What Can Oral Hygiene Do for My Oral Health?

Oral hygiene is strongly encouraged. Little did you know, oral hygiene is vital if you want a strong and healthy smile as well as a top-notch oral health. This is why your dentist, Dr. Jack Smalley, recommends brushing twice a day, flossing once a day, and rinsing daily. Doing these things can help you and your teeth and gums in... 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 function as a mild sedative that is most often inhaled... 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 a healthy, beautiful smile. Let's take a look! The main... 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 situation like this you’ll need to turn to a dentist... 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 are plenty of signs and symptoms to be on the... 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 and area of expertise here on our website through these... read more »