Environmentally-Friendly Toothbrushes
added on: April 11, 2019

Are you passionate about caring for the environment? If so, you may be considering an environmentally friendly toothbrush. Traditional toothbrushes typically use a lot of plastic. Read our blog post where we give examples of some toothbrushes that can help keep our planet clean, and your teeth clean too.

The Link Between Alzheimer’s & Gum Disease
added on: March 13, 2019

There’s a saying in the dental world: Your mouth is a gateway to your body’s health. Many people don’t realize just how connected their oral health is to their total wellness. One such connection has been shown in a recent scientific study on the link between Alzheimer’s and gum disease. Read our blog post to learn more!

Is Dark Chocolate Bad for Your Teeth?
added on: February 8, 2019

When you think of chocolate, you probably think of candy bars at the checkout line and therefore the kind of chocolate that dentists advise against. However, there is now research that shows that dark chocolate is actually good for your teeth. Read our blog post where we explain how dark chocolate is good for your teeth and exactly what kind of chocolate you should reach for at the store.

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?
added on: January 10, 2019

You may have heard of dental implants as a way to replace teeth, but how much do you really know about them? Read our blog post where we explain what dental implants are, what their benefits are, how long dental implants last, and how dental implants are placed. Contact us if you have a damaged or missing tooth.

How Long Do Cavities Take to Develop?
added on: December 5, 2018

None of us want to hear we have a dreaded cavity or multiples hiding in our mouths. You might be thinking, “When did this even form? How long did it take? Why is it there?” Read our blog post for answers, including cavity causes and prevention.

What Does It Mean If You Have Sensitive Teeth?
added on: October 2, 2018

While sensitive teeth can be an annoyance, they usually are not a sign of a serious problem. Read our blog post where we explain some of the common causes of tooth sensitivity as well as provide some tips for easing tooth sensitivity.

Is Sugar the Culprit? Facts About Sugar & Oral Health
added on: January 3, 2017

More than likely, you’ve been told your entire life that sugar is bad for your teeth. And while it’s true that excessive sugar can be damaging to your dental health, it is still essential to most diets (in moderation, of course). So if you’re wondering if sugar is the culprit… Read More…

Dental Care While Traveling: 3 Important Tips
added on: December 7, 2016

Planning an upcoming trip? Whether you’re traveling be for business or pleasure, keeping up with dental care while you’re away is important. Still, maintaining excellent oral hygiene habits while on-the-go isn’t always easy; that’s why we’ve put together a few tips and tricks to help you plan accordingly. Keep Travel… Read More…

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What Exactly is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?
added on: November 2, 2016
Baby bottle and infant

At Caring Smiles Dental, we want to make sure your children are healthy and happy. From a young age, it is important for children to take care of their teeth in order to prevent cavities. Even though their baby teeth are temporary, children and infants are still susceptible to cavities… Read More…

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Dr. Allen Donates Sonicare Toothbrushes to Shepardson Elementary
added on: October 26, 2016
Learning child

This year in celebration of back-to-school, Dr. Allen donated Sonicare toothbrushes to Shepardson Elementary. Kids dental health is very important, even when children still have their “baby” teeth. Taking care of your teeth through brushing and flossing prevents plaque, a thin and clear film of bacteria that sticks to your… Read More…

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