Dr. Terri’s Health and Wellness Blog

Progress Update On Our New Building

To serve you better with even more space at SmileAlive Dentistry we are in the process of having a new building constructed in Crescent Village.  It's very exciting to have our first walls going up!  We will continue providing updates and more pictures as...

Why Do I Need a Crown?

I speak with patients all the time about crowns. Frequently, the patient does not know what a crown is or why it is recommended for that specific tooth. Unfortunately, there is a perception that dentists want to crown teeth to increase profits, when really we are...

Why Do Baby Teeth Matter?

Those chubby cheeks! That infectious laugh! Parenthood brings on many joys, along with just as many challenges and questions. Every parent wants to do what's best for their child and make sure they grow up happy and healthy. With everything else going on in a child's...

Why Do I Need To Have X-Rays?

As dentists, we are very concerned about maintaining your optimum oral health through regular preventive care. Unfortunately, only about 30% of each tooth is visible to the naked eye—even with all of our lights, magnifiers, and mirrors. The roots of each tooth extend...