How to Have Younger Teeth When You Are Older

So your body is getting older. Do your teeth have to get older too? Technically, the answer is yes. However, just like there are ways to keep the rest of your body looking and feeling young, there are ways to stave off the aging of your teeth. Here are some tips from our Smiley Dental & Orthodontics dental office: -... read more »

Dry Socket FAQs

Dry socket is an unusual condition that occurs in only 2-5% of patients who get a tooth extraction. It can be pretty uncomfortable, but with the right care, full recuperation is easily doable. Here are some common FAQs about dry socket: What is dry socket? A socket is the hole created when a tooth is extracted. To heal, a blood... read more »

Sedation Dentistry and Anesthesia Can Set You at Ease

You know your teeth need a certain dental treatment. The thing is, you are super nervous. We at Smiley Dental and Orthodontics in Dallas Texas and surrounding areas totally get that. We want to do all things possible to make your time with us painless, comfortable and secure. We have some pretty remarkable resources at our fingertips. For example, anesthesia... read more »

The Harmful Habits to Avoid If You Want a Top-Notch Smile

Your smile is a prized possession, especially because it can help you eat, talk, chew, and even make a first impression. If you’re like many others, you would like to maintain your beautiful and healthy smile so all of these things are possible. Unfortunately, there are little things you do throughout the day that could harm your teeth and gums... read more »

A Chipped Tooth Needs the Timely Care of a Professional Dentist

When you suffer a chip on one of your teeth, the damage might initially seem insignificant. Even if the tooth fails to cause you distress or discomfort, you should still strongly consider having it examined and repaired at Smiley Dental & Orthodontics. The last thing you want to have happen is for the bacteria to exploit the damaged tooth enamel,... read more »

Plaque Wars and Your Child

Chances are your kids like to play with army guys but don’t really like brushing their teeth. What they don’t know is that their mouths are like a war zone. We humans are daily exposed to environmental toxins from our food, drinks, kisses and breathing. Teach your children that brushing and flossing teeth is like fighting the bad guys in... read more »

Dental Crown FAQs

Has your dentist suggested that you get a dental crown? Or perhaps you’ve heard the term and want to learn more. Well, you’re in the right place. Here are some FAQs about dental crowns: What is a dental crown? It’s a covering that resembles a tooth placed over your natural tooth which is designed to restore its shape, size, strength... read more »

Operation Smiley

Our fourth annual Operation Smiley was a great success! We were extremely excited for Smiley Dental & Orthodontics to again partner with United Way of Metropolitan Dallas in providing free dental care to needy families in the community. On Sunday, December 4th, Smiley Dental's team of doctors, assistants, and staff donated their time and resources to provide over $20,000 in... read more »

Oral Hygiene Tips for Patients With Braces

With the holiday season quickly approaching, it is important that we establish good oral habits so that we can maintain a healthy smile despite and indulgences the festivities may bring. If you are wearing orthodontic braces, your traditional ways for brushing your teeth may not be enough. Food particles can easily get stuck between braces and your teeth, so it is... read more »