Why You Should Avoid These Poor Dental Habits

Even if you brush and floss your teeth daily, but these practices may not be enough to prevent tooth decay if you have a lot of poor dental habits. We offer four reasons why you should avoid these poor dental habits. High Sugar Intake Cavities often develop when you chew... Read more »

Fundamental Facts about Nitrous Oxide

Over the past several decades, dentists have begun to use nitrous oxide can be used to help relax patients who suffer from ailments like dental anxiety. For a better understanding of nitrous oxide, here are some fundamental facts: - Nitrous oxide is a combination of nitrogen and oxygen which can... Read more »

Win the Battle Against Tooth Decay With These Daily Oral Hygiene Tips

With all of the tools available for a healthy smile, cavities are still the most common chronic disease of childhood. To help you win the fight against tooth decay, our Jack O. Smalley, DDS team in Farmington, New Mexico would like to recommend the following tips to help you create... Read more »

Maintaining Your Professionally Whitened Smile

Drinking dark beverages and soft drinks each day can gradually cause dental stains to develop on your teeth. As this continues to occur, the shades of yellow, tan, or gray on your teeth will likely prove too significant to be removed by the whitening products sold in stores. In a... Read more »

Advice About Bruxism

Are you experiencing any symptoms associated with bruxism? If you are not aware, bruxism is an oral health disorder commonly connected with the grinding and clenching of your teeth. Unfortunately, most cases of bruxism occur when you are asleep, so you may not even know it is occurring. However, there... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Jack O. Smalley, DDS, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry... Read more »