Cooley Smiles Blog
At Cooley Smiles, we are committed to delivering highly personalized, exceptional care that addresses all of your oral health needs. Part of the care that we deliver is ongoing education not only for our staff, but to offer our patients the latest health information available. Check back every two weeks for updated blog posts on various dental topics. Have a topic that you would like to know more about? Email us and your idea might be the next featured blog post!
Nutrition and Oral Health
What is Enamel Hypoplasia?
When Do I Need a Crown?
The Link Between Dry Mouth and Alcohol
What Happens During a Root Canal Procedure?
A Tongue Piercing Can Leave Your Teeth and Gums in Peril
What Causes Translucent Teeth and How to Fix It
Common Mistakes Adults Make When Caring for Their Teeth
Are There Any Foods that Reduce the Chance of Getting a Cavity?
Stress Can Damage Both Your Gums and Your Teeth
Can Snoring Damage Your Teeth?
Are Dental Picks Better than Flossing?
Benefits Your Mouth Gets When You Use a Water Flosser Each Day
Before Flu Season Starts Each Year, You May Want Some Extra Toothbrushes On Hand
Vegetables are Snacks Your Teeth Really Appreciate
Are Numb Teeth Normal
Why You Want to Avoid Using Mouthwash with Alcohol
Allergy Meds Can Damage Your Teeth Here is How to Protect Them
Is There a Point to Developing Biofilm?
Snacks That Look Healthy but Are Harmful to Your Teeth
Call Us Right Away If Biting Down Hurts
Best Tips When Caring for Aging Teeth of a Loved One
How Does Resin Protect Your Teeth?
Does the Mouth Need Biofilm?
Do Any Foods Remove Dental Stains?
Did You Know Stress Can Make Your Teeth Hurt?
Can the Enamel of Your Teeth Be Restored Once Lost?
Common Reasons for Tooth Pain That Are Totally Avoidable
4 Worst Items to Consume for Good Oral Health
Are There Natural Dark Spots on Your Teeth That May Not Be Cavities?
Are Oral Burns Something to Worry About?
Avoid These Common Toothache Causing Foods
Why You Need to Tell Us if Your Teeth Become Sensitive to Hot or Cold
What to Do if You Notice a Sore on Your Gums That Will Not Go Away
Mouth Guards Can Improve the Quality of Your Sleep
How Often Can We Whiten Your Teeth Safely?
Best Foods to Keep Cavities Away
Are Yellow Produce Options as Good for Your Teeth as Greens?
Causes of Mouth Sores You Should Be Aware Of
Can Implants Give Your Face a Younger Appearance?
Reasons We Need to Check Dental Chips for Signs of a Problem
How to Prepare Your Smile for Upcoming Photo Events
Always Store Any Avulsed Tooth in Milk Until You Get to Our Office
3 Easy Ways of Fixing Gaps in Your Teeth
Is Dental Bonding Your Best Restorative Option?
Why You May Sometimes Wake Up with Painful Teeth
Signs You Have a Cavity Developing in Your Mouth
How to Improve Your Oral Health While at Work
Does College Life Impact Your Oral Health?
Do Your Teeth Impact How Often Your Sinuses Hurt?
Are There Any Supplements That Can Boost Your Oral Health?
Are There Any Dairy Products That Hurt Your Teeth More Than Helping?
Your Teeth Would Be Healthier if You Ate Crunchy Vegetables Daily
Your Teeth Need Plenty of Vitamin D to Stay Strong
Having Some Dentures and Some Original Teeth Provides Stability
Foods You Never Want to Eat Following Dental Procedures
You Never Want to Live with Dry Mouth
Why Your Teeth Need Trimming Prior to Getting Veneers
Top 5 Causes of Tooth Sensitivity
The Functions of Saliva
How Should You Get Your Smile Ready for an Upcoming Wedding?
Are Sugar Substitutes Better for Your Teeth Than Real Sugar?
What Type of Gum is Safest for Good Oral Health?
What to Remember When Setting Dental Goals
When is Dental Bonding the Best Restorative Solution?
What Happens to Your Teeth Prior to Getting Dental Veneers?
