Categories for Oral Health


woman holds her jaw in pain with a root canal infection

Signs That Show I May Need Root Canal Therapy

Published October 24, 2022 7:03 pm

There are many reasons why you might have a toothache. So how do you know it’s time to go to your dentist? It turns out a toothache is just one of the many signs of an infected root, which requires root canal therapy to heal. Take a look at our blog post for some of the most common signs of a root infection.

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5 Tips for Overcoming Dental Fear

Published September 15, 2022 8:18 pm

Many people struggle with dental anxiety. Maybe you’ve had a bad experience in the past or have trouble sitting still for a long time. Whatever the reason, dental fear can make it harder to keep up with regular appointments. Read our blog post for five tips on overcoming dental fear and anxiety.

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Teeth-Friendly Summer Snacks

Published July 18, 2022 9:22 pm

Looking for tasty, tooth-friendly snacks to munch on this summer? We have you covered! Read our blog post for a few ideas for summer snacks that are both great for your oral health and overall health.

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How to Set an Oral Hygiene Routine for Kids

Published June 10, 2022 10:59 pm

Having a child means having to teach them many things—some more exciting than others. From how to tie their shoes to how to use the potty, every day seems to bring a new adventure! Another important thing that you’ll need to educate your child on is how to set a proper oral hygiene routine. Read our blog post for details!

patient's perspective of ongoing oral surgery

How to Prepare for Oral Surgery

Published March 22, 2022 9:36 pm

Are you feeling nervous about your upcoming oral surgery? We understand that oral surgeries can feel stressful and intimidating. We want to help you feel as prepared as possible. Check out our blog post for some tips for preparing for your oral surgery!

senior man gives a thumbs up sitting in the dentist chair after a successful tooth restoration

Signs You May Need a Tooth, Or Teeth, Restored

Published February 15, 2022 5:55 pm

Are you experiencing chronic tooth pain? Has your tooth become dull and discolored? These are both common signs of dental damage. Read our blog post for a look at the signs a tooth, or teeth, may benefit from restorative dentistry.

woman surrounded by question marks pondering about dentures

Are Dentures Only for the Elderly?

Published January 10, 2022 8:56 pm

When you picture a person who needs or who wears dentures what do you see? Many people would have the image of an elderly person in their mind. Read our blog post to find out who else might benefit from dentures.

young girl gets a routine cleaning and exam from the dentist

Why Are Routine Dental Cleanings & Exams So Important?

Published December 13, 2021 11:05 pm

While the appearance of your teeth relies on proper brushing and flossing, functionality and optimal oral health also should be kept in consideration. Read our blog post to learn why visiting the dentist for routine cleanings and exams is so important.

young woman talks about orthodontic options with the dental staff

8 FAQs About Orthodontic Treatment

Published September 15, 2021 7:46 pm

Getting braces is a milestone for most people, but even though orthodontic treatment is quite popular, you may have some questions about whether or not it’s right for you or your child. Read our blog post for a look at eight frequently asked questions our team at Altitude Family Dental receives about orthodontic treatment.

woman covers her mouth to hide receding gums

Are Receding Gums a Sign of Periodontal Disease?

Published August 23, 2021 7:14 pm

Have you looked in the mirror and noticed that your gums seem to be shrinking? Your gums may be receding. There are many factors that may be causing your gum recession. Check out our blog post for what you need to know about gum recession, contributing factors, and how to combat it!