The Neurological Benefits of Smiling

You’ve seen how a smile can transform everything. You’ve had days where you were uplifted because of a simple grin. At Szmanda Dental Marathon and all around the planet, humans understand that a smile is a mighty key to a happier life. And hundreds of scientific studies support this idea.... Read more »

Dental Veneers and Porcelain Crowns Can Enhance Your Smile’s Appearance

The appearance of your smile can have a major impact on your self-confidence and your performance in many of life’s professional and social settings. If your smile has been altered by dental stains, physical imperfections, and other cosmetic abnormalities, you might be interested in exploring your smile enhancement options at... Read more »

Grinding Your Teeth?

Are your teeth or jaws sore when you wake up in the morning? You may be clenching or grinding your teeth at night without even knowing it. Clenching or grinding your teeth, technically known as, bruxism, can be caused by numerous things, such as stress, caffeine and alcohol consumption, and... Read more »

Why Don’t We Go to the Dentist?

So, what do you feel is the most popular reason people don’t go see the dentist? Fear, right? Nope. According to a national survey done by Cigna, it’s COST as the #1 reason why we don’t go to the dentist, with fear trailing right behind. Everything these days can be... Read more »

New Year’s Resolution Flossing! Seriously?

So, you probably have been one of the numerous folks that have made a New Year’s resolution, right? Well, if you are like myself, it was a colossal fail. I have learned from my failure to not make a resolution, ever, ever again. However, why not make one that is... Read more »

You’re Not a Doctor, You’re a Dentist…

This seems to be a common joke on TV shows and in the movies. If you’ve seen The Hangover, you know what I’m talking about. The truth is — being a dentist is a tough gig. It’s stressful, it can be difficult, and you have no control over your time... Read more »

Sharing the Smiles in Wittenberg!

Attitude of Gratitude — What does that mean to you? At Szmanda Dental feel we are so fortunate to live and work in the communities that we do! We have amazing patients and awesome communities that we are part of. It’s important our patients know how much we appreciate them... Read more »

Need a Tooth Pulled? Go See Your Barber.

The practice of dentistry can be a very tricky thing. There’s a lot of different procedures that dentists offer and are well educated to perform them. Dentists have the initials D.D.S. behind their name for a good reason (Doctor of Dental Surgery). It’s serious business. Back in the day, there... Read more »

Oral Piercing — How it Affects Your Mouth

In today’s society, we see a lot of body art being displayed on people’s faces. We often see eyebrow rings, nose rings, and cheek piercings. As dental professionals at Szmanda Dental Center, we are more concerned with the piercing site of the area around the lips, the lips themselves and... Read more »

Wide Open Spaces: Diastema

I’m sure in your life either when talking to someone or just watching celebrities on TV you have noticed a gap between their front teeth. Think about personalities like Michael Strahan, Madonna and Woody Harrelson. And don’t forget Sponge Bob! That space is called a diastema. A diastema doesn’t necessarily... Read more »