Tag Archives: dentistry

Smile Generation Dentists Travel Abroad to Serve Those in Need

On June 21, seven members of The Smile Generation family embarked on a trip to the Mission at Natuvu Creek on the island of Vanua Levu, Fiji’s second largest island, to provide free dentistry to those in need. During their 4-day visit to the Mission, the team of dentists and staff members helped children and adults in […]

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ADA Releases Survey Results

A Survey with Teeth: Most of us have no idea what we’re talking about when it comes to dental habits and oral health The Chicago Tribune posted the results of an American Dental Association (ADA) survey. The release of the survey results coincides with the launch of the website mouthhealthy.org, which aims to bring “oral […]

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Ask A Dentist: What is Oral Sedation?

Question: “When should one ask for oral sedation? Should I ask for it?” Answer: “If you are nervous and feel anxious about going to the dentist or receiving needed dental treatment, then you should ask for some type of sedation technique. There are many ways to treat anxiety. Nitrous oxide is convenient and is an […]

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Ask A Dentist – What is Periodontal Disease?

This week,  someone asked our dentist:  “I was told that I couldn’t have a regular cleaning because I have periodontal disease. What is that? And what kind of cleaning can I have?”  Dr. Mallory, a Smile Generation-approved dentist, based in Arizona replied: Periodontal Disease is a bacterial infection in the gums,which causes inflammation and loss […]

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Ask a Dentist – What about implants?

This week,  one of our Twitter followers asked us:  “I would like to replace a missing tooth with an implant? What are considerations for having this done?”  Dr. James Mallory, one of our Smile Generation-approved dentists, had this to say. “Implants are an excellent option for replacing missing teeth. As a matter of fact, it […]

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4 Ways to Celebrate National Dentist Day

Dentists make us smile.  Here are some ideas to celebrate National Dentist Day: Tell your dentist thank you – give him a smile, a card or an ecard. Make a dental appointment if you haven’t been to see the dentist in a while. Commit to better oral health habits – brush and floss regularly Flash […]

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Smile Generation-approved Offices Hold Food Drive

Hamner Dental Group, Winery Estate Dental Group, Hemet Dental Group, Gateway Dental Group of Eastvale, Grove Dental Group, Main Street Dental Group, N. Rancho Cucamonga Dental Group, South Corona Dental Group, San Jacinto Smiles, Mira Loma Smiles, and Monet Dental Group – all Smile Generation approved offices, are holding a Food Drive to benefit the […]

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Smile Generation partners with Communities in Schools of Southern Nevada

Studies show that over 133 students drop out of school every school day and only 45% of Nevada’s high school students graduate. During the past year the Smile Generation-affiliated offices in the Nevada Region partnered with Communities in Schools of Southern Nevada (CIS) to provide community support which helps students feel enriched, empowered and help […]

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Ask a Dentist: Root Canals and Broken Teeth

Question: Mark H asked us on Facebook: “I have an old root canal, and the tooth has broken in half, what can I do, and could you help me…..please help” Dr. Matthew Darbro, DDS of Glendora Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics, a Smile Generation-approved offices is this month’s featured dentist in our “Ask A Dentist” column. […]

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Ask a Dentist: Replacing a Porcelain Bridge

Rob B, a follower of the Smile Generation on Facebook asks:  Can a small hole in a porcelain bridge be repaired without replacing the entire bridge?  Dr. Jack Gorman of Gateway Dental Group in Folsom, CA answers the question in this video. The video was shot during the Annual American Dental Association (ADA) Session in […]

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