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Starting Invisalign: A Young Adult’s Journey to Straighter Teeth

Note from Smiles Dental: This blog series is written by Lauren, a young adult in her 20s, who recently started the process for Invisalign treatment. She hopes to paint a picture of what Invisalign is all about to the readers from a real and honest perspective. I always wanted braces. Growing up I had friends… Read More

I’m Addicted to “Picking” My Teeth

Note from Smiles Dental: This article was written by guest blogger and Smiles Dental mom, Monique Tindall. She hopes that by sharing her personal dental stories, other parents will understand the importance of dental health for their kids. Her articles take a look at the humorous side of teeth-brushing and dentist visits. Thanks for reading!… Read More

Trick or Treat? Quick and Easy Costume Tips for Halloween

Surely by now you’ve heard the question, “What are you going to be for Halloween?” at least once, if not many times! If you’re like most of us, you’ve procrastinated until just a few days before the holiday and are now frantically scouring the Internet for some easy and affordable costume ideas. Well, Smiles Dental… Read More

Covering Your Sweet Treats

It seems like every holiday is filled with sweet treats — Halloween candy, Christmas cookies, Valentine’s Day sweethearts, Easter eggs — you get the idea. While it’s nice to indulge in a chocolate bar or some gummy worms every now and then, the continued consumption of sugary sweets can adversely affect your body and oral… Read More

Are You Doing the Daily 4?

October celebrates National Dental Hygiene Month, with this month’s theme being “the Daily 4.” What is National Dental Hygiene Month? It is a month-long educational program supported by the American Dental Association, American Dental Hygienists’ Association, and the Wrigley Oral Healthcare Program. This year marks the sixth straight year of this program through these organizations,… Read More

My Gums Are Bleeding — No Biggie?

Note from Smiles Dental: This post was written by guest blogger and Smiles Dental mom, Monique Tindall. She hopes that by sharing her personal dental stories, other parents will understand the importance of dental health for their kids. Her articles take a look at the humorous side of teeth-brushing and dentist visits. Thanks for reading!… Read More

Invisalign: For the Smile You’ve Always Wanted

When you look at your teeth in the mirror, do they seem crowded or crooked? Maybe you’ve wanted to correct these slight imperfections, but you always felt too self-conscious to get metal braces. Smiles Dental has great news for you! There is an incredible, new orthodontic system for straightening your teeth called Invisalign® that can… Read More

My Dental “Aha Moment”

Note from Smiles Dental: Having been kids once ourselves, we understand that our patients may not always have the best oral health practices. For some people, there is a specific moment in their lives, when dental health becomes important. When this point is reached, the patient begins to practice positive dental health habits for the… Read More

Why I Feel Guilty When My Kids Have Cavities

Note from Smiles Dental: This post was written by guest blogger and Smiles Dental mom, Monique Tindall. She hopes that by sharing her personal dental stories, other parents will understand the importance of dental health for their kids. Her articles take a look at the humorous side of teeth-brushing and dentist visits. Thanks for reading!… Read More