That holds true in medicine and dentistry is no exception. If you can prevent oral disease, you are at an advantage over others. Science has discovered that oral health is a reflection of overall health. With that in mind it’s imperative to be conscious about oral health needs and how they affect overall health.
The Plush Dentistry approach is not to sell dentistry. We are your oral health advocates and our job is to inform you allowing you to make the best decisions promoting sound oral health.
It’s not an overnight fix, it’s a continuous process of collaboration between the plush team and you.
We embark on this journey with you through a series of continuous informative blog posts which will serve as your go-to guide for any dental health topics.
Did you know that the simple act of smiling could add up to 7 years to your life? That’s what the results from one study suggest! A healthy, confident smile is a valuable asset worth protecting. Don’t overlook these clues that hint your smile needs a little attention.
November 22, 2018
Most benefits refresh in January, and your policy benefits renew. Are you making the most of your available coverage before it expires?
October 31, 2018
Electric toothbrushes are an excellent idea for everyone, but for people with arthritis, cognitive impairments or those who have suffered a stroke, an electric toothbrush can be a little breath of independence that gives a boost of self-confidence.
August 1, 2018
Not all dental cleanings are created equal. Find out why to some hygiene appointments cost more than others and learn how you can save time and money in the dental chair.
July 1, 2018
Families juggle an endless list of activities and commitments, and the pace isn’t likely to slow as the years go. Keeping the dental health, growth, and development of kids on track takes an ongoing commitment for busy parents. When it comes to straightening teeth, knowing the right time for treatment can be trickier than it seems. Learn more about the simple key to helping kids grow into a perfect smile.
May 2, 2018
No matter how much you love your favorite sweater, you only show it to the world a few days a year. On the other hand, your smile travels with you every day through every season. Find out how a new smile can be yours before another month goes by. Learn more here.
April 26, 2018
Everybody loves the brilliance of a friendly smile and the pleasure of chewing their favorite foods. But in the 1990’s, researchers discovered a correlation between gum disease and other health problems, including heart disease. Over the last 30 years, evidence has continued to link oral and general health. Here’s a fascinating look at what we know, and how you can help control your risk.
March 20, 2018
Every year, Over 175 million teeth are filled in the U.S. to repair damage from cavities. A blend of bacteria, sugar, and immune factors create a complex process that affects the quality of life in every age group. Did you know that researchers are uncovering innovative methods that could make traditional fillings a practice of the past? Here’s a look at what’s ahead!
February 16, 2018
Did you know that Americans drink nearly 45 gallons of soda and sports drinks on average every year? Teeth are made of the hardest substance in your body and withstand a lot of chewing and grinding, but sugar and acid from these beverages damage enamel.
December 15, 2017
You probably know that your mouth is home to one of the largest populations of bacteria in your body. While they’re an independent bunch, you can dramatically influence their effect on your health. It starts with understanding how the key bacterial players operate and your role in altering their destructive tendencies.
November 13, 2017