In addition to visiting the dentist regularly, brushing your teeth twice a day is the best way to prevent cavities and gum disease. Although daily brushing and flossing are important, many dentists agree that the technique of your brushing can make the real difference. Unfortunately, most people miss areas of the teeth that are major …Read the full article
Dental implants can be used to replace teeth lost due to injury, tooth decay, or gum disease, but many patients want to know just how long a dental implant will last. While dental implants can last a lifetime, a variety of factors can influence the longevity of your dental implants.
It is no surprise that brushing your teeth plays a vital role in oral care by keeping teeth surfaces free of food particles and plaque that can lead to oral decay and disease. The American Dental Association recommends replacing your toothbrush every three to four months, or when bristles become worn. At the Northfield Dental …Read the full article
A 2016 study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that nearly one-third of all Americans, including 32.4 percent of people over 30, do not floss their teeth. The team at Northfield Dental Group has reviewed the study, and would like to provide some basic flossing guidance.
Dentures are a wonderful way to replace missing teeth and restore a beautiful smile. The removable appliances are designed for people that have lost all of their natural teeth (either from tooth decay, traumatic injury or gum disease). Dentures are comfortable and make it easy to eat, speak and smile normally. The proper care and …Read the full article