The Importance of Replacing Missing Teeth

Unfortunately, there are times when a tooth needs to be extracted, leaving an unsightly gap in the front or back of your mouth. A tooth extraction is when a tooth is removed or pulled out. Common reasons for tooth extraction include crowded teeth, severe infection, or trauma to the tooth and gums following an accident. While a tooth extraction is a last resort, it can be unavoidable at times. Cosmetically, it can be embarrassing going about your daily life missing a tooth, especially if it is near the front of your mouth. Structurally, it can lead to further dental complications in regards to your oral health. No matter the location, it is equally important to visit our office to discuss replacement options.

Time To Treat Yourself

December is here, which means we are in the thick of the holiday season. Although we can’t have the traditional holiday parties and dinners we are accustomed to this holiday season, we still deserve to look our best, even if it is only for holiday card photos. With the year that we have had, it is the perfect time to treat yourself to the bright, shining smile you have dreamed of. Continue reading to learn about how to make your teeth sparkle and shine bright this holiday season.

When A Regular Cleaning Isn’t Enough

“I need to call Smile Dental Clinics and make myself an appointment for a cleaning.” Do you say that to yourself and then get sidetracked by work, kids, and other responsibilities? We know how busy life can be, and it is easy to put off appointments in favor of daily matters that are important to attend to. However, if you have been saying that sentence to yourself for years, it is time to drop what you are doing and call our office for an appointment.

Are You Wasting Your Dental Benefits?

Do you ever get a big garbage bag, fill it with money and throw it in the trash? Or maybe you take money and dump it down the drain? None of us would ever do that; however, there is a good chance that you might be letting your dental benefits go to waste, which is essentially the same as throwing money away. Most dental insurance benefits expire on December 31st, and if you don’t use them, you lose them! Continue reading to learn why you should not dump your benefits down the drain.

How Can I See What the Dentist Sees?

Have you ever wondered what exactly is happening in your mouth while you’re at the dentist? Or maybe you’re wondering what the dentist is seeing. In the past, you had to wait to see your mouth on an X-ray and watch as the dentist pointed out the problem and explained what you were seeing. Now, there is a new technology that allows you to see the inside of your mouth on screen while you are being examined.

Dental Crowns: A Versatile Treatment

Your teeth are constantly working for you and, due to normal wear and tear, dental conditions such as tooth decay, chipped or cracked teeth, loose fillings, and more naturally occur. Thanks to dental crowns, we can help prevent further damage and restore the strength of your tooth so you don’t have to lose it. We perform dental crown treatments in order to:

Orthodontic Treatments Aren’t Just For Kids

Did you know that it’s not too late to get straighter teeth, realign your bite or fill in gaps between your teeth as an adult? Many people think orthodontic treatments are just for kids, but thanks to modern dentistry, you still have time to improve the appearance of your teeth. What’s more, you don’t have to do it with metal braces. Want to learn how? Keep reading to find out about a unique orthodontic treatment.