Akron Smile Blog

Are E-Cigarettes Harmful To Your Oral Health?

Posted by: admin, on July 19, 2017

People tend to assume that as dentists, we only care if our patients brush and floss their teeth regularly. While it’s true that we appreciate good at-home dental care, we know that oral health goes beyond brushing and flossing, and can be impacted by activities like smoking and vaping. For that reason, we’d like to… Read More

Categories: Dental Health

What To Do In Urgent Dental Emergencies

Posted by: admin, on May 23, 2017

All too often, people experiencing dental emergencies head straight to the Emergency Room. Unfortunately, ER physicians often lack the training to deal with these types of dental issues, and will typically send patients home with pain medication and instructions to visit a dentist. To avoid this type of scenario, we’d like to advise you on… Read More

Categories: Dental Health

Everything You Need to Know About CEREC Dental Technology

Posted by: admin, on May 2, 2017

While you may have heard before that our office makes a significant investment in the latest dental technology, you may not understand how that affects you as a patient. We aim to change that! Today, we would like to explain to you what CEREC dental technology is, and how it can improve your overall patient… Read More

Categories: Dental Technology

Do I Need Orthodontics To Straighten My Teeth?

Posted by: admin, on March 20, 2017

Do you cover your mouth when you smile? Do you feel uncomfortable about your crooked teeth? If so, you’ve probably thought about orthodontics over the years but may have been hesitant to have your teeth straightened. We would suggest there’s no better time than the present. Allow us to explain the treatment options we provide,… Read More

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry

How Are Gum Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked?

Posted by: admin, on February 20, 2017

While gum disease may not seem like a big deal, we encourage you to take it seriously. Advanced gum disease is associated with diabetes complications, as well as an increased risk of heart disease, strokes, cancer, osteoporosis, and respiratory disease. Yet, that’s not all—new evidence suggests gum disease is also linked to rheumatoid arthritis (RA)…. Read More

Categories: Dental Health

How Can My Periodontal Disease Be Treated?

Posted by: admin, on February 6, 2017

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), half of all adults over the age of 30 have gum disease. We’d like to change that statistic by educating you on periodontal disease and how it’s treated in our office. What Is Periodontal Disease? In its mildest form, we refer to periodontal disease as… Read More

Categories: Dental Health

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