Imagine Smiles Blog
February 9, 2018
Can you believe how fast February has rolled around again? It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month and you’re eager to utilize this time to encourage your children to practice better oral hygiene and become more engaged in their dental care. Your children’s dentist applauds your efforts and suggests that you incorporate some fun activities into your family’s routine to really get your little ones excited about their teeth. In addition, he has tips for teaching effective oral habits.
January 10, 2018
Regularly visiting your dentist in Blaine is one of the major keys to maintaining a clean and healthy mouth, but it isn’t the only thing you need to do for a smile that just won’t quit. Your dentist will be proud of you (and you’ll be proud of yourself) if you are diligent about caring for your teeth and gums during the six months between your routine checkups. Here are some simple tips to keep your grin in great shape.
December 12, 2017
The moment your child runs into the room and exclaims that his or her tooth is loose is priceless. It’s like there’s an innate intelligence in all children that let them know that this is an important milestone in their lives. And their right! The excitement of losing a tooth is something that all of us have experienced. You don’t want to miss a thing about this part of their lives, and desire to know more about the process. That’s why your children’s dentist in Blaine wants you to be aware of what age to expect your child to start losing his or her teeth, what to do if the process begins earlier than normal and the right time to commence with preventive dentistry.
October 20, 2017
It’s common for dentists, as well as most medically professionals, to stay up to date on new technology, research data, and medical procedures designed to help patients more every day. When new research is reported, it can truly shake the industry from the top down. With that being said, what were some of the most notable discoveries made in 2016?
This list covers several different topics as they relate to dentistry, such as oral health, anesthetics, and cavities. However, it also mentions male testosterone, breathing habits, and cancer. You don’t want to miss what your dentist in Blaine is sharing today. (more…)
October 7, 2017
Helping our kids stay healthy can be a struggle year round, but during the holidays, there is an added difficulty in making sure kids eat healthy foods as well as special treats. Before your kids gather Halloween candy, read this blog to find out some easy ways to keep your kids smiling while protecting their oral and overall health. One of the easiest ways to ensure your child’s smile stays healthy is to visit a children’s dentist twice a year for dental checkups and teeth cleanings.
September 10, 2017
No, but it may be contagious! If you’re scared of visiting the dentist, think about where that fear started. If you’re like many of the millions of US adults who claim dental phobia or anxiety makes visiting the dentist a stressful experience, you will likely point to a bad experience as a child. Many people who have dental phobias also have parents who feared the dentist, but what these dental phobic patients don’t always think of is how their own fears are impacting their kids. Keep reading to find out how to start your child off on the road to a lifetime of healthy smiles free from dental phobias and anxieties. A good family and children’s dentistry office will offer a safe and comfortable environment where kids will feel right at home.
July 27, 2017
The health of your teeth and gums is important to the appearance of your smile. However, they are important in another area that you may not realize. Your dental health directly impacts your overall health. If you do not maintain proper oral hygiene, a balanced diet, and regular care from your dentist in Blaine, serious medical complications can occur, such as cardiovascular disease. At Imagine Smiles, Dr. Green strives to promote your well-being through high-quality dental care you deserve.
June 12, 2017
No matter what you’re looking for, Google can find it. A gas station near me? Follow Google’s directions. A pizza place near me? Choose the one with five stars. A dentist near me? Well, you may want to do some research before you make your selection. The dentist you choose should have excellent credentials, offer a variety of services and be dedicated to providing you and your family with individualized care. In Blaine, that dentist is Dr. Green and his team at Imagine Smiles. Read on to learn about the uniqueness of our practice and why our dental care may be just right for you!
May 30, 2017
What is your family looking forward to this summer? Trips to the lake, movie nights, and cookouts are on our lists — and we’d like to suggest adding one more thing. A trip to the family dentist in Blaine! Your child’s smile could be at an increased risk of decay when school’s out. Protect it by scheduling a checkup and cleaning with Dr. Green today.
April 17, 2017
With all the emerging information about the impact of your oral health on your overall health and well being, we can definitely tell you that there’s never been a more important time to take charge of your oral health. If taking great care of your teeth is a priority for you, how can you make it important to your kids as well? Dr. Douglas Green, your dentist in Blaine, offers some tips that make caring for your oral health fun for the whole family.