General Dentistry

Posted: May 04, 2022
May is National Dental Care Month, a time to rethink your at-home routine and re-commit to professional dental care. If it has been longer than six months since your last dental visit, get in touch today to schedule an appointment and let us help you maintain peak oral health and beauty. Daily… Read Full Post
Posted: April 19, 2022
Missing teeth may seem like an aesthetic problem alone. Indeed, depending on their location, missing teeth can have a negative impact on the overall appearance of the smile. This is, however, not the most pressing concern when one or more teeth are missing. Even a single missing tooth can allow… Read Full Post
Posted: January 12, 2022
If you are looking for a great New Year’s Resolution, consider a commitment to optimizing your oral health routine. Maybe you brush twice a day. Maybe you floss. Maybe you visit our office for routine cleanings, but there is always room for improvement. Here are some easy ways to begin improving… Read Full Post
Posted: November 15, 2021
Bruxism, more commonly known as jaw clenching or teeth grinding, is a fairly common condition. Particularly when under stress, clenching the jaw or grinding the teeth is a natural reaction for many people and, by and large, it’s not terribly concerning. However, when the issue becomes persistent… Read Full Post
Posted: October 07, 2021
Who’s the Switch Witch? She’s a good witch who visits your home on Halloween night to swap all your children’s candy treats with a toy, book, or similar gift. Why consider this newer tradition? To help protect your children’s teeth from the tooth sensitivity and decay that can be caused by too… Read Full Post
Posted: August 04, 2021
The first day of school in Sarasota County is just around the corner. Do you remember when your child’s last general dental visit occurred? If it’s been longer than six months, now is a great time to call one of our offices and schedule a routine cleaning and examination, to help ensure your… Read Full Post
Posted: January 02, 2021
Make 2021 the year to kick bad dental habits to the curb! Caring for your teeth and gums prevents inconvenient dental problems and supports a healthy, attractive smile. Here are some of the most common inadequate dental hygiene habits and how to avoid them: Aggressive brushing! Only light pressure… Read Full Post
Posted: October 30, 2020
If you are experiencing tooth pain, see a dentist as quickly as possible. Toothaches can have a number of potential causes. Dentists are uniquely trained to help alleviate your pain and identify the underlying reason for your discomfort. At The Smile Centre, we offer a full spectrum of general… Read Full Post
Posted: October 26, 2020
If you are experiencing tooth pain or sensitivity, you may have an infected tooth. A tooth infection, also referred to as an abscess, is a pocket of pus trapped within your tooth. If left untreated, the infection can spread to the tooth roots and may require emergency dentistry, such as a root… Read Full Post
Posted: July 08, 2020
Root canal treatment provides the amazing advantage of saving a vulnerable tooth. Root canal treatment – also called endodontic treatment – saves the tooth by removing the infected tissue.  What is the reason for needing a root canal? There is an infection in the soft tissue inside of a tooth’s… Read Full Post