Dental Health From Surf City Dentist
It’s easy to know when to replace your car’s oil or when to replace the water filter in your refrigerator. But here is the million dollar question… When should you replace your toothbrush? And like many of us, as kids we were never taught about this issue and continued to use our toothbrush for a […]
Have you ever thought about how people maintained their teeth back in the days without the proper use of toothbrushes and toothpaste we have today? In ancient times, people used twigs or small pieces of tree branches called a chew stick or a tooth stick to brush off any residue of their teeth. They would […]
The loss of a tooth is a magical thing for a child. The moment you rushed to your room to hide your tooth underneath your pillow in exchange for some sort of valuable reimbursement from the tooth fairy was definitely a highlight of many of our childhoods. However, losing a permanent tooth as an adult […]
Young adults often have the reputation of not taking good care of themselves. You may feel invincible, and not realize how much your behaviors now can affect your health later in life. Oral health is one area that is easy to neglect now, but that can lead to serious financial and quality of life consequences […]
At Surf City Dentist we know the most common oral health diseases are tooth decay and periodontal disease (or gum disease), and both are among the easiest to prevent. One of the most common ways we recommend to boost your oral health is by improving your diet, because you (and your mouth) truly are what […]
SWIMMING AND ORAL HEALTH Dr. Jeff Coleman THERE’S NOTHING BETTER than a swim in the pool to cool down during the hot summer months. Before we dive in, we should be aware of how our time in the pool can impact our oral health. That’s right: the chlorine in swimming pools doesn’t just cause dry […]
THE BENEFITS OF DENTAL IMPLANTS Dr. Jeff Coleman IF YOU HAVE EXPERIENCED TOOTH LOSS, you are not alone. In fact, more than 35 million Americans are missing all of their teeth, while 178 million are missing at least one tooth. Here’s the good news: there are solutions for you. Dental Implants Function Much Like Natural Teeth While there are […]
Sleep Apena? Dr. Jeff Coleman Although continuous positive airway (CPAP) pressure therapy is the most recommended treatment for patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), not all patients are able to remain compliant with this form of treatment. Some complain of claustrophobia, dry nasal passages, skin irritation from masks, difficulty tolerating pressurized air, and accidentally removing the mask while […]
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