Smile Care Family Dentistry Blog
August 10, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is a scary time for all of us. However, some people are at a higher risk of developing serious, even life-threatening illness if they catch the coronavirus. Nearly every aspect of our daily lives has been changed because of the pandemic, so it’s completely natural to have some questions about how to keep yourself and your loved ones safe in these unusual times. Read on as your Virginia Beach dentist answers five common concerns about daily life as an at-risk patient during the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 14, 2020
Dental emergencies always seem to strike at the most inopportune times, whether you’re on vacation, enjoying a night out with friends, or it’s simply the weekend and your dentist is closed. When this situation happens, you need to be aware of what to do. The first thing should be to call your emergency dentist and, if they’re not open, leave a voicemail detailing your situation. But how can you tell when it’s an emergency and when it’s something normal? Here are a few signs to look out for that tell you whether you have a dental emergency on your hands.
February 4, 2020
Oral hygiene is one of the most important things we can teach our kids, since it leads to a lifetime of excellent dental health. Unfortunately, getting your child to brush and floss every day can sometimes be an uphill battle. But if you want your little one to keep all their adult teeth for their whole life, you’ve got to show them the correct way to clean their pearly whites. Since February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, now is the perfect time for a children’s dentist in Virginia Beach to discuss some tips to celebrate.
January 4, 2020
Have you always wanted a movie-star perfect smile, but just never got around to visiting your dentist in Virginia Beach to make it happen? Well, now that a new decade is upon us, it’s the perfect time to get that cosmetic treatment you’ve been wanting to get the beautiful smile you deserve. Keep reading to learn how your dentist can transform your grin with a few simple procedures.
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.