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!
Breakfast is always being touted as the most important meal of the day—and for good reason! It’s important for Mason families to kickstart their day with nutrients that will help them power through school, work, socializing, sports, homework… does anyone else feel exhausted just thinking about it all? The right foods in your child’s lunch […]Continue Reading »
A lot of healthy lifestyle choices benefit more than one system within your body. Eating well, exercising, good sleep, and fresh air all support a lot of your physical needs. So, it shouldn’t be surprising that what hurts one area of your health can easily hurt another area, too. An important (though less known) connection […]Continue Reading »
You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You saw the dentist and now all that has left you hungry! The question is: what can you eat after having dental work done? You need some soft food recipes!Continue Reading »
Unusual shapes and growths can be alarming anywhere in the body. If you’ve noticed hard bumps growing in your mouth, you might have oral tori. What are Oral Tori? Tori (or a single torus) are bumps in the mouth made of bone tissue covered by gum tissue. They grow slowly and some people have them […]Continue Reading »
5 Common Dental Myths: Fact or Fiction? When it comes to ridiculous beliefs on dental hygiene and treatment, we’ve heard just about everything. However, the most dangerous ones usually aren’t quite so over the top. Unfortunately, a number of dental myths are floating all over Mason, so Dr. Lance is here to put an end […]Continue Reading »
Acids and bases might sound like something from far back in your memory, like middle school science class, but the concept is still very applicable to every aspect of life today. The foods and beverages you consume daily have a very big effect on your oral health and overall health, for better or worse. You […]Continue Reading »
Did you know that unhealthy gums might put your brain at risk? Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia, which harms your memory, ability to think, and can cause changes in your personality. It’s very common and usually affects people aged 60 and over. And, Alzheimer’s might be significantly more likely to happen if your mouth […]Continue Reading »
It’s no secret that Mason residents are careful about how they choose medical professionals for their family, but sometimes it’s not easy to find everything you want in a dentist. Miami Valley Smiles understands that choosing a dentist is no small feat, so we’ve put together this guide to picking a dentist for individuals and […]Continue Reading »
Welcome to our new website! We are thrilled with the launch of our new online home that will help us provide a better experience for our patients. This site is meant to be an extension of our practice that allows you to easily find information and schedule appointments, and a resource for our patients and […]Continue Reading »
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