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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 […]

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 […]

Pros and Cons of Mouthwash

Pros and Cons of Mouthwash

We all know the main reasons most of us use mouthwash…to freshen our breath and prevent the build-up of various bacteria. There are many other reasons to use mouthwash on a regular basis such as preventing gum disease. But did you know that there can be negatives to using mouthwash? In this article, Sninski & […]

Why Do My Teeth Hurt After A Cleaning?

why teeth hurt after a cleaning

Taking care of your teeth and engaging in good oral care includes brushing two times a day, flossing daily, and taking regular visits to your dental professional for cleanings every six months. After having a professional dental cleaning, you have a refreshed feeling as you glide your tongue over the just-cleaned teeth. Your entire mouth […]

How to Get Cavity Pain Relief

How to Get Cavity Pain Relief

When you are experiencing tooth pain from a cavity, you will do just about anything to get some relief. Regardless of whether the pain is dull, sharp, or throbbing, you are looking to decrease the level of discomfort. You may not be able to get in to see your dental professional right away due to […]

What are Tongue Diseases?

What are Tongue Diseases

Did you know that your tongue is one of the strongest muscles in the body? Not only that, your tongue is a vital part of daily living because it makes it possible to taste food, swallow, and talk. But, another important characteristic of the tongue is that it is a very good gauge of your […]

The Relationship Between Oral Health and Systemic Disease 

Relationship Between Oral Health and Systemic Disease

There is no question that your oral health can be linked to systemic diseases in your body. Many studies are ongoing regarding the relationship between the two, showing that researchers have been aware of the connection for a while. It makes sense when you realize that many bacteria enter through the mouth. Keeping your mouth […]

How Invisalign® Works

how invisalign works

If you are thinking about getting braces, you are probably looking at the different options that are available from traditional metal and porcelain to Invisalign’s clear aligner system. More and more, people are choosing the Invisalign® method of straightening teeth, especially adults who are seeking a discreet orthodontic treatment. But, you may be wondering how […]