Have you been noticing that more of your teeth are showing and less of your gums are present when you smile? This could be due to something called gum recession. Gum recession cannot only affect the look of your smile, but it can also be painful and even scary at times. During the gum recession process the margin of your gum tissue that surrounds your teeth begins to wear or pull away. This can gradually expose the root of your tooth or teeth as well. Read More
Are you and Santa pretty tight when it comes to lists? Do you feel like you really “get” Santa and his list-making ways? If so, you most likely make lists, and check them twice.
At Embrace Dental Care, we’re not afraid of making lists either. So here are two lists for all of you list makers out there! Read More
Did you know that November 14th is World Diabetes Day? This is a time to raise awareness for diabetes and to encourage continued research for a cure. Diabetes can be in two forms: Juvenile (Type 1) and Adult Onset (Type 2). If you have any form of diabetes, you are more susceptible to harmful dental effects, which can lead to Periodontal Disease, or otherwise known as Gum Disease.
If you or a loved on is suffering from diabetes Dr. Adeniran and his staff at Embrace Dental Care would like to give you some special dental considerations to remember when caring for your mouth and teeth to prevent damaging effects of your diabetes. Read More
Embrace Dental Care offers several orthodontic solutions to help solve your alignment issues in your mouth. Six Month Smiles, Invisalign and braces are all effective orthodontic treatments offered to you by Dr. Adeniran. After evaluating which treatment is right for you, you will enter the adjustment phase. During the adjustment phase your orthodontic fixtures will realign your teeth, retrain your mouth muscles and impact the growth of your jaw.
After Orthodontia treatment, you will enter the retention phase. This phase is endless. You will want to do all that Dr. Adeniran suggests so that your brilliant new smile remains intact. Read More
The end results of wearing braces are incredible. Your brilliant new smile will give you the confidence and smile satisfaction you’ve been waiting for! However, some of your regular cleaning routines may need a small adjustment, so you can properly care for your teeth while wearing braces.
Flossing is one dental routine that can become a bit more challenging while wearing braces. Beware…don’t let the frustration or challenge to this task hold you back from completing it one time per day. If you fail to routinely floss your teeth it may lead to tooth decay or gum disease, and lead to costly unwanted dental bills. Read More
Traditional metal braces have been around for about 100 years. They still are a brilliant and solid choice for you if you’re looking to correct many issues in your teeth. If you had braces as a teenager, you may recall the size and structure of the metal in your mouth. The term ‘metal mouth’ was pretty accurate.
If it’s time for your child to get braces, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to see the positive evolution that metal braces have been through. Braces are now less bulky and noticeable. They are less visible than ever before and are offered in many varieties, so you can choose which is just right for you or your child. Read More
So much can happen in six months! We’re already over halfway through the first 6 months of 2017!
Did you know that researchers have found that the alpine swift bird is able to stay in the air for 6 months of continuous flight? Thanks to the use of tiny electronic tags attached to these birds it was discovered they could travel millions of miles during their liftetime of about five and a half years, traveling between Europe and Africa along with the seasons. Read More
At Embrace Dental Care, we don’t want anything to hold you back from getting the dental care that you need and want. Dental anxiety is quite common. We think this is due to memories of past experiences where you didn’t feel well cared for. Dr. Adeniran wants to help replace your old bad memories of past dental experiences with new, calm, and stress-free experiences.
Protecting your teeth should be a top priority. You only get two sets of teeth, and once something happens to your permanent teeth, it can mean extensive and expensive dental treatments to help repair or replace missing or damaged teeth. One common way you may damage your teeth happens while you are sleeping. If you grind your teeth, this grinding of your teeth is called Bruxism. Clenching your teeth while you sleep can also cause damage. The challenge is that you can’t mentally correct these damaging sleeping habits because you’re sleeping right through them. Read More
If you suddenly need dental care for sudden pain, swelling, infection, knocked out tooth, extreme sensitivity or a cracked tooth, these would all be considered a dental emergency. They can cause a considerable amount of pain and also interrupt your usual awesome appearance. Not only is the pain and discomfort a problem but also, nothing can interrupt your day’s agenda like a dental emergency.