When it comes to the most common dental diseases, including tooth decay and gum disease, prevention is king. When you know the best prevention techniques, which is essentially daily oral care and routine dental visits, you’re already most of the way there to achieving long-term oral health. When it comes to dental emergencies, prevention is just as important. Of course, the tips to know aren’t always so clear, which is why an emergency dentist is prepared to lay them out for you in better detail.(more…)
Amberly Dental Blog
February 18, 2019
February 5, 2019
At Amberly Dental, our entire team is proud to serve the folks in our community. Whether you just want someone to perform basic preventive care, or you need a true expert who can carry out complex procedures, you can rely on us to care for your smile. Dr. Timothy Vacek, the leader of our team and an experienced dentist in Waverly, is passionate about making sure that our practice delivers superior dental care to every patient who comes to us. Would you like to get to know him a bit better?(more…)
December 1, 2018
You wake up one morning, and the very first thing you notice is that one of your teeth hurts. What should you do next? Is this a problem that can wait? Should you call your dentist right away? Sometimes, figuring out what is and isn’t a dental emergency can be quite tricky. You don’t want to ignore a serious problem, nor do you want to panic over something minor. When is it really necessary to contact an emergency dentist? Read on below to find out.(more…)
November 19, 2018
A missing tooth can leave you unable to eat the foods you love and speak properly, but your local dentist says the problems extend even further. Therefore, if you have oral health issues, having a tooth extraction should be the last option considered. However, there are times when this is the only viable method. Read on to learn how to navigate both scenarios in the healthiest ways possible.
October 17, 2018
One of the most embarrassing things that can happen is to have bad breath that becomes offensive to other people. If this summarizes your current situation, then you want to know the cause of the problem and what solutions are available for you. To help in the quest to eradicate bad breath, your dentist lists the 4 main culprits of any foul odors. Read on to learn how a dental visit can help tremendously!
September 9, 2018
There’s nothing more irritating than realizing you’ve missed a great financial opportunity. Whether it’s money you could have made or money you could have saved, you could kick yourself for not taking advantage of it. Unfortunately, many people find themselves in this situation when they don’t use their dental insurance benefits. It’s a case of “use it or lose it,” so once your annual benefits are gone, they’re gone. And it only makes sense to maximize your benefits at the dentist – otherwise, you’re essentially passing up free money. In this blog, you’ll get tips for taking advantage of your benefits and learn about what procedures are usually covered. Find out more today, so you don’t let another year of financial benefits pass you by!
August 18, 2018
If you have missing teeth, you might be thinking about getting dental implants. These marvels of modern dentistry can renew your smile and bring back your confidence! However, it’s wise to keep in mind that placing and restoring implants is a delicate process — one that you should only entrust to a true expert. Here are some tips on how to find a dental care professional who is qualified to help you reap all the benefits that implants have to offer.
July 4, 2018
Have you wanted to straighten your teeth, but didn’t want to go through the arduous process of wearing metal braces, changing your diet, adjusting your oral care routine, and completely transforming your appearance? Perhaps you have more incentive since you’re an adult and don’t want family, friends, or colleagues to notice that you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment?
Thanks to clear aligners from Invisalign, you can straighten teeth, improve your bite, and do so without all the pitfalls that come with traditional braces. Keep reading to learn about the Invisalign process in better detail!
June 2, 2018
Sugars. Starches. Poor oral care routines. Oral bacteria loves when patients have all of these factors in their lives so they can spread decay. Decay leads to cavities which give them a place to harbor inside your mouth. This not only puts your oral health at risk, but your overall wellness at risk as well.
The good news is preventing tooth decay doesn’t have to be a hard-fought battle. Today, your dentist in Waverly explains how decay forms and how to stop it in its tracks.
May 16, 2018
Many patients have a loose or ill-fitting denture, and they just assume this is the norm. When you receive a high quality denture, it should fit well without slipping and sliding. If your denture is loose, you don’t have to accept this as just a fact of life. It’s time to visit a skilled dentist to discuss ways to improve the fit and function of your denture. Today, an experienced dentistry expert can create light weight dentures that look and feel much more like your healthy, natural smile.