Dentist Blog
By DR. DOUGLAS HUHN
April 16, 2021
Category: Oral Health
Tags: family dentist  

When it comes to keeping your family’s smiles healthy and strong, it may be frustrating having to schedule appointments at different dentists and drive to multiple appointments. Instead of wasting time by traveling around and having to find different dentists, you can make life easier by seeing a family dentist. Your dentists at Huhn Dental in Orlando, FL, are here to introduce you to family dentistry and show you how it can make life easier for you and your family!

The Benefits of Having a Family Dentist

A family dentist is set up to take care of any member of your family, no matter what their age or dental needs are. Your family dentist in Orlando, FL, can take care of any young children you have, you, and any seniors in your family. Instead of having to set up multiple appointments at different locations and having to carve out time in your busy schedule multiple times, your family dentist makes things easier by being accessible for all your dentistry needs.

Having a family dentist can also take away any dental anxiety you or your child may feel when going to the dentist. Your family dentist builds a relationship with you and it may be soothing for your child to know who their dental team is and that they are a trusted dentist that can take care of everyone in your family.

A family dentist can also become very familiar with your family's dental history which helps them notice any risk factors you may have quicker. 

Contact Your Dentist Today!

Save yourself the hassle by switching over to a family dentist. Your Orlando, FL, dentists are here to take care of your family and any of your dental needs. Contact Huhn Dental today at (407) 422-6281 today to ask any questions you may have and schedule an appointment today!

By DR. DOUGLAS HUHN
January 29, 2021
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
Tags: teeth whitening  

Do you have a dark, faded or yellow smile? Would you like a younger, brighter look? At Huhn Dental in Orlando, FL, Dr. Douglas Huhn and his team offer safe teeth whitening treatments that really work. Make a wonderful change to your personal appearance, and improve your self-confidence through this economical cosmetic dentistry service.

How dental stains occur

Over time, your tooth enamel acquires stains of all kinds--from tobacco stains, to discoloration from coffee, tea and dark foods, to intrinsic stains from prescriptions or oral injuries. While some stains ruin tooth surfaces and require refurbishment with crowns or veneers, many smiles may be lightened easily with better brushing and flossing at home. Still others require professional teeth whitening.

What you can do

At Huhn Dental in Orlando, FL, Dr. Huhn examines many teen and adult patients for in-office and take-home teeth whitening. Basically, if your teeth and gums are free of decay and periodontal problems, you can undergo this highly popular treatment.

You'll join millions of people who take years off their smiles by spending just a little time and money on whitening. In fact, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) states that whitening is the most asked for aesthetic service in dental offices in the United States today.

The whitening process

After your qualifying exam at Huhn Dental in Orlando, FL, you can choose one of two whitening options:

  1. Take-home whitening trays are custom-fit to deliver concentrated hydrogen peroxide gel to top and bottom teeth. Use this option on your own time in the privacy of your own home. Dr. Huhn will tell you how long to wear your trays each day and how many days are required.
  2. In-office whitening applies a more powerful gel to teeth in the smile zone. Done in about an hour right in the treatment room, this whitening method improves tooth color by several shades,. You'll experience no ill effects, such as gum or tooth sensitivity.

Keeping those teeth bright

Of course, good oral hygiene habits benefit both your dental health and your personal appearance. So, brush twice daily, and floss around and between teeth each day. These practices remove the organic matter which decay teeth, lead to gum disease and yes, discolor your tooth enamel.

Additionally, limit your daily coffee, or drink it with a straw. Buffer acidic foods with cheese or a starchy food choice. And, above all, stop smoking or using smokeless tobacco. Neither is good for your health, and the resulting stains are exceptionally stubborn.

Finally, see Dr. Huhn twice a year for an exam and cleaning. He may recommend an occasional whitening touch-up, too.

Find out more

See if you qualify for helpful teeth whitening by Dr. Douglas Huhn in Orlando, FL. We know you'll love your renewed smile. Phone Huhn Dental today at (407) 422-6281.

You brush and floss your teeth carefully every day. You're conscientious about your diet. Why should you go to the dentist for a cleaning? At the Orlando, FL, the family dentistry offices of Drs. Douglas, Clete, and Ryan Huhn, our professional team offers the finest in hygienic cleanings. Plus, the accompanying exams perform many important checks to ensure your healthy smile stays that way.

Guarding your oral health

That's what a professional cleaning accomplishes, says, Dear Doctor. Though important to your self-confidence, a bright smile means more than highly-polished, sparkling teeth. It means your hygienist partners with your Orlando, FL, family dentist in ensuring your smile is cavity-free and your gums--pink and healthy.

Besides scaling your teeth with manual instruments or ultrasonic scalers to remove plaque, tartar, and their associated oral bacteria, your hygienist takes digital X-rays. This precise imaging assesses your bone structure and detects hidden problems.

Also, your dental hygienist looks at your soft tissues for signs of gum disease and recommends ways to improve your home oral hygiene routine. This advice may include a change in a toothbrush, better ways to floss around your back teeth, and more.

