Taking care of the smile is more than just brushing and flossing every day at home. It also includes routine treatments and visits with the dentist to keep bacteria, plaque, tartar, calculus, disease, and decay under control! At Schmitt Dental, we strongly encourage patients to participate in proactive approaches to their oral health by visiting […]
Dental plaque is a substance that can build up on the teeth. Plaque is sticky and soft, and creates a film that develops on the tooth enamel. This substance develops due to bacteria in the mouth. If you are not properly caring for your smile each day with routine brushing and flossing, you may notice […]
When patients are asked what makes them think of a healthy smile, they often bring up the whiteness and brilliance of natural teeth. Naturally discolored teeth or teeth that are stained due to foods and medications can make patients feel self-conscious when they flash their smile at others. This can dramatically reduce one’s confidence. With […]
Patients of the Brentwood and Clarksville, TN area with uneven, misaligned teeth may be embarrassed to talk to their dentist about orthodontic work. Fortunately, with continued advances in dentistry and orthodontics, patients now have choices they can make when it comes to realigning the teeth. At Schmitt Dental, patients can ask about Invisalign! What Is Invisalign? […]
We were thrilled to deliver donations to the Montgomery County Animal Shelter recently! There are so many adorable animals that need loving homes, and at Schmitt Dental, we sincerely believe in the importance of giving back when you can. Just look at their sweet faces!
Heart disease, or “cardiovascular disease,” is a condition that not only impacts millions of Americans, but is also the leading cause of death around the world. This condition greatly impacts one’s health, and can be prevented with proper health and wellness techniques. But did you know that your risk of cardiovascular disease can be increased […]
Clenching and grinding your teeth is more than just something you do during times of great stress or anxiety. For some people, this condition occurs all the time! Medically known as “bruxism,” this condition can be bothersome for many reasons. Clenching and grinding create serious oral health issues for most patients. It can contribute to: […]
Imperfections of the smile can cause patients to feel self-conscious about the appearance of their teeth. They may find themselves hiding their smile in social situations or avoiding conversations with friends and family. Patients no longer need to hide their smile, and can now smile in confidence with the use of porcelain veneers. What is […]