Crossroads Dental Blog
How Stress Affects Your Health
Stress can come from a variety of different sources and impact many aspects of your health. Stress from work, driving in traffic, and other causes can contribute to both minor health conditions and serious diseases.
What Are Some Signs I Should See a Dentist?
According to a poll conducted by Gallup, one in three American adults do not visit the dentist every year. Failure to see the dentist can have serious dental and overall health consequences. Aside from routine dental checkups (which should occur every six months) there are several other instances that merit a visit to the dentist. In this blog post, Dr. Amy Farmer from Crossroads Dental of Longmont shares three telltale signs of when it’s time to schedule an appointment with your dentist.
What Can I Do about Sensitive Teeth?
Tooth sensitivity is not only painful but can also interfere with your daily life. You may find yourself avoiding certain foods or even refraining from smiling to prevent air from reaching and hurting your sensitive teeth. If you experience tooth sensitivity, don’t fret. Dr. Amy Farmer, a cosmetic dentist in Longmont, CO, is here to help with a few strategies and tips.
Non-Dairy, Calcium-Rich Foods
Calcium has long been known as a key nutrient for good oral health as it strengthens tooth enamel (the tooth’s outer shell), which in turn protects against cavities and decay. Many people get their daily dose of calcium via dairy products like milk, yogurt and cheese. But what if you are vegetarian/vegan, lactose intolerant or simply do not like dairy products?
Dental Tips for Teens
The life of a teenager can be very busy thanks to homework, sports practice and school dances. As their responsibilities and social activities increase, many teenagers tend to neglect good oral hygiene, which puts the health and beauty of their smile at risk. Even though your child is all grown up, you still play an important role in instilling good oral health habits. In this blog post, Crossroads Dental of Longmont dentist Dr. Amy Farmer shares important oral health tips all parents and teenagers should know.
4 Teeth-friendly Summer Snacks
Are you looking for a healthy summer treat to beat the heat? Longmont CO dentist Dr. Amy Farmer has good news for parents looking for snacks that the entire family can enjoy without any regret. Here, she shares a few teeth-friendly snacks you can enjoy this summer.
Dental Tips for Expecting Mothers
A woman’s body goes through many changes during pregnancy, some which can affect her oral health. Unfortunately, many expecting mothers overlook dental care during this important time in their lives. In this blog post, trusted Longmont dentist Dr. Amy Farmer shares her top oral health tips all expecting mothers should know.
Study: One-Third of Americans Don’t Floss
We have all been told to floss regularly by at least one dentist, but how many of us actually listen? According to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), not everyone does. In fact, nearly one-third of all Americans never floss. In this blog post, Longmont dentist Dr. Amy Farmer discusses the study in detail.
National Nutrition Month: Tips for a Mouth-Friendly Diet
A healthy diet is a cornerstone of good overall wellbeing, which includes dental health. In honor of National Nutrition Month, Longmont dentist Dr. Amy Farmer shares her top nutrition tips for healthier and brighter teeth.
Tips for National Children’s Dental Health Month
As one of Longmont’s most trusted dentists, Dr. Amy Farmer prides herself in educating all her patients on good oral health habits. What some patients may not know is that good dental health starts at an early age — even before a baby’s first tooth comes in. Because of this, it is important for parents to be proactive with regard to their children’s oral health. Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month, an effort to raise awareness and educate parents and children on good oral health. In this blog, Dr. Farmer shares her top dental tips for parents.