How Vaping Can Hurt Your Dental Health

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The use of electronic nicotine delivery systems (or e-cigarettes) is increasing. At Decatur Smiles in Decatur AL, we are concerned about the oral health risks of vaping. What is vaping? Vaping is an alternative to cigarette smoking Instead of smoking a cigarette, users inhale vapor through an electronic device that contains nicotine The full, long-term…

Bad Breath Treatment At Decatur Smiles

Bad Breath Treatment at Decatur Smiles

Do you suspect that you have bad breath? At Decatur Smiles in Decatur AL, we can help. Bacteria that live in your mouth cause the bad smell. Breath mints and mouthwashes do not cure bad breath, they only mask the symptoms. Proper oral hygiene can cure many cases of bad breath. However, in some cases,…

7 Steps For A Healthy Smile

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“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” When Benjamin Franklin said that he meant fire safety. But like all timeless quotes, it applies to many more aspects of modern life. At Decatur Smiles in Decatur AL, we apply it to dental health. Keeping your smile beautiful and healthy is done most effectively…

Decatur Smiles Guide To Healthy Tooth Enamel

Decatur Smiles Guide To Healthy Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel is one of the strongest substances in the body, but it is neither indestructable nor renewable. It’s important to brush and floss daily, and have regualr checkups at Decatur Smiles in Decatur AL. We recommend using a toothbrush with soft bristles. Use it  after every meal to gently clean away food particles. It…

Are You Smiling?

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The importance of brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day is something we emphasize to all of our patients. Along with regular checkups and cleanings at Decatur Smiles in Decatur AL, it’s the best way to maintain your beautiful smile. A good dental hygiene routine, something you do every single day without fail, is…

Twice A Year!

At Decatur Smiles in Decatur AL, we say it all the time: see us at twice a year for a cleaning and checkup. And happily, most of our patients are really good about making and keeping those appointments. It’s the best way to stay on top of their dental health. As important as healthy teeth…

Health Habits To Keep You Smiling

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In this post from Decatur Smiles in Decatur AL, we focus on behaviors that influence dental health. Of course, effective brushing and flossing are two important habits for healthy teeth, but there are many more things we can do to keep a healthy smile. Diet Do’s Do eat a nutritious diet with a variety of…