1. SEALANTS: What do you know about them?

    Sealants are an important part of preventative dental health for adults, and especially children.  Between the ages  5-7 years  children will get their 1st permanent molars, sometimes referred to as the '6-year' molars. Between the ages of 11-13 most kids will also get their 2nd permanent molars, commonly called the "12 year" molars.  All of our molars develop from small lobes that create a de…Read More

  2. Children’s Dental Health Month

    February is Children's Dental Health Month! Stay tuned this month to see more great information geared towards helping your child establish a health smile for life! Tooth decay is the MOST COMMON childhood disease (yes, cavities are a disease! ) and it is completely PREVENTABLE! Children miss many hours of school for appointments to fill teeth and address other oral health issues, not to mention t…Read More

  3. Dental Care You Can Trust

    Have you seen dentist after dentist in Albertville and still can’t seem to find one that your trust with your oral hygiene and care? At White Smiles Family Dentistry, we understand that the majority of people do not enjoy going to the dentist. We know that many people have had bad, if not traumatizing, experiences with other dentists around the area. However, we are not like other dentists. At W…Read More

  4. Addressing and Treating Bruxism

    Many adults grind or clench (technical name is bruxism) their teeth unknowingly during sleep or when feeling stress. It is even common for athletes during intense play. For most, it is a natural reaction to stress, but can also be a result of a more serious dental condition. Addressing bruxism is important to avoid eventual damage to the teeth and gums– even tooth loss. Through thorough examinat…Read More