Sport Safety: The Importance of Mouth Guards

Imagine what it would be like if you suddenly lost one or two of your front teeth. Smiling, talking, eating—everything would suddenly be affected. Mouthguards, also called mouth protectors, help cushion a blow to the face, minimizing the risk of broken teeth and injuries to your lips, tongue, face or jaw. They typically cover the upper teeth and are a great way to protect the soft tissues of your tongue, lips and cheek lining. Knowing how to prevent injuries like these is especially important if you participate in organized sports or other recreational activities. Continue Reading →

Preventing Early Childhood Cavities

There is a dental disease called Early Childhood Caries (Cavities) that can affect young children. Sometimes called Baby Bottle Tooth Decay, it is caused when sugary liquid surrounds the teeth too often – like when a child goes to bed with (or walks around with) a bottle. It can lead to pain and severe cavities Continue Reading →

ClearCorrect is the clear and simple alternative to metal braces

ClearCorrect invisible braces are the clear and simple way to straighten your teeth so you can show off your smile! Looking for an alternative to metal braces? ClearCorrect is the clear and simple choice. No wires. No brackets. Just clear, convenient comfort—every reason to smile. With ClearCorrect, your dentist or orthodontist can straighten your teeth using a series of clear, custom, removable aligners. Each aligner moves your teeth just a little bit at a time until you eventually get straight teeth. With the results and convenience ClearCorrect offers and the advantages it has over other treatment options, it’s an easy decision. With ClearCorrect you can get the obvious benefits and confidence you’ll enjoy with straight teeth so you too can show off your smile. Continue Reading →

Smile Makeovers with Springstone℠ Patient Financing

With over three decades of combined experience in patient lending, we’ve taken the best of what we’ve learned to develop Springstone℠. Our vision is to combine the convenience of the Internet with caring, personal service to bring you the next generation of patient financing. Our goal is to help each patient receive the procedure they seek, and offer a refreshingly pleasant experience in the process. At Springstone, we promise you payment plans that are an economical alternative to most personal loans and credit cards. From the user-friendly website to our cheerful and knowledgeable customer care specialists, our whole team is working to make sure you are simply moving forward. Continue Reading →

Kids should brush teeth for two minutes, twice daily

A new public-service campaign “Kids’ Healthy Mouths” urges kids to brush their teeth for that amount of time, twice a day. Launched on Tuesday, the campaign’s TV spots, print ads, Web site, social media messages and other materials (available in both English and Spanish) point out that kids waste a lot of time every day watching television and videos, playing games on mobile devices and harassing their siblings — and that four minutes of that time could be better spent cleaning their teeth. Continue Reading →

Kids’ Healthy Mouths Campaign

Healthy kids need healthy teeth! Dental disease affects your child’s overall health and interferes with his or her ability to do well in school. CDA joined with 35 other dental organizations to create a simple message about the value of good oral health for children. The primary message encourages children to brush their teeth “2min2x” for two minutes, twice a day. Dental decay is the most common chronic childhood disease with more than 16 million kids suffering from untreated tooth decay in the U.S. The mouth is the gateway to a person’s overall health, and an unhealthy mouth can be linked to diabetes and even heart disease. In the U.S., oral disease causes kids to miss 51 million school hours and their parents to lose 25 million work hours annually. Additionally, oral disease disproportionately affects children from low-income families and these children have almost twice the number of decayed teeth that have not been treated by a dentist as compared to others in the general population. Continue Reading →

Downtown Concord Dental using Hiossen’s leading-edge dental implant technology

Dr. Lee is uses the Hiossen’s leading-edge implant technology, a sophisticated new dental implant system to Downtown Concord Dental’s service offerings. This new technique allows for a more stable approach to bone drilling, faster healing time for patients and a less risky process. We offer the advanced Hiossen Dental Implant system in our Concord office, Dr. Lee has been extensively trained on the system of drills that ultimately reduce the risk of infection and complications around steadiness of the drilling process. Continue Reading →