Tooth-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions | Patient Connect 365

 

Did you know that the practice of making New Year’s resolutions began almost 4,000 years ago? Ancient Babylonians, when their new year came around, made a promise to the gods that they would pay all debts and return anything they borrowed.

 

Today, it’s still a very common practice, whether you’re successful at following through or not!

 

If you’re into making resolutions, might we suggest some that would be good for your teeth?

 

If you’ve let your dental routine slide, pick one or two of the below recommendations for upcoming year. Your teeth, your wallet, and your dentist will thank you!

 

— Ersland Family Dentistry

 

Source: Tooth-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions | Patient Connect 365

Sedation Dentistry: To Sleep or Not to Sleep: That is the Question | Patient Connect 365

 

As dental procedures have become less invasive over the past few decades, it’s no longer necessary to be put to “sleep” for a procedure that might have meant a noon-day nap not so long ago. What should you know about sedation dentistry? What are the benefits, and why is it used?

 

So if the dentist gives you the chills, be sure to ask them about oral sedation during your next appointment.

 

— Ersland Family Dentistry

 

Source: Sedation Dentistry: To Sleep or Not to Sleep: That is the Question | Patient Connect 365

The Perfect Road Map To Oral Health | Patient Connect 365

 

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a handy map you could use to chart your own dental health? With that in mind, here are a few mile markers you can use to stay on top of your health today, next year, and for years to come!

Staying on top of your oral health isn’t as hard as you think, and if you keep this schedule of events to watch out for handy, you’ll be ahead of most of your neighbors when it comes to a healthy mouth and body. Come to think of it … why not share it with them as well? They’ll thank you for the help!

— Ersland Family Dentistry

 

Source: The Perfect Road Map To Oral Health | Patient Connect 365

Why Your Snoring Isn’t as Innocent as You Believe | Patient Connect 365

If the sonorous chorus of a loved one’s snoring has you at your wit’s end, rather than burying your face in your pillow and lambasting them in the morning for their motorcycle muffler cacophony, you may wish to suggest they see the doctor instead…

Is it Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is serious business, and shouldn’t be ignored. If you or anyone in your family is experiencing these symptoms, please come in for a consultation.

— Ersland Family Dentistry

Source: Why Your Snoring Isn’t as Innocent as You Believe | Patient Connect 365