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!
A healthy, beautiful smile is important for your overall health and life satisfaction. If your teeth are too close to each other, too far apart, too crooked, or if they fit together uncomfortably when your mouth is closed, it’s likely you have malocclusion. From the root words “mal” for bad, and “occlusion” for closed, malocclusion […]Continue Reading »
Nicknamed for the fact that they come into your mouth and your life by the time you are mature and supposedly “wise”, wisdom teeth are simply the last set of molars that grow furthest back in your mouth. If you’re experiencing some specific pain in your gums and jaw, you may be wondering if you […]Continue Reading »
If you are a parent, you probably know how difficult it is to get children to brush and floss regularly. On top of that, young children often lack the necessary motor skills to properly care for their teeth. At Miami Valley Smiles, we want your whole family to have excellent dental health – so here’s […]Continue Reading »
Whiter, brighter teeth are on the top of everyone’s smile wish list – and for good reason! White teeth look young and healthy. The good news is that teeth whitening is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to improve your smile, and the results are almost immediate. If you’re already taking good care of […]Continue Reading »
Cracked tooth syndrome (CTS), also known as cracked cusp syndrome or split tooth syndrome, is a painful condition that results from a crack in one of your teeth. CTS can mean anything from a tiny hairline split in the crown to a fracture that goes all the way to the root. If you have a […]Continue Reading »
Let’s be honest. If you are like most people in Mason, you’ve probably put off going to the dentist at one time or another. Some of us have even avoided seeing a dentist for years at a time. Research shows one in three Americans avoids going to the dentist regularly. As the time spent away […]Continue Reading »
It’s no secret that residents of Mason love sports! The folks around here work hard and play just as hard, whether it’s football, baseball, basketball, or numerous other high-impact sports that can cause harm to your family’s mouths – at least 13% of all oral injuries happen during sports activities. Dr. Lance wants you to […]Continue Reading »
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