Oral Health Cleanings Includes Dental Erosion and Cavity Prevention

In order to ensure your teeth and gums are kept safe from oral hazards and risks that can arise, always take into consideration all aspects of your oral health, including damage that may not be visible. Oftentimes, teeth that can be destroyed by the microscopic damage that occurs hidden to... Read more »

What You Should Know When Choosing a Toothbrush

The American Dental Association recommends that you replace your toothbrush about every three to four months. Our dentist and team are here if you need advice on picking the toothbrush that best suits your needs. Toothbrush Head Your toothbrush’s head should be small so that it easily reaches all areas... Read more »

A Dental Checkup Will Detect Any Minor Signs of Tooth Decay

Consistent oral hygiene habits play an important role in maintaining the strength of your teeth and the health of your mouth. This includes performing your daily oral hygiene routine of brushing twice and flossing at least once each day. Yet maintaining a healthy mouth also relies on the regular attendance... Read more »

A Cavity on a Previously Repaired Tooth Might Need a Dental Crown Restoration

A dental filling can sometimes be used to repair a single surface cavity or some other type of physical defect in a tooth’s enamel layer. This special dental material relies on the surrounding tooth enamel to help hold in place to effectively repair the tooth and restore its basic function... Read more »

Do You Have Questions About Your TMJ Disorder?

TMJ disorder, or TMD, affects many Americans, but knowing if you have a TMJ disorder is not always simple. Our dental team is here to answer your basic questions about TMJ disorder to help you better understand this condition. What does TMJ stand for? TMJ is an acronym for “temporomandibular... Read more »

Teach Your Smile About Tooth Hazard Prevention

  Make the necessary changes to your life to ensure your smile can continue to thrive. This includes assessing all potential risk factors and forms of dental damage that can arise based on the foods and drinks you can see them. Due to the numerous amount of tooth hazards that... Read more »

Focus Your Oral Health Care on Aging and Dental Health

Aging and dental health are not often talked about with one another because we often don't think of our teeth aging. However, teeth do age, although very slowly and at a much less noticeable rate. Furthermore, various lifestyle choices and activities can slowly wear down your teeth faster and increase... Read more »

What Are Cavities?

Cavities are damage to the tooth enamel when oral bacteria produce acid and that acid attacks and harms the teeth. A cavity is also known as tooth decay, and it is a serious and dangerous dental issue that should be taken seriously. To help you know a little more about... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Yakima Smiles, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area... Read more »