- How Cosmetic Dentistry Gives You More Confidence, from Our Apex Dentist
It’s nice to imagine a world where looks aren’t important, but we don’t live there, do we? The truth is, the majority of the population will initially judge us based on our appearance. The first attribute most people notice is the eyes, followed closely by the smile. Crooked, discolored, or missing teeth send the message that a person does not take good care of himself. An unattractive smile also conveys poor health and can make you look older than you are.
Fortunately, we live in the age of cosmetic dentistry, when a visit to Dr. Hansen’s Apex, NC dental office could ...
- Hansen Dentistry: A Dentist for Every Member of the Family
At Hansen Dentistry, we know that raising and caring for a healthy family is one of the most important things in life. That’s why we’ve made our practice a place that helps every member of your family have the best oral health possible. From the youngest to the oldest, you’ll find that we are your one-stop family dental care headquarters. As a family dentist, Dr. Rylan Hansen is trained in caring for teeth and gums at every stage of life. Visit our Apex, NC dental office to learn more about our services.
The key to keeping children’s teeth healthy is ...
- Why We Changed our Name to Hansen Dentistry
Hansen Dentistry recently changed its name to Hansen Dentistry and we wanted to share with you the reasons why!
#1-We wanted to streamline and give you just one name to remember! Rather than having to remember your Dentist’s name and the practice name…now they are one in the same!
#2-Let’s face it, while the meaning of the word “Renaissance” is strong and positive, no one knows how to spell it!! Ok, maybe not “no one” but for those of us who did not win our grade school spelling bee, it can be a little tricky and we wanted to well, streamline ...
- Is Sparkling Water Bad for Your Teeth? Ask an Apex Dentist
We have been asked this question a lot lately, maybe because it is summer and people are looking for a cold refreshing alternative to water that is not soda or juice. I mean, who doesn’t love a Coconut La Croix every now and then!?!
Unfortunately the answer is: True.
The problem is that the CO2 that gives sparking water its fizziness is converted to carbonic acid in your mouth. This acid lowers the pH level and while buffers in our saliva work to neutralize pH levels, the process is slow.
What happens in a mouth with a reduced pH level? Teeth are demineralized. In other words, the hard enamel that protects the ...
- An Exciting Month at Hansen Dentistry in Apex!
What an exciting Month at Hansen Dentistry!
I enjoyed meeting everyone who came to the office during the last week of May and the month of June. Building relationships is the best part of my job as a leading dentist in Apex. I feel incredibly blessed to have the opportunity to be your dentist. After years of looking for the right practice to join, I know I have made the right choice coming to Hansen Dentistry.
Several patients have asked how we came to find out that the Simpsons were selling their practice. My family and I go to church with the Simpsons. ...