How Smoking Increases the Risk of Oral Cancer
posted: Jul. 27, 2021.Cigarette smoke contains more than 6,000 chemicals, and at least 200 of those chemicals are known to be harmful to your health. When smoke is inhaled, moist oral tissues are Read more
posted: Jul. 20, 2021.Let’s talk about mouthguards and night guards—two crucial appliances that protect your teeth and jaw. We could talk about how important a mouthguard is when you lead an active life. Mouthguards Read more
How do I know if I need a root canal?
posted: Jul. 13, 2021.Tooth decay affects everyone, with studies reporting that 92% of adults have had a cavity at one point in their lifetime. In more serious instances of tooth decay, however, the Read more
Tell us about your summer!
posted: Jul. 06, 2021.The dog days of summer are upon us, and what better time for the doctor and our team to ask our patients about their summer! Whether you visited our nation’s capital, Read more
Happy Fourth of July
posted: Jun. 29, 2021.Every year, Americans all over the world celebrate the birth of the country and its independence on the Fourth of July. There are countless ways that people celebrate and they Read more
What did the first dentures look like?
posted: Jun. 22, 2021.Remember hearing about George Washington and his wooden choppers? Not his tools for cutting down cherry trees, but his false teeth. Actually, George’s teeth were made of ivory but were so Read more
Relax with Sedation Dentistry
posted: Jun. 15, 2021.the doctor and our team at Island City Smiles understand that many of our patients have a fear of dentistry. You may be concerned about experiencing pain from sensitive teeth Read more
Don’t Like Flossing? Try One Of These Methods and Get Those Gums in Shape!
posted: May 23, 2018.When it comes to dental floss, what’s the best kind? If you ask a dentist, they’ll tell you the best dental floss is the floss you’ll actually use! That could be Read more