Brett Noorda DMD Blog
March 26, 2021
Did you know a healthy smile relies on more than just your teeth? Your gums are equally important. The biggest threat to your gum health is an infection called periodontal disease. Although it’s preventable, at least 50% of Americans have a form of it, making it the leading cause of tooth loss. Thankfully, you can keep it at bay by flossing your teeth daily. While it may seem self-explanatory, simple mistakes while you’re flossing can place your smile at risk. Here are a few of the most common mistakes you can make that can jeopardize your smile.
February 25, 2021
You try to prioritize the oral health of your family, but it can be a headache to keep up with sometimes. Even if your family is very good about going to the dentist every six months for regular checkups, you probably still find it challenging to make it all happen. Fortunately, there is an option out there that can make it much easier for you to get dental care for your entire family. Continue reading to learn about the many benefits of seeing a family dentist in Henderson.(more…)
January 22, 2021
Whether you need to prevent a current tooth from cracking further, hide major cosmetic chips and cracks in your smile, or receive a root canal, dental crowns have proven to be extremely effective in dentistry. However, they also tend to take a long time to create due to the high level of personalization they receive. Thanks to modern dental technology, getting a new crown is easier and faster than ever! Learn how CEREC same day crowns in Henderson work from a dentist and exactly how long you’ll need to wait to receive one.(more…)
December 1, 2020
It’s the winter holiday season once again! Have you finished buying gifts for all your family and friends? If you are busy getting ready for this month’s festivities, scheduling an appointment with your dentist in Henderson is probably not at the top of your to-do list. However, if it’s been six months or more since your last trip to the dental office, you shouldn’t wait to arrange your next checkup. Skipping a dental cleaning can lead to all sorts of trouble for your teeth. Want to know more? Keep reading below to learn why preventive oral care really is the gift that keeps on giving.
July 29, 2020
As you get on the freeway after a long day at work, you begin to imagine your relaxing night ahead. As you ponder whether a nice glass of wine or a bubble bath is in your future, your phone notifies you that your bi-yearly visit is tonight. Without thinking twice, you quickly call their office to reschedule, and by the time you have pulled into your driveway, you have convinced yourself you are actually saving money by doing so.
Unfortunately, this way of thinking could negatively affect your oral health and your wallet. In fact, research has shown that every dollar invested in preventive care saves you between $8 and $50 in the long run! Read on as a dentist shares three examples of how routine visits can save you money.
June 4, 2020
Sports drinks were invented as a way to keep athletes hydrated while simultaneously replenishing electrolytes that are lost through sweat. They are helpful during a vigorous workout and taste good, but they aren’t usually great for your health, especially the health of your teeth. Dentists warn that they often contain as much or more sugar and acid than soda and juices. Keep reading to learn about why you shouldn’t frequently drink sports drinks and some healthy alternatives you can choose instead.
May 22, 2020
You know you are supposed to brush your teeth before calling it a night, but once again your bed is just too inviting. It’s been a long day, so you decide on a quick 30-second brush and a drop of mouthwash will do the trick. Are you guilty of finding yourself in this situation now and again?
Maintaining good oral hygiene habits is crucial to the health of your gums, the strength of your teeth, and your overall confidence. Before you fall back into those bad habits, a Henderson dentist shares how to create an effective oral health care plan in 3 easy steps.
April 4, 2020
If you’ve tried picking up the phone to schedule a routine appointment with a dentist in Henderson, you’re likely told that you can’t get scheduled at this time. As a result of COVID-19, it makes sense that businesses known for managing large groups of people would not be able to stay open, but how do dental practices fit into this? To learn why dental practices cannot perform routine care and how to protect yourself until they reopen, keep reading!
March 14, 2020
If you’ve lost one of your back teeth, you may be thinking, “It’s okay – no one can see it anyway.” But there is more for you to be concerned with than smile aesthetics. Living with any of your teeth missing for a prolonged period of time can lead to some serious problems, but why? You’ll find out as you continue reading, and you’ll also discover why dental implants are the perfect solution!
February 8, 2020
Heart disease refers to a range of conditions such as high blood pressure, chest pain, stroke, heart attack and more. And while it’s the leading cause of death in both men and women, great strides have been made in understanding prevention and treatment in recent years. In fact, researchers have discovered a connection between gum disease and the heart that may surprise you. Keep reading below to learn how a dentist can keep your smile healthier and also lower your risk of heart disease at the same time.