Dentistry

Scare Away Tooth Decay

Halloween is just around the corner, and everyone, both kids and adults, are excited to indulge in sweet treats. Although Trick-or-Treating may be a fun activity, don’t forget to consider the impact it has on your oral health. As you check the candy loot, remove some of the following tooth decaying culprits from the stash: […]

10 Dental Facts from Our Saratoga Springs Dentist

Did you know that once a tooth gets knocked out, it starts to die within 15 minutes?  If you put it in milk or hold it in your mouth, it will survive longer! Take a look at some of these interesting dental facts. Contact our Saratoga Springs dentist for more information or to schedule an […]

Saratoga Springs Dentist | Healthy Lunch Ideas for Both Children and Adults

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. It is also a time when our schedules become busy with school, after-school activities, work and social gatherings. When short on time it can be tempting to buy convenient lunch foods, which at times lack nutritional value. We’ve put together a list of healthy lunch and snack foods to […]

An Important Reminder from Our Saratoga Springs Dentist

What’s on your checklist this month? As school starts, we’re reminded of all of the exciting change taking place in the lives of our children. It’s a busy time, filled with obligations. Your checklist seems endless with your “to-do’s” before that monumental first day of class. Your children are excited about who will be in […]

Saratoga Springs Dentist | Dental Facts to Sink Your Teeth Into

Did you know that about 75% of the United States population suffers from some stage of periodontal gum disease?  Take a look at some interesting dental facts that you can sink your teeth into. For more information about you teeth, contact our Saratoga Springs dentist.  

Saratoga Springs Dentist | Thorough Oral Exams Can Save Your Life

At times, our patients schedule their appointments, not wanting x-rays taken or thorough oral screenings. They trust their regular dental cleanings will be adequate. However, it is important for you to know that complete oral exams, including x-rays, can help save your life. Proper dental care is extremely important. Without quality oral health care, there […]

Saratoga Springs Dentist | Teeth Whitening: An Effective Way to Improve Your Smile

Teeth whitening may be a great option if you who have stained, dull or discolored teeth. The main causes of stained teeth are genetics, antibiotics, tobacco and certain foods. As we age, our teeth darken as well. Our dental team is devoted to helping you achieve and maintain a beautiful and healthy smile. If you […]

Saratoga Springs Dentist | The Truth Behind 5 Popular Dental Misconceptions

Clearing up misconceptions about oral health can help improve personal oral hygiene efforts for a beautiful and healthier smile. If you keep up with your oral hygiene regimen, dental visits are significantly easier and dental care is more manageable. Misconception #1 – My teeth are fine if I have no pain Tooth decay (cavities) usually […]

Saratoga Springs Family Dentist Discusses Oral Health and Overall Health

At Smiles for Life Dental Care, there is more to proper oral care than just having a beautiful and healthy smile. Researchers have found that there are over 100 medical conditions that can be detected in the early stages by a dentist. Some of these health conditions include:   Diabetes Respiratory disease Osteoporosis Heart Disease […]

Saratoga Springs Dentist | Chew on This: Foods for Healthy Teeth

No time to brush or floss your teeth? When brushing or flossing isn’t convenient, you can still keep your mouth feeling fresh by eating certain foods. When you’re on the go or in a hurry, try grabbing one of these foods to munch on to help fight plaque and keep your teeth healthy. Cheese provides […]