Why is a dental crown recommended?


What is a Dental Crown? A dental crown may be recommended for many reasons! Dental crowns restore more than just a broken tooth! This restorative solution can correct how you bite, eliminate any color variations, or create the entirely new smile you’ve always dreamed about! A dental crown restores a damaged tooth to its natural […]

Spread Smiles This Season


Great Smile Dental & Toys for Tots As this challenging year comes to an end, the Great Smile Dental family would like to spread positivity and joy! We are participating in Toys for Tots, a charity that collects new, unwrapped toys for those in need. We want to make sure every child can celebrate this […]

What to Expect

Reopening guidance for cleaning and disinfecting during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot of things about our daily lives. Your regular visits to the dentist have changed too! The American Dental Association has developed science-based guidance to dentists on extra steps they can take,    In addition to the strict infection control procedures we have always followed to help protect our patients […]

Measures to Keep Our Patients Healthy


  Preventative Measures to Keep Our Patients Healthy   Dear Patients, Our gold standards of care have risen even higher during this time! Hourly handle sterilizing All guest temperature checks before entering All guest mouth sanitizing before entering Employees temperature checks before entering All employees wearing masks The health and safety of our patients and […]

Dry Mouth and Oral Health


Dry Mouth and Your Oral Health Occasionally everyone experiences a dry mouth, it can happen at any time especially if you are feeling nervous or dehydrated.  Persistently having a dry mouth is known as xerostomia and results from inadequate saliva flow.  Saliva is the mouth’s first line of defense against tooth decay.  It helps to […]

Vaping and Oral Health

Vaping and oral health

Vaping and Oral Helth THE VAPING MISCONCEPTION Vaping has become increasingly popular over the last decade.  It is often viewed as a healthy alternative to smoking traditional tobacco cigarettes, but the truth is vaping can be just as damaging to your teeth, mouth, and body. SO WHAT IS VAPING? E-cigarettes or vapes, deliver nicotine to […]

Love Your Teeth With These Valentine’s Treats


Valentines Day Recipes for Dental Health Valentines Day is the time for love and romance. It’s also  packed with red hearts, sweet notes, and yummy treats. Many popular Valentine’s food are super sugary and not so great for our teeth. Show your teeth some love this Valentines Day with these healthy recipes. 𝓨𝓸𝓰𝓾𝓻𝓽 𝓓𝓲𝓹𝓹𝓮𝓭 𝓞𝓶𝓫𝓻𝓮 𝓢𝓽𝓻𝓪𝔀𝓫𝓮𝓻𝓻𝓲𝓮𝓼 […]

Zygomatic Implants

Dental Implants

𝐙𝐘𝐆𝐎𝐌𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐂 𝐈𝐌𝐏𝐋𝐀𝐍𝐓𝐒 If you have been told that you are not a candidate for dental implants due to bone loss there is another solution.  Zygomatic implants are beneficial to patients that have experienced severe bone loss.  In most cases we are able to give patients same day teeth significantly reducing the time, expense, and the number of surgeries compared to regular […]

What is a Night Guard?


Night Guard for Dental Health The temporomandibular joints, called TMJ, are the joints and jaw muscles that make it possible to open and close your mouth. Located on each side of the head, your TMJ works together when you chew, speak or swallow and include muscles and ligaments as well as the jaw bone. Each […]