It has a two minute timer; most people brush their teeth less than 30 seconds. Sonicare’s sonic technology is patented which sets them apart from other “sonic” electric toothbrushes. It removes up to 4 times more plaque than a manual toothbrush! There are 31,000 brush strokes per minute. We love how Sonicare prevents stain on… Read more »
Monthly Archives: April 2016
The Secret to Keeping Your Teeth For Life!
The secret to keeping your teeth for life · Brush your teeth at least twice a day · Floss daily, holding the floss against your tooth in a “C” shape · Use a mouth wash that contains fluoride · Avoid tobacco products · Maintain your regular cleaning appointments · Ask your parents if they have… Read more »
Five Things Holly and Abby Learned at CE
Five things Holly and Abby learned at their recent CE Course 1. The CDC estimates that over 50% of oral cancers have already spread by the time they are discovered. That’s why we always do a thorough oral cancer screening! 2. If your mouth isn’t healthy, you aren’t healthy. Bleeding gums are never okay. 3. … Read more »
The Difference Between a Routine Teeth Cleaning and a Deep Cleaning
Have you been told that you need a deep cleaning? There’s a big difference between someone who needs a regular, routine teeth cleaning and someone who requires a deep cleaning, or scaling and root planing. With periodontal disease (gum disease) there are more harmful, destructive bacteria present that have the potential to destroy your jaw… Read more »
Create a Positive Change to Your Teeth!
Are you wanting to create a positive change to your teeth and to your smile? From simply replacing and restoring damaged teeth to covering a wide scope of esthetic procedures, we can achieve the result you are looking for. Today’s cosmetic dentistry includes teeth whitening, bonding, tooth-colored restorations and fillings, porcelain veneers, orthodontics, dental implants… Read more »
How We Keep You Safe at Your Dental Visit
How we keep you safe from transferable viruses, diseases and other pathogens in the office during your appointment. ·Disinfectant use after each patient which is tuberculocidal, bactericidal, virucidal and fungicidal ·Ultrasonic cleaning unit which “shakes” and removes all debris from our dental instruments ·Steam autoclaving after each patient which utilizes steam vapor up to 273… Read more »
Oral Health Care
Ways to improve your oral health and prevent issues from arising. -Brush/floss regularly: The uncomplicated daily one-two of brushing twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and flossing once is still the foundation for maintaining health teeth and gums. The sooner you can brush following a meal, the better. The longer food stays stuck to your… Read more »
Why Dental X-Rays Are Necessary
Why dental x-rays are necessary · They allow Dr. Corson to diagnose decay (cavities) · They allow us to diagnose infection around the tooth even if you have no pain · They allow us to identify if a tooth is alive or dying · They allow us to screen for oral cancer (pathology) · They… Read more »
Your First Dental Appointment
What to expect at your initial hygiene visit: ·Park in our complimentary private parking garage ·Meet Gina, our scheduling coordinator and Cayla, our office manager ·Surf the internet on our iPad or watch tv while you help yourself to a refreshment (coffee, tea, water, juice) and fill out paperwork ·Meet your hygienist Holly or Abby… Read more »
Why Are People Afraid of the Dentist?
Why are people afraid of the dentist? The first question on our dental history questionnaire here at Corson Dentistry asks “On a scale from 1 (least) to 10 (most), how fearful are you of dental treatment? We care about your general fears, even if you’ve never had a traumatic dental experience. So, why are people… Read more »
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