Parkinson’s Disease And Dental Health: What You Need To Know

Doctors diagnose 60,000 Americans with Parkinson's disease every year, and experts estimate that around one million people in the United States now have this condition. Parkinson's disease causes problems with vital nerve cells in the brain, and the condition leads to a variety of serious and increasingly debilitating side effects. If you or someone you love has Parkinson's disease, learn how the disease can affect dental health, and find out what you can do to look after your teeth and gums. Read More 

Preventing Tooth Decay When Wearing Braces

By not practicing proper oral hygiene, you are putting the entirety of your mouth at risk, but mainly your teeth. While wearing braces, there are some very specific hygienic practices to which you must commit yourself in order to prevent that most dreaded of oral problems: tooth decay. Even a number of people who are quite good with their oral hygiene suffer from problems once they receive their braces. Hopefully, however, this brief article will act as a guide for you to take preventative measures against tooth decay while wearing braces. Read More 

5 Ways A Cosmetic Dentist Can Help You Fix Enamel Erosion Issues

You might think your teeth look strong and healthy despite a barely noticeable color change, but a reoccurring sensitivity or sudden proliferation of cavities indicates something is wrong. In many cases, poor oral hygiene or a love of acidic drinks has worn away so much enamel that your teeth are no longer properly protected from damage. Find out how a cosmetic dentist, such as those at Milan Simanek, D.D.S. & Associates, can help you restore the structure of your teeth in five different ways. Read More 

Three Ways To Pass The Time While Waiting At The Dentist Office

Dentists are busy professionals, therefore patient wait times (even with an advance appointment) may be significant. But have you ever sat mindlessly in your dentist's waiting room, stressed, bored or otherwise unoccupied? Time spent in the dental office waiting room does not have to be boring and unproductive. Here are three worthwhile tasks for you to tackle as you wait to be examined: 1. Jot Down Questions for the Dentist, So You'll Have a List At Hand Read More 

2 More Reasons To Have Good Oral Health

By not taking care of your teeth and gums with regular brushing and flossing, you can end up losing your teeth and have to wear dentures or get a dental prosthesis. By allowing tooth loss to occur, you can put yourself at risk for several other health complications. Besides tooth loss, here are two more reasons to have good oral health. Jaw and Facial Bone Loss When you lose any of your teeth, the effects of the missing teeth will immediately begin to affect the bones around the empty tooth socket. Read More