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
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
Your teeth and smile are some of the most appealing parts of your body. Nothing is more welcoming than a bright and clean smile. For over 37% of people, the first thing they notice about a person is their smile, which is why it is paramount to keep those teeth looking healthy. For your entertainment, … Continued
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
If you’re the parent of a young child, sleep disordered breathing is something that you need to be aware of. This is a potentially severe condition often misdiagnosed or overlooked.
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
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
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
As the summer starts to heat up, you might be looking to grab some of your favorite summer treats to go along with all that fun in the sun. Be careful, though, because some of your top summer snacks can cause tooth decay, and it’s best to take everything in moderation to protect that healthy … Continued
Activated charcoal seems to be all the rage lately, with claims of toothpaste infused with it being able to whiten teeth all over social media. Does activated charcoal do any real good, though? Today, we’re here to explore if it actually helps whiten your teeth and if it is safe.
Do apples keep the doctor AND dentist away? How about dark chocolate? Does that have an effect on your teeth as well? The truth is that the foods you consume can have a definite impact on your dental health, so it pays to watch what you eat. Here’s what we mean.