Getting Dentures to Fit

For most people, getting dentures is a huge adjustment. Getting used to the fit of the false teeth, having them optimized when required and learning to care for them suitably will take a little time. Please know that the whole staff at Planet Dental is rooting for you, and we're... Read more »

How to Floss Like a Pro

When you attend your semiannual dental cleanings, you may notice how skillfully our dental hygienist flosses your teeth. If you are looking to floss like a pro, you’ll want to carefully attend to these instructions: - Cut 18 inches of floss and twist the ends around the middle fingers of... Read more »

Taking Care of Your Retainer

At some point, your dentist may tell you that you or your child should get braces or some other orthodontic procedure. Many such procedures are followed by the use of a retainer to make sure that your teeth stay in their new positions. That retainer will need the proper care... Read more »

Acid Reflux and Your Oral Health

Acid reflux, also called gastroesophageal reflux disease and GERD, is known for causing heartburn and pushing acids up into your esophagus. It can also influence your oral health. Possible causes of acid reflux include smoking, the foods you eat, and other natural issues. If you don’t deal with it, the... Read more »

Oral Health Care Procedures: Treatments for Bruxism

Are you aware of the oral health condition known as bruxism? Often going undetected, bruxism is caused by unknowingly grinding and gnashing your teeth, often while unconscious. One common symptom of bruxism is snoring. As such, ask your sleeping partner or roommate if they have ever noticed that you snore... Read more »

A Knocked Out Tooth Needs First-Aid and Emergency Treatment

When a tooth is knocked out the trauma to the dental structure and the surrounding soft tissues can often be severe. The pain and other complications require some basic first-aid measures while you seek emergency treatment at Planet Dental. If the tooth was knocked out of the socket and is... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Planet Dental, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area... Read more »