Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Good Habits Help Keep a Smile Healthy

Are you implying good habits to keep a smile healthy? If so, that’s exciting news! There are many people who do not think to keep good habits that are helpful and healthy for your smile. Did you know there are many different things you can do each day to keep... Read more »

A Basic Rundown of Root Canal Therapy

Did you know that root canal therapy treatments are extremely popular in situations to save a tooth that otherwise would need to be extracted? Through the use of root canal therapy, damaged or diseased pulp may need to be extracted to allow the tooth to continue to survive. Endodontics is... Read more »

Oral Health Care Plans: Dental Anxiety

Are you aware of the risks associated with poor oral hygiene and a downturn in oral health when you skip out on dental visits? The truth is that visiting your dentist is extremely beneficial for your smile as they are able to detect damage and ailments with your teeth that... Read more »

Oral Health for the New Age: Teeth Whiteners

Although many individuals do prefer having optimum oral health to ensure their teeth remain strong, an even more desirable trait for modern society is having white teeth. The whiter your teeth are, the more appealing you are often to the opposite gender. Because of this, teeth whitening treatments have exploded... Read more »

Working with Dental Erosion and Cavity Prevention

Are you aware of the several different forms of risks to your smile? Not only can your teeth suffer microscopic damage, but you can also suffer from oral accidents or injuries or blunt trauma. Lifestyle choices, dietary selections and cleaning routines can all play a significant role in the presence... Read more »

Choosing Your Next Toothbrush

The time has come to part with your beloved toothbrush. The American Dental Association recommends that you replace your toothbrush about every three to four months. Our dentist and team are here if you need advice on picking the toothbrush that best suits your needs. Toothbrush Head Your toothbrush’s head... Read more »

A Dental Filling Might Be Needed for Cavity Treatment

The American Dental Association advises you to have a routine dental checkup administered twice each year by a qualified dentist like Dr. Douglas F. Smith. This important outpatient appointment is designed to clean bacterial deposits from your teeth, while also identifying any early signs of periodontal disease, tooth decay, and... Read more »

Dental Bonding May Improve the Appearance of Your Smile

What is dental bonding? When a person has small dental flaws like chipped, cracked, or misshapen teeth, our dentist may recommend dental bonding. During the procedure, a tooth-colored material is applied to the surface of the tooth or teeth to improve the appearance of the smile. The shade of the... Read more »