Archive | June, 2011

Would Your Dentist Buy You that Drink?

How often do you think about what you ingest? In today’s world, more people are conscious about what they eat and drink, yet it is largely due to maintaining a desired weight. You may feel guilty about facing the scale, yet how often do you feel guilty about facing your dentist? Did you know that [...]

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Ask a Dentist: When is it time to get a new toothbrush?

Dr. Dhaval Patel, owner dentist from Pleasant Grove Dental Group and Orthodontics, a member of the Smile Generation family, in Roseville, CA answers this week’s questions.  One of our twitter followers asked: “What should we look for in a toothbrush?”  According to Dr. Patel, we should : “Choose a toothbrush with soft nylon bristles, which [...]

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Discover the hidden power of smiling

There is no denying that smiling is contagious. Ron Gutman, founder and CEO of HealthTap, a personalized health-info site and the organizer of TEDxSiliconValley, explores the hidden power of smiling in this talk.

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Don’t Deny a Dentist a Toothache Visit

You have been doing well.  You brush regularly, floss just about as often as you should, and visit the dentist every six months.  The health of your teeth is something you don’t have to worry about.  What about that nagging and increasingly painful feeling in your mouth?  Do you have a toothache but think it [...]

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Ask A Dentist: What do I do about my son’s teeth grinding?

A concerned parent posted on our Twitter: “My young son grinds his teeth in his sleep… is this bad for his teeth and what can I do about it?” Dr. James Mallory, one of our Smile Generation dentists, replied: Many parents in my practices are often concerned with their child grinding during sleep. There are [...]

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Talk to Your Dentist About Wisdom Teeth

Do you take a proactive or reactionary approach to your teeth?  Some people actively ask questions and engage their dentist when visiting, while others take a more passive approach.  A dentist will improve your mouth and smile regardless of your temperament, yet it may make you feel more at ease by asking your dentist questions [...]

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