At Hernández Dental Care, we love what we do. We speak more than one language in our office, and we’re including the beautiful, universal language of smiles. Caring for your smile is a joy, and a large part of our role is providing you with the knowledge you need to treat it with the TLC it deserves outside of our office. Our blog is where we’ll share a collection of informative articles that expand your awareness of your oral health and how it’s related to your overall health, as well as facts we think are fun. Feel free to join the conversation by commenting and sharing!
As a parent, you only want what’s best for your little one. Whether you’re a new mom navigating the waters of caring for your firstborn, or a seasoned pro ready to start your own family softball team (sorry neighbor kids, all positions are filled), preventing tooth decay in kids is never an easy feat. Because… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Whether you’ve never been thrilled with your smile, or it lacks the luster it once had, dental bonding is a multipurpose cosmetic and restorative dental procedure that can be performed on patients of all ages. Bonding has the capability to fill gaps, correct damage, and refurbish the overall structure and look of your teeth. Hernández… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Most of us were taught when we were kids that sweets like chocolate will rot your teeth. While this may remain true for some types of our favorite sweet snack, that doesn’t mean we have to take it off the menu altogether. In fact, recent studies have found that dark chocolate, containing high percentages of… (Read More)Continue Reading »
The pulp is found in the center of each tooth and consists of tissue, nerves, and blood vessels, which work together to provide oxygen and nutrients that keep them healthy and strong. If one or more teeth suffer a traumatic injury or decay, the pulp can become inflamed or infected. When this happens in a… (Read More)Continue Reading »
At Hernández Dental Care, we take pride in staying ahead of the curve when it comes to the latest and greatest in dental treatments and technologies. That’s why we think dental “lasers” are truly smashing. And if you’re worried about paying one million dollars, rest assured laser treatments are more accessible and affordable than ever…. (Read More)Continue Reading »
Calcium. We regularly hear how important calcium is for our kids’ diets. It’s vital for healthy growth. Calcium is a building block for strong bones. It helps with hormone balance and keeps the heart pumping and blood circulating normally. But, did you know that calcium is also vital for healthy teeth? Calcium builds strong bones…. (Read More)Continue Reading »
Originally created for people unable to consume regular sugars, alternative and artificial sweeteners have become extremely popular in all kinds of different products. From chewing gum to diet soda, Hérnandez Dental Care wants you to know which of these options are best for your dental and general health – so here are the facts about… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Your Mouth: A Picture of Health Did you know that when a dentist looks at your mouth, they can tell a lot more than just how often you’re brushing? It’s true—your oral health is like a window into your lifestyle and habits. Louisville dentist Dr. Mitch Hérnandez should know. We’ve seen mouths from all over… (Read More)Continue Reading »
A recent, three-part study by Crest® puts numbers to what most of us already knew – white teeth are beautiful and powerful! The study used both qualitative and quantitative measures in multiple settings to determine what effect white teeth can have on a person’s life. In a portion of the study on employment, researchers found… (Read More)Continue Reading »
It’s no secret that residents of Kentucky love sports! The folks around here work hard and play just as hard, whether it’s football, baseball, basketball, or numerous other high-impact sports that can cause harm to your family’s mouths—at least 13% of all oral injuries happen during sports activities. Louisville dentist Dr. Mitch Hérnandez wants you… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Dear Valued Patients, In an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of our patients and staff, we are postponing all non-essential dental procedures.