Posts Tagged: oral health

SmileView with Invisalign®

Curious to see what Invisalign® can do for you? Scan the QR Code below for a preview of you new smile! Simply take a selfie, upload it to SmileView and Invisalign®’s team will produce a future smile made uniquely for you. The Smile Institute is a proud provider of Invisalign® and our goal is for… Read more »

Seasonal Sensitivity, Noticing Changes in Your Oral Health

Why are my teeth more sensitive in the Fall? With the change in weather, you may notice that your teeth are more sensitive. They may be sensitive to the cold air, or maybe you notice sensitivity when you are enjoying a nice hot cup of tea. From infection to tooth damage, the variety of effect… 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 »

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 »

The Importance of Saliva

Saliva, Why is it so Important? The best defense for oral health is actually your Saliva. The production of saliva in your mouth naturally strengthens and cleanses teeth with the production of minerals (calcium & phosphorus) it contains. It also fights against common germs, balances the acidity in your mouth and keeps it in an… 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 »

How Important is Flossing?

Importance of flossing and inter-dental care To most, flossing is one of the most tedious parts of oral hygiene – but it is also one of the most beneficial for preventative home care. At the Smile Institute we emphasize the importance of flossing daily, as it is essential to maintaining good oral heath. Knowing the… Read more »