We love seeing your smile and we want you to love it too! But how do you avoid getting stains on your teeth? What’s the best way to treat discolored teeth and get your sparkling white smile back?More
Early childhood brings with it many exciting firsts: first word, first step, first trip to Grandma’s and eventually the first day of school.
Like all of these milestones, your child’s first trip to the dentist can be filled with excitement and nervousness. As a parent, you may not be sure when your child should go to the dentist for the first time or what to expect during your baby’s first dental checkup.More
When it comes to taking care of your teeth, most people know about the importance of brushing and flossing every day, getting regular dental checkups and avoiding too much sugar.
But did you ever think about how the rest of your diet might affect your teeth? Foods with high acidity can affect your smile but you can learn how to limit the damage.More
The American Academy of Periodontology reports that almost 25% of people 65 years and older have lost all of their teeth, with an even larger percentage having lost at least one. Although dentures can be very helpful for individuals with tooth loss, there are several common issues that can affect denture wearers.
Whether you are wearing full or partial dentures, it is important to know the most common problems associated with denture wear as well as some helpful habits for addressing them.More
The average American spends nearly 1,000 hours brushing their teeth over the course of a lifetime. With all that time spent brushing, it’s important to choose the right toothbrush!
But how do you decide? Here are four important criteria to consider when purchasing your next toothbrush.More
Have you been putting off your dental cleaning? Did you schedule an appointment but get anxious just thinking about it?More
Like any new parent, you will do anything to give your baby a healthy start in life.
A key ingredient in your child’s wellbeing is good oral hygiene. Even at a young age this is very important because tooth decay is the leading chronic childhood disease, far outpacing other conditions like asthma, diabetes and obesity.
While you may be thinking about getting your kids to brush and floss, remember that dental care actually begins at birth, before your child’s first tooth appears and long before he or she can hold a toothbrush.More
You already know it is important for your child to brush and floss regularly. But did you know that tooth decay is the leading chronic childhood disease?
In fact, early childhood caries – such as decayed teeth, missing or loose teeth from decay or fillings by age six – are four times more common than childhood obesity, five times more common than asthma and 20 times more common than juvenile diabetes.
So how do you motivate your kids to develop good dental hygiene habits and avoid the many health risks that come with tooth decay?More
Are you looking for an easy way to access the affordable dental care your family needs without dental insurance?
The Excel Dental Membership Club has you covered! You’ll get complete dental care, including regular cleanings, doctor exams, x-rays, and emergency care, plus discounts on other services. Members pay for dental services by signing up for one of three monthly dental care payment plans.More
If you have experienced tooth loss or if you are at risk of losing one or more teeth, you are far from alone.
Did you know that only 34% of U.S. adults over the age of 40 have all of their natural permanent teeth? By the age of 65, almost one-fifth of Americans have lost all of their teeth.
For people affected by tooth loss, dental implants have emerged as a more comfortable and natural-looking alternative to traditional dentures, which used to be the most common solution. The American Academy of Implant Dentistry estimates that 3 million Americans have dental implants, with an additional half million people choosing them each year.
More than 10% of U.S. dentists, including Drs. Davis and Matthews of Excel Dental in Ozark, offer implants. Having the latest advances in implant technology means you may be able to get your smile back faster than ever before!More