If there’s one emotion that can really use up a lot of your energy, while pretty much helping you get nowhere and get there fast, it’s guilt! Yep, we know. You may feel very guilty for letting your smile care get away from you. You may feel guilty that you didn’t wear your mouthguard and now you need help for dental damage. You may feel guilty that you simply didn’t follow through on teeth whitening and now your smile might not be bright white for that party you’re attending! While guilt can help you gather up some motivation in the beginning, once that happens, it’s time to let the yucky feelings go. Then, of course, our Columbia, TN team suggests you do the following instead!
You might feel that, though our recommendation for dental checkups and cleanings with our Columbia, TN team seems quite straightforward, there’s just something confusing about this part of your prevention. It’s as though a cloud of mystery surrounds these visits because you aren’t really entirely sure about what we’re doing or why throughout your visit. This general uncertainty leads to lots of questions about whether such visits are necessary and before you know it, it all seems very puzzling. Great news: You’re not alone! Many patients feel this way until they receive the very simple answers they need. Let’s get started, so you can stop seeing prevention as perplexing and instead see it as beneficial!
As we look forward to 2019 but we haven’t quite gotten there yet, there’s just enough time to look back and ask: What did I accomplish this year for my smile health and what should I improve upon next year? When you take full stock of how you fared throughout 2018, you can feel much more confident and excited about making little changes for the future because you realize that of course, you also put in some hard work! While everyone’s personal review of their year will be unique, our Columbia, TN team offers some ideas you may not have thought of yet that will help you begin!
As you bundle up, shop for gifts, decorate the tree, and ask yourself what’s going to be on the Christmas menu this year, you may also remember: This time of year is full of fun events in our community and you certainly don’t want to miss out! To kick off the holiday season in Columbia, TN, be sure to put the Columbia Main Street Christmas Parade on your calendar right away!
A full smile makeover is not for everyone, but for people with several concerns about their smile, it can certainly be desirable. If you have thought about making big improvements to the way your teeth look, you should know that porcelain veneers can help make remarkable changes possible. Your Columbia, TN dentist offers cosmetic dental services that can be used to transform the way a person looks. With veneers, it is possible to offer attractive, natural-looking coverage for teeth that are damaged, discolored, or affected by any other issues with their shape and appearance. Because veneers are made to be durable, you can count on preserving those improvements for many years! (more…)
Did you know that restorative dental care can really help you out? You know, of course, that it is meant to help restore your oral health when things go poorly. However, do you know much about how this all works? Are you certain about what you can expect from the treatments we offer at our Columbia, TN practice? To be sure that you really comprehend the full scope of the ways we can offer your smile some fixes, whether small or big, let’s get going through a brief review!
Dental insurance is confusing enough! Then, you realize that the benefits you sign up for actually end at the close of the year, which means if you don’t use them right now, they’re not going to trickle on over into 2019. However, that is only probably true. It all depends on the insurance you signed up for! This leaves you wondering: How are you supposed to know what’s what, if you have remaining benefits you don’t want to miss out on, and whether you should see us this year or wait until the next? Lovely news: Our Columbia, TN has some simple suggestions that should clear this issue right up!
We know that when it comes to the simple things, such as dental hygiene, you might end up feeling a bit too shy to ask us questions that you would really like the answers to. One of the reasons our Columbia, TN team would really love for you to find the courage to bring those questions up is the fact that, though they seem simple, the details are actually an integral part of what makes up your powerful smile protection. For instance, if you’d like to know more about dental floss but you feel sort of embarrassed, this can be to your detriment! We implore you to ask us, so you are on the road toward a very healthy grin.
Yes, the year has truly flown by! While you may be looking forward to lots and lots of yummy food on the horizon, thanks to the winter holidays, why not kick off the feasting with the upcoming 2018 Columbia Noon Rotary Pancake Day? It’s sure to please your taste buds!
As for the specific details, step-by-step, regarding what happens as tooth decay begins, why it’s actually occurring, what’s going on, and then how we fix it, this may all remain a mystery. As you may have recently begun considering, if only you were aware of the particulars, you may have an easier time with your daily care and prevention, so fillings can become a less pressing need in your life! Good news: Our Columbia, TN team is more than happy to walk you through the entire process.