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How Often Do You Need a Dental Cleaning?

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On March 15, 2019
Scheduling regular visits with your dentist for a thorough teeth cleaning can be an effective way to prevent oral health problems from developing over time. While most dentists recommend making an appointment in their office every six months, there is a wide variety of factors that can influence how often an individual should schedule a […]
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What to Expect During a Dental Exam

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On March 11, 2019
Regularly scheduled dental exams are an essential part of your health care maintenance as the health of your teeth and gums are closely related to the health of the rest of your body. Evidence of heart problems, diabetes, and even oral cancer can be visible in the mouth during the examination. Therefore, investing in your […]
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How Serious is Sleep Apnea?

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On January 2, 2019
In 2008, the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research estimated that roughly 12 to 18 million Americans suffered from moderate to severe sleep apnea. The wide range in the estimate is due to the fact that many people with sleep apnea go undiagnosed. Those who suffer from sleep apnea experience the symptoms associated with the […]
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What Age Should a Child Go to the Dentist?

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On December 27, 2018
We tend to think that baby teeth don’t matter because they eventually fall out. But the truth is, the health of a child’s first teeth can dictate their oral health into adulthood. Regular exams and cleanings are crucial not only for keeping a child’s teeth healthy but also for teaching important dental hygiene habits. So […]
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What Is the Best Age to Get Braces?

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On December 18, 2018
One of the most frequently asked questions about teeth straightening concerns the timing of the first visit to the orthodontist. Luckily, there are advantages to getting an evaluation completed at nearly any stage in your life if you have any smile concerns. What is the best age to get braces? Surprisingly, the true answer is […]
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What Causes Periodontitis?

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On December 14, 2018
If you have established good dental hygiene habits and yet find that your gums are sore, you may wonder what the underlying issue or cause could be. In spite of your efforts to keep your teeth clean and to always make it to your dental appointments, your inflamed gums can possibly be a sign of […]
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What Are The Different Types of Malocclusion?

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On December 10, 2018
Whenever you visit a dental professional, it is not uncommon for the doctor or staff to use some terms that you may find difficult to understand, particularly when it comes to diagnosing problems and explaining treatment options. Chances are, if you or a member of your family have ever visited an orthodontist, you have experienced […]
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Answers to Your Questions About Sensitive Teeth

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On December 5, 2018
Tooth sensitivity is a common complaint among dental patients. If you experience localized, sudden, sharp pain in a tooth or teeth when you eat sweet, acidic or cold foods or drinks, you may have sensitive teeth. By some reports, at least 40 million adults in the United States have symptoms of sensitive teeth. If you […]
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What Are The Warning Signs of Sleep Apnea?

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On October 18, 2018
Do you sleep fitfully, waking yourself up at least once per night choking or gasping for breath? Do you wake up with headaches or experience mood swings or depression during the day? If you answered yes to one or more of the previous questions, you might be suffering from a condition called sleep apnea. Not […]
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What’s the best method to clean Invisalign Braces?

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On September 11, 2018
One of the main benefits of Invisalign braces is to be far less visible and noticeable than regular braces. Though they are transparent, daily use can stain them, and improper cleaning techniques can cause bacteria build-up and other issues. Our patients are properly informed and educated about the correct way to clean their Invisalign trays. […]
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