Shea Dental Blog

4 Tips for Protecting Your Smile in Martial Arts

June 20, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — sheadentalaz @ 7:47 pm
 closeup of a hand holding a mouthguard

With so many available ways to exercise and activities to be involved in, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. However, martial arts training stands out to you as particularly beneficial. You can not only get a great workout in every class, but you can also learn discipline and control, confidence, and self-defense.

As beneficial as this training can be for your body and mind, it is still important to take measures to protect your oral health. Fortunately, many of the ways you can protect your smile overlap with general health tips! Keep reading to learn what you can do to make sure your oral health is preserved as you train in martial arts.


What Makes Someone a Good Dental Implant Candidate?

June 13, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — sheadentalaz @ 8:58 pm
Dental implant

Dentists recommend replacing lost teeth as soon as possible to prevent a wide range of oral health complications such as gum disease, dental injuries, and the remaining teeth drifting out of alignment. Thankfully, dental implants look and work just like real teeth, allowing patients to smile confidently while enjoying any food they like. Here’s what can make someone an excellent candidate for dental implants along with a few ways you may be able to become one later on.


Ozone Therapy: The Safe & Non-Invasive Form of Disinfection  

February 22, 2024

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Shea Dental's ozone therapy machine

Holistic dentistry is the practice of using biocompatible, minimally invasive techniques and treatments to tackle dental health problems and prevent them from occurring. That’s why you’ll see that some of the most modern holistic dental practices offer ozone therapy, a safe, natural way to disinfect and treat problems like cavities. Read on to learn more about this amazing dental technology and how it may be able to benefit you!


A Closer Look at the Amalgam Removal Process

December 2, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sheadentalaz @ 6:21 pm
a closeup of a patient undergoing dental treatment

Dental fillings have been the go-to solution for addressing cavities for quite some time, having evolved from the metal amalgam fillings of the past to the natural-looking ones of the present. However, some patients with amalgam fillings find themselves wanting an upgrade but are unsure about how the removal process works. Continue reading below to learn a little more about amalgam fillings, why they should be removed, and how your dentist can safely and quickly carry out this process!