A Teenage Smile Without The Metal

Categories: Clear braces
No One Will Know You Are Wearing Braces In Bloomington

Many  adults want to look younger by straightening their teeth but having a mouthful of  teenager-style metal braces is not exactly what they had in mind. Create a Smile, PC, in Bloomington can help improve your smile with clear braces. If you are not comfortable with your crooked teeth, we can help! There are new, discrete…

You’ll Be Smiling Again With Dental Implants

TOOTH DECAY, ACCIDENTS, and sports-related injuries are a few of the most common causes of tooth loss, but thanks to modern dentistry, we don’t need to live with a gap in our smiles. Among the most effective ways to fill in the gaps are dental implants. Implants Versus False Teeth Dentures (whether partial or full) are…

Watch Out For Hidden Sugar

Categories: Dental health
Family Dentist Bloomington

Today, the team at Create a Smile, PC, in Bloomington wants to discuss sugar and cavities. Because of cavity risks, low nutritional value, and high-calorie content, many parents want to limit the sugar in their children’s diets. Bubble gum, lollipops, and chocolate bars aren’t the only culprits. But there is also sugar lurking in so-called…

Don’t Take A Vacation From Oral Hygiene!

WITH THE ARRIVAL OF SUMMER comes the season of family vacations and exciting trips to new places. We’re as excited for it as our patients, but before everyone leaves to explore parts unknown, we want to give you a few tips and reminders about taking care of your teeth while you’re away from home. Before…

Not Too Late To Get Them Straight

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
Bedford cosmetic dental and adult braces

Are you an adult in Bloomington with misaligned teeth? Do you regret not having orthodontic treatment when you were a teen? It’s not too late to straighten your teeth – and there are more types of braces available than ever before. At Create a Smile, PC, in Bloomington, we can help. Latest Type of Braces If…

Repeat After Us: Teeth Are Not Tools

OUR TEETH ARE pretty amazing, and there’s a lot they can do. They chew our food, they provide structural support for the lower third of our faces, they help us speak clearly, and they give us our beautiful smiles. However, many people also find other uses for their teeth, which can be very dangerous. Teeth…

Teaching Kids To Take Care Of Their Smiles

BEING A PARENT WITH small children can feel so hectic that there are probably days when it’s hard to find time to brush your own teeth, let alone theirs. That’s why we’re here to help you out with a few tips on how to help your kids develop great oral hygiene habits. Make Healthy Baby…

Are You at Risk for Bone Recession?

Categories: Dental health
dental bone grafting Monkton

A healthy smile needs decay-free teeth and healthy gums, as well as a strong jawbone. Our teeth need a strong firm foundation to remain healthy and beautiful. At Create a Smile, PC, in Bloomington, we’ve seen a variety of issues in our patients’ jaw health. Today’s post looks at bone recession. Occasionally, a patient experiences bone recession…

The Dangers Of Chronic Teeth Grinding

GRINDING OUR TEETH briefly when we’re nervous or frustrated is pretty normal. When the grinding doesn’t stop, however, it can do a lot of damage, whether it happens during the day or while we’re asleep. This kind of chronic grinding is called bruxism. What Causes Teeth Grinding? While daytime bruxism can be the result of…