Artistry Smile Center Blog

Spruce Up Your Oral Hygiene with These Spring Cleaning Tips

March 18, 2022

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Mother and daughter brushing after visiting dentist in Upper Arlington

The spring season is the perfect time to get outside more with friends and family as well as start making a list of chores around the house you aren’t able to get to in a typical week. By planning your to-do list now, you can rest assured that your home is maintained and no underlying issues are present without your knowledge. Turns out, you can do the exact same thing when it comes to your smile! To reduce your risk of dental emergencies and save money on oral healthcare costs, consider these tips from a dentist in Upper Arlington on how to spruce up your oral care routine this spring.

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How to Prepare for Invisalign and Ensure a Smooth Treatment

March 8, 2022

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Dentist teaching patient how to prepare for Invisalign

While it can be quite exciting to start your smile transformation, you may not know how to best prepare, especially if you’re not sure what to expect. While a dentist in Upper Arlington is happy to speak with you directly and answer any questions you may have, it’s always better to start taking steps now while you have time. Consider the following tips on how to prepare for Invisalign so when you get home from your appointment, you can hit the ground running.

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How Gum Disease Can Harm Your Heart

February 17, 2022

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person smiling and making a heart with their hands

If you want to maintain a healthy smile, it’s important to make sure that you take good care of your gums. This means brushing twice and flossing at least once per day, making regular appointments to see your dentist, and eating a healthy diet. Though all these things will help keep your pearly whites looking their best by preventing cavities and gum disease, they may also help you maintain a healthy heart. Read on to learn about how the condition of your smile can affect your cardiovascular health.

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5 Products to Celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month

February 2, 2022

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group of children smiling

February is Children’s Dental Health Month, which is a time dedicated to raising awareness about how important it is for little ones to maintain good oral health. You can help your child keep their mouth healthy by ensuring that they brush twice and floss once per day, having them drink plenty of water, and feeding them a dentist-approved diet of fresh fruits and veggies, lean meat, fish, and low-fat or fat-free dairy. There are also various products that can help them achieve a gorgeous grin. Read on to learn about five fun ones!

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3 Diet Trends That Can Harm Your Oral Health

January 17, 2022

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friends following diet trends by drinking fresh juice

It can be hard to eat healthily. If you have a busy life, the drive-thru line at your favorite fast food place has probably become a common sight. Though you may want to take better care of your body by eating better, where should you start? One of the reasons why diet trends are so popular is because they do a lot of the work for you by laying out what you can and can’t eat. Even so, not all diet trends are as good for you as you might think. Here are three popular ones that should be avoided to keep oral health issues from developing.

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Master Your 2022 Dental Health: 4 Steps for a Healthier Smile 

January 2, 2022

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woman smiling for new years

For most of us, 2020 and 2021 were rough. Hopefully, near the tail end of a pandemic, you may be thinking about setting some New Year’s resolutions to keep your health on track this year. You may consider joining a gym or changing your diet, but what about mastering your smile? Being proactive about your oral health won’t only save you money and time, but it can supply you with a confident and beautiful smile for all of 2022. Here are four action steps from a dentist in Upper Arlington ustin you can adopt to master your oral health. 

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5 Ways to Get Rid of Bad Breath

December 30, 2021

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person with bad breath covering mouth

Have you ever struggled with bad breath? Also called halitosis, it can be caused by anything from certain foods to medical conditions. With such a wide range of factors that can cause your breath to smell less than fresh, what can you do to stop it in its tracks? Read on for six helpful tips on how to eliminate bad breath and regain your confidence!

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6 Ways to Avoid a Dental Emergency

December 14, 2021

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person holding cheek and speaking with emergency dentist

Don’t dental emergencies seem to strike at the most inconvenient times? Whether your child’s soccer team is about to win the championship or you’re out at a loved one’s birthday dinner, the need to visit your emergency dentist is never a welcome addition to your day. Wouldn’t it be great if you could preempt dental emergencies? Read on to learn six helpful tips that will allow you to lessen your chances of having to make a visit to the emergency dentist.

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The Parts of the Mouth

November 30, 2021

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woman learning about parts of the mouth in Columbus

Though you may not think about that often, the mouth is an important part of our everyday lives. It allows us to eat our favorite foods, drink our favorite beverages, communicate with loved ones, sing our favorite songs, and so much more. The mouth is an invaluable part of the body, but have you ever wondered what parts it’s made up of? Read on to learn about the different parts of the mouth and how they all work together to let you live your life to the fullest!

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4 Tips to Make It Through the Holidays with Invisalign

November 17, 2021

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patient with Invisalign in Columbus during the holidays

According to Invisalign’s website, over 11 million people have used their clear aligners to straighten their teeth since they were founded in 1997. That means there will likely be many people learning how to navigate the holidays with Invisalign this season. To avoid treatment delays and continue to get closer and closer to the smile you’ve always wanted, read on to learn four tips to help you survive the holidays with Invisalign.

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