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 »