General Dentistry

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 much… 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
Posted: June 11, 2020
As we all are at home more these days, you may be wondering what you can do to keep your teeth and gums healthy. You may be trying to avoid unnecessary dental visits and medical care during this time. Here are a few tips for how you can keep your oral health in tip-top shape: Brush every morning… Read Full Post
Posted: May 05, 2020
We hope this message finds you and your loved ones in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to safety.… Read Full Post
Posted: October 14, 2019
Walking down the toothbrush aisle in stores may seem extremely intimidating. So many brands are available, different types of bristles, should you go with electric or regular? So many questions may be circulating your head as soon as you step foot in the row. Here are some tricks to follow to… Read Full Post
Posted: September 06, 2019
Not many people are aware of the fact that many types of herbs can be used in the relief of toothache pain.  Natural herbs such as cloves, calendula, yarrow and tarragon can be used to help relieve the pain until you can get to the dentist.  For many years, different cultures have counted on… Read Full Post