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The Benefits of Implant Dentures

The Benefits of Implant Dentures

If you are missing all or nearly all of your upper and/or lower teeth, dentures are generally the best option for tooth replacement. Conventional dentures are removable and form a seal through suction with your gums. A skilled dentist can create comfortable and natural-looking conventional dentures and this is a great option for many patients. … Continue reading “The Benefits of Implant Dentures”

Using a Dental Implant for Tooth Replacement

Using a Dental Implant for Tooth Replacement

Losing a tooth can have a serious negative impact on your oral health and self-esteem. Luckily, modern dentistry makes it possible to restore your smile. There are two main options for the replacement of a single tooth: a bridge or a dental implant with a crown. A bridge attaches to the two natural teeth on … Continue reading “Using a Dental Implant for Tooth Replacement”

In-Office Membership vs. Dental Insurance

In-Office Membership vs. Dental Insurance

At Smith Dentalworks, we want to help you improve and maintain your oral health. We accept a variety of payment methods and are happy to assist you in determining the best way to pay for your treatment. While we are an insurance-friendly practice, we also accept patients who do not have insurance. To help reduce … Continue reading “In-Office Membership vs. Dental Insurance”

What Bruxism Is and How We Treat It

What Bruxism Is and How We Treat It

Bruxism is when you clench or grind your teeth unconsciously. Occasional grinding is common and not usually a cause for concern, but if your bruxism is more severe it can cause serious damage. If you tend to grind your teeth at night, this can also interrupt your sleep and impact your health. More information about … Continue reading “What Bruxism Is and How We Treat It”

How We Clean and Sanitize Our Dental Clinic

How We Clean and Sanitize Our Dental Clinic

At Smith Dentalworks, we have always stayed up to date with the latest sterilization protocols to protect everyone who enters our dental clinic. Following recommendations from the American Dental Association (ADA), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and other trusted organizations allows us to ensure that we are practicing dentistry as safely as possible. As we … Continue reading “How We Clean and Sanitize Our Dental Clinic”

What to Expect from your Dentist Appointment

What to Expect from your Dentist Appointment

We hope this post finds you all healthy and safe. At Smith Dentalworks, we love what we do, and helping care for our patients brings great joy to our lives. The health and safety of our team, patients, family members, and community have always been a priority. During the current situation regarding COVID-19, we have … Continue reading “What to Expect from your Dentist Appointment”

How to Fix Crooked Teeth

How to Fix Crooked Teeth

Crooked teeth are more than just a cosmetic concern. They can have a large impact on your dental and oral health. This is because they can make it harder to properly clean your teeth. This could potentially contribute to tooth decay. Misaligned teeth can also affect your bite, which can cause increased wear to your … Continue reading “How to Fix Crooked Teeth”

All About Our Dental Laser

All About Our Dental Laser

At Smith Dentalworks, we are committed to providing our patients with comfortable dental care using the most innovative treatment options available. One example of the technology we use in our office is the Solea®️ Laser. This unique tool can replace the outdated drill in many procedures and makes dentistry pain-free. When we use our dental … Continue reading “All About Our Dental Laser”

The Benefits of Solea Laser Dentistry in Oro Valley, AZ

The Benefits of Solea Laser Dentistry in Oro Valley, AZ

Imagine visiting a dental office that doesn’t use drills for many procedures, where most treatment is pain-free without the need for dental anesthetics and that frustrating numb feeling? Welcome to Smith Dentalworks, located in Oro Valley, AZ! How can it be possible to do dental procedures without drills or numbing anesthetics? With the Solea dental … Continue reading “The Benefits of Solea Laser Dentistry in Oro Valley, AZ”