Your Back To School Smile Checklist [infographic]

Your Back To School Smile Checklist [infographic]

The first day of school is closer than you think. While you are out and about, make time to take care of our family’s smiles, too. We’ve put together a short checklist to help your kids get their smiles ready for the return of classes. Preventive care is the...
Don’t Let Tobacco Take Away Your Smile [video]

Don’t Let Tobacco Take Away Your Smile [video]

Smoking or using smokeless tobacco is one of the worst things you can do for your oral health (not to mention your overall health). Tobacco users are more likely to have tooth decay, gum disease, and oral cancer. Our team at First Dental Associates doesn’t want anyone...
Don’t Let Gum Disease Steal Your Smile

Don’t Let Gum Disease Steal Your Smile

In our previous post, we shared some tips for preventing gum disease. Today, we want to discuss some reason this is important — not the least of which is saving your smile. Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is the leading cause of lost teeth in the United...
Small Steps Every Day Help Prevent Gum Disease [video]

Small Steps Every Day Help Prevent Gum Disease [video]

Gum disease affects as many as 4 in 5 people in the United States. While it’s always better to prevent periodontal disease, it’s important to take action at the first signs of gingivitis, which is the early stage of gum disease. The American Dental Association created...
We Want To See Your (Snap-On) Smile

We Want To See Your (Snap-On) Smile

One of the great things about cosmetic dentistry is seeing a patient smile with confidence when their treatment is done. For some patients, having their teeth whitened makes a world of difference to their self-esteem. For others, orthodontic care such as Invisalign®...