Want to start 2019 on a happy note? Why not see your cosmetic dentist in Canton about enhancing your smile? Common treatment options include teeth whitening, cosmetic bonding, and veneers. Each can bring new luster to your pearly whites.(more…)
Legacy Dental Group Blog
January 24, 2019
November 5, 2018
When you want to get the most out of your dental treatments and dental insurance, it can get complicated when you want cosmetic improvements.Since most dental insurance companies won’t cover any cost for cosmetic treatments like dental bonding or porcelain veneers, dentists have to get creative when it comes to maximizing benefits. Of course, there are other ways to offset the cost of these treatments as well.
With help from a cosmetic dentist in Canton, you can get the treatments you want while still saving some money in the process.(more…)
October 6, 2018
Did you know cavities are the biggest threat to your oral health? If you are like 91% of adults, you have had at least one in a permanent tooth. Although they are preventable, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports tooth decay as one of the most chronic conditions in America. While they may not seem like a large concern because they occur so frequently, cavities must be treated quickly, or it could result in the loss of your tooth. With early detection, the decay is stopped using tooth-colored fillings in Canton.
September 11, 2018
While we don’t often hear about it, did you know that oral cancer is responsible for one death every hour in America? What’s worse is that these statistics have not improved over the years! Why? Because oral cancer is typically not diagnosed until its later stages, leaving a worse prognosis for its victims. It is also 20 times more likely that you will develop oral cancer again if you survive it the first time. Your dentist in Canton explains what you should look for and how to protect yourself from this deadly disease.
August 2, 2018
Drooling is common for infants because they have not yet developed the reflexes necessary to swallow saliva accumulations in their mouths. As they age, the issue will subside; however, for some adults, the problem can persist. If you suffer from excessive drooling, it can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. You do not have to live with it. To treat it, your dentist in Canton will find the underlying cause of the problem to give you the relief you need.
July 24, 2018
Drooling is probably not the most common or popular topic of conversation around the water cooler. But if you drool, then you may want to have a talk with a family dentist in Canton. First of all, diagnosing the underlying cause of your drooling could be important to your general and oral health. Secondly, there may be a treatment that can help control drooling and make you more comfortable.
June 15, 2018
You unconsciously roll over in bed one night, and all of a sudden, you’re completely awake, and one side of your face is entirely covered in…your own drool. This isn’t the first time this has happened, as you usually wake up in the morning with a fresh puddle next to your head. You want it to stop, but what can you actually do about it? How do you break a habit that only occurs when you sleep? Your Canton dentist is here to help! Here are the top 5 ways you can stop your nighttime drooling. (more…)
May 15, 2018
You wake up, and like most mornings, there is a fresh puddle of drool on your pillow waiting for you. While this is adorable when babies do it, last time you checked, it’s been a little while since you were an infant! What is causing you to drool so much in your sleep? Is it something you should be concerned about? To help you rest a little easier (and hopefully a little drier), your Canton dentist is going to share the top 7 reasons people drool in their sleep. (more…)
April 27, 2018
This April, we are celebrating the arrival of spring here in Canton — as short as we know it will probably be before summer starts heating up. But there’s one more thing we’re celebrating this time of year. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month! That means it’s time to talk about this disease, and how getting routine oral cancer screenings could save your life.
March 13, 2018
At every stage of life, your smile is confronted with unique oral health issues, and you need to know the risks that accompany every age and know how to address them head on. Women in menopause already have a wide range of health concerns to worry about, and now, they will, unfortunately, need to add potential oral health issues to the mix. A study in the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine reports that hormonal changes that occur during menopause may adversely impact oral health. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the ways hormonal changes impact your oral health and how your dentist can help you keep your smile whole and healthy.