Your Child’s Smile Matters: Pediatric Dentistry – Food & Drink

Published: July 19, 2019

There’s nothing more exhilarating than watching your child enjoy summer outings or an afternoon at the local park, but indulging in a candy apple isn’t worth the risk of painful and unsightly cavities. Watching your child’s nutritional diet this summer (and anytime) is the perfect preparation for the growth and development of their permanent teeth. […]

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Dental Implants in a Nutshell

Published: July 18, 2019

What Is a Dental Implant? Dental implants are artificial teeth placed into your natural bone. Just like your natural teeth, dental implants are part root and part tooth. The artificial roots of the dental implants are metal screws that are installed into your jawbone to mimic a natural tooth root. Then, the artificial teeth are […]

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Focus on Fluoride – A Key Component of Dental Health

Published: July 18, 2019

Fluoride should play an important role in any person’s dental care. We’ve provided some helpful information to consider below, but for more information, you can always reach out to Shore Smiles Dental. Why Fluoride? Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that is pivotal in preventing tooth decay. The foods and drinks we put in our mouth each […]

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Invisalign®: A Clear Path to a Straighter Smile

Published: July 18, 2019

Do crooked teeth have you hiding your smile during photo ops? Are you avoiding straightening your teeth because metal braces are just too clunky for your lifestyle? Invisalign clear aligners may be just what you need to get your smile in shape and have you beaming with pride again! What Is Invisalign? Unlike traditional braces, the Invisalign […]

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How Do You Care for Dental Implants?

Published: June 28, 2019

One of the things that get people even more enthusiastic about dental implants is that the crown portion, the part shaped like a tooth, is invulnerable to cavities. But the fact that your dental implant won’t get cavities doesn’t give you license to scale-back good oral hygiene practices. Find out what cleaning your dental implants […]

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Dental X-Rays: Why They Are So Important

Published: February 19, 2019

Dental x-rays provide valuable information not visible during a standard visual exam. Both dentists and hygienists use this information to help detect dental abnormalities, so they can put together the right treatment plan for their patients.

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Gum Disease: Why It’s Dangerous and What You Can Do

Published: February 14, 2019

Why is gum disease dangerous, and what can you do about this condition? Learn more about gum disease and see your dentist for treatment.

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Your Guide to Gum Disease Treatment and Prevention

Published: February 13, 2019

Did you know that gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss and is associated with diabetes and heart disease? Here are signs, causes, and treatments.

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Teeth Whitening: Keep Your Teeth Whiter Between Treatments

Published: February 12, 2019

If your teeth are not as white as you want them to be, the best way to have them whitened is professionally in a dentist’s chair. Here are ways you can keep your teeth whiter between treatments.

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What Does Dental Insurance Cover?

Published: January 21, 2019

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