Region Dental Care Blog
July 15, 2019
You’re relaxing at home watching TV and enjoying some hard candy when suddenly your tooth breaks. How do you react in that situation? Do you know what steps you need to take to save your tooth and protect your oral health? It’s important to be prepared just in case the worst happens. Here are the answers to 5 questions commonly asked of an emergency dentist in La Porte.(more…)
June 14, 2019
Did you know that poor oral health has been connected to lung infections, heart problems, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s? The state of your mouth can often be linked to the state of your body. To that end, it’s important to be aware of the various threats that can damage your mouth and gums – and of course, how to avoid such issues. Here are 5 common oral health problems that you and your dentist in La Porte need to watch out for.(more…)
May 21, 2019
When most of your day is spent at the office trying to complete half a dozen urgent tasks before noon or planning multiple meetings a week, dental hygiene is probably not very high on your list of priorities. Why should it? You brush your teeth in the morning and in the evening; that seems good enough, right? Most people don’t think about brushing at work, but when it comes to oral health, a little extra effort can save you a lot of trouble later. Here are some tips from your La Porte dentist that can keep your teeth happy and healthy while you’re typing that important memo.(more…)
December 31, 2018
Are you looking for a new La Porte dentist? Whether you are new to the area or just looking for a change, choosing the right dentist for your family is a big decision. You need a dental team who makes each loved one feel at ease while also ensuring everyone’s needs are met from one location. At Region Dental, we understand the struggle you face to find the perfect location. We strive to provide everything your family needs through all stages of life while keeping their comfort a top priority. We are always happy to accept new patients!
November 10, 2018
You have plans to head to Lucas Oil Stadium to watch the Colts take on their next foe on the gridiron, but your exciting day is derailed by a painful toothache that radiates throughout one side of your face. Your primary concern, of course, is to get some relief, and one of the best options you may have is to receive root canal therapy from your dentist in La Porte. Read on to learn how the process works and its benefits.
October 22, 2018
It’s a typical day full of work and family responsibilities, but your efforts are placed on hold by the excruciating pain that is radiating throughout one side of your jaw. You wonder, “Is this a toothache, and what’s the cause?” Your La Porte dentist says you may have a dead tooth that is causing your discomfort. As you continue reading, you’ll learn what symptoms to look for, how your tooth can be restored and what to expect post-procedure.
July 21, 2018
You know that you are supposed to visit the dentist twice a year for a cleaning and checkup; however, you have been delaying your appointment because you suffer from dental-related fears. Although it can seem isolating, you are not alone. In fact, 15% of Americans avoid seeing their dentist for this very reason. While scheduling an appointment makes you nervous, you cannot put your dental care on hold. To help you relax, your sedation dentist in La Porte has 5 simple tips to make your appointment stress-free.
June 7, 2018
Dental anxiety or phobia is a condition that makes just visiting a dental office extremely stressful. Many patients experience some mild phobia or anxiety leading up to an office visit, but those with moderate to severe anxiety or phobia may not even be able to visit the dentist at all. In fact, 30 to 40 million adults in the US suffer from some dental anxiety that prevents them from regularly visiting the dentist. If this sounds like something you can relate to, finding the right dentist is key to your comfort. A safe, friendly atmosphere is essential, and you may even want to ask about dental sedation options.
May 14, 2018
You’ve had a long oral health journey already. Facing tooth loss was already a challenge, then you replaced them with dental implants in La Porte, which was a full process in itself. Just when things started to “look up” again because you have a complete smile, you’ve been starting to notice some discomfort around the site of your dental implant.
If you’re concerned about your implant or if it’s failing, reading this post may be able to provide some clarity. We’re going to be talking about rare implant failure and how your dentist may be able to help with it.
April 11, 2018
Patients with healthy smiles are not usually the ones who need to replace missing teeth. If you’re struggling with a number of oral health concerns that lead to the loss of one or more teeth, you need to replace this lost tooth structure to ensure optimal oral health and function. Often, the best tooth replacement option is to use dental implants to support replacement teeth. Patients with poor oral health may not be the ideal candidates for this tooth replacement option, but thanks to advances in implant placement materials and methods, we can work with patients to improve oral health and replace missing teeth with dental implants.