Goodman Family Dentistry Blog
September 7, 2018
Whether moderate or severe, you don’t want to deal with tooth pain. It can hinder your ability to carry out your daily functions and ruin a fun occasion. The first step to preventing such a problem, though, is to identify the source of tooth pain in Columbia. As you continue reading, a dentist discusses the causes of tooth discomfort and prevention methods so you can enjoy the best oral health!
February 28, 2018
Are you tired of suffering from the daily complications of tooth loss? Are you ready to feel confident when you smile? If so, dental implants in Columbia can fill the missing space. As the most predictable and reliable solution to replace missing teeth, you benefit from an option that closely looks and feels natural. With over a 95% success rate, you will gain a long-term solution to restore your smile; however, before you are ready to make the investment, you are concerned about their cost. When budgeting for your new smile, there are several factors that you will need to consider.
January 13, 2018
Many may see a pearly white smile and assume that their oral health is in great standing. Unfortunately, just because your teeth are white, does not mean that your dental health is the best that it can be. That means that it’s important to take care of your smile from the inside out with tried and true dental hygiene practices that your dentist in Columbia recommends. Learn more in this week’s blog post.
November 29, 2017
Many women with osteoporosis who have experienced tooth loss believe that dental implants aren’t an option. However, studies have shown that women with osteoporosis may experience dental implant success rates almost as high as those without this bone density degeneration. Keep reading to learn more about how osteoporosis and dental implants may not be completely incompatible.
October 11, 2017
If you have recently had a dental procedure, like root canal, your dentist will suggest the use of a temporary crown. They are different than traditional dental crowns because they are only used for about two to three weeks until the permanent one is ready to be bonded in place. Although it may seem unnecessary since they are only in place for a short period of time, they serve an important role.
September 10, 2017
When it comes to changing the world through stem cell research, studies have repeatedly fallen short of explaining how the stem cells are able to regrow and form adult cells when necessary. A breakthrough in this area may lead to untold innovations in the medical field. Researchers at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) may have discovered the missing link in a strange place – mouse teeth.
September 7, 2017
Have you experienced unusual changes in your workload that have brought new levels of stress to your life? Right about the same time, you start waking up with headaches and jaw pain. Did you know that new stressors in your life could be causing you to experience the symptoms of bruxism (teeth grinding)? To prevent bruxism, many patients use a handy custom nightguard to protect their teeth. Let’s explore bruxism and how a custom nightguard from your family dentist in Columbia could potentially help you.
July 1, 2017
Do you want your smile to be as bright as the summer sun, but instead it is dull and has lost its luster? If so, you likely feel insecure about the appearance of your teeth. To restore its brightness, you have probably given a few over-the-counter whitening products a try. However, you did not achieve the results you wanted. Now, you may feel like you have no choice but to live with the discoloration. Don’t get discouraged! Goodman Family Dentistry has the solution you need with teeth whitening in Columbia.
June 4, 2017
The health of your smile is important to you. To ensure your teeth last a lifetime, you need to care for them properly. Your first line of defense against dental problems involves your home oral hygiene routine. The foundation to proper dental habits relies on the products you choose. However, as you walk down the oral care isle in the store, you are surrounded by an array of options, making it difficult to determine which are the most beneficial. As your dentist in Columbia, Dr. Alex Goodman has the information you need to make a smart choice for your smile.
May 30, 2017
If you are one of the 29 million people in the United States living with diabetes, your dentist in Columbia wants you to know that you are at a higher risk of developing gum disease if the disease isn’t treated. Knowing about how diabetes affects your oral health can encourage you to stay on top of the regular preventive care that will keep your smile healthy and clean — keep reading to learn about the close link between your oral health and your blood sugar.