Four Different Types of Dentists, and How They Can Help You

Different Types of Dentists

The Different Types of Dentists

Did you know that, according to a survey by USA Today, teeth are the number one thing single people judge in a potential partner? Both women and men rate good teeth as the most important “must have” — more important than shoes, clothes, or even hair. Continue reading “Four Different Types of Dentists, and How They Can Help You”

Debunking Four Common Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry

Common Myths about Cosmetic Dentistry

Common Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry

Studies show that Americans are spending an astonishing $775 million on toothbrushes every single year. If that seems like a lot, realize that experts recommend you replace your toothbrush at least three or four times a year. So, in that regard, it looks like we’re doing just fine. Continue reading “Debunking Four Common Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry”

What Is Cosmetic Dentistry and How Can it Benefit You

What is cosmetic Dentistry

What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Before the advent of today’s go-anywhere communication devices, medical doctors were forced to rely on pagers to alert them to emergency developments with their patients. These emergency doctors, through split-second medical decisions, are able to save those patients who cling to life by a thread. Hollywood’s ceaseless portrayal of doctoral brilliance and valor only serves to perpetuate this wide-held view. Continue reading “What Is Cosmetic Dentistry and How Can it Benefit You”

5 Tips for Naturally Fresher Breath

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Steps for Naturally Fresher Breath

Talking about your breath can be a sensitive subject. At Mint Dental we want our patients to know that they can talk to us about whatever dental concerns they have, without having to feel uncomfortable. Your breath speaks volumes about who you are, especially if you struggle with a displeasing odor.

There are several steps you can take to help eliminate the root causes of bad breath, and naturally freshen it through the rest of the day. Here are some of the methods that we recommend: Continue reading “5 Tips for Naturally Fresher Breath”

Recovering after a Tooth Extraction

after tooth extraction

Steps to a Smooth Recovery after a Tooth Extraction

Losing a tooth isn’t fun, but it can be a positive experience when you take the care and necessary steps to caring for your dental extraction site so that it can heal properly. After tooth extraction pain is normal, but there are steps you can take to ensure a quick recovery.  Continue reading “Recovering after a Tooth Extraction”

Oral Cancer Screenings

Oral Cancer Screening Procedure

Why Are Oral Cancer Screenings Important?

It’s not just smokers and people that drink alcohol who are at risk for developing oral cancer. New studies show that people in their 20s and 30s are more at risk than ever, partly due to HPV, the virus that also causes cervical cancers. The American Cancer Society predicts that each year, more than 30,000 new oral cancer cases are diagnosed. Continue reading “Oral Cancer Screenings”