February is famous as the month of romantic love, but that’s not the only thing that is going on this month. It is also National Children’s Dental Health Month. That makes it the perfect time to take a step back and reflect on just how precious and important your little one’s smile is. A family dentist in Crown Point is here to discuss just how vital oral health is for children. You might be surprised to learn just how vital your young one’s smile is to their overall well-being!(more…)
Advanced Dental Concepts Blog
February 18, 2019
February 17, 2019
People missing one or more teeth in the past had to select from limited options such as bridges, dentures or partial dentures. However, with 40 years of success, dental implants offer a safe, attractive and long lasting option. For good reason, dental implants have become the best option for tooth replacement in recent years. In case you are wondering why they are the best, we have important information for you.(more…)
February 12, 2019
Children’s Dentist have effectively used dental sealants to prevent cavities since the 1960’s. Due to their shielding properties, sealants are beneficial in preventing cavities in teeth most prone to decay. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), nine out of ten cavities in school aged children for in the deep pits and crevices of teeth. Dr. Danny Hayes and Dr. Christine Mousa, of Advanced Dental Concepts in Crown Point, Indiana, recommend dental sealants to help protect the biting surfaces of teeth and keep cavities from forming.(more…)
February 9, 2019
If you are suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) or suspect that you may be, did you know that your Crown Point Dentist has a solution that may allow you to say “NO” to CPAP? OSA is a life threatening condition that is frequently overlooked or under diagnosed. This condition leads to a lower quality of life, increased risk of systemic health problems, and can even take 10 years off of your life expectancy. As Dentists, we have the unique opportunity to screen for Sleep Apnea and an alternative treatment option to the “dreaded” CPAP.(more…)
January 7, 2019
It’s almost impossible to understate the potential of a sincere, attractive smile. It can help the people around you feel at ease, and it can make them perceive you as younger and more successful. But your smile’s superpowers don’t stop there; when you smile, you can also create a positive impact on your mental health. A dentist in Crown Point is here to take about some of the amazing results your brain can experience when you make the effort to turn that frown upside down.(more…)
December 3, 2018
Do you know what can really put a damper on the holiday festivities? A dental emergency. Unfortunately, dental disaster can occur at any time, and they’re even more prevalent during the holiday season. Thankfully, your emergency dentist in Crown Point has some easy tips you can use to avoid emergency while still enjoying all of the traveling, parties, and food the holidays have to offer.(more…)
October 31, 2018
Whether you are going on a romantic date or walking into an important job interview, your smile is often the first thing that others will notice about you. In fact, according to research commissioned by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, nearly half of all adults think a smile is the most memorable feature of someone when meeting them for the first time. However, if you have cracked, misshapen or stained teeth, you may not feel confident enough to show your smile. Fortunately, modern cosmetic dentistry can often correct minor dental imperfections or even rejuvenate your entire smile with porcelain veneers. Here is everything you need to know about how porcelain veneers in Crown Point can transform your teeth and restore your self-confidence.
September 5, 2018
We’ve been working hard for months to prepare our new office in Portage, and it’s finally almost ready! We’re beyond excited about our new location, and we warmly invite you to join us as we celebrate its Grand Opening. Our Open House on September 29th is sure to be a memorable event, so mark your calendar!
July 6, 2018
In most cases, dental insurance won’t cover cosmetic treatments because they only offer patients aesthetic improvements to their smile, rather than necessary treatments to protect their oral health. However, some treatments can be covered under certain plans, according to your cosmetic dentist in Crown Point.
By choosing the right treatment, discussing your options with your dentist, and having your claim forms worded in the right way, your chances of receiving coverage can increase. Here are the treatments you may be able to get covered.
February 7, 2018
According to the American Dental Association, the moment your child’s first tooth erupts is the same moment you should be scheduling an appointment with your dentist. While it’s exciting to be a part of your child’s oral development, you’ll want to learn about the best techniques and procedures to protect them from decay and disease.
Once teeth start erupting, they are prone to experiencing decay, even if they are only baby teeth. To celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month this February, here are some tips and videos to keep in mind.