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Practice News & Events

New Year, New Smile!

  New Year, New Smile! The new decade has arrived and has brought forth the yearly resolutions we all seek to follow. Whether your resolution is to become more active, have a healthier diet, or to they are all beneficial to your wellbeing. Why not make this the...

Bleeding Gums & How to Treat Them

Do your teeth bleed while brushing or flossing? When there is a lot of plaque buildup along the gum line, it causes your gums to become inflamed and bleed. Plaque contains harmful bacteria that can spread causing tooth decay or gum disease. However bleeding gums can...

How to Improve Your Dental Care this Summer

Our professional staff here at Smith Dental Care, located in Tyler, TX, wants to give you the education needed to show off your best smile this summer. Dr. Ogletree, Dr. Smith, and Dr. Douglas at Smith Dental Care want you to have a smile that shines bright this...

Main Causes of Tooth Grinding

Current statistics show that 50-96% of adults grind their teeth at some point in their life, being most common in adults 25 to 44, yet there isn’t a clear reason as to why this occurs. Excessive tooth grinding, gnashing, and/or jaw clenching is known as “Bruxism”...

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness month and Smith Dental wants to help you keep an eye out for the early signs of oral cancer. Oral Cancer has a high rate of death associated with it because this cancer is usually discovered late in its development. This is why...

Want Teeth Whiter than Snow?

December is the time of year that families and friends get together before the start of the New Year, so what better reason to make sure you’re prepared for those dreaded holiday pictures? Teeth whitening may not have been the first option you considered adding to...