Oral hygiene tips for National Oral Health Month

Oral hygiene tips for National Oral Health Month

September is National Oral Health Month! What better time to make extra effort to take care of your mouth? Not only is good oral hygiene important to having healthy teeth and gums, but it may also lower your risk of chronic diseases. Find out how you to keep your...

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The benefits of dental bonding

The benefits of dental bonding

It’s rare to be born with a perfect set of teeth or to go through life without needing some type of cosmetic dental procedure. Sometimes, with age, teeth become worn down, damaged or yellow despite practising good oral hygiene. Luckily, the improvements and science...

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How a mouthguard can treat bruxism

How a mouthguard can treat bruxism

Even though we have come a long way with dental restoration technologies, nothing compares to your preserving natural smile. At Smith and Van Lierop Dentistry, we encourage our patients to take preventative measures to protect their teeth. This is why we recommend...

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Why teeth whitening is safer than you think

Why teeth whitening is safer than you think

Most of us dream of flashing a gorgeous white smile. Unfortunately, not all of us have natural pearly whites. Luckily, teeth whitening procedures offer you a whiter and brighter smile in a short amount of time.  You may have wondered if teeth whitening procedures...

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Misconceptions about dental implants

Misconceptions about dental implants

Dental implants are a series of metal frames posts that are surgically positioned into the jawbone of a patient by a dental professional. Once in place, teeth can be mounted onto these posts- offering a secure, comfortable and permanent solution for people with...

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Maintaining oral hygiene with braces

Maintaining oral hygiene with braces

If you wear braces, you’re probably used to getting food stuck in them. That’s just part of the whole experience. Braces can make it hard to maintain your oral hygiene. You need to take extra care to protect your teeth from staining, decay, and gum disease. Let's take...

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Preventative Care: Why it’s so important

Preventative Care: Why it’s so important

Many studies have linked the state of your oral health to the state of your overall health. Having a good oral health routine and getting regular checkups aren't just good to do, they could save your life. Teaching your kids a thorough, comprehensive oral health...

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Keeping You Safe During COVID-19

Keeping You Safe During COVID-19

Smith and van Lierop Dentistry is happy to announce that as of May 4th, we are once again open for clinical appointments (fillings, crowns, implants, extractions, etc.). Please contact us to book your appointment. If you had an appointment scheduled during the...

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How to choose an effective toothpaste

How to choose an effective toothpaste

The dental hygiene aisles in shops carry a variety of products. There are over 40 brands of toothpaste available in the market, and each offers a different dental solution to the next. Do all these products have the same results on teeth? And how can you know which...

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