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.
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April 27, 2018
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.
February 8, 2018
A common misconception people have about teeth whitening is that once you get it done, you don’t have to take any extra steps to keep your teeth white. Unfortunately that isn’t the case, according to your cosmetic dentist in Canton. Eating certain foods and failing to get the occasional touchup can cause your investment start fading in as little as one month.
Luckily, there are ways to keep your teeth white for longer, extending the time between touchups. To find out how, keep reading this post from your dentist; it just may save you money in the future.
January 15, 2018
If you’re missing one or more teeth, your dentist may suggest a couple of different solutions, including dental implants in Canton. Although traditional options have been a trusted way to offer patients new teeth, they have their downfalls.
Dental implants offer practically unlimited benefits for the right candidates. Understanding these benefits can help you make an educated decision and get back your bright smile full of healthy teeth. But first, you’re probably wondering whether you’re a good candidate for dental implants or not. Learn more about the perfect implant patient in this week’s blog post.
December 11, 2017
You are determined to make a change in your life. For so many years you’ve felt trapped behind your embarrassing smile, afraid to let your true contagious personality shine. But that ends now. You see straight teeth in your future, but you want to make sure that you make the right decision. Should you choose traditional or Invisalign of Canton to get the job done? Your dentist weighs in on the matter to help you take the best route.
November 3, 2017
Do you feel embarrassed when you smile because of the gaps between your teeth or crooked, overlapping teeth? Straightening your smile with an orthodontic treatment like Invisalign in Canton can be one of the best things you can do for yourself. Learn more about how your dentist can help you reap the benefits of a straighter, gorgeous smile in this week’s blog post.
October 2, 2017
Growing up, we’ve been taught to take regular care of our mouth. We do the regular brushing and flossing, maybe even include a mouth rinse as well. We’re convinced our oral health in entirely up to us; but your dentist in Canton has news.
If you want to maintain total preventive care, you’ll need to make a visit to your dentist as well. Luckily, your Canton dentist provides a comprehensive checkup to keep your mouth in top condition. (more…)
September 10, 2017
If you go to the dentist and hear you have a cavity or gum disease, you’re dealing with a problem that’s been around for literally tens of thousands of years. A study out this year reveals that Neanderthals, our now-extinct human relatives who lived some 40,000 years ago, had some of the same dental issues we’re now struggling with today — and that they self-medicated using plants and even antibiotics.
July 5, 2017
After spending a few extra moments in the mirror this morning, you’ve finally decided that it’s time to get your crooked teeth straightened. They’ve bothered you for years, and finally, you want to do something about it. While you might resign yourself to getting metal braces, the fact is that there are a multitude of alternative orthodontic options available today that are great for working adults who don’t want to alter their professional image while undergoing treatment. The two most popular are Invisalign and ClearCorrect, which you’ve likely heard of. How do they compare to braces? Which one would be right for you? Today, we’re going to discuss all three so you have everything you need to know to make a confident decision! (more…)
June 16, 2017
You’ve had a partial denture for about a year and you’re still not a fan of it – although the tooth you lost is in the back of your mouth, you just can’t get used to the wiggling that sometimes happens when you speak, and you haven’t been able to enjoy your favorite treat – chewy caramels – in what feels like a lifetime. You’re curious about dental implants in Canton, but you have questions about how much they cost. Luckily for you, the team at Legacy Dental Group are here to answer your inquiries and provide the details you need to improve your smile and make removable dentures a thing of the past.