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 »

C-Diff and Dentistry

In recent news, including on Good Morning America, there has been concerns about Clostridium difficile in the dental field. It is not the spread of this bacterial disease in the dental setting that is the issue, as C. difficile is typically not transmitted in the dental setting, so you can... Read more »

Jeepers Creepers, Where’d You Get Those….Dimples?

I love it when you smile. Those dimples are so darn cute! What causes those puckers in your face anyway?     Most often we see dimples on people’s faces, usually in the cheeks but also in the chin. Dimples can be genetic. My dad has them, so does my... Read more »

Immediate Dental Care Is Needed to Address a Loose Bridge

Bridge restorations are commonly cemented onto a pair of anchoring abutments with a very strong dental-grade adhesive. This creates a bond strong enough to allow the bridge to fully replace the presence and function of the previously lost tooth. Yet there are rare instances when an oral trauma, accident, or complications... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Szmanda Dental Marathon, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »