Your teeth are designed to last forever if you take the time to commit to your oral health. The foundation for a healthy smile starts at home with the help of your toothbrush. It’s your first line of defense against common preventable issues, like tooth decay and gum disease, which means it’s going to get used a lot. Over time, it’s not going to be as effective. You can ensure your smile stays healthy in between appointments with your dentist by changing your toothbrush regularly. Here’s how to make the most of your brushing routine.
Sunrise Dental Service Blog
May 28, 2020
To fight the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all taking extra precautions to prevent transmitting the virus. As state restrictions are starting to lift and you’re able to resume more of your normal life, a trip to your dentist may be at the top of your priority list; however, we know there are still concerns about the coronavirus. Our team at Sunrise Dental Service is committed to the safety of our staff and patients. We’ll do more than just wash our hands and wear gloves. We’re going the extra mile using the latest Personal Hygiene Standards to combat COVID-19 while providing the high-quality dentistry you need.
April 30, 2020
One of the hallmarks of a good dentist is that they invest in advanced technology. Using the latest tools in the field enables them to provide top-quality care to patients that is as efficient, comfortable, and effective as possible. One remarkable piece of technology that some practices have adopted is the Fotona Laser system. In this post, you will learn more about how dentists use lasers to protect and enhance patients’ smiles.(more…)
March 28, 2020
If you’re like many adults, you probably thought tooth decay was the only threat to your smile; however, you were recently diagnosed with gum disease. Although you can avoid the infection with the right oral hygiene habits, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates at least 50% of adults have it. While it’s the leading cause of tooth loss, it doesn’t need to leave a lasting mark on your smile. As an alternative to scaling and root planing, many patients are turning to laser dentistry. You’ll enjoy more accurate and effective results using a minimally invasive solution.
March 18, 2020
If you have ever had a toothache keep you awake at night, you know the pain can be unbearable. If you’re like many people, you might think an occasional toothache is normal, especially if the pain dissipates after a couple of days. Unfortunately, the discomfort is likely to reoccur because the underlying issue hasn’t been addressed. If you have a problematic tooth giving you grief, you might believe extracting it will eliminate the problem, but is this really the best option? Your dentist can stop your pain and save your tooth with an effective treatment plan.
February 28, 2020
Did you know your mouth is often called “the gateway to your health?” Believe it or not, your oral and overall health go hand-in-hand. In fact, there are several dental issues that can have adverse complications for your body. Your dentist works to provide personalized solutions to keep your smile healthy to also enhance your general wellbeing. Here’s what you need to know about the mouth and body connection.
February 18, 2020
When you bite into an ice cream cone, do you feel a twinge of pain for a few seconds? Maybe you’ve had a toothache keep you awake at night? If your dental pain subsides without any treatment, it’s common to feel the issue has resolved itself on its own. Many people believe an occasion toothache or sensitivity isn’t a concern, but it’s never a good sign. Pain and sensitivity indicate there’s a problem brewing in your mouth. You need to see your dentist right away to find the cause of your discomfort to save your smile.
January 2, 2020
Over the years, you’ll notice your teeth turning a few shades darker. Tooth discoloration is a natural part of the aging process, but there are also several other factors that can impact the severity of the change. Among the biggest influencers to affect the color of your teeth are the foods and drinks you consume. Here are 5 foods you should avoid to keep your teeth bright. If your smile has already lost its luster, you can turn back the hands of time with teeth whitening.
December 20, 2019
If you’ve lost all your teeth in one or both arches, dentures near Sayville restored your smile and your quality of life; however, something just doesn’t feel right. You’ve started to experience some slipping and irritation. After a while, it’s normal to question if your dentures are still fitting right. There are some obvious signs that indicate there’s a problem. Don’t worry, your dentist can stabilize your smile if you’re experiencing any symptoms of poorly fitting dentures.
December 12, 2019
The holiday season has plenty of occasions – parties with friends, family get-togethers, and other photo ops – where you’ll want to have your best smile ready. But if you feel like your pearly whites have been looking less than brilliant lately, there’s no need to fret; your cosmetic dentist in Sayville can use one of these 4 treatments to give you the confident, festive grin you deserve.(more…)