National Children’s Dental Health Month

We have reached the end of February, which is also the end of National Children’s Dental Health Month! While this month is almost over, your child’s dental health should always be of high importance. In today’s blog, your Charles City, IA, family dentist will share tips for helping your child have great oral hygiene habits at home as well as the importance of bringing your children in for checkups every six months to ensure their continued health.

 

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Tips For Better Brushing

When we are young, we learn how to brush our teeth and it becomes a habit. While habitual teeth brushing is great for your dental health, we usually don’t consider updating our habits. In today’s blog, your Charles City, IA, dentist will give some helpful advice for updating your brushing habits to get even better results in between your twice yearly checkups and cleanings.

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Caring For Your Smile While Sick

It’s cold and flu season, which means that many of us will end up feeling under the weather before winter ends. At Central Park Dentistry, we know that dental hygiene may be of low importance to you when you’re not feeling well, but it is necessary to remember to care for your smile while caring for your symptoms. In today’s blog, your Charles City, IA, family dentist will give some tips to help the whole family easily care for their teeth in times of illness.

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A Total Smile Makeover For Valentine’s Day

At Central Park Dentistry, we believe that everyone deserves a gorgeous smile; a smile that they can be proud of, without worrying about missing teeth, chips, gaps, or stains. So, whether you are spending this Valentine’s Day with friends, a loved one, or by taking some much-needed time for  yourself, treat yourself to a smile that makes you want to smile! In today’s blog, your Charles City, IA, dentist will discuss the restorative and cosmetic dental procedures offered at Central Park Dentistry that we can use to help you achieve a complete smile makeover.

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Porcelain Veneers: Your Questions Answered

If there are several parts of your smile that you wish were different, it may have ended up low on your priority list for fear that it would take too long or too many treatments to achieve the goals you desire. At Central Park Dentistry, your Charles City, IA, dentist understands that a smile makeover can feel like a huge undertaking, but we think you’d be surprised at how quick and easy the cosmetic dentistry process can be, especially with the help of porcelain veneers. So, in today’s blog, Dr. Hansen will answer your questions about this procedure to help you better understand if veneers are the solution for your smile goals.

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Why Are My Teeth Sensitive?

Many of us have had a similar experience: we bite into something cold and get a sudden burst of pain that seems to come from our teeth, or perhaps we bite something hard or sticky and experience a sharp pain in one of our molars. While these experiences are common, they should not be normalized and, if it is a particularly painful sensation, you may be experiencing a dental emergency. In today’s blog, your Charles City, IA, dentist will explain some of the causes of tooth pain and sensitivity, as well as what to do if it is affecting you.

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Achieve a Fresh Smile For the New Year

Even if you have no structural problems with your smile that would require restorative dental work, such as missing teeth or cavities, you may still find yourself wishing you could change your smile’s appearance. If you want a whiter, straighter smile for the new year, your Charles City, IA, dentist is prepared to help you achieve a fresh look through the use of cosmetic dentistry.

 

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Regular Dental Checkups- Not Just for Kids!

Cleaning your teeth properly is an important factor in maintaining good oral health. However, even if you are brushing your teeth efficiently twice a day and flossing at least once a day, you could still have unknown or unseen issues with your smile. For this reason, it is imperative that you attend your twice-yearly checkups and cleanings. No matter your age, your Charles City, IA family dentist is ready to make sure that your smile stays beautiful and healthy.

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Correcting Misalignment Without Braces

Do you have an uneven smile, such as crooked teeth, crowding, or overlapping? Not only does misalignment harm your smile’s overall appearance, but this can have a negative impact on oral health as well. Fortunately, we will not only correct your uneven teeth, but can often do so without the use of metal braces. Find out how your Charles City, IA, dentist treats uneven smiles with clear Invisalign® aligners in today’s blog.

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