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Why You Should Care About Gum Disease

Take a look in the mirror and smile. Do your teeth look bright, white, and healthy? Good. Now, turn your attention to your gums. They should be pink, firm, and wrap tautly around your teeth, holding them in place. Of course, gum disease is sneaky. Early-stage disease, or gingivitis, often occurs without presenting any symptoms at all. That’s just one reason why professional checkups are so ...

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Test Your Dental Diet IQ [quiz]

Maintaining good oral health requires excellent brushing and flossing habits, regular visits to Natural Smiles for cleanings and exams, and eating foods that benefit your teeth and gums. How much do you know about diet and dental health? Take this quiz to find out. Then call Natural Smiles of Louisville, KY at 502-785-8695 to schedule an appointment. Alternatively, you may get in touch with ...

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“Upfront and Very Honest” [video]

Michelle loves coming to Natural Smiles because the people are calm and welcoming and the office doesn’t feel like a typical dental practice. She also appreciates that the staff always knows exactly what her insurance will cover and is upfront about costs. “When you walk in, you don’t feel like you’re walking into a dentist’s office. It’s very approachable, very personal, very ...

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6 Ways to Restore Your Smile

Are your pearly whites in need of some TLC? Restorative dentistry is the practice of repairing smiles that are decayed, chipped, cracked, or that have parts missing altogether. It is about making your teeth look great and function well again — bringing them back to health. At Natural Smiles, we offer many restorative techniques that will make your damaged teeth beautiful and strong once ...

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Make Time for Preventive Dentistry [video]

Between work, family obligations, and your social life (a girl’s gotta have fun, right?), you are busy. Really busy. It may be tempting to let some things slide — like brushing and flossing and those twice-yearly dental visits. But practicing good preventive dentistry today will pay off enormously in the future. You will be less likely to lose your teeth or need costly restorative procedures. ...

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3 Ways to Sabotage Your Oral Health

Hopefully we’ve instilled in you the importance of sticking to good oral health habits — like brushing and flossing consistently and visiting us for a cleaning and exam every six months. But equally vital is not sabotaging your best efforts with bad dental habits that you may or may not be aware that you’re engaging in. Here we’ve outlined five habits that have the potential to ...

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How to Brush Your Teeth [infographic]

You do it twice a day, every day (well, you should at least). But when you brush your teeth, do you use correct technique? Proper brushing is a cornerstone of good preventive dentistry. It delivers strengthening fluoride to your enamel and removes the bacteria and plaque that give off tooth-damaging acids. So brush up on your toothbrushing technique. And be sure to get your next cleaning and ...

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Gentle Dentistry in Louisville, KY

Today is National Dentist’s Day! We’d like you to take a moment to think about what you look for in a dentist. Is it exceptional quality work? A kind, comforting staff? A spa-like environment to take the edge off your nerves? If that sort of dental experience appeals to you, you will love Natural Smiles. Watch this video testimonial from Belle to learn what makes our practice ...

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How Dental Veneers Transform Your Smile

In just a few days, millions of Americans will sit down in front of their TVs for the annual Hollywood event — the 90th annual Academy Awards. There is just something so delightfully escapist about watching the glitterati walk down the red carpet with their luxurious gowns, elegant tuxedos, sparkling jewelry, and perfectly coiffed hair. And those smiles. As dental professionals, of course, ...

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Understanding the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique [video]

No more scalpels, no more stitches, no more invasive and uncomfortable gum grafts. The Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique is a groundbreaking, minimally invasive procedure that restores painful receded gums. Watch this video to see how the technique works, and to get a good understanding of its benefits over conventional procedures in treating gum recession. Contact Natural Smiles of ...

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