February 17, 2017
Regardless of all the efforts to improve awareness of healthier options, adults and children alike continue to consume unhealthy amounts of sugar-sweetened beverages. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that 49.3% of adults and 62.9% of children consume at least one sugar-sweetened beverage each day. Consuming sugary, dyed drinks like sodas, teas, and wines obviously lead to poor oral health and embarrassing flaws in our modern American’s smiles. By visiting your cosmetic dentist in Edison, we can fix your blemished smile and inform you about important preventive care. (more…)
February 2, 2017
Regular appointments to the dentist are vital to preventive care, which is why the American Dental Association recommends you see your dentist every 6 months. However, despite their recommendations, only 62% of adults saw their dentist last year. Often, people do not understand the importance of seeing their Edison dentist regularly. Often, people believe brushing and flossing are enough to ward off dental problems. In other cases, people feel they do not need to see the dentist until after a problem as developed. However, these beliefs are far from true. No matter how well you brush, you still need to see your dentist regularly—even if you do not have any dental concerns.