At South Dayton Smiles, we have a blog that provides our patients with helpful information. From time to time, we will update this blog with information on the latest dental recommendations and treatments. That way, you know exactly why we recommend certain things and what you have to do to take care of your teeth.
To provide you with the best service, we need to stay up-to-date on the latest recommendations from the American Dental Association and numerous other dental governing bodies. Our continuing education is important because this represents our commitment to providing you with the care you deserve.
The Connection Between Diabetes and Oral Health
When most people think about oral health, they usually just think about their teeth and gums. Oral health, however, has a strong link to the general health of a person’s body. In fact, oral health is actually linked to a variety of systemic illnesses, including diabetes. As a result, there is a strong connection between …
How Often Should I Brush My Teeth?
Practicing good oral hygiene is essential to maintaining good oral health by preventing tooth decay and periodontal disease (gum disease) that can be caused by the bacteria that live on the surface of your teeth and in the sticky, white plaque that builds up on the teeth. These bacteria produce acids that break down tooth …
THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF TEETH WHITENING AND HOW THEY WORK
Your smile is one of the first things that anyone you meet notices about you. So, having a nice, bright-white, evenly colored smile is a simple way to make a good first impression, and teeth whitening is one of the simplest ways to achieve this look. Whitening your teeth can improve the look of your …
SHOULD I CONSIDER DENTAL IMPLANTS?
If you are missing one or more teeth, then you probably already know how much missing a tooth can affect your life. Missing teeth change your appearance and can hinder your ability to speak normally in addition to making it difficult to enjoy all of the foods you love. Plus, leaving a missing tooth unreplaced …
TEETH WHITENING: HOW LONG CAN IT TAKE?
One of the simplest ways to revitalize the look of your smile and even take years off of your appearance is to whiten your teeth. Over time, your tooth enamel can become stained and discolored for a variety of reasons including consuming highly pigmented foods and beverages, smoking, using tobacco, and even as a result of …
WHICH TYPE OF TOOTHBRUSH SHOULD I BUY?
When shopping for a toothbrush, there are plenty of choices. While choices can be nice. They can sometimes be overwhelming, too. Without guidance from a dental care professional, how can you know what type of toothbrush is the best one for you? Consider the following guidelines, the next time you’re ready to replace your toothbrush. …
HOW DOES SUGAR AFFECT YOUR TEETH?
It is common knowledge that sugar is bad for your teeth. Many people, however, do not really understand why or how sugar harms their teeth. As a result, they don’t know what precautions they should take in order to enjoy the sweet treats they love while also safeguarding their teeth from the harmful effects of …
ORAL HEALTH BASICS: 8 MUST-KNOWS FOR MAINTAINING HEALTHY TEETH
Before modern dentistry, the only treatment for a sore tooth was pulling it and there wasn’t much available for oral hygiene and preventive dental care either. Today, we’re lucky to live in the era of modern dentistry which allows all of us to avoid the pain of dental health problems and even keep our natural …
AT-HOME VS. IN-OFFICE TEETH WHITENING
If you feel like your smile is no longer as white, bright, or evenly colored as it used to be and you would like to restore the natural look of your teeth or make them look even more brilliant, then teeth whitening with our dentists at South Dayton Smiles might be right for you! WHAT CAUSES TOOTH …
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What Our Clients Say about Us
” Dr Botti has always been pleasant to work with, explaining details of the procedure as I had a crown replaced. “
– Mike G
” I LOVE Dr Botti and the staff at South Dayton Smiles. Michelle is my hygienist and I can’t wait for my appointments to have my teeth cleaned. “
– Debby M
” Everyone knows my name, knows my family, very personal touch. Everyone is great with my children. They treat us all like family. “
– Steve M
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