Oral Health

What is an orthodontist?


So, you’ve made the decision that it’s time to straighten your teeth and get that smile you’ve always dreamed of.  Or, you’ve been told by your child’s pediatric dentist that it’s time for them to get braces.  Who do you take them to?  What is an orthodontist and what is the difference between an orthodontist […]

What is an orthodontist?2019-05-05T20:57:24-07:00

An Apple a Day


People have been asserting that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” since the 19th century. While it may not necessarily be true that those who eat apples never have to see a doctor, apples certainly have great health benefits for our bodies! Did you know they can even be good for our teeth? […]

An Apple a Day2019-05-05T20:59:08-07:00

Try This EGGS-periment at home!


A hard boiled egg’s shell is very similar to the enamel on a tooth. It protects the soft inside, or dentin, from damage. Unfortunately, some of our eating and drinking habits make it difficult for the enamel to protect our teeth from damage. Try this experiment to help demonstrate to your child the damage soda […]

Try This EGGS-periment at home!2019-05-05T21:04:40-07:00

Top 25 Reasons to Choose Sala Family Dentistry


We get asked a ton of questions about how to choose the best dental care provider. So, we’ve compiled our Top 25 Reasons to Choose Sala Family Dentistry as your reno dentists: Don’t have dental health insurance? We offer multiple in-house savings plans, to suit your dental needs. Similar to an insurance plan. Community Support. […]

Top 25 Reasons to Choose Sala Family Dentistry2018-07-26T10:40:50-07:00

Oral Health Mobile Apps for You & Your Family


We all use our smartphones so much throughout the day to catch up on what your friends are doing, to call relatives, and to take that perfect picture – so why not use them to help your oral health? Through the ever-growing realm of phone apps, it can be a little difficult to choose the […]

Oral Health Mobile Apps for You & Your Family2019-05-06T00:14:11-07:00

Piercings and Your Oral Health


Have you ever thought about getting piercings in or around your mouth? You may want to think again! Oral piercings are very different compared to many other body piercings because the mouth is home to bacteria.   There is a large amount of bacteria in the human mouth. Some bacteria is good as it protects […]

Piercings and Your Oral Health2017-08-28T23:45:27-07:00

Toothpaste History & Facts


Did you know every year in the United States we buy over 14 million gallons of toothpaste?  Toothpaste was first believed to be found in China, Egypt and India in 5000 BC and were made out of mints, peppers, dried flowers, and crushed salt.  There is also evidence that some cultures made their toothpaste from […]

Toothpaste History & Facts2017-05-12T21:24:24-07:00