Also, she may advise preventive services, such as fluoride treatments, to ward off tooth decay and dental sensitivity. These simple services are good for both children and adults who desire an additional layer of protection against oral health issues.

The threat of oral cancer

Both your hygienist and Dr. Huhn check your mouth for signs of oral cancer. The Cancer Treatment Centers of America report that many people mistake oral cancer for cold sores or gum disease. That's why a practiced professional eye is so important to your oral health. Oral cancer can be treated successfully if detected in its earliest stages.

Clean and long-lasting

See your family dentist in his Orlando, FL, office twice a year for a check-up and for that all-important hygienic cleaning. The CDC says preventive dental care influences both your oral and your systemic health. Contact Dr. Clete Huhn, Dr. Ryan Huhn, or Dr. Douglas Huhn of Huhn Dental at (407) 422-6281 for an appointment. 

By DR. DOUGLAS HUHN
November 20, 2020
Category: Dental Procedures

If you have a dental emergency, it's important that you see a dentist in Orlando, FL, immediately. Your quick action can help save your tooth. Dr. Doug Huhn, Dr. Clete Huhn, and Dr. Ryan Huhn and their caring staff provide a variety of dental services to help you in any dental emergency. Keep reading to learn more about emergency dental services.

What is a Dental Emergency?

A dental emergency is any dental situation that requires immediate attention because of severe pain, bleeding, or high risk of infection. Emergency services are also required to save a tooth that is at risk.

If you have an accident and your tooth is knocked out, you immediately realize that it is an emergency situation. Other times, you may not understand what is going on with your tooth. You only know that you are experiencing severe pain or discomfort. It's important that you seek emergency dental treatment in this type of case as well.

Loose Tooth

People with adult teeth should see their dentist right away if they discover a loose tooth. Adult teeth should be sturdy. They shouldn't loosen because of normal biting or chewing. If you have a loose tooth, it could be a sign of tooth decay. A visit to the dentist will help determine the issue.

Fractured or Cracked Tooth

If you have a fractured or cracked tooth, schedule an appointment with your dentist as soon as possible. This is because when you have a fractured or cracked tooth, you usually have an internal tooth issue as well. Your dentist will order an x-ray of the tooth to diagnose the problem.

Knocked-Out Tooth

Accidents happen, and sometimes this leads to a tooth that is knocked out of your mouth. If you have a knocked-out adult tooth, see your dentist right away. While waiting to be seen by the dentist, you can preserve your tooth by trying to place it back into the socket. Avoid touching the tooth root. The goal is to keep your tooth moist. If you can't place the tooth back into the socket, place it into saliva or milk until your Orlando, FL, dentist can see you.

Excessive Bleeding

When your gums bleed, it could mean that you have gum disease. Excessive bleeding from your gums isn't normal. A dentist will examine your gums and teeth to determine the cause of the bleeding. If you don't receive treatment, you can end up with serious issues such as tooth loss.

Schedule Your Appointment

Are you experiencing severe pain, loose teeth, or excessive gum bleeding? Contact Dr. Doug Huhn, Dr. Clete Huhn, and Dr. Ryan Huhn for emergency dental treatment. Contact Huhn Dental in Orlando, FL by calling (407) 422-6281.

If you have a family, you already know how important convenience is. Convenience makes your life easier, and you can get more done. When you have a family dentist, you will enjoy the convenience of a one-stop-shop for all of your family’s dental needs. Dr. Doug Huhn, Dr. Clete Huhn, and Dr. Ryan Huhn of Huhn Dental in Orlando, Florida offer a full line of dental services for all of the members of your family.

Having a family dentist is more convenient than other dental offices because:

A family dentist can save you time; you won’t have to go driving all over town to see a pediatric dentist for your kids, a cosmetic dentist for the veneers you want, or a prosthodontist for the bridgework you need. Your family dentist does it all.

A family dentist can save you money; because by seeing all of the members of your family, your family dentist can help you plan for necessary dental treatment and budget accordingly. Having a family dentist is much kinder to your budget.

  • A family dentist can save you stress; you and your family will be visiting a dentist you know and trust, in surroundings that are familiar.
  • Having a family dentist is invaluable because you will receive individualized dental services, tailored to your family’s needs and lifestyle.
  • A family dentist may also be able to provide treatment to multiple members of your family on the same day. That means less time missed from work and school.

Your family dentist can provide:

  • Preventive services like fluoride treatments, cleanings, exams, and dental sealants to your children and teens.
  • Restorative and cosmetic dentistry services like tooth-colored fillings, crowns, and veneers to the adults in your family.
  • Tooth-replacement services including dental implants, dental bridgework, and dental appliances.

To find out more about the convenience of having a family dentist, call Dr. Doug Huhn, Dr. Clete Huhn, and Dr. Ryan Huhn of Huhn Dental in Orlando, Florida at (407) 422-6281. Call today.





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