Most Common Gum Disease Symptoms

Nearly 70 million Americans suffer from gum disease—a debilitating, yet completely preventable, dental disease. Check out our blog post where we go over the symptoms of gingivitis and also present ways that you can avoid developing advanced gum disease in the future.

Is Periodontal Disease Treatable?

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a condition that affects millions of Americans each year. Read our blog post to learn about periodontal disease, including prevention and treatments.

5 Everyday Habits That Are Ruining Your Teeth

You may think you’re taking excellent care of your teeth by brushing and flossing on a regular basis and seeing the dentist as often as you’re supposed to, but then not be aware of the fact that some everyday habits can seriously harm your oral health. Check out our blog post for 5 habits that can harm your teeth.

Can Crowns or Implant Teeth Get Cavities?

If you’ve just received a dental crown or a dental implant, you may be looking into the best ways to take care of your restoration so that it lasts you as long as possible. Check out our blog post for advice on caring for your dental crowns and dental implants.

How Does the Dentist Fix a Cavity?

If you have been told you have a cavity that needs filling, you may be wondering what that process entails. In fact, fillings are straightforward and routine procedures. Check out our blog post where we let you know what you can expect if you’re headed into our office to have a cavity filled.

4 Dental Milestones You Should Know

Important milestones help you keep track of your child’s growth and development. Dental milestones are no different: they can help you understand and prepare for the next steps so you can care for your child’s oral health. Check out our blog post for details on these milestones.

Managing Pain & Hygiene After Oral Surgery

When you receive oral surgery, whether it’s a tooth extraction, wisdom teeth removal, or something else, you’ve just taken an important step in looking after your dental health—but you’re not quite done yet. To ensure you have the easiest and speediest recovery possible, you need to know how to take care of your oral hygiene and manage any potential pain after your dental surgery. Read our blog post for details.

Post-Op Care for Oral Surgery

Oral surgery, like any surgery, can seem daunting–especially when it comes to recovery. To have the best chance at a quick recovery, it’s always smart to be prepared. Read our blog post for a look at the basics of post-op care so that you’ll be ready if you or a loved one goes in for a procedure.

Dangers of Amalgam Dental Fillings

Dental amalgam has long been the standard ingredient in dental fillings. In fact, it’s been in use for over a century. Just because it’s been around for a while, however, doesn’t mean you want it in your mouth. Read our blog post for a look at the dangers of, and alternatives to, amalgam dental fillings.

How Can You Prevent Coffee Stains on Teeth?

If you’re like most of our team at Smiles Dental, your morning coffee is an essential part of your day. However, we have to acknowledge that the tasty beverage that wakes you up and puts some pep in your step also has a downfall: it can stain your teeth. Read our blog post for tips on preventing coffee stains on your teeth.

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