Sunday, November 17, 2019

Dentures




There are many options available to you if you have a missing tooth or missing teeth. Dentures can now be permanent or semi-permanent depending on the problem you are facing. There are two types of dentures, either partial or complete. A partial denture helps restore your smile if you are missing some of your teeth. A complete denture can be used if you are missing all of your teeth.

No matter which option you go with, you are sure to have a smile you can be proud of when you are working with Dr. Judy Strutz and her team. Their number one goal is to help you have a healthy smile you love to show off and that is photo ready.

While the time frame for each set of dentures and the healing time will vary based on your situation. If you are going with a permanent denture, it may take time to make and therefore a temporary may be used in the meantime while you are waiting.

Don’t waste time in getting the dentures you need to fix your smile. For more information or to schedule your consultation contact, Dr.Judy Strutz and her team today.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Adult Laser Procedure



Have you heard of a lip or tongue tie? You may think this only impacts children, however, if you have not had this procedure done as a child you may one know that is impacting your life. A tight frenulum can impact your speech, reading, and even your speech. While you may think it is minor and is not impacting you long term, having a laser procedure can allow you to have the benefits of a tongue or lip release.

This procedure is quick and usually takes only one office visit. While a consultation is critical in order for all parties to be on the same page, this can be a great time for you to get all of your questions answered as well as determine the impact of the lip or tongue tie on you. 

While the site may be sore for a few days after you have the procedure, making sure to take care of the site and ensuring you follow the aftercare procedures can help you to get the results you are looking for. You might be surprised at the end result of this release.

For more information on adult laser procedures contact Dr. Judy Strutz and her team.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Take Your Smile To The Next Level




Cosmetic dentistry is more common than before. If you have a broken or cracked tooth, a crown might be the way to go. We have a wide array of training, tools, and support so that we can provide the best way to fix your tooth. The first step: schedule a consultation with our team.

We want to ensure you have all the answers, the best plan and a feasible way to achieve the smile you are looking for. Know you need to look no further, because Dr. Judy Strutz and her team want to help you reach your smile goals.

Before you undergo any procedure you will want to make sure that you talk to your cosmetic dentist and get the facts. Asking any questions you have, seeing the treatment plan, and ensuring you and your cosmetic dentist are on the same page is critical to ensure you have the smile you love when you are done.

While the world of cosmetic dentistry is vast and you have a ton of options, making sure you have the right treatment for the right problem is critical. For more information on how to keep your smile healthy, contact Dr. Judy Strutz and her team.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Protect Your Smile




Your smile is so important for so many reasons and if you take care of it, it can last a lifetime. It is critically important that you implement these 6 tips in order to protect your smile from damage.

1.     Brush regularly. Your cosmetic dental practice, Dr. Judy Strutz and her team cannot stress the importance of this enough. In order to keep your smile healthy, it is critical that you brush.
2.     Floss regularly. Once you lose a tooth to gum disease you are more likely to lose another tooth. It can also be more time consuming, painful, and cost more money to fix the problem.
3.     Visit the dentist regularly. There is no substitute for visiting your dentist regularly as recommended.
4.     Do not consume non-food items. Chewing on hard items can cause you to crack or break a tooth.
5.     Rinse your teeth or brush after consuming high carbohydrate foods. The higher the carbohydrate, the more likely the food is going to stick to your teeth.
6.     Don’t wait to fix problems. Small problems left untreated turn into bigger problems.

You deserve to have the best smile you can. For more information on how to protect your smile, contact Dr. Judy Strutz and her team.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

You Have Permanent Dentures, Now What?




Permanent dentures can be a great solution to improving the look of your smile. Taking time to ensure you have all the facts to keep them looking good is critical. Here are 5 tips to keeping your permanent dentures looking fantastic.

1.     Brush and floss regularly. There is nothing more you can do than starting with great dental hygiene. Making sure to remove food from your permanent dentures can ensure there is no permanent damage done to them.

2.     Visit the dentist regularly. Visiting your dental team regularly helps to keep your denture looking and fitting its best.


3.     Avoid stain–causing foods when possible such as wine, coffee or tea. However, if you do consume these types of drinks it is recommended that you brush your teeth soon after.

4.     Ask questions about after care with your permanent dentures. Don’t take chances with your permanent dentures, make sure you talk to your dentist and ensure you know if there are any things you need to avoid or ways to take care of your smile.

5.     Don’t consume non-food items. Items that are non-food can cause a crack or chip in a tooth.

For more information on getting permanent dentures or taking care of them, contact Dr. Judy Strutz and her team today.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Get The Facts About Teeth Whitening



If you have stains on your teeth from the food you consume, coffee or other substances, it might be time for you to have a teeth whitening procedure done. If you are going to get your teeth whitened you should know the facts. Here are 6 tips to getting your teeth whitened.

Do your homework. No matter whether you are visiting your cosmetic dentist to get this procedure done or you are doing it at home, make sure you get the facts about the type of whitening material you are using and what is going to be best to meet your needs.

Get custom made whitening trays. It is important to not get just any whitening trays, but to make sure that you have trays that fit your smile. If you go to your cosmetic dentist, they will ensure you have trays that fit your smile.

Know the side effects. You can end up with sensitive teeth based on the product that is used. However, based on you and your smile, there may be other side effects. It is important to ask your cosmetic dentist what side effects might impact you.

Know what to expect. There is a range of whitening that will occur for your teeth dependent upon various items. For example, what substances you use, how long you use the product and the types of whitening material that is used. Knowing what to expect ahead of time can help you to achieve the results you are looking for.

Your smile is important and the look of it matters. By taking the time to get your teeth whitened by a cosmetic dentist can help ensure you receive the results you want. For more information on teeth whitening, contact Dr. Judy Strutz and her team. 

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Keep Your Veneers In Great Shape




Now that you have spent some time and money taking care of your smile and getting veneers, it is equally important that you continue to take care of your investment. Just brushing and flossing regularly is not enough to ensure that your new smile lasts a lifetime.  Here are 5 tips for taking care of veneers.

Use toothpaste that is not harsh or that can be abrasive for your new teeth. It is essential to keeping brushing two times a day or after every meal to ensure food is not sticking to your teeth, but the toothpaste you use can impact your smile.

Floss. You may believe that because you have veneers there is no reason to floss. However, flossing helps keep your gums in great shape, which is essential to keeping your veneers intact.

Use water or other mouthwash to rinse, especially after you have eaten a high carbohydrate food. You want to keep food from sticking to your veneers.

If you are going to play in sport or activity that may damage your veneers use a mouth guard to protect them.

Avoid consuming or chewing on items that are not food. Once the veneers have set, most foods that you eat should not be a problem, but eating ice or other hard objects can chip or crack the veneer.

For more information on keeping your veneers in great shape contact, Dr. Judy Strutz and her team.