Category: ‘By Mr. Smiles’

Uncommon Mouth Disorders

Black hairy tongue This condition occurs when you get a buildup of protein in your mouth. It can be accompanied by a gagging sensation, tickling on the roof of your mouth and bad breath. It looks way worse than it is so not to worry. Brushing your tongue or using a tongue scraper will usually […] Read more

Mar, 06, 2018



10 most common places we come in contact with germs

Germs are tiny critters that can invade our bodies and make us sick. Once germs come for a visit, they like to settle in for the long stay. They gobble up nutrients and energy and produce substances that act like poisons. This nasty stuff can cause common infections like fever, sniffles, rashes, coughing, vomiting and […] Read more

Feb, 04, 2018



Wisdom Teeth Removal: Procedures, Pain and Recovery

Does the name imply that wisdom teeth will make one smarter? What if you have them removed? Are you suddenly less smart? Why are they called Wisdom Teeth? They are called wisdom teeth because they show up in the mouth at about age 17-21. Located at the very back of the mouth there are two […] Read more

Jan, 25, 2018



The 5 W’s of Great Smiles

Who With the different breakthroughs in general dentistry cosmetics,more people can light a room with their great smile! Picture ready straight white smiles aren’t only for celebrities, reporters and models. With teeth straightening systems, in office whitening treatments and professional cleanings you can have a confident smile too! What A great smile can help you […] Read more

Chew on These…

Have you ever used a phrase and someone did not know what you are talking about. For example, I was describing a person who was about to lose their job and said he “is on thin ice”.  What does losing a job in July have to do with thin ice? The phrases (Colloquialism) are part […] Read more

Harvest a Healthy Smile

Fall brings harvest fairs, farmer’s markets and fruit and vegetable stands loaded with tasty and healthy treats. Here are some great snacks to eat that are doubly good because they’re also great for your smile! Make a great crunchy veggie platter. The markets are bursting with farm fresh carrots, celery, tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers. Crunchy, […] Read more

A Strong Foundation

Teeth age with us and we sometimes overlook that older teeth may need different maintenance, just like with the rest of our health. Older teeth do not wrinkle, but can dis-color, lose enamel and weaken. The good news is the more proactive care we take of our teeth the fewer issues. Our teeth not only […] Read more

Don’t Labour at Tooth Brushing

The last long weekend of summer is done, kids are heading back to school and it seems like there are a million things to get done. Brushing your teeth is one daily task that you can make easier. Have you been thinking about switching to an electric toothbrush? Here are the top 5 reasons to […] Read more

Brushing Your Teeth Can Help You Feel Your Best

3:00pm is a time for mid-day slump. The work day is nearly done, and your energy level is low. You can go for some iced coffee or energy drink to get you through the afternoon, but you’re trying to cut back on the caffeine. A couple of natural pick me ups are movement and exercise. […] Read more

Don’t Eclipse Mouth Safety Either

With all this talk about eye protection with the solar eclipse, it should remind us that sometimes we neglect protecting our teeth. It sounds silly but everybody should own a mouth guard. When you’re playing sports or doing some activities it’s a good idea to protect your teeth. Unlike looking at the sun during a […] Read more

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