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Dental Resources from Sninski & Schmitt Family Dentistry

Sensitive Teeth–Causes and Solutions

Tooth sensitivity

Do you find yourself shying away from eating something cold like ice cream or gelato or drinking something hot like coffee or hot tea? Is it because your teeth have become sensitive and you feel pain and discomfort when these foods and drinks come in contact with them? Perhaps even activities like brushing with cold […]

Oral Health and Heart Disease

Oral health and heart disease

Did you know that your oral health can directly affect your heart and link to heart disease? There is evidence that shows two specific links between oral health and heart disease. The first is gum disease. If you have a moderate or advanced stage of gum disease, your risk of heart disease is significantly higher […]

Benefits of Tongue Scraping

Benefits of Tongue Scraping

Have you heard of tongue scraping? The term may be new to you, but the practice has been around for hundreds of years. What started 2,000 years ago in places like India and South America, tongue scraping came to Europe between the 15th and 19th centuries. By using a tool to scrape your tongue, you […]

How Often Should You Brush Your Teeth?

how often should you brush your teeth

Good dental hygiene starts with brushing your teeth. By having a daily routine of brushing and flossing you can have fewer cavities, a cleaner mouth, and better overall health in general. We have all been taught forever to brush our teeth twice a day. But, is this really true, or should we brush more often […]

What is TMJ? Five Signs You May be Suffering from It

Symptoms of TMJ

You have probably heard of TMJ but may have questions about what it is, what the symptoms are, and possible treatments for it. Our team of dental professionals at Sninski & Schmitt Family Dentistry are experienced with diagnosing and treating “TMJ” with many of our patients. In this article, we clarify what TMJ is,  five […]

Tips to Stop Grinding Your Teeth (and When to See a Dentist)

tips to stop grinding your teeth

When you care for your dental health, it affects your overall mental and physical health, well-being, and happiness. Finding a solution to stop grinding your teeth is an easy way your Cary or Holly Springs dentist can help you relieve stress and live a pain-free life.

Proper Way to Brush Teeth

the proper way to brush teeth

Since we all learned to brush our teeth as children, it may be a skill you think you’ve mastered by now. But, as we get older, we may get a little lax and can use some tips to brush up on our oral hygiene. There’s nothing wrong with a little refresher course when it comes […]