Take advantage of summer and more time off to improve your smile!

Most of us have spent more time at home than we have in a long time - especially with the combination of the summer months and the virus. Whether we are students, teachers, or working from home, we can take advantage of this time to get our teeth fixed, whitened, straightened, or made to look [...]

By | July 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Zoom with Zoom

It seems like everybody's on Zoom today, from business meetings to television shows to family gatherings. We're all aware that others are seeing us from the neck up, leading to jokes about people wearing shirts on top and pajamas on the bottom. So if that's the case, shouldn't we be doing all we can to [...]

By | July 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“I should have done it sooner!” 

In the past few months, we've had a number of patients who came in for gum contouring.  This is a process, usually accomplished with a diode laser, that moves the tissue up - and moves it down in the lower arch - to make the teeth appear longer.  I often use the analogy that it [...]

By | June 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We are back to work, and smiling!

Our team here at ClevelandSmiles is glad to be back at work, taking good care of our patients and friends!  Whether you need a cleaning and examination, fillings, or cosmetic dental treatment, Karin, Alysia, Wendy, Amy, Debbie, Traci, Deb, and I look forward to helping you.  It may be a little difficult to tell who's [...]

By | May 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clear aligners are a simple, easy way to get a great smile

A number of our patients have requested orthodontic treatment here at our office, and we have been doing minor-teeth movements for years, generally with the use of retainers. The "aligner" technique has been around for a few years, and we have used them for maintaining tooth position while looking to feature them in more involved [...]

By | April 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Connect with Us- Live on Lakeside on Channel 3

We've had some very nice comments on our weekly Sunday morning two-minute segments on NBC/WKYC/channel 3 that are on at 8:28am.  In the coming weeks, we will have segments on bonding, porcelain veneers, gum contouring, and cosmetic dentistry makeovers.  If you have anything that you'd like to see us focus on, please call us at [...]

By | March 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our Rigorous Sterilization Process Ensures Patient Safety

Patient Safety is Our Top Concern With so much discussion concerning sterilization techniques, it's appropriate to note some of the things we do in our office - and have done for many years.  This would include office spaces and operatory areas. In the reception room, we have Purell stations at the front desk as well [...]

By | March 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oraverse – “Reversal” of Novaciane

Novocain Numbness Reversal With OraVerse This past week we were taking care of a young physician in our practice, who was anxious to improve her smile. After doing some laser gum-contouring and bonding, as well as a couple of fillings for which she required numbing, I asked her if she'd like some Oraverse to reverse [...]

By | February 17th, 2020|Dental Technology|0 Comments

What is Gum Contouring?

We've had a number of inquiries about the gum contouring procedures we do frequently in our office. Often, there are questions about the situations that require gum contouring, as well as the use of anesthetics and techniques. Often, following the removal of conventional braces, there is an overgrowth of tissue, covering much of the teeth. [...]

By | February 6th, 2020|Procedures|0 Comments

Fixing Your Teeth – New Year’s Resolutions

A New Year: Take a Bite That’s Firm and Bright In the New Year, many of us make resolutions. For some of us, it may have an emotional component, like “spending more time with our family.” For others, it might be of physical nature, like trying to lose weight. But there may be other physical [...]

By | January 15th, 2020|Procedures|0 Comments