Day Hill Dental Blog
March 28, 2019
Have you always wanted to correct your misaligned teeth but feel you missed your opportunity because you are no longer a child? Orthodontic treatment is not just for children anymore. Now, 1 in 5 orthodontic patients is over the age of 18 thanks to less noticeable treatments like Invisalign in Windsor. Often, it is thought clear aligners are too expensive, but you might be surprised to learn they are quite affordable. You can invest in a healthy, beautiful smile using the clear choice in orthodontics.
December 31, 2018
A confident smile is a key part of making a positive first impression, but it can be hard to feel confident when you have crooked or overcrowded teeth. Fortunately, ClearCorrect clear braces in Windsor offer a subtle and comfortable way to straighten almost any smile – without the unsightly metal brackets and wires of traditional braces. With ClearCorrect, custom-made plastic aligners do all of the work of straightening your smile – however, you can still help ensure treatment proceeds without delay by following these few simple tips.(more…)
July 23, 2018
Do your little ones just love to stand at the bathroom sink to brush their teeth? No?!? Don’t worry—they’re not the only ones. Most children have something else they’d rather be doing. Fortunately though, they have parents to make sure they brush and floss their teeth every day. But if you could use some tips on how to make oral hygiene and health less of a battle in your house, then read on for some quick tips from a children’s dentist in Windsor.
June 9, 2018
As a parent, you want to make sure that your child has a healthy smile for life. But before you can help them establish great habits from an early age, it’s important to have the right tools. With all the toothbrush choices out there, you might feel overwhelmed about which one to choose. It not only needs to do a great job, but it also needs to be one that your child actually wants to use! So what does a children’s dentist in Windsor recommend when choosing a child’s first toothbrush? Keep reading to find out!
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.