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Tips for cavity prevention

The Top 10 Foods to Avoid for Cavity Prevention

10 foods that contribute to dental decay. Alongside oral hygiene and regular visits to the dentist, diet plays a vital role in cavity prevention. Tooth decay occurs when bacteria in your mouth metabolize food and secrete acid, eroding the enamel.  What you eat affects bacteria and acidity levels, so avoiding these ten foods can help…
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Kids can have sleep apnea too

Can Kids Have Sleep Apnea? The Answer Is YES!

You’ve likely heard of sleep apnea before but might associate it with growing older. While many of the common risk factors for sleep apnea correlate with age, the condition can actually affect patients of any age. In fact, pediatric sleep apnea can affect children, impacting their health, wellness, and education. What is sleep apnea? Many…
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Enjoy these fall themed snacks.

4 Fall-Themed Snacks To Pair With Your Family’s Favorite Omaha Activities

Fall into autumn with these delicious snacks you can easily pair with your favorite activities. Autumn is just around the corner, and if you are looking for some new fall themed snacks, The Tooth Doc has some recommendations for healthy, tooth-friendly snacks the whole family can enjoy alongside fun activities. Take trail mix on a…
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Get your teeth whitening done in Omaha.

A Whiter Smile Can Give You the Confidence Boost You’ve Been Dreaming Of

Do you hide your smile? When you see your great-aunt pull out her camera at a family function, do you find yourself drifting off to another room? When they inevitably capture you for the yearly family portrait, do you groan inwardly?  Many people hide their smiles without even realizing it. Perhaps you fight to find…
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Do's and don't of temporomandibular joint disorder

7 Do’s and Don’ts for People Dealing With Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

A real pain in the neck! TMD, or temporomandibular joint disorder, can wreak havoc on the body. It can cause headaches, jaw pain, neck pain, face pain, and even poor sleep. You might not realize how much you really use your jaw until every movement sparks some kind of pain! You try to eat, and…
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How is sleep-disordered breathing affecting you?

Does Sleep-Disordered Breathing Affect Mental Health? It Could—More Than You Think

The Surprising Link Between Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Mental Health According to the Cleveland Clinic, more than 50 million Americans suffer from some sort of sleep disorder, and more than 100 million Americans say they don’t get enough sleep. A lack of quality sleep can affect not only your mind but also your body. If you…
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Take care of your gum health

3 Smart Habits for Gum Health: And How to Implement Them

In the U.S., gum disease remains a pressing public health issue, affecting two in five adults. At The Tooth Doc, we focus on healthy mouths, which includes gum health and gum disease prevention. This article will highlight three habits for maintaining gum health and provide practical tips for implementation. Let’s explore these habits together and…
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Back to school ideas

10 Things To Do To Help Your Child Prepare for Back to School

When back to school season arrives, it signifies a time of change and can get hectic for families. At The Tooth Doc, we understand the importance of supporting children as they adjust to the new school year. In this blog, we have compiled a list of the top 10 things parents can do to help…
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You don't have to live with missing teeth

3 Problems You May Encounter With Missing Teeth and 3 Different Solutions

Did you know that adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have an average of only 25.5 remaining teeth? Even more concerning, 2.2% of adults in this age group have no remaining teeth. These statistics highlight the prevalence of missing teeth among adults and their potential impact on their oral health. Failing to address…
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What is the best tooth replacement option

6 Factors That Influence Whether Dentures, Implants, or a Bridge Is the Best Option for You

Whether it’s due to dental decay, injury, or other oral health issues, missing teeth can have a profound impact on both your oral health and your overall well-being. It’s essential to explore tooth replacement options to restore your smile, regain proper oral function, and maintain your self-confidence. In this article, we’ll examine 6 influential factors…
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Improved dental technology

4 Ways Dental Technology at the Tooth Doc Makes a Better Experience for Kids

Your Child’s Comfort Matters How does your child react to dental appointments? Are they excited to see their dentist, or do they feel apprehensive and a bit nervous? Developing a trusting relationship with a dentist is an important step in maintaining a positive association with dental care for life. Early experiences at the dentist have…
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Porcelain crowns give you a new smile

3 Ways Porcelain Crowns Can Transform Your Smile

Benefits of Porcelain Crown Restorations Dental crowns are a very popular restorative dentistry solution, second only to dental fillings in how frequently they’re used. They’re ideal for repairing extensive damage that something like a filling or veneer shell can’t adequately cover. Less commonly, crowns are also used strictly as cosmetic solutions to permanently cover a…
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