What Is Six Month Smiles®, and Is It Right for Me?

By Joe McIntyre, DDS on May 15, 2022 Are you one of the nearly 60% of Americans who cover their smiles when they laugh? If so, then you may be considering cosmetic dental treatments, like Six Month Smiles®, to boost your confidence and elevate your appearance. At Smiles for Life Dental Care, our team, serving Harrisonburg, VA, understands how […]

Foods and Behaviors to Avoid While Wearing Six Month Smiles

By Joe McIntyre, DDS on April 25, 2022 Six Month Smiles® is an easy way to straighten your teeth quickly. The team at Smiles for Life Dental Care takes pride in offering accelerated smile-correcting solutions in Harrisonburg, VA. We work hard to help you meet your smile goals, which is why we believe that patient education is […]

Gum Disease Statistics

By Joe McIntyre, DDS on May 15, 2022 Are you one of the nearly 60% of Americans who cover their smiles when they laugh? If so, then you may be considering cosmetic dental treatments, like Six Month Smiles®, to boost your confidence and elevate your appearance. At Smiles for Life Dental Care, our team, serving Harrisonburg, VA, understands how […]

What to Know about Porcelain Veneers Before and After Treatment

By Joe McIntyre, DDS on March 29, 2022 Minor smile imperfections–like stains, gaps, and chips–can drastically impact your smile and overall appearance. Porcelain veneers seamlessly cover smile imperfections, leaving you with a new and improved grin. With locations in Bridgewater and Staunton, VA, the dentists at Smiles for Life Dental Care take great pride in providing quality […]

Laser Treatment for Gum Disease

By Joe McIntyre, DDS on March 29, 2022 Gum disease can negatively affect the appearance of your smile and your dental health. Thankfully, the team at Smiles for Life Dental Care offers treatment for gum disease at different stages.   Our practice serving the Harrisonburg, Bridgewater, and Staunton, VA, areas is committed to state-of-the-art dental care treatments, which […]

Composite vs. Porcelain Veneers

By Joe McIntyre, DDS on March 29, 2022 If you have teeth that are chipped, stained, cracked, gapped, or poorly aligned, you may be intimidated by the number of treatment options out there. However, getting veneers may be all you need to improve the appearance of your smile. Veneers are a versatile cosmetic dentistry option for numerous […]

Signs You Might Have Sleep Apnea

By Joe McIntyre, DDS on February 15, 2022 At Smiles for Life Dental Care, our dentists can address a wide range of dental health and general wellness issues. This includes sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that affects normal breathing. Many people throughout the Harrisonburg, Bridgewater, and Staunton, VA, areas have come to our offices after noticing symptoms […]

Can Invisalign Treat Severe Crowding?

By Joe McIntyre, DDS on January 31, 2022 Do you suffer from severely crowded teeth? Are you hesitant to wear braces? Many of our patients from Harrisonburg, VA, Bridgewater, VA and Staunton, VA, come to us asking: “Can Invisalign® treat severely crowded teeth?” The answer is yes. Of course, each case is unique, but generally, this type of misalignment is […]

Sedation Dentistry for Multiple Treatment Appointments

By Joe McIntyre, DDS on January 15, 2022 It is common for patients to experience some minor apprehension when they visit a dentist for an exam and cleaning. But when patients undergo multiple dental services in one visit, they may have more severe anxiety or difficulty sitting still for a longer duration of time. Sedation dentistry […]

Advantages of Pinhole Surgery Over Traditional Periodontal Treatment

By Joe McIntyre, DDS on December 08, 2021 Many people suffer from gum recession. Gum recession is not only unsightly, but it also exposes the base of a tooth, and its roots system, which leaves it vulnerable to decay, infection, and other dental complications.   Traditionally, gum recession is corrected with gum grafts. However, the pinhole […]