Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Soft Foods for Braces: Ham and Corn Au Gratin Recipe

Corn-on-the-cob is a no-no for people with braces. Besides whole apples, corn-on-the-cob tops the list of things your dentist will tell you to never eat while you are wearing dental work. The reason being, that biting into a corn cob can rip your brackets right off. So, to curb your... Read more »

Help Your TMJ’s

Do you know how to help your TMJ’s? If not, that’s OK because we can help you! Your TMJ’s, also known as temporomandibular joints, are an essential function in your life to eat or talk. If your TMJ’s are causing you trouble, then the critical thing to keep in mind... Read more »

Tips for Helping Your Child Feel Comfortable in the Dental Chair

If your child tends to feel nervous or anxious in the dental chair, our dentists, Dr. Ray Snider & Associates, have some tips that can help you change that. The more positive appointment your child has, the better. To help your child feel calm, comfortable and relaxed during their appointments,... Read more »

Provide Your Smile Extra Support With Dental Floss

In order to enhance your smile, you should always take the necessary steps to eradicate any symptoms of dental erosion or plaque buildup. Acids in your mouth constantly wear away your tooth enamel, so it is important to make sure you're cleaning out your mouth as much as possible. This... Read more »

Oral Health Outlines: Cold and Flu Season

To help eliminate oral health risks from your life, regular routines are necessary. Even if you receive a professional cleaning every 6 months from your dentist, it doesn't mean you will need to eliminate your brushing and flossing routines from your everyday life. You need to brush twice a day... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Improvements: Halitosis Treatment/Prevention

To help treat bad breath, always practice effective oral health choices. This means you need to take care of your mouth by cleaning it every day. Numerous treatments and procedures are available, and you can hone your skills over time to make your techniques more effective. Furthermore, you can improve... Read more »