When you hear the term “ozone”, you probably have the inclination to look up at the sky towards our Earth’s ozone layer. But in the context of general dentistry, ozone means something a little different. Ozone therapy is an increasingly popular treatment option being offered by dentists all over. But what exactly is ozone therapy and why are some people turning towards it for a better smile? Here’s everything you need to know about the process, including how it’s used and its many benefits.(more…)
Diamond Hill Dental Blog
May 1, 2022
December 7, 2021
The holiday season is finally here! No matter which winter holidays you celebrate, most of them have one thing in common – foods that aren’t exactly good for your oral health. If you’re not careful, some of your favorite holiday foods could harm your smile and send you straight to an emergency dentist’s office. To avoid ruining your teeth and your holiday experience, keep these five tips in mind!(more…)
November 10, 2021
The holiday season is here, and you may be contemplating what you’re thankful for. Though dental implants offer a range of benefits that allow you to enjoy the holiday season (and everyday life) to the fullest, they may not be the first thing that comes to mind. Read on to learn about five benefits of dental implants in Cumberland that you should be grateful for.(more…)
June 17, 2021
If you have missing teeth, you may feel self-conscious about your smile or find it challenging to eat certain foods. Luckily, there’s a solution that can help you achieve a beautiful, restored, and fully functioning grin – dental implants! And there’s no better time than now to start your journey. Have you been hesitant to get them? Read along to learn why summer is the perfect opportunity to begin treatment.(more…)
April 15, 2021
Many people assume that they’ll know when there’s something wrong with their teeth, but when it comes to cavities, this is not always the case. Not only do cavities often develop without symptoms, but they can form anywhere on the surface of the teeth, including the areas that are hidden from view. In this post, you’ll learn everything you need to know about cavities between teeth – how they form, how they’re diagnosed and treated, and how to prevent them.(more…)
February 11, 2021
The average person should be going to the dentist for regular cleanings and checkups approximately every six months. However, many people do not go nearly enough. There are many different reasons why people refrain from visiting the dental office, including a busy schedule and dental anxiety. Another reason why people skip their dental visits is because they are embarrassed at the dentist. Here’s why there is no reason that you should be feeling this way.(more…)
January 4, 2021
Did you know your oral and general health are connected? Research shows dental health problems can lead to a variety of health concerns, like cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and diabetic complications. With the start of the new year, there isn’t any better time than now to recommit to your smile to promote your overall wellness. Here are 4 New Year’s resolutions to stick with to invest in a healthy smile in 2021.
December 20, 2020
Have you ever been told that you have a “gummy” smile? That means that when you smile, more of your gum tissue is exposed than most people. If someone has told you this, you might be self-conscious about it and afraid to grin in front of others. Traditionally, a dentist could correct this problem with scalpels and sutures, but these days, many dentists use laser gum recontouring to correct a gummy smile. Here are six benefits of using laser gum recontouring to create a more gorgeous grin.
September 5, 2020
Believe it or not, it’s already time for another school year to start. The beginning of this school year might be different from all that have come before it, as many children’s education has become partially or entirely virtual. Still, you want your son or daughter to achieve the highest level of academic success that they can. One way to do that is by ensuring their mouth is as healthy as possible. According to a 2012 study, inadequate oral health can negatively impact a child’s performance in school. Keep reading below as a children’s dentist explains how, and some advice for improving your child’s dental health.
June 23, 2020
COVID-19 hit, and our world forever changed. Although extensive research is still being conducted on this novel virus, experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have remained adamant about the importance of practicing social distancing and wearing a face covering. Therefore, the public has incorporated 6-foot distances and significant sanitation measures into their daily lives. However, newer safety guidelines, like rinsing before your appointment, are being met with some questions regarding whether it is necessary. Therefore, your dentist in Cumberland is here to share four extra precautions dentists are taking and how they help keep you protected.