1. Healthy Teeth Before, During, and After Pregnancy

    Whether you've been pregnant before or not, it can feel like your body is suddenly put under a microscope. You may be wondering why your teeth are relevant at all when it comes to pregnancy concerns. The thing is, the hormonal changes that hit your body during pregnancy can affect your dental health…Read More

  2. Electric vs. Manual: Which Toothbrush Do You Need?

    Ah, tooth brushing. It's the thing our parents tried to teach us to do. It's the habit we hope to have developed by the time we reach adulthood. There are plenty of tools available for keeping your teeth clean, but the main division happens between manual toothbrushes and electric toothbrushes. Elec…Read More

  3. Is This a Dental Emergency? Part 2

    Some dental discomforts seem to disappear, but that doesn't mean they're gone. In general, when dental problems show up, they get worse with time, not better, especially if you don't adjust or improve your habits. Regular dental appointments help prevent basic problems from getting really serious, b…Read More

  4. Is This a Dental Emergency? Part 1

    If you've experienced a dental issue before, you know that a little ache can quickly escalate into excruciating pain that makes it next to impossible to eat, drink, or even talk. Though not all dental problems cause extreme discomfort, they can get very serious, and you need to understand when it's …Read More

  5. How to Convince Someone to Brush Their Teeth

    How is the oral health in your household? How is your own oral health? Whatever the answer may be, you can rest assured that brushing frequency plays a huge part. Regular teeth-brushing seems like a no-brainer to most people. It is certainly talked about that way. However, you would be shocked at ho…Read More

  6. How to Instill Great Dental Habits in Your Children

    We all want our children to have great lives. Being able to chew food comfortably and not end up bogged down with dental costs is part of that. The good news is, when your kids are young, you have great opportunities to protect their future dental health by giving them great habits. The team at Smil…Read More

  7. Signs You Need to Make an Appointment With Us – Part 2

    Going to the dentist isn’t usually on people’s lists of favorite activities. That being said, it’s an incredibly important thing to do. Our teeth play a key role in our ability to process the food we need to survive, and when they run into trouble, one of the most basic activities of life can …Read More

  8. Signs You Need to Make an Appointment With Us – Part 1

    Dentists have played an important role in society for many years. We sure are glad that the tools of the trade have come as far as they have; if you think today’s dental implements look unfriendly, you haven’t seen the tools dentists used in the past. However, one thing that hasn’t changed in …Read More