Smile Care Family Dentistry Blog
December 23, 2019
Even though you like visiting your dentist in Virginia Beach, you’d rather not let an unexpected visit get in the way of your holiday plans with your family and friends. As you’re preparing for everyone’s arrival, there are countless things that could go wrong, including you forgetting to take proper care of your mouth and address any out-of-the-ordinary symptoms because you’re so busy. Instead of letting toothaches and dental sensitivity get in your way, follow these oral health tips from your dentist. (more…)
November 10, 2019
It’s easy to put off seeing your cosmetic dentist. With so much happening at the end of the year, time gets away and before you know it, the new year has arrived. While you may not think much about it, the moment the clock strikes midnight on December 31, your dental benefits vanish into what seems like thin air. Although you can’t prevent it from happening, you can make sure your insurance company doesn’t get even more of your money than they already receive each month. Find out how you can use your benefits to your advantage and finally enjoy ringing in the new year.
October 13, 2019
Straightening your teeth will benefit your oral health and boost your confidence, which is an investment well worth making. No matter what your age is, nobody wants to be bogged down by cumbersome looking and feeling metal brackets and wires, which is why so many people gravitate towards getting Invisalign aligners instead of traditional braces. This modern orthodontic treatment offers countless benefits. Read on for the answers to three common questions about the treatment process. (more…)
September 16, 2019
You may have heard about Invisalign, the series of clear plastic aligners that subtly yet effectively straighten your smile. However, before you invest in them, you undoubtedly have some questions. That’s why we’ve written this guide with some frequently asked questions about how Invisalign affects your lifestyle.
August 4, 2019
Are you concerned about the white spots on your teeth? While you may be annoyed by these small formations, it’s highly unlikely that you should be concerned about any possible damage or harm they could cause. If you’re wondering why they’ve decided to appear before your corporate presentation that will undoubtedly put you in the spotlight, it can be due to a variety of reasons. Fortunately, these spots can be remedied and prevented. Find out dental fluorosis treatment or other proven methods can restore your smile before all of the focus is on you.
July 8, 2019
You and your friends are preparing for one last summer getaway before heading back to college. You’ve spent all summer hiding your smile from the camera and instead, tried to ignore the fact that you’re unhappy with your smile. You want to do something about it before you leave in a few weeks, but you aren’t sure how to go about finding the right cosmetic dentist in Virginia Beach. To help you, check out these 4 questions you should be asking prospective clinicians before seeking treatment.
June 5, 2019
You’ve been looking forward to this family vacation for months now. You’ve packed your swimsuit. You bought a new phone with a fancy camera for sightseeing. You’ve picked up on some of the local lingo. But what if you get a toothache that ruins everything? It’s hard to focus on having a great time when your mouth is in pain. A dentist is here to talk about 5 tips for keeping your mouth healthy while you’re on vacation this summer.
April 4, 2019
You’re serious about caring for your teeth and gums, which is a good thing, but your dentist says that some of your efforts could actually be counterproductive. If that seems a little confusing, then keep reading as 5 habits are highlighted that could be harmful to your teeth and gums. Learn about them so you can make the necessary adjustments and enjoy the best in oral health for years to come!
February 8, 2019
You’ve probably run into activated charcoal teeth whitening products when you go buy your toothpaste at the grocery store. It seems odd using this prehistoric product to give you a blindingly bright smile. But here’s the thing everybody’s wondering, does it really work, or is it just another cosmetic gimmick? Fortunately, your cosmetic dentist can give you the activated charcoal lowdown. (more…)
January 22, 2019
Porcelain veneers in Virginia Beach are a great way to transform a smile from so-so to spectacular in only two visits. One of the greatest advantages of porcelain veneers is their extreme resistance to staining and discoloration. In fact, you need not worry about stains at all, as long as you follow your dentist’s recommendations. These include regular brushing and flossing, eating a sensible diet low in sugar, and avoiding tobacco products.