October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Ideal Tools for Your Oral Health Needs

Do you know about the ideal tools your oral health needs? Do you keep up with your oral hygiene regularly? If not, we can help you! Your oral health is a vital aspect of your overall health and needs to be taken care of properly. That is why our team... Read more »

How to Help Your Child Feel Comfortable in the Dental Chair

Does your child feel nervous or anxious during their dental appointments? If so, they’re not alone. Many kids feel the same way, but this doesn’t have to be the case for your child. In fact, there are things you can do to help your child feel more calm, comfortable and... Read more »

Provide Your Smile Extra Support With Dental Bridges

Are you aware of the risks associated with any missing teeth? Even as there is often a downturn in your oral health and the aesthetics of your smile, missing teeth can also cause damage to your facial structure. This is because your facial structure will sink in and your jaw... Read more »

Reassess Your Oral Health with Teeth Whiteners

If someone were to ask you what's the most important attribute of your oral health care, you would most likely say having white teeth. Even if your teeth are strong and safe, we often associate poor hygiene to yellow or discolored teeth. Thus, an effective tooth whitening treatment system may... Read more »

What Can a Periodontal Laser Do for Your Smile?

The ability to serve our patients’ periodontal needs with cutting-edge treatment is why our Dentist and team strive to offer conservative and comfortable procedures. We want to help you regain your smile after severe gum recession with highly efficient periodontal laser therapy. Patients who suffer from periodontitis often experience gum... Read more »

Maintaining a Denture with Denture Adhesive

Our dentists, Dr. Morgan Smith and Dr. Kathryn Cameron at Smith Family Dental can provide patients suffering from lost teeth with a complete or partial denture. This is often an effective way to restore the function of a mouth that has been severely compromised by chronic gum disease or untreated... Read more »