Does this sound familiar? Your kids comes home, after hours of hard work, steps and adorable or scary "Trick or Treat" chiming and proudly dumps their loot and all you can think about is how unhealthy every piece is. Every parent has to decide how to...

Let's talk about why teeth stain or discolor. A stain that happens on the surface of your took is Extrinsic. These are usually smoking, red wine, coffee, soda, tea stains and, with treatment, can be removed to restore the tooth to a more white color. These...

Canker sores, Ugh! Those small ulcers that appear in mouths, on our gums, and under our lips—ouch! What causes them and how can you treat them so they go away fast? Canker sores can be brought on by many factors such as: autoimmune disorders acidic or...

Changes in our mouths and to our teeth can be alarming! Here are some details on when to seek a consult with your dentist. Canker sores are ulcers that occur inside the mouth and not on the lips. They are not contagious and can be triggered...

TMJ (temporomandibular joints) are the joints and jaw muscles which open and close your mouth. These help you chew and swallow and move your lower jaw side to side and forward and back. There are many things that can cause this system to fail from...

Fillings can last a long time, however, they do need to be replaced. If your fillings are starting to deteriorate, gap, or decay, it's important to replace them. Untreated, these leave an opening into the roots, nerves and bone, which can lead to infection, nerve...

Technology is advancing in every aspect of our lives. It is certainly something we focus on here as your dental provider. However, a new provider to your area may have every shiny piece of equipment, and a state of the art office, but there is...

Our busy lives often cause us to overlook anything that isn’t screaming for attention. This is very true about routine dental check up. Here are our best reasons to remember to book and keep your routine dental check ups at First Street Smiles! Disease Detection Early signs...

Did you know...

That dentistry skills date as far back as 7000 BC? Researchers unearthed tools that resembled a type of drill used to remove enamel and treat rotting teeth