Winning Smile Blog

Lasers in Dentistry

September 7, 2021

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Woman smiling with healthy gums while wearing a sweater

There are many different types of lasers used in dentistry, and at Winning Smile we primarily use a diode laser. To understand the way the diode laser (also known as a soft tissue laser) works, it is important to understand the bacterial process that leads to periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is a bacterial infection of the gums.

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4 Tips to Protect Your Child’s Back-to-School Smile

July 15, 2021

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Mother sending child to school after visit to children’s dentist

According to relatively recent studies, poorer child dental health was found to be significantly associated with reduced school performance and psychological well-being. This only further proves the importance of giving children the attention they need when it comes to their at-home oral hygiene and professional dental checkups. Thankfully, there are ways you can start preparing right now. Consider these tips from a children’s dentist to get started!

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The Priceless Benefits of a Healthy & Confident Smile

June 24, 2021

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Closeup of man smiling in office setting

Are you ready for some shocking statistics? According to the Academy of General Dentistry, a whopping 96% of people believe that a smile is important to a person’s appearance. Furthermore, roughly 40% of survey respondents shared that a smile is the first thing they notice when meeting a new coworker. So, it’s safe to say that a healthy, confident smile can make all the difference. Keep reading for a few priceless benefits of a dazzling smile and how Invisalign can transform yours!

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Why Ignoring a Toothache Could Be Deadly

May 20, 2021

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Bearded man with a toothache

People who have never had toothaches often underestimate just how serious they can be. Oftentimes, they think they can simply live with one, underestimating the severity of the pain. But even worse, they fail to realize that a toothache is typically caused by an infection – one that could possibly prove fatal if it isn’t treated in time. By taking the time to learn more about tooth infections and their possibly deadly consequences, you and your loved ones will be able to fully recognize toothaches for the potential dental emergencies that they are.

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Three Options for Creating Dazzling White Smiles

May 10, 2021

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Close-up of smile before and after whitening

When it comes to choosing between professional whitening and over-the-counter whitening products, there’s no contest. The professional treatments tend to be more effective and yield longer-lasting results. But which type of professional teeth whitening is best for you? To determine the answer to that question, you need to carefully consider the advantages and disadvantages of each option. Read on to learn more about 3 kinds of professional whitening.

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Why We Do Oral Cancer Screenings at Every Checkup Appointment

April 16, 2021

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oral cancer written out in writing

Maintaining routine check-ups every six months is an important part of your oral health, but these visits are not just about cleaning your teeth and checking for cavities. Did you know that these appointments are also essential for your overall well-being? Oral cancer screenings, which are a standard part of your exams, can help you stay healthy. In fact, dentists are often the first to recognize the signs of oral cancer, helping patients get the early diagnosis and treatment they need to beat this disease.

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6 Must-Know Tips for Avoiding a Dental Emergency

March 3, 2021

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woman with toothache calling emergency dentist

Although there’s no way to completely eliminate the chances of having a dental emergency, by taking the right steps, you can significantly reduce the risk of experiencing one. It all starts with having the right information. As you continue reading, an emergency dentist provides 6 tips for avoiding dental trauma.

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