Just like an artist needs the best brushes and paints to create a masterpiece, you, too, need the right equipment to maintain a clean, healthy, beautiful smile for life. One of the most common questions when it comes to dental tools is whether or not it’s necessary to invest in an electric toothbrush. If you, too, have wondered if it’s time to “go electric,” keep reading — your dentist in Columbus says probably so.
Creative Smiles Blog
October 30, 2017
October 8, 2017
Time is ticking on your dental insurance! The year is almost up — and if you have unused benefits, they will not roll over to 2018. That means you are at risk of allowing potentially hundreds of dollars to go to waste. But your dentist in Columbus is here to help! Keep reading to find out how you can still make the most out of your investment in your dental health.
September 30, 2017
Ever heard the expression “grin and bear it?” Turns out there may be something to that. Research shows that maintaining a positive facial expression during times of stress can have both psychological and physiological benefits.
August 14, 2017
Has your dentist in Columbus recently recommended that you have a root canal? If so, your first thought may be to avoid having the treatment due to the bad reputation it has gotten over the years. Not to mention, there are many people who feel that they are unnecessary, further swaying you from having it performed. However, despite your hesitations and concerns, it is vital that you have the tooth treated immediately to save it from needing to be removed.
August 4, 2017
After a recent trip to your doctor to discuss your chronic snoring, did he recommend that you undergo a sleep study to look for sleep apnea? If so, you might be a bit confused as to how snoring relates to the sleep disorder. However, excessive snoring is often an indicator that there is an obstruction in the airway, which can cause you to stop breathing frequently while sleeping. If it is found that you have the disorder, you will be referred to your dentist in Columbus for treatment.
July 30, 2017
What’s your favorite summer movie been so far? We liked Dunkirk. As you’re watching any film, it’s easy to forget there’s so much more to what goes on behind the scenes — the writers, director, and crew do the bulk of the work and make the actors look good. You know what? It’s the same with dental implants in Columbus! This comprehensive tooth replacement provides a prosthetic root for your visible pearly white, which get all the smile credit.
June 29, 2017
Some things in life you just can’t plan for — like a broken tooth, a knocked out tooth, a toothache that wakes you up at 2 am… and the list goes on. If you need same-day attention from a professional who cares, you’ve got to get in touch with the trusted emergency dentist in Columbus! Dr. Buck and Dr. Burton are here for you when you need them most.
June 28, 2017
Visiting the dentist isn’t the best part of anyone’s week, but some people experience extreme nerves or anxiety in the lead up to a dental appointment. Or, worse, they avoid seeking the dental care they need altogether. Sound familiar? If so, your dentist in Columbus has the perfect solution in sedation dentistry. Sedation helps take the edge off of the dentist by removing you from the sights, smells, and sounds of what’s going on around you. You’re still awake when you’re under sedation, just completely at ease.
May 17, 2017
Veneers have been around for decades. They have provided perfect smiles for movie stars and celebrities, setting the standard for great teeth for years. Nowadays, more and more people are seeking perfection as well—but not so blatantly. In this advanced age of cosmetic treatments, subtlety is prized. We can recall patients stating, “I don’t want my smile to look fake. I want my teeth to look like I’ve had them my whole life.” When you visit Creative Smiles, that becomes an attainable goal! We offer porcelain veneers in Columbus that vary in shape, size, and color all depending on the original smiles of our patients. We can make your new smile blend seamlessly among your natural teeth and still correct your unwanted flaws.
At Creative Smiles, we understand the very real threat that gum disease poses on our patients. Many American’s have developed it and it puts them at extreme risk for other systematic health issues if they don’t receive effective periodontal therapy from their dentist in Columbus. It’s important to be able to recognize the signs of gum disease so that you can seek therapeutic treatments to help improve your gum health. We’re happy to explain the symptoms of gum disease and how we can help you get your oral health back on track.