The question—does dental insurance cover dental implants—cannot be answered with a simple yes or no. Of course, if you have dental insurance then you should always check to find out what your benefits are for any type of dental treatment and implants are no exception. If your dentist in Reynoldsburg has recommended replacing your missing teeth with dental implants, then you can call the customer service phone number on your insurance card. They will be able to provide a full explanation. In any case, dental implants are an excellent choice for tooth replacement because they restore both the root and crown of missing teeth.
June 14, 2018
Can you name someone close to you that hasn’t seen a dentist in who-knows-how-long? If there are men in your life—husband, father, boyfriend—then chances are a few names come to mind. Almost 33 percent of men do not see the dentist regularly. They only go when they have to, i.e. when they’re in pain or there is obviously something wrong such as a broken tooth or lost filling. Now is a good to encourage those guys to see a dentist in Reynoldsburg. June is Men’s Health Month, and the week before Father’s Day is Men’s Health Week. Read on to learn about some dental facts that may just help you convince your man!
May 24, 2018
Spring is in the air… finally! Time to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. Also enjoying the outdoors are ticks, which can transmit Lyme disease. Unfortunately, Ohio’s tick population has significantly risen, thereby increasing the number of Lyme disease cases in the state. The symptoms of this disease are varied and do include some dental health conditions. Read on for a basic understanding of the connection between Lyme disease and teeth from your Reynoldsburg dentist.
December 14, 2017
Orofacial pain is a general term covering any pain that is felt in the mouth, jaws and the face. Unfortunately, it is a common symptom and there are many causes. Estimates are that more than 95 percent of cases of orofacial pain result from dental problems. Fortunately, a dentist is often the one you can see to relieve your pain and find a solution to the problem.
June 10, 2017
Is there a man in your life? Husbands, fathers, brothers, sons, friends—we all know at least one, which means that we probably know someone who has neglected his health in some way or another. Men are notorious for not paying close attention to their health. Well, June is Men’s Health Month, and June 12 to 18 is Men’s Health Week. Aside from wearing blue, what can you do to help your men stay healthy? Send them to Reynoldsburg dentist Dr. Walt Mick! In honor of Men’s Health Month, read on to learn about oral health concerns and how your dentist can help to ensure overall health.
May 23, 2017
Because your mouth is the point of entry for all the food you eat—nutritious and not so nutritious—it has an impact on every part of your body: bones, muscles, organs, joints and systems. But did you know that just the condition of your mouth is linked to your overall health? It’s true. Scientists and researchers have discovered what is called the oral-systemic connection that specifically points to the link between gum disease and your general health. In this blog, Dr. Mick would like to focus on the association between gum disease and diabetes. Read on to learn more about this from your dentist, Columbus.
January 23, 2017
The signs of aging are many and difficult to miss: a few gray hairs, a sore knee (or two), a digestive system that is, um, more delicate than years past, reading glasses in every room of the house, and the list goes on and on. One sign, however, that is often hard to notice are crown crazes. These are hairline cracks in tooth enamel. Although they may not need immediate attention, be glad you have Reynoldsburg dentist Dr. Walt Mick to monitor your crown crazes for when a dental crown may be required.
October 18, 2016
October is National Dental Hygiene Month, so now is the time to review some of the basics about how you can best care for your oral and dental health. Did you know that your teeth take up less than half of the space in your mouth? It’s true, which means that while brushing is always a good thing, it shouldn’t be the only thing you do to make sure your mouth is healthy. Reynoldsburg dentist Dr. Walt Mick and his team at Mick Family Dental Care want to share some tips on how you can practice effective dental hygiene every month.