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What Exactly Is Prosthodontics?

As a standard definition, a prosthodontist is a dentist who has pursued advanced training in the restoration or replacement of teeth with artificial materials and devices, such as crowns, bridges, ...
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Schedule your Sleep Apnea Study Test...It May Save Your Life

Schedule your Sleep Apnea Study Test...It May Save Your Life Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) causes sufferes to stop breathing periodically throughout the night or the sufferers breathe so shallowly ...
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Sleep Apnea Associated with Early Memory Loss

Sleep Apnea Associated with Early Memory Loss People who snore heavily and suffer from sleep apnea may have a much greater likelihood of developing early stage memory loss or even mild cognitive ...
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Caring For Your Dentures

Cleaning and Caring for Your Dentures Caring for your dentures / partials is a pretty straightforward process. The most important protocol to follow is to always find the time to remove your dentures ...
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In Recognition of the Man Who Made People Smile

On December 20, 2014, the father of the modern dental implant, Professor Per-Ingvar Branemark, passed away after an extended illnessin his home country of Sweden. Without the work of Per-Ingvar ...
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Education is Giving Back

As a Dental Technology Specialist, one of the biggest joys in your career is being able to give back. An attitude of gratitude is part of the essence of Schmitt Prosthodontics. At the end of February, ...
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Value your scheduled hygiene appointments

What is the value of your 6 or 4 month cleaning? When we eat our food, we not only are feeding ourselves, but we are also feeding the bacteria in our mouths. When we feed these bacteria, it produces a ...
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Our Purpose in our Community

As we approach the end of 2014, our team is enthusiasticly reflecting on the many complex challenges we successfully turned into healthy and happy smiles. As a practice that specializes in ...
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Tobacco Use and your Oral Health

Tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death and illness in the United States. In Florida alone, approximately $8.64 billion in health care costs are generated each year from ...
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Dream Come True Smile

"My dream was to have my teeth back the way the looked years ago." I was fearful and skeptical. My sister knew I needed support and she helped me embark on this journey. Thanks to Dr. ...
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What is Prosthodontics?

What is Prosthodontics? Prosthodontics is the dental specialty that utilizes oral and facial prosthesis to correct and treat appearance, swallowing problems and speech issues caused by either injury ...
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An Afternoon with Nick

As we enter November, the month we give THANKS for our many blessings, we count amongst them our patients. Two members of Team Schmitt spent an afternoon at our patient, Nick's home. We took our ...
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Sleeping with Dentures Doubles Risk of Pneumonia in the Elderly

Wearing dentures during sleep time will double the risk of pneumonia in the elderly. Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung that is associated with fever, chest symptoms, and a lack of air ...
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Brush Gently!

I am often asked "What is the best toothbrush?" The best toothbrush no matter the brand is always a soft bristle brush. Light circular strokes should be used. Our gums are very fragile. ...
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Dental Restoration & Crowns

Hello, my name is Perry, the Certified Dental Technician contructing smiles with Dr. Schmitt. I've been asked lately, "how do we choose the materials for a restoration". Just as Dr. ...
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