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Toothbrushing Tutorial [video]

Even if you’ve been brushing your teeth every day for as long as you can remember, that’s no guarantee you’ve been doing it correctly. In fact, when something becomes routine, it’s easy to fall into the trap of just going through the motions. Watch this video from the American Dental Association to “brush up” on proper toothbrushing technique. And if you live in or around ...

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What to Eat (and Drink) for a Healthy Mouth

It’s hardly a secret that what you eat affects (for better or for worse) your body as a whole. So why wouldn’t it impact the state of your teeth and gums as well? You brush and floss meticulously every day. You visit the dentist every six months. But if you are eating the wrong foods — and not enough of the right ones — you may be sabotaging your oral health efforts. Read on to learn ...

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Don’t Delay Treatment for an Abscess [video]

A tooth abscess is an infection of the tooth pulp. It can be extremely painful and is dangerous if left untreated. You can end up losing your tooth or the infection may spread to other parts of your body. The treatment for an abscessed tooth is a root canal. Watch this video from the American Dental Association to learn more about this serious condition. Then contact Natural Smiles of ...

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Fill Your Cavities Invisibly [video]

No more ugly metal fillings. At Natural Smiles, we fill cavities with a tooth-colored composite resin material to give you the most natural-looking smile possible. Watch this video from the American Dental Association to learn more about the benefits of composite fillings. If you live in or around Louisville, KY, book an appointment with Natural Smiles. You may contact us online or call ...

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Is it Time for Invisalign? [quiz]

Are you fed up with your crooked or misaligned teeth, but don’t want to endure years of ugly metal braces? You may be a candidate for Invisalign, the revolutionary orthodontic system that will straighten your smile with a series of removable — and practically invisible — clear plastic aligners. Dr. Kiran Gill of Natural Smiles is an Invisalign Preferred Provider. She will create a ...

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Is A TMJ Disorder Ruining Your Holidays?

That one relative who gets under your nerves did it again over Thanksgiving, and you know you will be seeing him or her again soon with Christmas just around the corner. Speaking of which, you still haven’t finished shopping much less wrapping gifts, and you’ve still got Christmas cards to mail. In other words, the holidays can be pretty stressful at times. That’s not good for ...

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Get The Dental Zen Experience In Louisville, KY (video)

At Natural Smiles, we like to provide what we call the Dental Zen Experience for our patients. To help you understand what that means, we are sharing a video featuring Brandon M., one of the patients at our Louisville, KY dentist office. Brandon appreciates that we address his concerns and that Dr. Gill does a good job explaining what will happen during his visits. He’s also learned that we ...

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Let Your Smile Shine with Professional Teeth Whitening

December is here, which means you may have a busy month of socializing ahead of you: work parties, family gatherings, traveling and seeing old friends. But when your teeth are dark, dingy, and stained, it can be tough to get out there and let loose. You may be self-conscious about your smile and put more energy into hiding it than enjoying yourself. And where’s the fun in that? If you are ...

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Gum Recession Treatment Made Better [photo]

Surgery to correct gum recession no longer has to involve scalpels, skin grafts, and a long, painful recovery period. At Natural Smiles of Louisville, KY, Dr. Kiran Gill is trained to perform the groundbreaking Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique®, which is minimally invasive, less painful, and quicker to heal. And you can see the results for yourself. Anna’s severely receded gumline ...

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Sealants Stand Guard Against Decay [video]

There’s no substitute for consistent brushing and flossing habits or regular dental visits, but there are other ways to give your teeth an extra layer of protection against harmful bacteria. Sealants are especially recommended for children, as they reduce the likelihood of cavities in kids by as much as 80%. Watch this video from the American Dental Association to learn more about ...

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