Oral Hygiene, Prevention, Senior Oral Care, The Patient Experience, Your Smile Dental Care

Your Dental History

Paperwork, paperwork, paperwork... So, you go to the dentist for a matter concerning your teeth or perhaps you're there for your bi-annual dental check-up and cleaning and your exam begins with a bunch of questions about your overall health. Why does a dentist or hygienist want an update of your medical history at every visit?… Continue reading Your Dental History

Oral Hygiene, Smile Makeovers, The Patient Experience, Your Smile Dental Care

Tips for Invisalign (Invisible) Braces

Are you one of the many individuals choosing the option of wearing invisible braces for straightening your teeth? Known by their brand name, Invisalign®, these popular clear braces are the new modern way for your dentist to rearrange crooked, misaligned teeth. Although, this modern choice for braces seems like a miracle solution for those who… Continue reading Tips for Invisalign (Invisible) Braces

Nutrition, Prevention, The Patient Experience, Veneers, Your Smile Dental Care

Dental Spot Remover

Having nice straight teeth with an ideal bite makes for a beautiful smile. However, if they are marred with these permanent white spots or riddled with cavities it can affect your smile for years to come, so you’ve really just traded one dental problem for another.

Children, Orthodontia, Prevention, Smile Makeovers, The Patient Experience

The Do’s and Dont’s of Orthodontic Treatment

Want "Someday" to get here as quickly as possible?   One of the first questions a patient will ask their orthodontist during the first visit is, "How long will my treatment last?" Each mouth is unique, so treatment time will naturally depend on your individual, "specific-to-you situation. Some people require less than a year, while others will… Continue reading The Do’s and Dont’s of Orthodontic Treatment

General, New Patients, Oral Hygiene, Prevention, The Patient Experience, Your Smile Dental Care

The Sudden Appearance of Cavities

The Tooth Sleuth...   Why does tooth decay suddenly begin in patients who have had no history of multiple cavities? This is actually a common question that is not generally an age-specific misfortune as much as it tends to be a lifestyle occurrence. It is understandable why someone becomes frustrated and very concerned about the… Continue reading The Sudden Appearance of Cavities

New Patients, Oral Hygiene, The Patient Experience, Your Smile Dental Care

Sore teeth after a Dental Cleaning?

Q: I wasn't in any pain before my dental cleaning and now my teeth are sooo sensitive. A: Lets review what happens with some dental cleanings. No one likes surprises, especially in connection with something you were not expecting to be painful. Most everyone would also like to have a pain-free visit when they visit… Continue reading Sore teeth after a Dental Cleaning?

Anxiety, Oral Hygiene, Prevention, The Patient Experience

Tips for a less Painful Dental Cleaning

Not everyone SMILES when having their teeth cleaned! Nothing costs more in the long run like neglect.  This is why we promote regular dental re-care visits and cleanings so passionately. But for some people, cleanings are not exactly routine - they are painful! A visit to the hygienist can be a real deal breaker when… Continue reading Tips for a less Painful Dental Cleaning