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!

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.

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 in your child's life as... read more »

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 parents can take to put... read more »

Advice from a Family Dentist: Choosing the Right Type of Crown

Unlike a simple cleaning at your family dentist clinic, choosing the right type of dental crown can be a challenging personal decision. Often, the decision comes down to individual preference regarding cost, aesthetics, and longevity of crown materials. If you are wondering how certain materials like porcelain, gold, and ceramic differ from one another when used in crowns, read on.... read more »

3 Traits to Look for When Choosing a Dentist

Are you in the process of looking for a local family dentist? For convenience, you'd probably prefer to have one who can handle the needs of everyone in your family: your children's dental checkups, dental care for the adults, and cosmetic procedures should the need arise. Sometimes finding the right dental practice can be a challenge. Here are a few... read more »

The Benefits of Regular Dental Check-Ups

Why should you have a professional oral cleaning regularly? Why do dentists recommend that you see them twice a year? Click here to read about the benefits of regular dental check-ups.  

5 Types of Emergency Dental Services

Dentists understand that patients don't love having their mouths poked and prodded. But besides attending your regularly scheduled check-ups, there are instances when you should never skip the dentist's office, for example, like if you experience a dental emergency. If you're experiencing serious dental or jaw pain, as a general rule of thumb, you should immediately contact your dental emergency... read more »

Tips for Faster Root Canal Recovery

Is a root canal procedure in your future? If so, it’s important to follow the doctor’s instruction. Check out these 6 tips for a faster root canal recovery without pain and inconvenience.

Treatment Options for Gum Disease

Any dental clinic will tell you that prevention is key in the fight against gum diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis. At home, patients can help prevent gum inflammation, plaque, and tartar buildup by following a few simple steps. First, it's important to brush your teeth twice a day and floss at least once. Never skip a regular dental check-up... read more »