Assure A Smile http://www.assureasmile.com News, Tips, and Articles about Miami Dentistry Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:00:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 4 Habits That Wreck Your Teeth http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/habits-that-wreck-your-teeth/ http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/habits-that-wreck-your-teeth/#respond Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:00:15 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3388 Good dental habits can play a huge role in the health of your teeth and gums, as well as improve your overall health and well-being. Conversely, there are plenty of bad habits which can be devastating to your teeth and oral health. Many of us engage in bad habits almost unconsciously, and we may not...

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Best Dental Care for Kids http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/dental-care-for-kids/ http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/dental-care-for-kids/#respond Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:00:21 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3384 Nothing is more important to parents than the health and well-being of their children. Every mom and dad will do everything they can to ensure that their kids are safe, happy, and on their way to a bright future. When it comes to their kids’ oral health, the things parents do today to instill healthy...

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What are the Benefits of Invisalign? http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/what-are-the-benefits-of-invisalign/ Mon, 10 Jul 2017 15:00:40 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3382 Being a tween or teen can be hard. You want to fit in, you become more self-conscious about your appearance, and you start to care about how you are seen by others. For decades, braces, retainers, and other orthodontia have been the bane of kids’ existence. “Uncomfortable, cumbersome, and metallic contraptions in my mouth 24...

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4 Types of Mercury-Free Dental Implant Materials http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/4-types-of-mercury-free-dental-implant-materials/ Mon, 03 Jul 2017 15:00:58 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3377 Silver fillings (dental amalgam) are prepared with liquid mercury. Liquid mercury is extremely harmful to our health. Period. That is why we practice mercury-free dentistry at Assure A Smile. That is also why the last few decades have seen tremendous advancements in alternatives to silver fillings. When we remove mercury fillings, we can replace them...

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Assure a Smile Currently Testing New Mercury Vapor Monitor to Further Enhance Patient Wellness and Safety http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/assure-a-smile-currently-testing-new-mercury-vapor-monitor-to-further-enhance-patient-wellness-and-safety/ Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:00:23 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3373 There is simply no denying that mercury poses a toxic threat to humans and our environment. Study after study has shown that excessive mercury exposure can lead to a wide range of health problems in children and adults. That is why we emphasize mercury-free dentistry so much, and that is why we work to ensure...

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Energy Medicine, Teeth Meridians, and Electro-Acupuncture According to Voll http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/energy-medicine-teeth-meridians-and-electro-acupuncture-according-to-voll/ Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:00:38 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3369 At Assure A Smile, we take a holistic approach to dentistry that remains aware of how the teeth and gums are intricately connected to the entire body. Diagnosis, treatment, and care is based on patients’ needs given these connections. One way the body demonstrates its interconnected essence is through its natural energy flow. Far from...

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The Link Between Stress, Cortisol and Periodontitis http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/link-stress-cortisol-periodontitis/ Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:24:25 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3359 The holistic dentistry we practice at Assure A Smile is premised on the idea that oral health cannot and should not be viewed in isolation from other aspects of our health. Problems elsewhere in the body can lead to serious problems with your teeth and gums, and treating the symptoms without addressing the cause of...

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3 Reasons to Increase Your Water Intake http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/3-reasons-to-increase-your-water-intake/ Mon, 29 May 2017 20:00:21 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3348 If you don’t drink any water, you won’t be around for long. If you don’t drink enough water, you can be causing yourself a number of unnecessary health problems. Dehydration or underhydration can lead to digestive or circulatory issues, result in weight gain, and create a general feeling a fatigue and lethargy. But inadequate water...

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What Causes Bad Breath? http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/bad-breath-causes/ Mon, 22 May 2017 20:00:12 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3339 Every minute of every day, our mouths are busy taking care of essential business, like breathing, swallowing, eating, and drinking. Our mouths’ workload also includes talking and maybe the occasional kiss. But those last two activities, in particular, can be embarrassing and uncomfortable if you suffer from bad breath. Halitosis is common – the factors...

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How to Reduce Your Mercury Exposure http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/how-to-reduce-your-mercury-exposure/ Mon, 15 May 2017 20:00:23 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3337 We may still be learning the full extent to which mercury exposure causes significant health problems, but there is simply no denying that mercury poses a toxic threat to humans and our environment. Study after study has shown that excessive mercury exposure can lead to a wide range of health problems in children and adults;...

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