At Miami Valley Smiles, we believe knowledge is power. We are huge proponents of education and work hard to share our knowledge with our patients so they can better understand and take control of their oral health. Follow along on our blog for bi-monthly articles on all things oral health – the history of the toothbrush, the consequences of gum disease, how to sleep better, and more fun facts and helpful information that will give you the power to take your oral and overall health into your own hands. Enjoy and feel free to share, comment and join the conversation!
Dementia is a complex and challenging condition that affects millions of people worldwide, posing a significant burden on individuals, families, and healthcare systems. While research into the causes and management of dementia is ongoing, recent studies have shed light on a surprising connection between oral health and cognitive decline. This blog post delves into the […]Continue Reading »
Thanksgiving Feast and Dental Health Thanksgiving is a time of joy, gratitude, and indulgence. It’s a season of family gatherings, delicious feasts, and celebrations. However, amidst the festivities, it’s easy to overlook the importance of maintaining good dental health. In this blog, we will explore how you can enjoy the Thanksgiving feast while ensuring your […]Continue Reading »
Tips for Dental Health: Halloween is just around the corner, and with it comes the irresistible allure of Halloween candy. While indulging in sweet treats is part of the fun, it’s essential to be mindful of the potential impact on your dental health. But fear not! With a little knowledge and some smart choices, you […]Continue Reading »
The Importance of Regular Dental Check-ups: When it comes to maintaining a healthy smile, brushing and flossing are important, but there’s another superhero in the game: regular dental check-ups! Yup, those routine visits to your friendly dentist play a vital role in preventing dental issues and keeping your teeth and gums in top shape. In […]Continue Reading »
We all want our teeth to be straight and pearly white, but oral health is about more than nice looking teeth. There are some crucial habits you can take on to improve your dental health and we are here to unveil them! Your teeth will be whiter, breath will be fresher, and oral health will […]Continue Reading »
February is Gum Disease awareness month. One of the most asked questions regarding gums on the internet today is “How do I cure my bleeding gums?” Good question! We are so glad this is being asked! Gum disease is the biggest culprit of tooth loss in adults. If unaddressed, it can contribute to the development […]Continue Reading »
One of the most asked questions for our hygienists is “how often should I change my toothbrush?” We are thrilled this is being asked. It’s a lot more important than you might realize. You might only think to change it out when the bristles are laying sideways, but there are some other telltale signs your […]Continue Reading »
Scared of going to the dentist? You are not alone. Plenty of people avoid important dental visits out of fear. Luckily, Nitrous Oxide or “laughing gas” helps to provide those that are scared or worried some comfort and relief during many procedures. At Miami Valley Smiles, we use nitrous oxide (laughing gas) as a sedation […]Continue Reading »
It is very important to practice dental care in all stages of life. However, taking care of aging teeth is crucial. With a lot of health complications arising in the later stages in life, you need to make sure that your dental health does not become a big one. We have some simple tasks on […]Continue Reading »
Are you ready for the stockpile of candy your children are about to bring home? How about all the pieces of pie you’ll be devouring in the next couple of months?! Almost every upcoming holiday includes eating our way into a Dietary New Year’s Resolution. Fear not! We have a few ideas on better ways […]Continue Reading »
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