Extra Floss? Try These Tricks!
WE KNOW, WE KNOW… We ask you about flossing every time you come visit us! It is an integral part of your oral hygiene routine and essential for healthy gums and teeth. But did you know there’s more to floss than cleaning between your teeth? Dental floss can actually be used for a lot of […]... Read More
Brush Up On Some Toothbrush History
WITH ALL THE AMAZING technology we see today, it’s easy to overlook the small wonders of the world—like the toothbrush! This small, but remarkable invention is the staple of our oral hygiene and health. Join us on a journey through time as we explore the way the toothbrush has changed across the ages! Ancient Civilizations […]... Read More
Introducing Our Very Own Dental Benefits Plan
Create-A-Smile is proud to introduce our very own dental benefits plan. You spoke and we listened. Many of our patients, friends, and acquaintances in and around the Bloomington community do not have access to a dental health savings plan. Many of you have spoken to us wishing you had dental benefits. Well, we decided […]... Read More
Can I Really Get a Crown in a Day?
Are you tired of wearing that temporary crown and having to return to the dentist for that second appointment just to get one tooth fixed? Well with CEREC CAD/CAM technology all that can be a thing of the past. Here at Create-a-Smile we use SIRONA CEREC computer technology to design, mill, and glaze crowns all […]... Read More
Cheers? Red Wine May Reduce Oral Bacteria
Can red wine help fight cavities by reducing cavity causing bacteria in the mouth? Possibly. A new study in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry showed that, in vitro, alcoholic and non-alcoholic versions of red wine was able to reduce or eliminate dental disease causing bacteria in laboratory biofilm samples. The test is not […]... Read More
Are any of your teeth sensitive? Do cold drinks or foods send zingers to certain teeth so frequently that you want to do something about it? Tooth sensitivity can have a number of possible causes including cavities, gum recession exposing root surfaces of teeth, cracked teeth, and worn or abraded enamel. In healthy teeth a […]... Read More
Create-A-Smile Closed Monday March 3rd Due to Inclement Weather
Due to the impeding March snowstorm coming this weekend, Create-a-Smile will be closed on Monday March 3rd, 2014. On Tuesday we will have expanded hours from 7 am to 6 pm and then resume normal hours again on Wednesday March 5th. Thank you and be safe this weekend. Create-a-Smile... Read More
Why Do My Gums Bleed?
Ever wonder why your gums bleed? Well, there are many reasons why this could be happening. Bleeding gingiva or gums, is a symptom of inflammation of the gums, or what we call gingivitis. Gingivitis is most often caused by poor oral health: lack of brushing and especially flossing. Often, pregnant women get what is commonly […]... Read More
We here at Create-a-Smile are sure you will enjoy the dentistry you have received from our office for many years. Because we are confident that our office provides you with the best dental treatment available, we honor our crowns, bridges, inlays, and onlays for a period of three years. Under our commitment, if it becomes […]... Read More
Create-a-Smile normal hours for Wednesday January 8, 2014
The general dental office in Bloomington, Indiana will be back open for normal office hours on Wednesday January 8, 2014. We will be open from 8 and to 6 pm tomorrow. Stay safe tonight. The wind chills will be still be dangerous. Drive safe tomorrow. The weather forecast shows significant warming starting tomorrow. Sincerely Create […]... Read More