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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 other…

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 Used Sticks…

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…

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…

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 conclusive because…

Tooth Sensitivity

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…

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…

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…

Winter Hours Tuesday Jan 7

The Bloomington general family dentistry office Create-a-Smile is open today. Our hours are 8 am to 2 pm Tuesday January 7. Tomorrow we resume normal business hours. Thank you.

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