Friday, November 29, 2019

Avoid Dental Emergencies

Nothing is worse than having a cracked or broken tooth interrupt your holiday plans. This year you can take care of problems ahead of time to decrease the risk of having problems when you want to be with family. Here are 5 tips to helping you stay out of the dentist's office with an emergency this Holiday Season.

  1. Get problems taken care of. If you have a tooth that is bothering you or is cracked or broken schedules your appointment now.
  2. Brush and floss regularly. This is a great way not only to keep your smile healthy but also to cut down on problems.
  3. Don’t use your teeth as tools. If you are opening packages or using your teeth as tools you run a higher risk of damaging the structure of your teeth.
  4. Don’t chew on ice. Cracked and broken teeth can happen when the enamel on your teeth is weakened. Chewing on ice can cause problems you don’t need.
  5. Use a mouthguard. If you and your family get together over the holidays and play a little ball, street hockey or football, protect your smile with a mouthguard.

  • more information on avoiding dental catastrophes over the holiday break, contact Dr. Judy Strutz and her team.

Protect Your Smile From The Holiday Feast!

There is no easy way to put this; the carbs and sugar in the foods we consume for the traditional Thanksgiving festivities can wreak havoc on your smile. This year take care of your teeth with these 5 easy tips.

  1. Don’t eat late in the evening. If you are going to have a later dinner stick to the lower carbohydrate items, skip the dessert and eat some vegetables. This will ensure that sugar doesn’t stick to the surface of your teeth.
  2. Brush your teeth after eating. The sooner you brush the better because it will remove any food build-up from sticking to your teeth.
  3. Drink at least a glass or two of water. Water is not only great for your body, but it helps keep your smile in great shape.
  4. Don’t skip the floss. There is no other way to protect your gums from Turkey, Green Bean Casserole, Rolls and stuffing. Ensure you get all of the food out between your teeth to decrease the risk of problems later on.
  5. Chew a piece of sugar-free gum. This is not only a great way to help you not to keep snacking after dinner is cleared but it can also help to remove any food that may still be on your teeth.

Thanksgiving meals are great for family time, friends, games, and fun. Keep from having dental problems after the event. For more information on keeping your smile healthy through the holidays, Contact Dr. Judy Strutz and her team.

Sunday, November 17, 2019


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.