July 16, 2020
With their ability to restore patients’ smiles, bites, and speech, it is no wonder why 500,000 dental implants are placed each year. Plus, thanks to innovations in technology and modern techniques, they have a whopping 90% success rate! However, with any medical procedure, it is important to be educated on the potential complications that can cause them to “fail,” as well as how you can prevent it from happening to you. Read on for information on signs of failure and tips for taking care of your dental implants in Hampton.(more…)
May 22, 2020
The contagious nature of COVID-19 has forced medical professionals to rethink how they provide care to patients. In collaboration with the CDC and state dental associations, dentists are implementing new safety precautions at their practices. Their goal is to prevent the accidental infection of patients and staff during every stage of the treatment experience. To help get you ready for your next visit, take a look at some of the changes you can expect to see.(more…)
March 19, 2020
You’ve had mildly crooked teeth for most of your life. You’re past the age where it’s socially acceptable to wear braces, so instead you’ve resigned yourself to having misaligned pearly whites. But did you know that crooked teeth can come with their own set of problems besides just how they look? if you have gaps, crowded, or otherwise misaligned teeth, you should get them corrected by a dentist in Hampton. Let’s talk about the dangers of letting crooked teeth go untreated, and some possible solutions.(more…)
January 7, 2020
Everyone knows that brushing your teeth is an important part of keeping your smile happy and healthy. But did you know that if you’re brushing your teeth incorrectly, you may be doing more harm than good? As easy as brushing your teeth seems, there are plenty of little mistakes you could be making to hurt your teeth on a daily basis. Learn how to keep your teeth clean and safe! Here are the most common toothbrushing mistakes your dentist in Hampton wants your to know about and how to fix them!(more…)
July 15, 2016
A large majority of people brush their teeth at least once a day. This, however, is only a small part of a proper at-home oral care routine to keep your teeth healthy and clean. Do you know how often you should be brushing? Learn more about the right way to care for your teeth with Dr. Neelima Ravi at Oceanside Family Dental in Hampton, NH.(more…)
April 18, 2016
Gum disease is extremely common in the United States, with half of adults 30 and older dealing with some form of it. However common it may be, this disease is very treatable and preventable if you have the proper understanding. Dr. Neelima Ravi, dentists at Oceanside Family Dental in Hampton, NH, want to educate their patients about gum disease and the best ways to treat it.
What is gum disease?
Your teeth aren’t the only structures in your mouth affected by bacteria. Your gums are also subject to problems associated with the buildup of bacterial colonies, which form a clear and sticky film called plaque. If plaque is left to harden – a process that only takes about 24 hours – it becomes tartar. This bacteria-filled material adheres itself to the teeth and begins wearing away the gum tissue. Gum disease is progressive; in its milder form, it’s known as gingivitis. The more advanced gum disease seen by your Hampton dentist is called periodontitis.(more…)
July 10, 2015
Are you doing enough to help your children avoid cavities? While brushing and flossing are two very important steps towards dental health, the truth is that brushing and flossing alone may not be enough to avoid a trip to your child’s dentist at Oceanside Family Dental in Hampton, NH. Thankfully, there is another important step you can take to protect your children’s teeth: dental sealants.(more…)