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  • Fall’s in the Air? Think Fall Dental Care
    Whether you already miss the sun’s bright rays, or can’t wait for some cool, crisp weather and colorful leaves, summer is making way for fall. And the change of seasons Read more
  • Thumb Sucking, Pacifiers, and Your Baby's Teeth
    Sucking is a common instinct for babies and the use of a pacifier or their thumb offers a sense of safety and security, as well a way to relax. According to Read more
  • The Evolution of the Toothbrush
    Oral hygiene has always been an important part of maintaining overall health. For thousands of years, humans have found ways to keep their teeth and mouths clean. According to the Read more
  • When Snoring Becomes More Than Just Annoying
    Snoring occurs when the tissues in the throat relax enough to block part of our airways, or physical conditions such as enlarged tonsils or a deviated septum prevent air from Read more
  • Back to School? Remember Your Dental Homework!
    It’s a busy time of year. Book lists! Supplies! New clothes! (How did they outgrow those shoes already?) And while you’re preparing your family’s list of back-to-school necessities, here are Read more
  • Happy Labor Day!
    Labor Day is upon us, and that means the non-official end to summer. Before the kids head back to school and temperatures start to cool down, this is your last Read more
  • How do I know when I have a cavity?
    the doctor and our team at Smile Works Dental Center frequently field questions about cavities and what causes them. Patients will typically ask, “I brush twice a day and floss Read more
  • What is a crown?
    If you have never had a crown before, you might be wondering why crown treatment is best, what the procedure involves, and which type of crown to choose. Let’s get Read more
  • Five Common Reasons for Emergency Care Visits
    A dental emergency can strike anywhere, anytime, and without warning. Perhaps you’re playing a game of touch football on Thanksgiving and your brother-in-law decides to up the ante and tackles Read more
  • Pediatric Dental Emergency Know-How
    Parents are usually expert at taking care of their children’s injuries. You know how to disinfect a cut, soothe a bump on the head, and apply a bandage faster than Read more
  • Understanding Dental Insurance Terminology
    If you have a hard time understanding your dental insurance plan, particularly the treatments and services it covers, you’re not alone. That’s why the doctor and our team have put Read more
  • Your Snoring Might Be More Serious Than You Think
    Sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing stops and starts repeatedly throughout the night. It’s most common among middle-aged adults, and the most prevalent symptom is loud snoring. Sleep apnea Read more
  • Do You Have A Cavity?
    Sometimes cavities are hard to avoid. Our team at Smile Works Dental Center wants you to know you aren’t alone when it comes to getting cavities. They can appear in Read more
  • Tell us about your summer!
    The dog days of summer are upon us, and what better time for the doctor and our team to ask our patients about their summer! Whether you visited our nation’s capital, Read more
  • Fun Facts for the Fourth
    The Fourth of July is a great time to get together with friends and family members for BBQ, games, fireworks, and other celebrations in honor of our country’s independence. While Read more
  • Root Canal Recovery
    Anyone who has had a compromised tooth knows that the amount of discomfort it causes can be extremely unpleasant. Although no one looks forward to a root canal, this procedure Read more