What to do when a tooth filling falls out

Dental fillings are a common solution for cavities and minor tooth damage—but they aren’t indestructible and even with the best care they usually don’t last forever. Over time, fillings can fall out or crack, leading to discomfort and potential oral health issues. Understanding the causes, signs, immediate actions, treatments, costs, and prevention methods is crucial… Continue reading What to do when a tooth filling falls out

Dental bridge vs. implant: what’s the difference?

When it comes to restoring missing teeth, dental bridges, and implants are two common options that offer effective solutions. But that’s where the similarities end; the two are very different in terms of process, materials, cost, and more. So how should you choose which is right for you? In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the… Continue reading Dental bridge vs. implant: what’s the difference?

Broken crown or tooth? Here’s everything you need to know.

A broken tooth or loose or damaged crown can be a painful and concerning experience; fixing things fast is of the utmost importance—both to alleviate discomfort and prevent further damage. In this guide, we’ll explore everything you need to know about crowns, including their implications for broken teeth and what to do if a crown… Continue reading Broken crown or tooth? Here’s everything you need to know.

Alternatives to metal braces for a confident smile

For decades, traditional metal braces have been the go-to solution for correcting misaligned teeth. In fact, for many teenagers, a bright metal smile was a right of passage! But in recent years, advancements in dental technology have paved the way for alternatives to braces that offer effective teeth alignment without the telltale metal wires and… Continue reading Alternatives to metal braces for a confident smile

Invisalign vs. Braces

Invisalign vs. braces: which is the better option?​ Everyone seems to have a straight smile these days—but you may be noticing fewer traditional braces. The reason is clear—clear aligners, that is. Adults and older children, in particular, have begun to opt for clear aligners like Invisalign vs. braces. While both approaches have their own set… Continue reading Invisalign vs. Braces

Tips for Faster Root Canal Recovery

Is a root canal in your future? Don’t worry–this fairly common dental procedure and typically a relatively fast recovery. Still, it’s important to follow the doctor’s instructions for the fastest recovery possible. If you’re wondering what to do after a root canal, check out these six tips for a faster root canal recovery without pain… Continue reading Tips for Faster Root Canal Recovery

Different Types of Gum Disease

The availability of dental care is a wonderful benefit of living in modern times. If you are having problems in your mouth, consider what this infographic outlines. It talks about various types of possible gum disease.  

What Is a Complex Tooth Extraction?

Learn about the differences between simple and complex tooth extractions in the informative infographic from Smiley Dental & Orthodontics! An informed dental patient is a happy dental patient!

From Checkups to Invisalign Braces: When to Visit a Pediatric Dentist

Many new parents are not sure when they should start bringing their child to the dentist. While you can find plenty of references and guides suggesting the best time for that initial visit, there’s no single right answer. However, certain developmental milestones may signal a child’s readiness to visit a dentist. Consider these three milestones… Continue reading From Checkups to Invisalign Braces: When to Visit a Pediatric Dentist

First Dental Clinic Visit? Here Are 3 Steps to Prepare Your Child

A child’s first visit to the dentist can be a spectacular milestone. But the excitement can come with trepidation as parents fret about how their child will react during their first visit to the dental clinic. A bad experience could make future visits stressful and oral hygiene something to be avoided. Here are three steps… Continue reading First Dental Clinic Visit? Here Are 3 Steps to Prepare Your Child