Amalgam Fillings: A Long-Term, Low-Cost Solution to Tooth Decay

Amalgam Fillings: A Long-Term, Low-Cost Solution to Tooth Decay

If you or your child has recently gotten a cavity for the first time, you may be wondering what your options are. Although there are several types of fillings available, many people find that traditional amalgam, or silver, fillings are less expensive and more durable than other materials. While you may need to take the … Continued

Signs That it’s Time to See Your Dentist

If you haven’t seen your dentist much this year, you may be wondering when scheduling an appointment should take precedence over staying home. By keeping an eye on your teeth and gums at home, as well as brushing and flossing your teeth regularly, you can take care of potential problems early on before they become … Continued

Everything You Need to Know About Text-A-Dentist

Have you ever wondered if there is a better option than going to the dentist if all you need is a quick recommendation or answer to a question? Many types of telemedicine have begun to be implemented throughout the country in recent months as an alternative to in-person visits, and Today’s Dental is also exploring … Continued

What Your Gums Say About Your Oral Health

You’re probably aware of the signs that you may have a cavity to watch for, but did you know that the condition of your gums can also say a lot about your oral health? Gingivitis and other types of gum disease can both harm your gums and make your teeth more vulnerable to cavities. At … Continued

The Diet for Healthy Teeth

    Brushing and flossing your teeth each day is just the first step in keeping your smile healthy. Choosing nutritious snacks and meals that provide vitamins that benefit your teeth and are low in sugar and other cavity-causing ingredients can be just as important. Filling your plate with fruits, vegetables, whole grains, protein, and … Continued

How Oral Health Impacts Your Immune System

Your oral health and immune system go hand in hand. Our mouth is a gateway into our body and it does its best to fight off anything that compromises our well-being. But if oral hygiene is left unchecked, it can have dire consequences on the body. Heart disease, diabetes, cancer, as well as gum disease … Continued

Can Chewing Gum Help Your Teeth?

The debate is as old as time, or at least as old as dental care.  People have been chewing gum for centuries, though ancient gums did not resemble our modern day chewing gums.  They have since evolved from a simple tree sap or gum to the rubbery substance we know today.  Each brand varies in … Continued

Top Services for A Complete Smile Makeover

Your smile plays a significant role in your confidence and your interpersonal relationships. Today, patients have access to advanced dental technology and procedures. Enhancing your smile is easier, less uncomfortable, and has a quicker recovery time than traditional dentistry. If you’re not happy with your smile, it’s now easier to correct dental irregularities. Discover the … Continued

Bleeding Gums? Learn More About Gum Disease in Omaha

Brushing your teeth is such an automatic task that we sometimes go into autopilot mode during this part of our daily routine. You grab your toothbrush, dot on toothpaste, and begin the brushing motions that have been ingrained since childhood. Perhaps your mind even begins to drift, thinking about what the day’s plans are or … Continued

Why Invisalign is Worth the Cost

If you’ve ever had to wear traditional metal braces, then you know what a daily inconvenience they provide. Between the periodic soreness from tightening, to the inability to eat certain foods, and the general lack of aesthetics, having a mouth full of metal is highly unpleasant. The end result, however, is worth the years of … Continued

Leaving With Smiles: How to Prepare Your Child for a Dental Visit

Children thrive on daily structures and routines. Waking up at the same time every day, going to school, and a consistent bedtime all ensure that a child knows what to expect every day. These regimented structures allow children a feeling of safety and security, while also building good habits. So, what happens when something new, … Continued

12 Days of Good Dental Habits

Ringing in the new year means a fresh start and fresh outlook for the upcoming 12 months. When the calendar turns, it’s also a chance for us to turn the page on old, unhealthy habits and resolve to be a better, healthier version of ourselves. At Today’s Dental, Omaha’s top dental team, we’re here to … Continued

What You Need to Know About Our Smile Care Plan

If you’re looking for a dental insurance plan that won’t put a damper on your budget – consider the Smile Care Plan from Today’s Dental. Our experienced dental professionals have been helping Omaha smile for over three decades. We provide the exceptional, family-friendly service that will keep your oral health in tip-top condition.

White Spots on Teeth? How We Can Help!

Holiday parties are right around the corner, which is the perfect time of year to add some sparkle to your wardrobe. A pair of shiny cuff links, some bright beads, and sequins galore are all eye-catching touches that accompany holiday gatherings and parties. Why not add a little pizzazz to your teeth, which are the … Continued

How to Prevent Cavities from Halloween Candy

Trick or treat! Halloween is right around the corner, and right along with it is a plethora of gooey, sticky, toothache- inducing candies that invade children’s lives form every angle. Between the classroom Halloween party, the neighborhood costume parade, and community-wide trick or treating, children are surrounded by an excessive amount of sugary sweets during … Continued

5 Self Care Steps for Dealing with TMJ

Imagine this: you’re out at your favorite restaurant, which is known for its dry-aged, hand cut, Prime steaks. All week you’ve been waiting to sink your teeth into this special treat. When the dish arrives, it’s exactly as you pictured– thick, glistening with butter, and kissed with salt and pepper. As you open your mouth … Continued

How Seasonal Allergies Can Affect Your Oral Health

Changing seasons are a part of every calendar year, moving from frigid temps and falling snow to bright sunshine and humid air in the span of just a few short months. Warmer weather doesn’t just mean longer days, lighter clothing, and cooler treats, it can also mean an onslaught of seasonal allergies. Once the mercury … Continued

How to Prevent Your Smile from Aging

Our mouths can say a lot about our age and our smiles even age faster than we think. As we get older, our teeth begin to change — from shifts in color to the wearing down of our enamel and beyond. There’s a whole host of ways in which our teeth can change, but thankfully, … Continued