What is Bite Disease?
How the Inflammation of Gum Disease Can Affect the Heart
A Mouthwash with Alcohol Can Make Your Oral Health Worse
3 Ways Your Mouth Could Benefit from Power Flossers
Dangers of Using Too Little Toothpaste
Can You Tell If You Get a Cavity Around a Current Filling?
What to Do When Your Tooth Cannot Be Restored to a Healthy State
Are Your Teeth Moving Around?
Dry Mouth Problems Can Exist Just From Snoring
Does Flossing Really Improve Your Oral Health That Much?
Benefits of Essential Oils when it comes to your Oral Health
Beauty Benefits of Dental Implants
Benefits of Trying an Electric Flosser
Benefits of Eating Cheese on a Daily Basis
Pros and Cons of Chewing Gum Regularly
How to Protect Your Mouth if You Breathe with an Open Mouth
If You Get Nervous At the Dentist, Read Up on Your Procedures First
If a Tooth Gets Extracted, Consider Drinking Lots of Coconut Water After
Benefits Your Mouth Gets When You Drink Tea
Avoid Orange Lipstick if You Want Whiter Teeth
You Need to See Your Dentist After Delivering Your Baby and Here Is Why
You Need to Always Sleep with Your Mouth Closed
Foods to Make Your Breath Smell Pleasant After Every Meal
Effects of Vaping on Your Oral Health
Decreasing Your Gag Reflex During Dental Appointments
Danger of Using Your Toothbrush for More than Three Months
Could Your Teeth Be the Source of Your Migraines?
Common Causes of Enamel Loss
Can Your Makeup Make Your Teeth Appear Whiter?
Can You Brush Too Often? YES!
Things to Remember if a Filling Comes Loose
Protecting Your Veneers Takes a Consistent Effort
Can Gum Disease Cause Asthma?
Can Caffeinated Water Help Protect Your Teeth?
Fiber and Your Mouth - Learn How Much It Helps
Extra Times You Need to Switch Out Your Toothbrush
The Relationship Between Cold Sores and Oral Health
The Options You May Be Facing with a Jaw Ache
Do Adults Need Dental Sealants?
Are Cough Drops Bad For Your Teeth?
Do the Sugars in Milk Hurt Your Teeth as Much as Other Sugars Do?
Common Problems with Fillings and How to Fix Them
Do Hot Drinks Hurt Your Teeth?
Dehydration Can Cause A Myriad of Mouth Problems
Is Your Tooth Dead?
Is Your Smile Suffering from a Midlife Crisis?
Folic Acid during Pregnancy Could Prevent Cleft Palate and Lips
Don't Let Warmer Weather Harm Your Dental Health
Your Dental Hygiene Travel Checklist
Your Body's Natural Defenses for the Teeth
Why Do You Need a Crown after a Root Canal?
Why Are My Teeth Moving Out of Position?
Four Important Questions You Should Be Asking Your Dentist
Four Beverages that Are Causing Your Bad Breath
Juice and Soda are Major Causes of Tooth Erosion
Can White Wine Cause Tooth Discoloration?
Drinking Strong Coffee Can Lead to Strong Teeth
Don't Let the Holidays Aggravate Your TMJ Pain
4 Dental Apps that Can Improve Your Oral Health
What You Need to Know About Dental Pulp Diseases
Fix Your Sensitive Teeth to Enjoy Cold Treats
Can You Whiten Dental Veneers?
Ways to Decrease Sensitivity so You Can Enjoy Summer Treats
The Reasons Your Whole Head Hurts When You Have a Toothache
3 Reasons to Put that Soda Down
Pregnancy and Tooth Decay: Why you Should be Worried
Simple Ways to Get Kids to Skip the Candy
Things to Consider Before Teeth Whitening
How to Handle a Dental Emergency on Vacation
How Stress Affects your Dental Health
The Top Reasons to Chew Sugarless Gum
The Benefits Of The Dental Bridge
How Medications Can Cause Dry Mouth
General Dental Exam: What is the Big Deal?
Why Taylor Hicks Wishes He Wore a Mouthguard
Is Mouthwash Enough to Beat Bad Breath?