How to Pick a Toothbrush

How do you know which brush is right for you? With all the toothbrush options available, it is hard to know which one will best affect your oral health. The number of toothbrush options may be overwhelming, but there are several criteria that can be observed to select the best option for you. Essentially, finding… Read more »

Dental Care During Pregnancy

A mother’s dental health is a pretty accurate predictor of the newborn’s oral health. A study published in the Journal of The American Dental Association showed the high correlation between a mother’s oral health and their child’s. Dentists recommend that pregnant women pay close attention to their oral health in order to minimize any health… Read more »

Dental Care While Traveling

Dental Care While Traveling

Dental Care Tips for Travelers Maintaining proper dental care, especially while traveling, can be difficult. Who’s really thinking about flossing and picking while traveling abroad or out on a 10-day hike? Well here’s some tips & tricks to staying prevention oriented while enjoying your summer adventures Pack Properly: Everyone’s favorite part of travel, packing. Within… Read more »

Why Smiles Matter

Smiling is the easiest way of grabbing attention from a person. Whether it’s someone you are familiar with or a stranger, smiling can help you create a positive first impression. This helps keep the other person engaged in conversation with you. Smiles can be enhanced with a proper dental hygiene routine and cosmetic dentistry. All… Read more »

Drinking Water: More than Hydration

Our bodies are 60% water; Staying hydrated helps your body get rid of waste, gives your skin a healthy glow, and keeps muscles moving. Drinking water is also one of the best things you can do for your teeth – especially if it’s fluoridated. Read on to find out why water is always a winner… Read more »

Compare Favorite Summer Treats for Teeth

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Comparing Your Favorite Summer Treats for Teeth With summer here and temperatures rising, a great way to beat the heat is indulging in a ice-cold snack. Dr. Smith and the Smile Team wants to remind you that some of those popular summertime treats can put your teeth at risk of decay. So, whether you’re a… Read more »

The Magic of CEREC | Same Day Crowns

What is CEREC? With the revolutionary technology of the CEREC machine, dentists are now able to complete dental crowns in just one appointment. CEREC is an acronym for Chair-side Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics or CEramic REConstruction. This machine uses 3D scans to create ceramic inlays, onlays and crowns to create a perfect representation of your teeth…. Read more »

Understanding Explanation of Benefits

Knowing What You Pay For Visiting the doctor can be a stressful experience. Whether you scheduled an appointment because of an ailment, or you are there for a wellness-check, the doctor’s office tends to make people feel vulnerable. With changing healthcare regulations and insurance policies, understanding the costs related to visiting the doctor can help… Read more »

Orthodontics for Children

When Should Parents Get Orthodontics for Children? In the United States and Canada, almost 4 million people ages 18 and younger are wearing some form of corrective dental treatment. However, according to the National Institutes of Health, most maligned bites are minor and do not need any form of treatment at all. This is why… Read more »