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Does Flavored Dental Floss Make A Difference?

Most children are not especially enthusiastic about flossing their teeth. We recommend that remind your children that flossing with flavored dental floss can enhance their smiles by getting rid of potentially embarrassing food pieces stuck in their teeth and also helps promote fresh breath. This may be the motivation they need to get them to…

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…

Three common dental problems

Most common problems that arise when you go to the dentist and can be easily dealt with if you are preemptive about the problem. Here are the common problems and some steps to help: Cavities The plaque will build up on the surface of your teeth and eat away the enamel and in extreme cases…

What Turns Your Teeth Yellow

Even though there are countless teeth whiteners available including whiteners from your dentist or over the counter products, sometimes the best solution is to avoid developing it. When it comes to stained teeth, there are many culprits but here is a small list: Foods and Beverages – drinks such as coffee, tea and red wine…

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…

Cosmetic Dental Crowns versus Cosmetic Veneers / Bonding

First appearances are important, and nothing stands out quite as well at your smile. Last week, we talked about the difference between porcelain veneers and cosmetic bonding. Veneers and bonding are a nice intermediate option to crowns.  However, not everyone is a suitable candidate. Veneers and bonding can still develop tooth decay and can eventually…

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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