Dix Hills Family Dentistry Blog
August 13, 2017
When it comes to children’s teeth, many parents don’t pay too much attention to how well they’re taken care of. After all, they fall out right? That may be true, but some parents don’t realize how important baby teeth are to lay the foundation for healthy permanent, adult teeth. That’s why your children’s dentist in Arlington Heights thinks it’s important for parents to know these facts about their child’s dental health:
- Kids frequently exposed to sugary foods and drinks are at a much higher risk of developing tooth decay.
- Children should visit their dentist by the time they turn one-year old.
- It’s critical that parents and guardians instill good oral hygiene practices as early as possible.
Let’s explore some ways you can be proactive in preventing oral health issues for your children.
July 21, 2017
Ah, the lazy, hazy days of summer. There’s more time for rest and relaxation, vacations and stay-cations, and quality time with family and friends. We’d like to suggest another important way to spend quality time—bring your kids to see the children’s dentist in Dix Hills. Our board-certified pediatric dentist, Dr. Shubha Soni-Gaur, wants to make your children’s visits to our office fun and relaxing. This may take a little extra time, so why not visit us during the summer when you and your kids aren’t quite so rushed? In the meantime, read on for more important information about your child’s oral health.
June 28, 2017
If you do not love the appearance of your teeth, you have probably considered cosmetic dentistry in the past. However, you do not have the time for lengthy treatments and do not want to undergo invasive procedures. Now, you can get the radiant smile you have always wanted with a simple, minimally invasive option. With composite resin bonding, your dentist in Dix Hills, Dr. Raj Gaur, has the solution for you.
May 31, 2017
We know you’ve been brushing your teeth for years, decades, what feels like time immemorial. But are you really doing it correctly? Many adults are surprised to learn they’re missing a few of the basics. So the next question is… what’s the right way to brush and floss? Your dentist in Dix Hills has the answers to the most basic dental hygiene questions below.
April 24, 2017
If you are suffering from tooth loss, you need an effective solution to replace your missing teeth. When even one tooth is lost, your oral health and quality of life significantly decline. Although you could choose a traditional option for tooth replacement, like dentures or a bridge and crowns, you could choose dental implants in Dix Hills. Dental implants are the most preferred solution for tooth loss because they last a lifetime while offering a 95% success rate. Not only do they restore your oral functions, but improve your oral health. They are the only option that most closely mimics the appearance and function of natural teeth.
March 11, 2017
Have you recently sustained an injury to the mouth while at work? If your teeth have become damaged due to trauma while working, you need fast treatment to restore oral health. However, this involves a somewhat complex process because you need a dentist in Dix Hills who will work with your workers’ compensation. Many dentists are not prepared to handle the process needed to file your compensation dental claims. As a result, this could lead to added cost and hassle. At Dix Hills Family Dentistry, we treat patients who have been hurt on the job while working with your workers’ compensation and dental insurance to ease the stressful situation.
January 9, 2017
It’s a new year, which means one thing to many people: New Year’s Resolutions. What do you want to be better in 2017? Your health? Your appearance? You can actually improve both just by taking better care of your teeth. Dr. Raj Gaur, your dentist in Dix Hills, is going to share 5 simple habits that will enhance the look of your smile while making it healthier than ever. (more…)
December 6, 2016
We know your calendar is filling up for December, but there’s one thing you may be forgetting. Have you used up all your dental insurance benefits for 2016? If not, you are on the verge of letting them lapse at the end of the year. Make sure you’re maximizing on your investment in dental insurance by finding out what you are entitled to. Then schedule an appointment at Dix Hills Family Dentistry!
November 30, 2016
Something unexpected is guaranteed to happen this time of year — are you prepared for it? With increased travel, special parties, and large gatherings all around, it seems like people of all ages are more likely to experience a dental emergency over the holidays. Acting quickly can mean the difference in saving your tooth or not. Program our doctors’ number into your phone so you have help right at your fingertips.
October 3, 2016
When it comes to work-related injuries, most people do not think about dental injuries. While they are not exceptionally common, dental injuries can occur while on the job. When an injury occurs, it is a worker’s compensation case. This creates certain challenges and complications as you will need a dentist in Dix Hills who understands the worker’s compensation process. In order for the guidelines of worker’s compensation to be properly followed, you need a dentist who understands the necessary billing and coding procedures, as well as the required protocols. The entire process can be quite confusing. As a dentist who helps those with work-related dental injuries, we have the information you need to make the situation a bit easier.