What to Expect on a Dental Visit

While you should be visiting the dentist twice a year to keep up with your regular dental checkups, we know that life can get in the way from that actually happening. If it has been quite a while since you last saw a dentist, read our Smiles Dental blog to learn what to expect.

How to Remove Plaque & Tartar Buildup at Home

If your teeth look a bit yellowish then it’s possible there’s some plaque build up. Our blog has some tips on removing it but removing tartar is something only the professionals can do. Come see your nearest Smiles Dental office for a professional cleaning to leave your mouth feeling fresh and your smile bright.

How to Prevent Calcium Buildups on Teeth

Calcium and tartar deposits can cause stains on your teeth. Good oral hygiene will help but the only way to completely remove these deposits is through thorough cleanings by our trained professionals. Call Smiles Dental today to schedule your appointment.

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.

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.

How Can the Dentist Help With Snoring & Sleep Apnea?

Snoring and sleep apnea are serious conditions that can keep you from getting the good night’s sleep you deserve, as well as increase your risk for severe complications like heart attack and stroke. Read our blog post to see how we can help!

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.

Is Oil Pulling Safe for Teeth?

These days, more people than ever are turning to natural remedies to treat their health concerns. Read our blog post where we take a closer look at oil pulling, an ancient practice that has recently become a fad in oral health. Contact us if you have questions about current dental fads.

How Does Diabetes Affect Oral Health?

It’s no secret that your oral health is linked with your overall health in many ways. There are also many conditions and medications whose side effects have an impact on your mouth. Read our blog post for a look at how diabetes can affect your oral health.

Winter Sports Mouthguard Special

Did you know that 5 million teeth are knocked out each year during sports activities? That‚Äôs a whole lot of teeth lost! Studies also show that if you’re involved in a contact sport and you aren’t wearing a mouthguard, you are 60 times more likely to sustain a dental injury. Read our blog post to learn about our winter sports mouthguard special!

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