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Crooked Teeth: Straight Facts

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Did you know that crooked teeth not only affect your appearance, but your oral health and even overall health as well?


Why You Need Regular Cleanings

Your dentist and the American Dental Association recommend dental patients make appointments every six months. If you’re constantly receiving good reports about your oral health, however, you may wonder how necessary regular exams and cleanings really are. We have listed a few reasons regular appointments are crucial to maintaining good oral health, even if your oral hygiene gets a gold star.


Orthodontic treatments are aimed at correcting improperly-spaced or poorly aligned teeth as well as correcting jaw position. These issues are not purely cosmetic as they can also help prevent gum disease, decay, and injury, and improve speech and chewing ability.

What's in a Smile?

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Here at Family SmileCare Center, we care about your smile—and it’s in our name, so you know we take it seriously!

Recent scientific studies have shown that smiling alone can brighten your mood, reduce stress, boost your immune system and even extend your life.

The Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry can correct several aesthetic issues affecting the color, shape, and size of your teeth. Depending on the treatment, cosmetic dentistry can drastically improve the look of your teeth.

Facial Protection

Spring often brings many patients to the emergency room or dentist office due to head, mouth, and facial injuries resulting from preventable sports-related accidents. Most oral and facial injuries can be prevented simply by using safety equipment such as helmets and mouth guards.


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It’s common for babies to be fussier than normal when their baby teeth are coming in, but every baby reacts differently.

Children's Dental Health

National Children’s Dental Health Month, sponsored by the American Dental Association and Crest + Oral B, is intended to raise awareness about the importance of dental health and establishing good habits early in a child’s life. February has come to an end, but here are some ways you can make dental health a priority for the whole family—this month and beyond.

Tooth Emergencies

Nobody wants to deal with an emergency, especially when in concerns our teeth, but let’s face it: kids will be kids. Even adults have accidents, so you’ll want to be prepared and know what to do if one of these things happens to you or someone in your family!

Healthy for the Holidays

Health Dental Habits for the New Year

Thinking about improving your oral health in 2018? Here are some resolution suggestions to keep your smile shining bright as the snow this holiday season!