Taking a dip in a swimming pool is a great way to stay cool during the summer. While you might believe no harm will come if you swim in clean water, it can be bad for your teeth. Believe it or not, the chemicals used to kill pathogens in the water can damage your smile. You can still enjoy a refreshing swim by following a few simple tips from your dentist.
Bruner Dental Blog
May 21, 2021
February 2, 2021
Even in the womb, some babies develop the habit of soothing themselves by sucking their thumbs or fingers. Thumb sucking can lead to many dental issues as the dental palate and teeth begin to develop. Overbites, open bites (the teeth do not touch when the mouth is closed) and speech impediments are usually the result of this habit. It is a good idea to put an end to this habit before dental problems begin. Below, you will find 3 ways you can help your child stop sucking their thumb or fingers and when to start.(more…)
January 4, 2021
Do you have a root canal, tooth extraction, dental implant placement, or gum disease treatment coming up? These oral surgeries are efficient, relatively quick ways to address serious issues and get your oral health back on track, but they take some time to recover from. While it will typically take at least several days to heal from your oral surgery, there are some easy ways you can speed up the process. Read on as your Marion oral surgeon shares eight tips to help your recovery go as smoothly and quickly as possible.(more…)
October 28, 2020
October is filled with haunted hayrides, creepy costumes, and spooky décor. Fortunately, there is one place you don’t have to fear – the dentist’s office! However, that is much easier said than done for the nearly 50% of Americans who struggle with mild to severe dental phobia. With this in mind, a dental fear and sedation dentist in Marion is sharing how you can enjoy an anxiety-free dental experience and reasons routine care is so important!(more…)
September 21, 2020
While you enjoy your morning jog or lift weights at the gym, have you noticed some dental pain? You aren’t imagining things. In fact, many people complain of toothaches while exercising. Although you might think it’s normal, it’s often an indicator of a larger issue brewing in your mouth. It’s best to see your dentist for any tooth pain before it turns into a dental emergency. While you wait for your appointment, here are 4 common causes of exercise induced dental pain and what you can do to stop it.
August 10, 2020
Maybe you had a tooth knocked out by a blow to the face, or maybe you woke up in the middle of the night with an intense toothache. Try as we might, a dental emergency can happen to any one at any time. Do you know where to go when you need urgent care for your smile? Read on to find out why you should visit your Marion dentist for a dental emergency instead of going directly to the local ER.(more…)
June 5, 2020
As summer is commencing, you probably have all sorts of fun activities planned for your family. Whether you are taking a much deserved summer vacation or just relaxing in the backyard, you’re ready to make some lifelong memories. While you are enjoying some extra family time, it’s important not to forget about oral health. Your family dentist shares 5 tips that can help your family maintain happy, healthy smiles.(more…)
May 28, 2020
Over the last several weeks, dental offices throughout the U.S. have been closed to help combat the spread of COVID-19. As cases of the virus decline, restrictions are lifting and many dental practices are reopening, including Bruner Dental. If you need to see your dentist in Marion, your safety is our top priority. We maintain the highest sanitary standards to give you the peace of mind you need to visit your dentist.
April 5, 2020
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, local public health officials are asking communities across the country to stay inside as much as possible. Additionally, local businesses are largely closed in order to reduce the spread of this incredibly contagious virus, including dental offices. If you are currently undergoing a treatment with Invisalign in Marion but aren’t sure what to do since you cannot see your dentist as often, keep reading to learn a few easy steps to avoid interruptions in your care!(more…)
January 7, 2020
The start of the New Year is all about improving your life and becoming the best version of yourself. Instead of setting over-ambitious habits or unreachable goals, why not start by taking care of your smile? Seeing your dentist in Marion for a dental checkup is an easy New Year’s health resolution you can keep and a habit that can dramatically boost the quality of your life. In fact, studies show that when you maintain great oral health with regular dental exams and cleanings, you’ll improve your confidence, appearance, and your overall health for years to come. Find out why keeping your teeth clean with a dental checkup should be your goal in the upcoming year.(more…)