Many patients may mindlessly chew ice when they finish a refreshing drink, which isn’t too uncommon. It becomes a problem when you chew ice as a habit. People chew on ice for many reasons, whether it’s to enjoy a nice cool summer treat, relieve boredom, relieve stress, or cut back calories. Although it seems harmless, chewing on ice is very damaging to your teeth for several reasons.
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September 5, 2017
July 17, 2017
There’s nothing worse than having a battle with your child twice a day over brushing and flossing their teeth! You’re thinking to yourself – “There must be a better way,” and there is. Your family dentist in Toledo has some tips on how to make brushing fun for your child. Perhaps, they’ll even look forward to it!
June 13, 2017
After eating or drinking something, you may feel a slimy, thick film over your teeth. That usually prompts some of us to brush our teeth right away or even take a napkin and rub the film off our teeth. That sticky substance is called plaque. This is the stuff you’re trying to remove every time you brush and floss — sometimes you can’t see it, but it’s still important to remove it. Although plaque is natural, it’s one of your smile’s worst enemies. But why? Your dentist in Toledo explains how plaque can harm your teeth and gums and what Dental Group West can do to help you.
May 1, 2017
Your little one gives you so much to smile about – and when you do, you it makes you wonder if you’re caring for your child’s teeth in the way that you should be. Even though your child’s baby teeth will eventually come out, you want to protect their oral health, but where do you start? In this post, learn the best tips from your family dentist in Toledo on caring for your baby’s teeth. Learn what the team at Dental Group West recommends to set your child up for a lifetime of smile success.
April 23, 2017
You’re going over your calendar for the day, and you notice it’s time for your routine dental cleaning and check-up. Your day is so busy, and this appointment makes it so much more challenging, perhaps you should cancel. Your teeth aren’t hurting, and seeing the dentist once a year is enough, right? Wrong! Your six-month visits are very important and your trusted team at Dental Group West wants to tell you why you should regularly visit your dentist in Toledo.
March 17, 2017
There’s nothing you love more than spending time with your grandchildren – they always make you laugh and smile. But when you do, you feel embarrassed about a blank spot in your smile. You’ve been missing a tooth for way too long but, you don’t want dentures, and you’re not sure where to start with dental implants in Toledo. You want to know exactly what they are, as well as what the process for them is like. Who can you trust to give you the professional perspective you need? The team at Dental Group West shares their expertise in this post – they’ll teach you all about dental implants here.
March 6, 2017
You’re a busy English teacher – between lectures, lesson plans, and grading countless papers, you don’t have much time for yourself. Lately, you’ve felt more self-conscious about your crooked teeth when you stand in front of the class to educate them – you want a straight smile, but don’t want to call attention to your existing issues with a mouthful of metal. And, you don’t really have time to see a dentist every two weeks to get traditional braces adjusted. What can you do? With Invisalign in Toledo from Dental Group West, you can get the perfect smile you deserve with this invisible treatment method that’s fast and effective.
January 16, 2017
Are you suffering from a severe toothache? Maybe your tooth is infected or has suffered significant decay? No matter the reason, your dentist in Toledo at Dental Group West may recommend root canal therapy. A root canal is needed to stop additional damage to a tooth while reestablishing its health. After a root canal is performed, a custom-made dental crown is placed over the tooth to restore the tooth’s function and appearance. Dental Group West offers the restorative procedure you need to stop the pain while restoring your oral health.
December 29, 2016
With 2017 just around the corner, it’s time to think about your New Year’s Resolutions. As you’re contemplating what to focus on, your dentist in Toledo wants to remind you to include your oral health. Emerging studies about periodontal health have shown that it is definitely linked with your overall health and well being. Here’s more information why you’ll want to consider your oral health, and tips on things you can do at home to improve it.
November 17, 2016
If you have made the choice to replace your missing teeth with dental implants, you join more than 500,000 people who choose the most preferred tooth replacement solution each year. Dental implants offer exceptional benefits that cannot be matched by other tooth replacement options. However, in order to gain a complete smile with dental implants, you will have to undergo a rather lengthy treatment process. As a dentist for dental implants in Toledo, we understand that you have questions about the procedure. We have the answers to your questions about the dental implant process.