Bradford Young Blog
February 1, 2018
It’s quite common for a discussion of oral hygiene and health to place the teeth as the center of importance. But although the ivories are very significant, what gets lost is the fact that they are completely dependent on the health of the gums. And if we were to humanize the two, the teeth would be the offspring and the gums the mother. And just like the latter nurtures the young child, the same relationship exists between your gums and your teeth. So as you continue reading, your dentist in Allentown will provide ways to care for your gums at home so that you can maintain optimal oral health.
January 2, 2018
When cosmetic dentistry is mentioned, the first thought that comes to mind is usually aesthetic appeal, but things have changed. New advances have broadened the scope of this field, providing more functional benefits. Your cosmetic dentist in Allentown welcomes you to this new reality, where you can actually get better service from your teeth and a visually appealing smile all wrapped in one. Read on to learn more about these amazing new breakthroughs.
December 20, 2017
It’s finally here! The new year provides us an opportunity to look back on the good times of yesteryear. To sit down with family and friends and reminiscence is a moment always worth cherishing. So, what comes after this celebration? Doing it again, but even better than before.
That’s why your dentist in Allentown has provided a list of preventive ways to easily improve your overall oral healthcare in the new year. There is no better time than the first of the year to start recording your progress.
November 18, 2017
There are several milestones that you as a parent will remember in your child’s life. One of those is the first time when a pink ridge in his gums gives clue that a tooth is soon to be pushing through the surface. And another milestone you’ll remember is when your toddler loses the first tooth. You’ve probably either read or heard about what age range this event should take place within, but your Hillsboro pediatric dentist, Dr. Michael Royse, has insight into how you should approach this time of your child’s life.
October 29, 2017
When you think about your overall health and that of your teeth and gums, you likely believe that the two are separate from one another; however, they are directly connected. The health of your mouth can influence the onset of general health issues, like cardiovascular disease. As a result, to promote your well-being, you must focus on your dental health with at-home care and regular visits to your dentist.
September 2, 2017
With the holidays approaching, many people will try to cut their calories in preparation for the tasty meals that are around the corner. That means drinking more water and less soda.
Some may have thought they found a loophole when it came to water consumption and soda fasting—sparkling water. Unfortunately, sparkling water is bad for your health as well—especially your oral health. Your dentist is here to explain how bubbly drinks are actually harming your teeth.
August 29, 2017
When you take bite of mint chocolate chip ice cream or sip a steaming hot cup of coffee, what happens? Do you enjoy your treat without any problems, or do you experience pain? If one of your teeth hurts when it comes into contact with hot and cold items, it might be time for you to visit your local dentist for a root canal in Allentown.
July 17, 2017
Going to the dentist every six months sometimes feels like an inconvenience, especially when you’re teeth aren’t hurting. Your schedule is busy and hectic most days, and you’d love to limit those visits to once a year – that should be sufficient, right? Unfortunately, visiting your Allentown dentist once is year is not enough and here’s why.
July 11, 2017
Tooth pain can happen for many reasons including tooth decay, dental damage, thinning tooth enamel, and foreign objects stuck between teeth. However, the most severe tooth pain is often indicative of a need for root canal therapy. This treatment is necessary when dental trauma or decay accesses the inner most layers of the tooth where the nerve system is housed. This can result in severe pain and sensitivity to changes in temperature. When this happens, it’s time to relieve tooth pain and save damaged teeth with root canals.
May 19, 2017
When you are suffering from tooth loss, you need an effective solution to fill the missing space. Living with an incomplete smile decreased your quality of life as you want to hide your smile. If you do not replace missing teeth, your oral health will begin to decline as well as your confidence. In addition, you can develop nutritional deficiencies from difficulty eating as your quality of life decreases. Now, you have many options when it comes to dental prosthetics. New advancements in dentistry can provide you with an array of solutions. When needing dentures in Allentown, our Dr. Bradford Young and his team will help you make the best choice for your individual needs.