Are you avoiding the dentist chair?

Studies have shown that 40 percent of Americans skip dental care and 80 percent will feel something wrong in their mouths and ignore it. Whether the reason is finances, embarrassment or it just not being a priority in your life, skipping the dentist is a bad idea. Here are four straightforward reasons why: Visiting the […]

Home Toothache Remedies To Try Before You Can Get To The Dentist

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]There is nothing worse than a toothache! The pain can be excruciating like nothing else felt before. So what do you? What will make you feel better? Obviously visiting your dentist is probably the most obvious choice, but unfortunately a toothache doesn’t work on regular business hours and the pain can start at any […]

How To Get Your Kids Excited To Brush Their Teeth

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Do you have kids? Do they fight you every time you want them to brush their teeth? If so, you aren’t alone. Oral health at a young age is essential for long term overall oral health. So what do you do to get your children more interested in brushing? Here are a few ideas: […]

Quick Tips For Flossing Properly

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]There is nothing more frustrating then going to your dentist and telling your hygienist that you have been flossing daily, when they tell you your gums are all inflamed and swollen. You will get an “E” for effort but more-than-likely you aren’t flossing correctly. Here are a few tips to help fix the problem […]

You Are What You Eat (That Includes With Your Teeth)

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]We all know brushing your teeth; flossing and making regular visits to your dentist are essentials to keeping a great smile and having a healthy mouth. What you put in your mouth, food wise can also affect the health of your teeth. It is pretty obvious that foods that contain a high amount of […]

Simple Ways To Conquer Bad Breath

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]There is nothing worse than going to work or school with your breath smelling like a garbage dump. Whether it is because of the food you eat or simply because of a health or tooth issue, bad breath or halitosis can not only be frustrating but also embarrassing. While brushing and flossing twice a […]

The Best TV Shows To Watch While Sitting In The Dentist Chair

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Face it; we all know that going doesn’t give us the same feeling as going to Disney World. It is though a necessity for keeping a great smile and for your overall oral health. So what are some ways to make the dental experience much easier? One way is with entertainment. At Fresh Dental Smiles […]

Back To Basics: The Major Challenges Teeth Bring & How To Overcome Them

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]While our teeth have a lot of benefits for our overall health, they also come with a variety of challenges and potential issues. So what are these issues and what does it exactly entail? Here are a few specifics: Bacteria Bacteria on your teeth can create a sticky film that coats the tooth. This […]

That Headache Won’t Go Away

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Did you know that up to 80% of people suffer from tension headaches, also known as a dull pain across the forehead, temples or around the back of the head. While dehydration, fatigue, anxiety and eye strain can all be reasons for the headache, did you know that they aren’t the only contributing factors? […]

Tooth Fairy Inflation

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Did you know that in early Europe it was a tradition to bury baby teeth when they fell out? When a child lost their sixth tooth, it was then custom for parents to slip a gift or monetary reward under the child’s pillow as a reward. In northern Europe there was a “tooth fee” […]