Implants, Prevention, The Patient Experience, Your Smile Dental Care

Cardiac Devices and Your Smile

Today, most of us are aware of the important link between our oral health and our overall health. Cardiovascular health is one area of special consideration. Not only can the signs in the mouth warn us of undetected diseases or conditions, studies show that you are at a greater risk of heart disease if your… Continue reading Cardiac Devices and Your Smile

Emergency, Oral Hygiene, Pain, Prevention, Tooth Loss, Your Smile Dental Care

How to Manage Your Dental Emergency

Habe a dental emergency? What are you to do when you find yourself needing a safe home remedy until you can get to a dentist for further care?

Dentures, General, Implants, Senior Oral Care, Smile Makeovers, Tooth Loss, Your Smile Dental Care

Dental Implants: Your Best Solution for Missing Teeth

Dental implants have long since been the standard of care for missing teeth and have changed the face of dentistry! Dental implants act as a complete┬áreplacement for missing teeth and provide a strong foundation for permanent crowns, bridges, or dentures. "Made to match your natural teeth, a tooth implant provides a strong foundation for permanent… Continue reading Dental Implants: Your Best Solution for Missing Teeth

Dentures, Emergency, Implants, Tooth Loss, Your Smile Dental Care

Hopeless teeth

The Audacity of Hope... Most dentists will tell you that the last thing they ever want to have to do is to remove a permanent adult tooth. In fact, they will fight tooth and nail to try to save one (sorry, tacky pun?) When a patient presents us with a tooth that has severe decay,… Continue reading Hopeless teeth

Emergency, Oral Hygiene, Prevention, Your Smile Dental Care

Sports Guard Care

Ewww! Did you just put that in your mouth? It's hard not to have this reaction when we hear of people never cleaning their sports guards and just throwing them into their smelly equipment bags after use, then the next week, retrieving said guard from same bag and popping it in their mouth again. Sick,… Continue reading Sports Guard Care

About Us, Anxiety, The Patient Experience, Your Smile Dental Care

Feeling Anxious about your next Dental Visit?

We get a lot of calls at Your Smile Dental Care from patients that suffer from what we call dental anxiety. Some people describe themselves as being dentalphobes and it is not uncommon for people to tell us that it has taken more than a year just to summon up the courage to make their… Continue reading Feeling Anxious about your next Dental Visit?

Emergency, Your Smile Dental Care

Chewing Ice: The Cold Hard Facts!

Ice is for chilling, not for chewing Chewing on ice can be hard on your teeth and possibly your pocketbook! Restoring teeth that have been damaged by ice can become very costly in terms of pain and dental fees. In fact, some┬áteeth have been fractured by ice severely enough that they have had to be… Continue reading Chewing Ice: The Cold Hard Facts!