Artistry Smile Center Blog

Oral Cancer 101: What to Know for a Healthy Smile

April 23, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcourtney @ 4:29 am
a dentist holding an oral cancer awareness month

As with most things in life, it’s better to take care of something before it becomes a major issue. This can also include caring for your smile! By attending your dental checkups and cleanings every six months, you are not only keeping your teeth in peak condition but preventing any issues from developing into something more serious. While many people think your dentist is only checking for early signs of tooth decay and gum disease, they are also looking for symptoms of oral cancer. By detecting this disease in its early stages, you can receive the necessary treatment to keep it from spreading. Read on to learn about the risk factors and symptoms of oral cancer.


Why It’s Wise to Invest Your Tax Refund in Your Smile

April 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcourtney @ 8:26 pm
a man with a beautiful smile who happily received his tax refund

April brings blooming flowers and much-needed spring showers. You can also expect some extra money to pour in since it’s Tax Day on the 15th.  As you consider what to put the additional funds toward, you should think about the difference it can make for your smile! There are many dental services that are a worthy investment in your oral health. Read on to learn how using your tax refund for your dental health is a smart way to go!


5 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Smile

March 22, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcourtney @ 12:27 am
person spring cleaning their smile by flossing their teeth

Spring cleaning is an annual tradition of thoroughly cleaning and organizing one’s living space. It’s a great way to welcome the new season and promote a sense of freshness and renewal. As the weather warms up, it’s a great opportunity to refresh our dental routine alongside our living spaces. With five practical tips, you can upgrade your dental hygiene and enjoy a cleaner, healthier smile. Take advantage of the season of renewal to prioritize your oral health and keep your teeth shining.


The Step-by-Step Process of Getting Dental Veneers

March 7, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcourtney @ 9:04 pm
person going through last step of the veneer process

Porcelain veneers are a popular cosmetic solution to fix various dental imperfections, such as gaps, chips, and misshapen teeth. While the veneer process is quicker and easier than traditional braces or aligners, it still involves several steps. Understanding the veneer process can help you make an informed decision about whether this treatment is right for you, so keep reading to learn more about it.


5 Reasons to Transform Your Smile with Veneers

February 16, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcourtney @ 4:36 am
a woman showing a half smile with veneers and the other half with dental flaws

Advanced dental technology has made it possible to get the smile you’ve always dreamed of. One of the most popular dental cosmetic treatments available is veneers. They are a wonderful option to transform your pearly whites so you can feel vibrant and confident. These ultra-thin coverings of porcelain are a long-lasting solution for a range of dental imperfections. If you are considering this cosmetic dental procedure, you may be curious about its benefits. Here are five reasons that veneers are a worthy investment in your smile!


Is There a Connection Between Your Smile & Your Heart?

February 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcourtney @ 10:51 pm
a woman smiling and shaping a heart with her hands

February is not just a celebration of the love you have in your life, but your literal heart! It is American Heart Month, which means there is no better time to pay special attention to one of the most important organs of your body. Since heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, you will want to do everything you can to care for it. But did you realize that heart health is not just about watching what you eat and exercising? Your oral health can directly impact it as well. Here’s how the state of your mouth and your heart are connected.


Great Oral Health Resolutions for the New Year

January 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcourtney @ 6:08 pm
Smiling people celebrating oral health on New Year’s Eve

It’s well into January now, so maybe you’re thinking of starting some New Year’s resolutions. Perhaps you’d like to spend 2023 learning a new language, losing weight, or something else. Whatever goals you have, though, you should ensure “good oral health” is one of those projects. If you do, you’ll enjoy a healthy smile for most of the year! Luckily enough, your local Columbus dentist can help you with this task. Here are four oral health resolutions that’ll make 2023 a great time for your teeth!


3 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Healthy Smiles All Year Long!

December 19, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcourtney @ 5:47 am
stocking full of smile friendly gifts

It’s that magical time of the year—the holiday season! Family festivities, delicious meals, and exchanging gifts are part of the excitement for children and adults alike. As you make your list of presents to buy for your loved ones, you can include some that will also benefit their pearly whites! Read on for three stocking stuffer ideas that are sure to bring healthy smiles all year long.


Which Kind of Toothpaste Should You Use for Veneers?

December 5, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcourtney @ 4:32 am
different types of toothpaste forming questions marks

Veneers are an amazing way to achieve the smile you’ve always wanted. They can correct a wide range of dental imperfections, including staining, discoloration, chips, cracks, gaps, and even misalignment. Best of all, your new pearly whites can last over a decade with proper care and maintenance! One of the ways you can help your veneers last as long as possible is by using the correct toothpaste. Read on to learn what you should consider when picking out the right kind of cleaning products for your veneers.


3 Ways to Be Thankful for Your Teeth This Thanksgiving

November 16, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcourtney @ 11:20 pm
Thanksgiving dinner set up on table

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the most wonderful time of the year. From food to friendship to family, there is a lot to look forward to. Whether you’re traveling out of town, down the street, or hosting from the comfort of your humble abode, there are a variety of ways to prepare for the holiday. This includes making sure that you continue caring for your smile throughout the chaos the holiday brings. After all, you wouldn’t be able to eat so much delicious food without it. Read on to learn three ways that you can show your pearly whites that you appreciate them this Thanksgiving.

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