Posts Tagged: Oral care

Teeth Whitening: Professional vs. Spa Services

Salons, spas and independent esthetician’s have begun offering ‘professional’ teeth whitening services for their clients. These services come with a laundry list of risks and harmful techniques that could damage the clients smile for years to come. Non-dental professionals providing these services claim to be using ‘certified’ products that will give promising results and not… Read more »

Welcoming the Perio Protect Method®

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Minimally invasive and Highly Effective, Perio Protect Method® We are a prevention oriented practice and we believe a vital step to a healthy mouth is maintaining healthy gums. Nearly 80% of Americans suffer from gum disease and 50% from chronic gum disease, both of which are treatable with proper oral care and maintenance. This is why… Read more »

Ouch! What is that?

Cold Sores

Identifying and Treating Mouth Sores Sores in the mouth are more common than you think. More than 80% of people are effected by some sort of canker or cold sore. These mouth sores vary in symptoms and severity and can lead to further health complications if left untreated. Below we have complied a list of… Read more »

Night time Oral Care: Don’t Forget to Brush!

Tips Night time Oral Care You’ve probably heard that you should brush your teeth at least twice a day and floss, but did you know you need to take care of your teeth at night time, too? Brushing and flossing daily/nightly removes plaque while it’s still soft so that it won’t harden into tartar. Once… Read more »

Tips for Proper Oral Care

5 Elements of Proper Oral Care This new year, do you want to keep your teeth and gums the way they currently are, or are you looking for a solution to improve your overall oral health? At the Smile Institute, we welcome all new patients to come and visit us for regular dental cleaning and… Read more »