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Advantages of Same-Day Crowns v/s Traditional Crowns

Advantages of Same Day Crowns v/s regular crowns

If you have had a traditional crown done in the past, you know that it is a multi-step process that can take days or even weeks to complete, first wearing a temporary and then getting the permanent crown. You now have choices that shorten and streamline the entire process of getting a crown on a […]

Invisalign® for Adults–What to Know

Invisalign® continues to gain popularity as a preferred method of correcting cosmetic dental issues for adults. As an adult who may be in front of many people through work and family activities, you may want a less visible means of orthodontic treatment than traditional braces with brackets and wires. Invisalign® provides such a treatment. Since  […]

Tips for Learning to Sleep with a Night Guard for Grinding

Learning to Sleep with a Night Guard for Grinding

If you are waking up with soreness in the muscles around your jaw, headaches, or notice that your teeth appear to be wearing down, you may be grinding your teeth while you sleep. Regardless of whether you are grinding your teeth at night during sleep or during your waking hours, this can result in discomfort […]

Can a Dental Abscess Heal on Its Own?

Can a Dental Abscess Heal on Its Own?

If you have ever experienced a dental abscess, you are very aware of the pain and discomfort that accompanies it. And, if you have not had a dental abscess, count yourself lucky. Dental abscesses can come out of nowhere and catch you blindsided. Your professional dental team at Sninski & Schmitt has experience diagnosing and […]

How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy During the Holidays

Dental tips for the holidays from your family dentist

Since we at Sninski & Schmitt Family Dentistry know that the last thing you want to do is have to schedule an appointment two days before Christmas for a cracked tooth, we’ve put together a list of our dentists’ best holiday tooth care tips below.

How to Fix an Overbite with Help From Your Dentist

how to fix an overbite with help from your dentist

Approximately 22% of people have an overbite–it is a common dental health issue. The causes of an overbite can be primarily from genetics influencing the shape of your jaw. However, using pacifiers and finger and thumb sucking late into a child’s development can cause an overbite. You may be self-conscious about your overbite, but there […]

Does Wisdom Teeth Removal Hurt?

does wisdom teeth extraction hurt

No one wants to get the diagnosis that a tooth needs to be removed because we associate pain with an extraction procedure. It is common for a teenager or an adult to need removal of wisdom teeth. Even though it is a procedure that dentists do many, many times, you may still have trepidation when […]

5 Natural Teeth Cleaning Tips to Try Between Dental Cleanings

5 Natural Teeth Cleaning Tips to Try Between Dental Cleanings

Don’t you just love the way your teeth feel after having them professionally cleaned? How can you keep that feeling in between cleanings? They will never feel as clean as they do after a cleaning appointment with your hygienist and dentist. We can’t stress enough the importance of regular dental cleanings. The dental checkup along […]

Does Teeth Whitening Damage Your Teeth?

Does Teeth Whitening Damage Your Teeth?

Who doesn’t want whiter teeth? Do you? It’s possible if your teeth are stained and discolored. As we grow older, habits, food, and beverages can cause our teeth to yellow. There are several factors for this, including the food we eat, the beverages we drink, habits such as smoking or chewing tobacco, and yes just […]

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

What is Cosmetic Dentistry

Let’s face it…we all want to have a pleasing smile. Our appearance is important to us. Teeth that are yellow, crooked, or broken just don’t compare to teeth that are white, straight, and intact. Aesthetics make a difference and can affect your self-esteem. Don’t worry because cosmetic dentistry can help. Cosmetic dentistry focuses on improving […]