist in Springfield is here to answer your questions about X-rays and their importance to your dental health.