Dental Health Advice for the Cold & Flu Season

Cold and flu season is on its way. Health disorders like the cold and flu can actually influence your oral health. The bacteria or virus that caused your illness can spread to your mouth and weaken its defenses. Here’s what you can do to fight back: Vomiting causes acid to spread throughout your mouth and… Read more »

Oral Hygiene Pointers for Helping those with Physical Disabilities

Many people with disabilities are not able to care for their teeth and gums on their own. If you are a caregiver of such an individual, it can be difficult to figure out exactly how to help them brush, floss and visit the dentist in the smoothest way. Ultimate Smile Dental is delighted to give… Read more »

Is Invisalign® the Right Treatment Option for You?

At the practice of Ultimate Smile Dental, we are excited to offer the Invisalign® smile alignment system for our patients in Fort Lauderdale, Florida wanting a discreet orthodontic alternative to traditional braces with metal brackets and wires. Not only is Invisalign ideal for straightening crooked and crowded teeth, but it can help teeth with gaps… Read more »

What Causes Enamel Erosion?

Enamel erosion is a dental issue that can harm your smile more than you might realize. In fact, it can wear away your tooth enamel (the outer white layer of your teeth) and expose the underlying dentin. This can make the teeth vulnerable to bacteria and plaque, which could result in cavities. Some common symptoms… Read more »

What are the Dental Health Benefits of Breastfeeding?

Did you know that breastfeeding your child is not only helpful for your child’s health, but it can benefit their smile as well? Breast milk is a wonderful alternative to traditional drinks for children. Although there are sugars present in breast milk, it is at a much lower quantity than the amount present in most… Read more »

Zoom! Whitening and Its Effect on Your Dental Health

If you wish to restore your smile further, a good choice would be to improve its color and shine through a whitening treatment system. Traditional brushing and flossing alone will keep your smile healthy, but more is necessary to eradicate deep stains and discolorations. Enter Zoom! whitening, which is a treatment system administered by your… Read more »

Dental Fillings and Its Effect on Your Dental Health

If proper oral health care methods are not followed daily, your tooth enamel can become damaged, which can result in cavity formations. If a cavity arises, tooth loss can eventually occur. To treat cavities, dental fillings are used. Two of the most popular forms of tooth whitening are composite fillings and dental amalgams. Composite fillings,… Read more »

Protect Against Buildup with Sealants

You may have asked yourself, “What other protective measure can I do to fight against cavities and decay?” Maybe you didn’t ask yourself that question, but you can help fight against buildup by having your dentist apply dental sealants. These are plastic coatings placed specifically on the grooves of your teeth, where growth and food… Read more »

Great Smiles are Possible with Invisalign® Aligners

Are you looking to straighten your teeth and achieve the beautiful smile you have always wanted? If so, you might want to learn more about the Invisalign® clear aligner system. Great smiles are possible with Invisalign aligner care. Facts about Invisalign include the following: – The Invisalign aligners can be removed without the assistance of… Read more »

Practice Safe Smiles by Avoiding These Oral Health Hazards

Did you know that your oral health can be greatly enhanced by devising a plan to protect yourself from common dangers that can arise? Practice safe smiles by avoiding oral health hazards. The more you do to avoid oral health hazards, the better your smile can look. One common hazard that everyone faces is the… Read more »