The Smile Standard Blog

Thanksgiving Foods that are Good For Your Smile!

Thanksgiving is around the corner! And while our dental hygiene is typically the last thing we think about during the holiday season, we wanted to share with fun ways that our Thanksgiving feast can actually be good for your teeth!  Turkey Since it takes several days to prepare and multiple hours to actually cook, we’re

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How to Keep Your Smile Healthy During Halloween 

Halloween is here! For kids and adults alike in Schaumburg, dressing up in fun costumes and indulging in tasty treats is one of the highlights of the year. Unfortunately, too many Halloween sweets can leave a lasting mark on your smile if you’re not careful. Here are a few tips from The Smile Standard to

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Bad Breath? Tips for Getting Rid of Your Halitosis

Are you suffering from bad breath? Chronic bad breath, or halitosis, is a common problem that can have a negative impact on your personal and professional life. Fortunately, most cases of bad breath can be resolved with proper oral hygiene habits and simple lifestyle changes.  The first step to combating your bad breath is to

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How to Continue to Limit the Spread of COVID-19

Now that we’re all very familiar with the global pandemic that is Covid-19, life seems to be starting to settle back into a new normal. Unfortunately, that also means that many people are becoming more and more lax with keeping up the recommendations necessary to limit further spread of the virus. Below are some great

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Keep Your Teeth Safe While Playing Winter Sports

Sports are a great way to keep your body and mind active and at Salem Dental Company, we encourage our patients to be as healthy as possible no matter what season!  Winter sports are fantastic for the body but can sometimes be detrimental on the teeth if you don’t protect yourself. Are you an indoor

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Top 5 Ways to Ease Dental Fear

If you’re experiencing dental fear, you’re not alone. A study conducted on one hundred and thirty dental patients showed that 83.1% of those patients suffered from dental anxiety. We have come up with 5 great ways to overcome your dental fear. There are many ways patients can cope with their fears and anxieties surrounding dental

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Food to Help Keep Your Smile Bright!

We often think of the obvious when it comes to keeping our smile bright – brushing our teeth twice a day, flossing and mouthwash, but what about the foods we eat? Do those help keep our smile bright? Today we are going to cover a few different types of every day foods that are good

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What is General Dentistry?

General dentistry, as a whole, includes providing dental care to people of all age groups. The dentist takes care of your teeth, your gums, and the bone structure that keeps everything together. In the world of modern dentistry, high-tech equipment is used to cater to the issues patients are facing. These include dental radiography and

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The Best Farmer’s Market Finds for Your Smile!

Every season brings with it natural foods that are good for your teeth. Each one has its own set of nutrients that benefit you in a number of ways, improving your overall dental health. The weather has finally warmed up and local farmer’s markets are starting to open! Below are some of the best fruits

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3 Ways to Enhance Your Smile

As a dentist, there are a variety of ways we can provide the beautiful, sparkly smile that you’ve been looking for. Cosmetic dentistry has proven to be an important aspect in helping to make your smile beautiful. Some common cosmetic dentistry procedures that can help improve the appearance of your smile include: Teeth Whitening –

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