Cosmetic Dentistry: It’s About More Than Looks

What does cosmetic dentistry mean to you? If you’re like many of us, the term conjures up an image of a celebrity with a perfect smile. Most people categorize cosmetic dentistry along with plastic surgery and believe it’s for people who are obsessed with their appearance. What if we were to tell you that, beyond aesthetics, cosmetic dentistry has health benefits? In fact, most dental treatments that are considered to be primarily for cosmetic purposes also improve your health.

5 Ways Caffeine Drinks Affect Oral Health

If you’re like 94% of American adults, you have at least one caffeinated drink a day. For most of us, coffee is the beverage of choice, but tea, soda, and energy drinks are also popular. Were you aware that beverages containing caffeine can impact oral health? Keep reading to learn more about the relationship between caffeine and oral health. Even if you avoid caffeine, chances are you know someone who could use this information.

Check Out This Video Of My Experience In Dallas!

The advancements in dental treatments and technology are truly marvelous to witness. We are able to help patients with anything from a cavity to a missing tooth, and we can restore the function and aesthetics of their teeth. I recently had the opportunity to pursue a continuing education opportunity in Dallas, TX to learn more about placing dental implants. I am constantly striving to bring you the best and latest in terms of dental care. Click here to watch a short video and learn more about my experience.

Pregnancy and Oral Health

Pregnancy And Your Oral Health

At Bozeman Gentle Dentistry, we are happy to celebrate all of the exciting milestones in the lives of our patients. One of the most exciting times is pregnancy and adding another member to the family. Although it can be an overwhelming time when preparing for the new baby, it is important to remember that dental care before, during, and after pregnancy is a must. Many of our patients are surprised to learn that pregnancy not only changes your body but can have some lasting effects on your dental health as well. Hormonal changes can cause a change in the state of your oral health and leave you more susceptible to decay and gum disease. Below are recommendations for dealing with your oral health during all stages of pregnancy.

Tips to Calm Nerves at the Dentist

3 Tips To Calm Your Nerves Before Your Next Dental Appointment

Do you get nervous before you visit the dentist for an oral hygiene examination or treatment? If you answered yes, you are not alone. There is a large percentage of people who experience some form of nervousness or anxiety before visiting our office. We never want your nervous feelings to keep you from getting the dental care you need and deserve. Our goal is to help our patients feel safe and comfortable while in our care. Read on to learn about some tips to help you relax before your appointment.

Why Do I Have Bleeding Gums?

Why Do I Have Bleeding Gums?

Do you notice signs of red or pink when you rinse your mouth after brushing your teeth? If so, you may be experiencing bleeding gums. Many things can cause bleeding gums. The culprit could be something as simple as a small piece of food that is trapped between the teeth and has caused irritation. If you regularly experience bleeding gums, it can be an indication that you have a problem with your oral health. Bleeding gums can occur for one of the following reasons:

Improve Your Smile and Your Life

It’s Not Too Late To Change Your Smile For The Better

With the start of the new year around the corner, now is the perfect time to learn more about how you can improve your oral health. Whether you are looking to restore the function of your teeth or change their appearance, we are here to help. We know that we have patients who have been delaying treatment or inquiring about their options to change their smile. Whether you have been postponing a dental treatment due to age or financial reasons, we are here to tell you that it is never too late to improve your oral health.