Smiles at France

Cosmetic, Restorative, Implant and Preventive Dentistry


Dental Lifeline Network, formerly Donated Dental, just released its annual report for the State of Minnesota (click on orange button halfway down). It highlights the dentistry that has been donated by its volunteer dentists and dental laboratory partners to people who do not qualify for State assistance but lack the means for care. Many are disabled in some manner. For last year, 429 dentists and 109 dental laboratories (labs make our...

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Keeping Your Teeth Healthy

Keeping Your Teeth Healthy


Posted By on Apr 25, 2017

Your dental hygienist and parents have had always emphasized on the importance of maintaining good oral health and keeping your teeth healthy. When you brush and floss regularly, it does much more than keeping your teeth clean. When you maintain a proper schedule, and ensure that your teeth are clean and healthy, you are also preventing many serious diseases. The Importance of Healthy Teeth Keeping your teeth healthy can help in...

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TMD Problems and How to Prevent Them

TMD Problems and How to Prevent Them


Posted By on Mar 15, 2017

Studies show that over 15% adults in the United States suffer from chronic facial pain. The most common of these pains include jaw pain, earaches, and headaches. And these pains have been linked to temporomandibular disorders (TMD). These disorders occur in the temporomandibular joints located on the side of your head. Read on to learn more about TMD problems and how you can prevent them. What is TMD? Temporomandibular disorders or...

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The Importance of a Smile

The Importance of a Smile


Posted By on Mar 2, 2017

“A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.” Phyllis Diller Why You Should Smile More It is said that the very act of smiling can make you feel happier and better inside. And, don’t forget that smiling is contagious, it can also make others feel better. Scientists have confirmed that your facial expressions can have an influence on your feelings. Smiling not only helps reinforce feelings of happiness, it can...

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What to Eat for Healthy Teeth

What to Eat for Healthy Teeth


Posted By on Jan 19, 2017

They say “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” So for those who are looking for strong teeth, one of the questions is, “What to eat for healthy teeth?” When it comes to maintaining healthy teeth, eating good things is very important. Instead of focusing on the negative – things you shouldn’t eat too often – we’re going to take a look at the types of food and drink that promote healthy teeth. Food...

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Dental Implants: An Appealing Solution

Dental Implants: An Appealing Solution


Posted By on Nov 16, 2016

What are dental implants and when are they needed? A stray elbow in basketball or gum disease may cause you to lose a tooth or group of teeth. If you or family members are ever in this position, dental implants provide an appealing alternative to rejuvenate dental health and a smile. An Introduction to Dental Implants What are Dental Implants? Dental implants are replacement tooth roots in the shape of posts that are placed in your...

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Looking for a way to brighten up your smile? Brushing your teeth and flossing are two ways to keep your teeth healthy and white. But, what if that’s not enough? For a variety of reasons, a person’s teeth don’t always look white and bright. Why do Teeth Change Color? Drinking coffee, wine or tea, tobacco use, medications and aging are just some of the reasons for teeth to move from their natural white color. A single factor or a...

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How to Choose a Cosmetic Dentist to Enhance Your Smile Do you hesitate before you smile? Do you feel your smile doesn’t represent you in the best light on the job or in social situations? Are you less confident about your appearance when you smile? Do you cover your mouth with your hand when you speak? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you might be thinking of visiting a cosmetic dentist. These thoughts might cross your...

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Much like with any other part of life, information is invaluable when dealing with an oral health situation. Exploring the thoughts and opinions of experienced dental professionals, as well as the similar experiences of people just like yourself may be helpful when attempting to make treatment decisions. At Smiles at France, we very much believe in sharing information, advice and experiences with individuals and patients seeking...

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