Indigo Dental Blog
June 14, 2019
We’re all afraid of something. Heights, spiders, and public speaking are among the most common fears. However, one uncommon fear can lead to serious health problems down the road: dentophobia, or fear of dentists. It’s estimated that about 20 percent of Americans have avoided the dentist out of fear. If this sounds familiar, keep reading as a sedation dentist in Daytona Beach gives 4 tips to help overcome dentophobia.
May 22, 2019
You’ve wanted straight teeth for years, but you always hated the thought of having metal brackets and wires covering your smile. Well, now your cosmetic dentist in Daytona Beach offers a more convenient alternative—ClearCorrect. This solution uses a revolutionary system of clear alignment trays that are practically invisible, removeable, and reliable as a way to get the results you want. Keep reading to learn five benefits to choosing ClearCorrect to straighten your teeth. (more…)
January 28, 2019
Teeth grinding, also known as “bruxism,” is a common problem that afflicts millions of Americans. It has many possible causes, including medication side effects, nervous tension, and hereditary factors. Your dentist in Daytona Beach can treat the symptoms of the condition and help you to enjoy better oral health.
October 8, 2018
It may be surprising to hear, but the overwhelming majority of people don’t utilize all of their dental benefits. According to the National Association of Dental Plans, only 2.8 percent of PPO dental plan participants reach or meet their annual maximum. Essentially, people are paying money into a system and not using the benefits they paid for. This results in them wasting hundreds of dollars and missing out on the important care they need.
That’s why a dentist in Daytona Beach is providing a few key tips to follow when maximizing your insurance.
July 2, 2018
If you’re in need of tooth replacement, your dentist may recommend an implant supported restoration. These tooth replacement methods are effective in restoring the entire tooth from the roots up. Most dental implant posts are crafted from high quality titanium that fuses with the supportive bone and gum tissue, mimicking the lost tooth roots. Unfortunately, these darkly colored metals can be noticeable below the gum line. For many patients, a gum tissue graft improves the chances for successful implantation, and soft tissue grafts can also be used to improve the appearance of your restored smile. In this post, we’ll review some of the ways that gum tissue grafting can improve the appearance of your smile as part of a dental implant tooth replacement plan.
November 17, 2017
Every month, you pay premiums for your medical and dental insurance to receive affordable care. However, when it comes time to visit your dentist, you cannot use your medical coverage to pay for your dental work. Why? Although your oral health is directly linked to influencing your general health, you cannot use your healthcare policy to pay for dental treatments because it is not often seen as a primary medical issue. However, with your mouth indicating potential underlying health complications, it is important to use your dental insurance in Daytona Beach to visit your dentist regularly.
April 1, 2017
Your dentist in Daytona Beach offers affordable dental care.The American Dental Association recommends everyone visits the dentist every six months for preventive care. However, all too often, people delay dental care because they are worried about the cost of services. Despite having dental insurance, many avoid the dentist because they do not fully understand how to maximize the value of their dental coverage when visiting their dentist in Daytona Beach. However, by delaying care, you are actually increasing the amount you will spend as dental problems that could have been prevented have turned into costly complications. To ensure your dental care remains affordable to protect your oral health, it is important to understand the benefits of an in-network dentist.
March 4, 2017
Where is the best dentist near me?Your family’s home oral hygiene habits are important to protecting the health and beauty of their teeth. However, it is only half of the care your family needs. Your family’s dental health relies on regular care from a dentist. Where is a dentist near me for my entire family? Good Question. Indigo Dental offers the dental services your family needs through all stages of life, including specialty care with cosmetic and implant dentistry.
February 7, 2017
Looking for a dentist near me for my child’s first visit.We don’t tend to think too much about our baby’s teeth until they begin to arrive around 8 months of age. Then all kinds of questions arise such as when should I start brushing their teeth? When should my child see the dentist? Do I have to take care of their baby teeth if they’re going to fall out? These are all great questions, and Dr. David Lloyd wants to take the guesswork out of caring for your child’s teeth for you! Here are some answers and tips on caring for your child’s teeth from your dentist in Daytona Beach.
October 16, 2016
How your diet can help your teeth with your dentist in Daytona Beach.The simple pleasures of cooking often don’t even come from the meal itself. The real benefits are in the process and the anticipation. There is even an element of play as you mess around with the ingredients and modify the recipe to your taste. While you probably often think about food when it comes to your weight, did you know the food you eat can also help your teeth? Here are 5 foods that can help keep your teeth healthy from Dr. David R. Lloyd, your dentist in Daytona Beach.