The Spooky Truth About Sugar and Our Teeth!

Happy Halloween to all our friends in the cyber universe! As this spooky holiday is literally right around the corner we at Montclair Smile Design are going to the take opportunity to chat a little about the sugar treats we get at this time of year. They are delicious (peanut butter cups!!!) and a fun treat […]

Dental Benefits and the End of the Year

The end of 2017 is fast approaching and you may still have some dental benefits remaining. We at Montclair Smile Design are amazed at how time flies. We are sure it’s the same for you! Suddenly fall is in the air, Halloween costumes are popping up everywhere and before we know it, December 31st will […]

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Montclair Smile Design: Family Dental Practice

Looking for a family dental practice  where you can get your smile make over, your partner can whiten their teeth and your kids can get cleanings? At Montclair Smile Design we have dental services for the whole family. From cosmetic smile make overs to Invisalign to teeth cleanings for your little one we do it all. […]

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Don’t Use Your Teeth as Tools!

“Don’t use your teeth as tools!” This is a common phrase that you may have heard Dr. Becker say when you are in the office, and hopefully you are following her directions! The thing about this is that a lot of people don’t realize when they are using their teeth in funny ways. Sometimes these things […]

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Maintaining Daily Dental Regimes on Vacation

Maintaining daily dental regimes especially while on vacation can be a challenge! With summer in full swing for everyone and traveling is common, at Montclair Smile Design we get it. Long Vacations, quick weekend getaways or even month long travels to other countries pop up on our calendars these lovely summer months. Even as we get […]


Dental Gratitude Time at Montclair Smile Design!

It’s that time of year again where we at Montclair Smile Design like to reflect on the meaning of gratitude and the things we appreciate.  Some of the things are grateful for are dental of course but there are many other things that make our hearts happy! Living in the Bay Area, life is constantly […]

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Sonicare Toothbrushes and Why They Rule

At Montclair Smile Design, we like to encourage and recommend the best for our patients. There are plenty of tooth brush options out there but Sonicare Toothbrushes take the cake when it comes to the best toothbrush options.  Why is a great toothbrush so vital to your dental health? We believe that a solid foundation in […]

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Kindergarten Oral Health Assessment!

Hi Everyone! Today’s blog is on something simple yet oh so important that can easily slip our minds until the very last minute (hello parents!!). Kindergarten oral health assessments (and signed forms) for your child/ren are due before your child enters kindergarten. In addition to the medical forms, don’t forget that you need to have […]

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Skin Cancer Awareness and Your Dentist

Skin cancer awareness month is upon us! This whole month of May we bring our focus and attention to our skin. Our lips and the skin around our mouths is just as delicate as other areas and it should not be neglected. How does the dentist play a role in helping you keep your eyes […]


Inspiration From Recent Conference

Inspiration! Motivation! Knowledge! Success! All these emotions are what we felt this past week during our annual continuing education course. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry puts on a course every year that inspires, motivates, teaches and enlightens us. This week has been geared towards us as dental professionals making sure that we are up […]