August 7, 2017
Have you ever considered how much of your health depends on your diet—whether it’s healthy or unhealthy? The things you eat—or if you even decide to eat at all—can directly affect how strong your smile is. Your dentist in Waverly, Dr. Jonathan Smiley, wants patients to pay attention to what they put into their bodies, and how even holding back from eating can deteriorate your mouth. Let’s take a better look at the nutrients you need for a healthy mouth and what will happen if you avoid them.
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June 29, 2017
You brush your teeth twice a day, every day, but did you know that not all oral hygiene products are created equal? From toothbrushes to mouthrinses and everything in between, the numerous options can be overwhelming. So, where do you start when looking for the best products for your smile? With this post from the team at Smiley Family Dentistry! They share tips on how to care for your teeth in between the times you have a professional dental cleaning in Waverly with them.
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May 6, 2017
You brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste twice each day and you floss at least once a day. We applaud your efforts—we really do. That said, however, we want you to know that your at-home oral hygiene routine is simply not enough to ensure that you have healthy teeth and gums. Regular dental checkups are essential. During these biannual visits, Dr. Smiley and his team take the time to perform a thorough dental cleaning Waverly residents have come to know and trust. In addition, we’ll closely examine each one of your teeth and take annual digital x-rays to spot tooth decay early in development. Read on to learn more about the importance of these appointments.
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March 10, 2017
You’re looking for the right dentist in Waverly who can give you the oral healthcare you need, but it looks like most providers are not in-network with your insurance plan. You could drive over an hour to see someone who’s in-network, and maybe the savings in your cost would justify the expense of time and gas money to get you there, but is really worth it? How can you be sure about the difference between in-network and out-of-network dental benefits? The team at Smiley Family Dentistry are happy to help you get the most out of you benefits and in this post, they’ll compare and contrast both options.
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February 1, 2017
Time is flying by – every time you look at your daughter you realize just how fast the days pass. It seems like she was an infant just a few months ago, but her teeth are coming in now, she’s up and walking around, and she has a lot to say, too. You love to see her smile and want to make sure her grin is healthy her entire life long, but when should she start seeing her children’s dentist in Waverly? The team at Smiley Family Dentistry recommend following the advice of the American Dental Association (ADA) and visiting us by the time your daughter turns one.
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April 8, 2016
Healthy, pink gums
Gum disease, or periodontitis, affects as many as 75 percent of American adults today. It’s a surprising number that’s even more concerning when you know that the condition has been linked to several serious health conditions — including major heart problems. Your dentist in 50677, Dr. Jonathan Smiley, wants you to know about the connection between gum disease and your heart health. Keep reading for more!
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March 15, 2016
A smile without all its teeth — it’s a little like playing chess without your queen. You need each and every one of your pearly whites to make your smile function like it should, and when one or more goes missing, you’ll certainly start to suffer the consequences. Your self-confidence can take a real hit, not to mention the difficulty you’ll likely experience speaking, eating or smiling. But at Smiley Family Dentistry, we can help you regain your confidence by completing your smile with dental implants! Keep reading to learn more about this fantastic solution in tooth replacement from your dentist in 50677.
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February 15, 2016
At Smiley Family Dentistry, we’re so excited to unveil our brand new blog! We think this can be a great way to bring you the latest information as it relates to your oral health and our practice. Please check in periodically to see what’s going on with your dentist in 50677! To kick things off, we thought it would be good to share a snapshot of our services — what you can expect to find from Smiley Family Dentistry, where we restore oral health and celebrate each and every beautiful smile!
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