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Water Flosser

At SmileUP Dentistry we recommend using a flosser twice a day before or after you brush your teeth. You are probably familiar with traditional flosser tools such as string floss and dental picks. Some patients prefer water flossers because it is easier to clean hard-to-reach areas. Find out why water flossers might be right for you:…

Oral Piercing

If you want to change-up your style or express yourself in a new way, you may consider an oral piercing. However, there could be a few oral health, and overall health, side effect after receiving an oral piercing. Here important points to review before making a decision: Complications With any type of body modulation, from…

Dental Implant

You may be familiar with the general procedure to receive a dental implant. After your first consultation, Dr. Reddy will provide you with a customized treatment plan. Next, Dr. Reddy will extract your tooth if it has not already been removed. Then, Dr. Reddy will insert the metal post into your jaw bone. Your gums…

Breastfeeding and Oral Health

Congratulations! A new member of your family will be entering into the world soon. Choosing whether or not to use breastfeeding is a personal and difficult decision. Always speak to your doctor about the advantages and disadvantages before making a breastfeeding choice. A few advantages for general health are lowered chance of health, infection, SIDS,…

What to Do if your Bite Your Tongue: Soft Tissue Injury Treatment

We’ve all had the painful experience of wanting to bite into a piece of food but instead clamping down on your tongue. This can create a soft tissue injury. Examples of soft tissue are your tongue, gums, lips, and cheeks. They can become injured by accidentally biting them, falling, putting scolding food in your mouth,…

What to Tell Your Dentist if You Have Diabetes

Patients with diabetes are three to four times more likely to develop periodontal disease, or gum disease, than someone without diabetes. It is important for you, your physician, and your dentist to work together to develop a treatment plan. With this, you can minimize or eliminate the risk for periodontal disease. Frequently Update your Dentist…

Possible Reasons for Pain in the Corners of your Mouth

Pain happens when something is not right. Ill-fitting dentures and excessive licking on the corners of your mouth are two causes of Cheilosis or Cheilosis. Inflammation occurs when moisture is trapped in the corners of your mouth. This creates an optimal place for the growth of yeast (candida) infections. Symptoms and Diagnosis People with dentures,…

smile therapy before, during, and after treatment

If you are one of the millions of people who are afraid to smile, listen up. There is a way to fix your smile easily so that you can regain your confidence. Dr. sonya reddy  may be able to help if you are not satisfied with the condition of your mouth. Whether it is tooth…