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The Best Toothbrush Subscription Boxes

Top 3 Toothbrush Subscription Boxes Monthly subscription boxes are all the rage, and it was only a matter of time before someone came up with the idea of offering toothbrushes and toothpaste that can be mailed straight to your door. We get a lot of questions from patients wondering which toothbrush subscription box they should choose, if any. Read on to learn more about the most popular subscription boxes available on the market and find a list of reasons to give your husband when he asks... Read More
Posted by Rob Smith at 11-15-18

How to Get Relief From TMJ Pain

What causes TMJ pain? TMJ disorders are caused by problems with the temporomandibular joint, which acts as a hinge connecting the bones of your skull with the bones of your jaw. The temporomandibular joint allows you to eat, chew, speak, yawn, and move your jaw. When this joint becomes dislocated or the muscles surrounding the joint become inflamed or strained, it can cause mild to severe pain in the face, head, jaw, neck, and back. Sports injuries, car accidents, and other problems can lead... Read More
Posted by Rob Smith at 10-10-18

DIY Braces Kits: Do You Get What You Pay For?

How many people wear braces? According to the American Association of Orthodontics, over 4 million people in the United States currently have braces, and an estimated 75 percent of those are adults, compared to the late 1990s, when most patients undergoing orthodontic treatment were between the ages of eight and 16. Most individuals have some type of dental issue that can be resolved with orthodontic treatment, which is why nearly 80 percent of teenagers are in the care of an orthodontic... Read More
Posted by Rob Smith at 9-13-18

Custom Mouthguards Essential for Youth Athletes to Preventing Oral Sports Injuries

A custom mouthguard is the best defense in preventing an oral sports injury. Since 1962, mouthguards have been used in high contact sports, such as football, and was mandated as a rule by the National Alliance Football Rules Committee. Prior to the mandatory use of a mouth protector, oral trauma comprised 50% of all football injuries. That's a lot of broken and missing teeth! The purpose of the mouthguard is to provide a separation between the teeth and soft tissue, which prevents... Read More
Posted by Rob Smith at 6-17-16

Welcome to Smith Dental

If you're here, you've probably learned that we're a different kind of dental office. Gone are the days when you had to shuffle from doctor to doctor to receive complete care. We're proud to offer the new wave of dental, an all-in-one comprehensive office that can take care of any dental need. We're passionate about our patients' smiles. From the moment you walk in the door, to the time you spend right in our chair, we want to share that passion and excitement through... Read More
Posted by Rob Smith at 5-25-16

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