Appointment Confirmations

Smile has a new appointment reminder and confirmation system! While this system will be more user friendly and provide more flexibility for our patients, new systems always require a bit of adjustment and patience.  Because the upgrade required a new software provider, email confirmations will start with a “welcome email”.  Please watch for this email in your inbox or junk mail. If you are used to s… Continue Reading

Thank You for Sharing Your Candy!

Many thanks the the local community for participating in the 10th Annual Halloween Candy Buyback. Together we collected over 350 lbs of candy that will be shipped to US troops overseas on Friday. And congratulations to Peach Plains Elementary for collecting the most candy! Above is what they created to collect their candy – awesome!!!! They earned an additional $2 per pound for their efforts plus an amaz… Continue Reading

The Halloween Candy Buyback Returns!

  Smile Dental Partners is proud to host its 10th Annual Halloween Candy Buyback.  Please join us by “giving back” your un-favorite, unopened candy.  Kids will earn $1 for every pound turned in.  AND, any community member can turn in their candy and ear-mark their favorite participating school.  The school with the  most candy donated will earn $2 per pound!… Continue Reading

We’re Hiring!

We’re a looking for two Patient Coordinators  and two Dental Assistants to join our growing team! If you, or someone you know, may be interested in joining the Smile team, please have them contact us (details below): Patient Coordinator Join the Smile team!  If you love helping people and like to be challenged and appreciated, this is your opportunity.  3-5 days/week plus benefits.   Dental experienc… Continue Reading

6 Degrees of Treatment

When Kevin Bacon visits Smile Grand Haven, there are 6 degrees of treatment that can occur if he is diagnosed with decay: Filling Crown Root Canal Extraction Implant Denture The earlier the decay is found, the more simple and cost effective the treatment can be.  In the coming weeks, we will share with you what to expect with each treatment option.  But in the meantime, below are the basics: The filling is the most bas… Continue Reading

How to Pick the Right Toothbrush.

A toothbrush is a small tool with a big job.  It removes plaque, prevents tartar buildup, reduces the risk of gum disease and helps keep your breath fresh. But if you’ve wandered down the toothbrush aisle lately, the choices can be overwhelming. Here are some tips for finding the ideal brush: Bigger isn’t always better.  Choose a toothbrush with a head that is small enough to reach your back molars. Go s… Continue Reading

Are You Mistletoe Ready?

Fresh breath, strong gums and clean teeth: there’s nothing like a healthy mouth to make you want to pucker up!  Here are 7 foods to help you be mistletoe ready this holiday season: Herbs, especially minty ones.  Spearmint and peppermint, as well as parsley, cilantro, rosemary, cinnamon and tarragon fight bad breath and aid digestion. Yogurt.  Probiotics in yogurt battle bad breath, plaque and gum diseas… Continue Reading

Toothpaste – Who Knew ?!?!

That toothpaste in your medicine cabinet can be used for more than just shining up those pearly whites.  Toothpaste makes a great hand deodorizer.  Really?  You bet!  After handling garlic or onions, apply a half-dollar-size amount to wet palms, rub together and rinse.  Ahhh! Check out more great uses for toothpaste: Polish a diamond ring. Put a little toothpaste on an old toothbrush and use it to make your d… Continue Reading

Extra Halloween Candy?

Little witches and goblins returned home from trick-or-treating this year and sorted through their bags of candy, sorting their very favorites.  And all that candy in the house is fun for a couple days.   Yes, even we enjoy it too! The problem is that it lingers for weeks and some never gets eaten at all.  As a parent, you can rest easy knowing your kids’ extra candy can be donated to a good cause – Operatio… Continue Reading