Monthly Archives May 2018

Are you seeing your dentist often enough?

A brilliant smile rarely happens on accident. It requires a good oral hygiene routine that includes flossing, brushing, and rinsing your teeth. An important part of maintaining good oral health is visiting your dentist regularly. But some might ask, how often should I visit the dentist?   Health Factors That Determine How Often You Should Visit the Dentist At Lowry Dental, we pride ourselves on being a family run and family oriented dental clinic. For this reason, we understand the concerns that families have about the frequency they visit the dentist. Many are surprised to learn that the answer depends
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Tooth Pain: When is it serious?

Cavities are the most common problems in dental patients. The second most common are toothaches that are signs of bacterial infections. Using alcohol or painkillers to drown out tooth pain simply doesn’t fix anything, and baking soda only works on minor pain. There are ways to tell if your aching is minor or serious and requires professional dental services.   When the Pain Is Normal It’s rare for any kind of pain to be normal. It’s usually the sign of a tooth infection that could worsen very quickly. But with a toothache, you cannot rush to the dentist at the
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Infant Oral Care

There are milestones that every parent looks forward to in their baby’s development. A baby getting their first tooth is time for celebration and excitement as they begin the transition to more independent beings who can soon begin eating a wide variety of foods.   Chill Out Unfortunately, teething can be a painful process for babies. There are different methods you can use to soothe and temporarily alleviate the pain. Using different items that have been refrigerated or frozen is a good place to start. You can buy solid teething rings that are made to be frozen multiple times or
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Are Dental Veneers for You?

If your teeth are stained, discolored, or suffering from minor damage, a convenient solution is to have tooth-colored porcelain dental veneers placed over the affected teeth. Also referred to as dental porcelain laminates, veneers are cemented to the front of natural teeth. While this may sound like an appealing option, keep in mind that dental veneers are permanently attached. For this reason, it’s important to understand what veneers are and when it makes sense to consider this option.   How Do Veneers Work? The process for placing these laminates includes taking dental X-rays and examining the overall health of the
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