People First and the Importance of Culture

It’s hard to stand out in the field of dentistry. Any dentist you decide to give your business to can clean your teeth, take x-rays, and fix minor problems for you. So, what separates a good dentist from a great dentist?   Patient-Focused Care. Former head coach of the Ohio State football team, Woody Hayes, […]

Why Your Kids Need Their Own Dentist

You’ve probably learned by now that not all dentists are created equally. Some dentists are more skilled at certain procedures. Some are better equipped to accommodate those with dental anxiety or fear. And pediatric dentists are thoroughly trained and highly skilled in caring for children and those with special needs.   While it might seem […]

Newest Technologies in Dentistry

Here at Elite Smiles, we’re proud to offer the latest in cutting-edge dental technology. We are constantly striving for more efficient and durable solutions to keeping patients smiling for a lifetime. Here are just a few of the advanced solutions that we offer.   Ceramic Reconstruction. Traditionally, when a patient needed a crown or partial […]

10 Habits for Outstanding Oral Hygiene

Outstanding oral hygiene greatly contributes to the long-term health of your teeth and gums. Keeping your teeth strong and healthy means incorporating healthy habits into your daily routine. Here are 10 habits I recommend for maintaining a healthy mouth, beautiful smile, and fresh breath.   Flossing. Though it’s often overlooked, cleaning between your teeth is […]

Halloween Candy and Dental Hygiene: How You Can Have Both

For kids, Halloween is all about costumes, candy, and fun! Ghosts and goblins aren’t the only monsters lurking around on All Hallows’ Eve﹘ bad bacteria in your mouth can be a menace to your oral health. So, what can you do to keep your teeth (and your kids’ teeth) healthy during the official holiday of […]

5 Ways To Improve Your Dental Hygiene In Your Everyday Routine

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, and we’re looking at a few little changes you can make that will improve your dental health without interfering with your usual routine.   Switch Your Snacks. Sugary or starchy snacks don’t do your teeth any good. You’ve probably heard by now﹘ sugar is not good for your teeth. […]

What Are the Effects of Alcohol and Cigarettes on Your Teeth?

Whether it’s sugar or reality television, we all have our vices. Some vices are worse for your oral health (and total health) than others. Alcohol and tobacco have been human vices for a very long time. We all know these aren’t considered elements of a healthy lifestyle, but what exactly are the negative effects of […]

Clean Teeth, Healthy Mind

The health of your mouth is a reflection of your total body wellness. Cardiovascular disease, lung conditions, and diabetes have all been linked to oral health. But, what does the health of your teeth and gums have to do with your brain? Is there a connection between healthy teeth and a healthy mind?    In […]

Keys to Confidence: Could your smile be holding you back from achieving your dreams?

One of the things I love most about my job is the positive impact a smile can have on a person’s life. I’ve had patients come in for a smile makeover and leave happier than they’ve ever been. I’ve also had patients call just to thank me and tell me how their new smile is […]