Day Hill Dental Blog
April 16, 2018
Did you know that the first official pacifier was invented in 1901 and was called a “Baby Comforter?” Of course, parents have been giving their children similar objects as homemade pacifiers since long before then. Babies and toddlers have simply always loved to self-soothe by putting things in their mouth, whether it’s a pacifier or a thumb!
But although this urge is universal among children, the damage it can cause is as well. As a children’s dentist in Windsor, we’ve talked to many parents about this very topic. So if you’re wondering about the risks of prolonged thumbsucking, keep reading to learn more about this common childhood habit and how you can help your child overcome it!
November 18, 2017
When your teeth are under attack and their defenses are compromised, who will step up to the challenge? Dental sealants eagerly answer the call. Applied by your Windsor family dentist, they run to the rescue, ready to protect your teeth from harmful attackers.
October 6, 2017
When you’re looking for a dentist there are a few things that you must consider. Is my dentist convenient? Does my dentist care about my comfort and wellbeing? And most importantly, does my dentist take my insurance? Finding a great family dentist in Windsor can raise a lot of questions and make every dental practice almost blend together in a big blur. We’re here to make things easier for you by showing you what sets us apart.
September 29, 2017
As a parent, nothing is more important to you than your child’s health and well-being. To promote them both, you work hard to teach proper oral hygiene habits at home and maintain their preventive appointments to set the foundation for healthy teeth and gums. While these are vital to maintaining their dental health, there may be a hidden danger in their mouth. Tooth decay is a chronic condition in children that is easily preventable. However, it is estimated that 42% of children under the age of 11 have had at least one in a primary tooth. In addition, another 23% currently have untreated cavities. With the risk for tooth decay so great, your family dentist in Windsor can help to protect their smile with dental sealants.
August 22, 2017
Do you have missing teeth? Dentures are a popular option for replacing pearly whites. When they fit properly and are well-made, they can be a convenient way to get your smile back. Plus, high-quality dentures may look just like natural teeth — no one has to know that you’re wearing them. However, you may wonder how long your dentures in Windsor will stay in good shape under normal wear and tear. Furthermore, how can you care for your artificial teeth so they last as long as possible?
July 29, 2017
To promote the health of your teeth and gums at home and in between appointments with your dentist in Windsor, you rely on your dental products. Next to your toothbrush, your toothpaste is the most important one you will use. However, as you walk down the oral care isle at your local store, you are surrounded by many different choices with each one claiming to be the best. However, not all are created equal and not all will meet your needs. At Day Hill Dental, we understand that choosing the perfect one can be a challenge. To make it a bit easier, we have the ultimate toothpaste guide to help you.
June 18, 2017
Summer is officially underway! We can all look forward to a more relaxed pace, warmer weather, longer days, and more time to spend with family and friends. What does all this mean for your teeth? Everyone will be seeing a lot more of them as you smile during summer fun. To make sure your teeth are ready for any occasion, consider teeth whitening in Windsor. The team at Day Hill Dental uses a professional in-office whitening system to brighten your smile to the max in the least amount of time. Read on to learn more about why your smile needs whitening and how the process works.
May 11, 2017
You’ve had it with the missing tooth on the side of your mouth. Not only has it been a noticeable imperfection in your smile for far too long, it’s starting to interfere with your ability to chew your food correctly. You’ve heard a lot about dental implants in Windsor, but are you a good candidate for this option? In this post, the team at Day Hill Dental gives you the facts you need to determine if this superior tooth replacement option is right for you.
April 5, 2017
April may conjure thoughts of practical jokes or your tax return, but your dentist in South Hadley knows there’s something else this time of year signifies — it’s Oral Cancer Awareness Month. So while you’re busy getting your taxes figured out before the deadline, take some time to learn about oral cancer for the benefit of your continued health and wellbeing. Rates of oral cancer are rising in the US and around the world. Learn how we can improve outcomes with increased awareness about the disease. There’s never been a better time than during Oral Cancer Awareness Month!
February 3, 2017
Time is flying by – every time you look at your kids, you realize just how quickly life moves. You grab your phone and open the calendar to mark down an upcoming ballet recital and chess match, and shake your head – it’s hard to believe we’re already in the second month of 2017. This February, remember to focus on your children’s oral health since it’s National Children’s Dental Health Month. If you’re not sure where to start, take a look at these tips from Day Hill Dental, your premier children’s dentist in Windsor. Pass this info on to give your son or daughter a healthy smile, this month and their entire lives.