Westfield Smiles Blog

  • Four Tips for Back to School Success with Braces

    20 Mar 2017 | 0 Comments

    Patients going back to school with braces can simplify care by following these four tips.

  • Helping a Child Feel Comfortable Before Going to the Dentist

    20 Mar 2017 | 0 Comments

    From finding the right office to planning a post-visit reward, here are five ways to put children at ease before their visit to a pediatric dentist.

  • Hot Drinks Hurting Your Teeth? 5 Tips for Dealing With Sensitivity This Winter

    20 Mar 2017 | 0 Comments

    Category: FAQs, General, News

    Don't let sensitive teeth keep you from drinking hot beverages this winter. Change your toothpaste, brush softly, and avoid acids to eliminate tooth pain.

  • Top 4 Gifts of Love for Your Teeth

    20 Mar 2017 | 0 Comments

    There are a few gifts that will help you treat your teeth on Valentine's Day. Start with a pack of xylitol gum and end with a whitening treatment.

  • Top 4 Gifts of Love for Your Teeth

    20 Feb 2017 | 0 Comments

    There are a few gifts that will help you treat your teeth on Valentine's Day. Start with a pack of xylitol gum and end with a whitening treatment.

  • Making the Decision to Whiten Teeth

    03 Feb 2017 | 0 Comments

    When teeth aren't white enough, patients have a few options. Brightening a smile is possible, but consider the process to ensure it's best for you.

  • Guidelines for Correct Teeth Brushing

    24 Jan 2017 | 0 Comments

    A number of options exist when choosing a toothbrush. People can opt for either a manual or electric implement, depending on personal preference. Anyone with issues such as arthritis, which can reduce the range of motion and strength in hands, might choose an electric toothbrush to make it easier to clean the teeth. An electric model can make it easier to clean effectively. In any case, it's important not to get a brush with bristles that are too stiff, which can cause damage to the gums.

  • Tips for Preventing the Grinding of Teeth

    05 Jan 2017 | 0 Comments

    Grinding or clenching the teeth is known as "bruxism." Because this practice can result in dental problems, it's wise to prevent the habit, if possible.

  • Guidelines for Correct Teeth Brushing

    02 Dec 2016 | 0 Comments

    A number of options exist when choosing a toothbrush. People can opt for either a manual or electric implement, depending on personal preference. Anyone with issues such as arthritis, which can reduce the range of motion and strength in hands, might choose an electric toothbrush to make it easier to clean the teeth. An electric model can make it easier to clean effectively. In any case, it's important not to get a brush with bristles that are too stiff, which can cause damage to the gums.

  • Treat Teeth to 10 Superfoods

    15 Nov 2016 | 0 Comments

    Superfoods do more for the body than just improve health. By adding these delights to the diet, teeth and gums can benefit also.

  • Guidelines and Tips for the Best Oral Health

    02 Nov 2016 | 0 Comments

    Oral health takes daily time and effort. Here are a few guidelines and tips to ensure clean teeth that last a lifetime.

  • A Comparison of Floss Picks and Regular Floss

    24 Oct 2016 | 0 Comments

    Daily dental care is important—including flossing. It's crucial to compare products, like regular floss and picks, to decide which is better for cleaning.

  • Common Sleep Mistakes

    20 Oct 2016 | 0 Comments

    Difficulty going to sleep or staying asleep is a prevalent health problem. Addressing these five mistakes can lead to a more restful night's sleep.

  • Chewing Ice Can Damage Teeth

    07 Oct 2016 | 0 Comments

    Many people enjoy crunching on ice cubes after they enjoy a cold beverage. Dentists recommend avoiding this common habitual behavior to avoid dental damage.