Floss the Teeth You Want to Keep!

5 out of 5 dentists recommend flossing.  Why?  Because any leftover food that sits in between your teeth will eventually become a bad bacteria. This bacteria can attach to hard surfaces like the enamel that covers your teeth. If the bacteria is not removed, it...

Quality brushing is important!

Though it is important to pay attention to how long you’re brushing, it’s even more important to make sure all surfaces are clean. Remember to brush using short strokes, moving back and forth against the teeth and gums, around the surface of every tooth....

2016 Gilbert PB Tennis Tournament

Gilbert Smiles was proud to be one of the main sponsors of this year’s event.  There was a great draw of players from Arizona as well as New Mexico, Colorado, California, and Nevada.  The Men’s Open Division had a draw of 64 players.  Next year’s...

Sugar Shock!

Bacteria in your mouth are not picky eaters. They like sugar no matter where it comes from, and the more sugar the better. These bacteria eat the sugar and make acid byproducts which burn holes in the teeth called cavities. The best ways to avoid cavities are to...

Prophylactic Antibiotic Coverage (PAC)

Prophylactic Antibiotic Coverage (PAC):  Do you need to premedicate with an antibiotic for a dental appointment due to a heart condition or a prosthetic joint?             This is truly one of the most debated issues in dentistry today.  The most current...