How Good Oral Health May Prevent Breast Cancer

  Do you notice an increase in pink every October? From politicians to football players to community members, the color seems to pop up everywhere! Since 1985, when National Breast Cancer Awareness Month was founded, October has been designated as a time to increase awareness of this deadly disease. Pink ribbons – and pink in […]

Flossing: Important or Not? [Infographic]

  There has recently been some controversy over the importance of flossing – is flossing really necessary to maintain healthy teeth? Despite conflicting reports, dentists defend keeping flossing a priority. Don’t toss your floss into the trash just yet – there are several sound reasons to keep flossing a part of your daily oral care routine. According […]

You can maintain healthy teeth while traveling with these essential tips.

8 Tips to Maintain Healthy Teeth While Traveling

What are your travel plans this summer? Whether you’re planning a long weekend at the beach, a rustic camping adventure, or an international getaway, no doubt you’re excited about your upcoming escape. The house-sitter is booked, your bags are packed…but do you have everything you need to maintain healthy teeth while traveling? It can be easy […]

Nutrition and Oral Health in our Kids!

March is National Nutrition Month and in honor of this, Smiles Northwest wants to make sure you know the facts. The link between nutrition and children’s and oral health is something we should all take very seriously. Tooth decay is the number one health issue of our nation’s children. For this reason, it is extremely important that […]