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Save teeth with a mouth guard.

Are Your Child’s Teeth Safe for School Year Sports?

Ensuring dental safety in community and school sports is crucial for children as they engage in various physical activities during the school year. Dental emergencies can pose significant risks, making a mouth guard a vital part of protective gear. Studies show that up to a third of orofacial injuries result from sporting activities, with traumatic…
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Restorative dentistry can give you a happy smile.

What is Restorative Dentistry? 5 Things You Should Know to Keep Your Teeth Smile-Happy

A healthy smile is a powerful asset, shaping both our appearance and confidence. Our teeth are essential for eating, speaking clearly, and even influencing our social interactions and relationships. Beyond aesthetics, oral health plays a vital role in our overall well-being. Enter restorative dentistry—a dental approach that repairs and replaces damaged or missing teeth. Restorative…
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Answers to Invisalign myths

Don’t Be Fooled by These 5 Myths About Invisalign

The pursuit of a straight smile isn’t just about aesthetics; it influences first impressions and social perceptions. Research reveals that people with straight teeth are often seen as successful, intelligent, and appealing. With 29% of Americans identifying teeth as the first noticed facial feature, the impact is undeniable.  The question arises: How does an uneven…
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Transformation with a smile makeover.

Smile Makeover Magic: How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Transform Your Look

A captivating smile holds incredible power, influencing social interactions, romantic prospects, and even career opportunities. According to a study by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a staggering 99.7% of Americans recognize the significance of a smile as a vital social asset. In fact, 96% of adults believe that an appealing smile enhances attractiveness to…
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You're not too old for braces

Are You Too Old for Braces and a Perfect Smile? The Answer is NO!

Braces have become a common sight, with four million Americans, mainly teenagers (80%), proudly wearing them. Surprisingly, the enthusiasm for orthodontic treatment extends beyond the younger generation, as 25 to 50% of all children will also be braces-wearers.  Furthermore, a staggering one-third of the global population has benefited from orthodontic treatment. But what truly breaks…
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Are Your Child’s Teeth Safe for School Year Sports?

Ensuring dental safety in community and school sports is crucial for children as they engage in various physical activities during the school year. Dental emergencies can pose significant risks, making mouth guards a vital protective gear. Studies show that up to a third of orofacial injuries result from sporting activities, with traumatic dental injuries accounting…
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Teeth Whitening or Veneers: What’s Best For Your Smile?

When it comes to enhancing our smiles, there’s one common desire shared by many: whiter teeth. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, people often yearn for a brighter, more radiant smile. The American Association of Orthodontists also found that nearly 90% of patients requested tooth whitening. However, people aren’t sure which option to…
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Crowns vs. Fillings? What is Best for Restoring Your Damaged Teeth?

Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals alarming statistics about untreated cavities and neglect of dental check-ups. Among kids aged 5 to 19, 13.2% have untreated cavities, while 25.9% of adults between 20 and 44 have the same issue. Even more concerning, 35.9% of adults over 18 haven’t had a…
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10 Ways To Help Your Child With Back-to-School Anxiety

Are you a parent dreading the start of the new school year due to your child’s back-to-school anxiety? You’re not alone. According to an article from Johns Hopkins Medicine, back-to-school anxiety can manifest in various ways, including tantrums during separation, stomachaches, fatigue, and difficulty sleeping alone. At Tomasik Family Dental, we understand families’ challenges during…
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How To Bring up the Idea of Orthodontics With Your Teenager

Many individuals are flocking to their dentists and orthodontists to pursue a beautifully aligned smile, despite the long, costly, and occasionally uncomfortable teeth-straightening process. This trend is especially prevalent among teenagers. In North America alone, approximately 4 million individuals under 18 wear braces, with four out of five orthodontic patients falling within the minor age…
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