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Tools of the Trade: Dental Tips for Equipment Care

When it comes to proper dental hygiene, the tools you use are just as important as the habits you keep. Proper and regular brushing technique lose their effectiveness if your toothbrush is compromised. Likewise with flossing and mouthwash use. Take care of your toiletries, and they will take care of you. Consider these dental tips…

Smile Center Dental Featured On Univision

We our proud to be featured on Univision on talk about our practice. We pride ourselves on having a fluent Spanish speaking to help any of our patients. We make strides to be able to help anybody in the community.

4 Problem-Causing Bad Habits

Some of your bad habits could be damaging your teeth. Here are the worst offenders and what you can do to avoid them. Using Teeth As A Tool: Everyone has used their teeth to rip open packaging to tags. Nail Biting: Biting your nails is extremely unhygienic and can also damage the nail. Using your…

4 Successful Home Remedies for Toothaches

If you are experiencing discomfort in your mouth, it’s smart to see your dentist as soon as possible. We know it’s tough to get tot he dentist right away. Below are some home remedies to help with toothaches. Clove Oil: Clove oil has antibacterial and painkilling properties, making it helpful for alleviating toothaches. Just dab…

How Coffee Affects Your Mouth

If you use coffee as part of your daily routine, this will continuously stain your teeth. But it can also affect your mouth in other ways. Stains on your teeth. Staining your teeth is the main impact from daily coffee drinking. Dark color drinks can penetrate your teeth and cause stains. You can help eliminate…

Children’s Dental Care: Dental Sealants

Although I’m quite sure that sealants were around when I was a child, I know that my parents were not fully advised of it’s benefits. This preventative treatment was fairly new in the 70’s and dentists were more focused on tooth restoration, and not as much on tooth decay prevention. What are Dental Sealants? Sealants…

Porcelain Veneers versus Cosmetic Bonding

First appearances are important, and nothing stands out quite as well at your smile. Quite often, our patients want to improve the appearance of their smile with whiter teeth or to replace gaps or chips.  One of the easiest and most conservative ways to do this is with porcelain veneers or bonding, but sometimes cosmetic…

When Should my Child Start Going to a Pediatric Dentist?

Dental health is undoubtedly important; problems with your mouth can affect the rest of your body(1). So, when should your child begin visiting the dentist? When Should you go see a Pediatric Dentist? The view of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry is “First visit by first birthday.” While this may seem early to many…

We’ve Launched Our New Website!

Here at Smile Center Dental, YOU come first. Over the past few months, we’ve redeveloped our website to better serve you, making it easier to find information and schedule appointments. Let us know what you think in the comment section below!

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