Sockit! – Patient Instruction Sheet

Sockit! Oral Hygrogel Would Dressing

We at Season of Smiles Dental know that removing a tooth can be a very unpleasant experience.  We are continuously looking for products to make the transition as comfortable as possible.  One product that we have been using for a while now is called Sockit! and I found it while perusing the booths at Yankee Dental Convention.  I’m always on the look out for products that will help mouth sores, since I have a sensitive mouth and I’m susceptible to canker sores. When I looked at the ingredients, I said ”this is great! all natural food ingredients, soothing healing oils; let’s try it!” What is SockIt! made of? SockIt! is made from food ingredients, with no artificial components.  SockIt! contains mannose polysaccharides from Aloe vera, xylitol and a tiny … Continue reading →

Tom Cruise – Asymmetrical Smile

Toms’ smile is a favorite among dentists. Toms’ smile has been brought up in numerous dental continuing education classes that I have attended. Midline Discrepancy is how they describe the problem.  If you look closely, you can see how he has an asymmetric smile.  Word is that Tom has a missing upper bicuspid, #12 (it would be on his left side).  This probably was done in an attempt to deal with a slight crowding problem.  Once the tooth was removed, all the other teeth shifted into the missing gap. Generally it is better to extract the same tooth on the opposite side and then use orthodontics to align the teeth.  You wonder if  this was done because orthodontics was not … Continue reading →