Did we recommend a treatment during your last hygiene examination and you have hesitated to schedule the appointment? We know that schedules are busy and it isn’t hard for time to get away from you. It happens to us too, but we want to encourage you to keep the future of your oral health in mind and schedule your appointment today. Delaying treatment, even if it is a minor procedure, can result in the need for additional treatments and added costs down the road. Read on to learn more about why needed dental treatments should not be ignored.
Do you suffer from repeated dental decay that resulted in numerous dental treatments? At Smile Dental Clinics, we do everything we can to save your natural teeth. We may recommend a filling or root canal to save a tooth. Once all options have been exhausted, the decay has spread too deeply under the gumline, severe gum disease is present, or an infection cannot be healed we might recommend a tooth extraction. A tooth extraction is the process of removing the entire tooth and tooth root.
Have you recently experienced discomfort in your mouth and are unsure of the cause? Or maybe you had a dental emergency and were stunned to learn the cause of the damage. You might be surprised to learn that many of our patients have bad habits that can cause considerable damage to their oral health. A bad habit is a repeat pattern that can lead to negative results. We wanted to take a moment and share some bad habits that you may not realize are affecting your teeth. Continue reading to see if you are guilty of any of these bad habits.
We recommend that our patients visit our office at least twice a year for a routine hygiene examination and cleaning. During these appointments, we not only thoroughly clean and polish the teeth, but we also inspect all parts of the mouth for other diseases. One disease that we check for is gum disease, which affects more than half of American adults. Gum disease is a serious infection in the gums that is caused by bacterial growth along the gumline and around the base of the tooth.
Do you worry about your oral health and your family’s? It is a valid concern because there are many factors that affect your oral health. Foods you eat, how you care for your teeth, and family history all contribute to oral health. One of our patients’ biggest concerns is tooth decay in their children and themselves. Children are especially prone to tooth decay and cavities. We offer a treatment for children and adults that can help ward off cavities. Read on to learn about this simple treatment.
At Smile Dental Clinics, we believe in trying everything we can to save your teeth. We don’t like to see our patients dealing with extreme discomfort or recurring dental issues. Patients never like to hear that they need dental treatment, and they dread learning that they need a root canal. We are here to tell you that, while the root canal may have a bad reputation, it should be a treatment that is celebrated. It does two important things—eliminate discomfort and save your tooth.
Would you love to straighten your teeth with Invisalign®, but the wait time to begin treatment is holding you back? There are many benefits of using Invisalign® such as the clear appearance, convenience, and comfort. One of the drawbacks that we hear from patients is the wait time until treatment can begin. We are so pleased to announce a new exam tool that will revolutionize the process of determining the length of your Invisalign® treatment plan. If you are interested in trying Invisalign® there is no better time to start. Continue reading to learn more.
Are you in need of a tooth replacement option and feel overwhelmed with the choices? We know that it can be overwhelming to make a decision about which choice is not only best for your lifestyle, but fits into your budget as well. If you are looking for a choice that closely resembles the look and feel of a natural tooth, we have the perfect solution for you—dental implants.
Are you unhappy with the appearance of your teeth when you smile and would love to make a change but are unsure what you should do? You are in luck! We offer a number of cosmetic dentistry options that can make minor or major improvements to your teeth and smile.The choice is yours. Whether you are looking to brighten up the appearance of your smile, close that bothersome gap between your front teeth, or fix that pesky misshapen tooth, we are able to provide treatments that will have your teeth ready to be on display. Read on to learn about the different methods we offer to improve your smile.
Are you self-conscious of your smile? Do you hold back on smiling or speaking closely with friends or co-workers because you are worried about the appearance of your teeth? Many times, we don’t realize how much our smile says about us. When you are confident and happy with your smile, you help people feel welcome and comfortable in your presence. If you avoid speaking with others or never smile because you are ashamed of your teeth, you might make the wrong impression. At Smile Dental Clinics, we want to help give you a smile that you are proud to show off. One way to do that is through the use of dental veneers.