Randall Nameth, DDS Blog

Is the Summer Sun Good for Your Smile?

July 28, 2023

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A variety of foods containing vitamin DYour oral and general health are closely connected. Brushing, flossing, and visiting your dentist regularly will keep your teeth and gums healthy to support the mouth and body connection. Although good oral hygiene is important, is there more you could do to support your dental health? Yes! Here is how spending more time outdoors this summer can lead to a healthier smile.


3 Things Your Dentist Would Tell You to Never Put in Your Mouth

June 2, 2023

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bottle caps lying on a table

As much as your dentist will tell you about how to improve your oral health, they’re human just like anybody else. They understand that indulging in the occasional scoop of ice cream is unavoidable and that everybody likes a piece of chocolate every now and then.

That said, there are some things that a good dentist would tell you to never put in your mouth if you want to avoid a dental emergency. Here are a few examples.


Does Tooth Sensitivity Require Emergency Care?

April 10, 2023

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person with tooth sensitivity holding their cheek

Are you experiencing tooth sensitivity and wondering if it qualifies as a dental emergency? Whether the sensitivity is mild or intense, it is never a good sign. Dealing with the discomfort of sensitive teeth can be quite unpleasant, but understanding the urgency of the situation is crucial. Keep reading as we explore whether tooth sensitivity constitutes a dental emergency as well as common causes and ways to prevent it.


Why Are Toothaches Worse At Night?

February 13, 2023

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Woman with dental painIf you’ve ever laid in bed tossing and turning because of a relentless toothache, it can be difficult to focus on anything else. That’s because there are fewer distractions, but that’s not the only reason toothaches seem to get worse at night. Many things can cause your pain to intensify. Here’s how you can get the rest you need while waiting to see your emergency dentist


Are Toothpicks Bad for Your Teeth?

December 23, 2022

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Containers full of toothpicksNothing is more annoying than having food caught between your teeth. Toothpicks are handy to have around the house to clean your teeth. Whether you use them to pick your teeth or chew on them out of habit, dental professionals recommend keeping them out of your mouth. Although they are marketed for oral use, they can damage your gums and teeth. Here’s what you need to know to protect your pearly whites, so you don’t end up at an emergency dentist.


4 Influencers Who Upgraded Their Smiles with Veneers

October 10, 2022

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a social media influencer with veneers in Worthington

Social media influencers are one of the newest and hippest occupations to emerge over the last decade. Many of these content creators have built a major following and earned money by advertising products, sharing advice, and vlogging their day-to-day lives for others to see. Since they have to be in front of the camera constantly, the majority of them have turned to cosmetic dentistry to improve their smiles. Keep reading to learn about four social media influencers who chose veneers to enhance their pearly whites!


Dental Implants: History and Evolution

August 19, 2022

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person with dental implants smiling

Dental implants are titanium screws that replace the roots of missing pearly whites. They fuse with the bone through osseointegration, which makes them as stable and lifelike as your natural teeth. Modern dental implants are a great way to prevent oral health issues and complete your smile, but they weren’t always as dependable as they are now. Read on to learn about the history of implants as well as how they evolved to become what we’re familiar with today.


What Causes Yellow Teeth?

June 22, 2022

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Woman looking at smile in mirrorAre you embarrassed by brown or yellow teeth? You are not alone. Tooth discoloration is a common concern amongst adults of all ages. However, did you know not all stains are the same? As a result, there’s not a one-size-fits-all solution to combat the issue. Determining the underlying cause is crucial to creating a personalized treatment plan to reveal brighter teeth. Here’s what you need to know to turn back the clock to restore a white smile.


Dental Implants After Menopause is Possible

May 20, 2022

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Older woman with dental implants smilingMenopause is a milestone in a woman’s life, marking the end of her reproductive years. As the body’s estrogen levels decrease, post-menopausal women are at risk of certain issues, like low bone density. Since dental implants rely on a strong jaw, many women believe they aren’t an option for replacing their missing teeth, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. It isn’t uncommon for both men and women to experience bone loss, but that doesn’t mean dental implants aren’t an option. Your dentist can create a strong foundation to replace your lost teeth using the next best thing to your own. 


3 Tips for Talking With Dentures

March 4, 2022

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women talking in Worthington

Have you recently received your dentures? It can be quite exciting to have your smile completely restored, and you’ll enjoy not having to feel self-conscious about your appearance. However, talking with dentures can still prove to be a challenge. Keep reading to learn a few tips for perfecting your speech with your new teeth!

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