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Does Your Child Have An Overbite?

Posted:Nov 17, 2017

Malocclusions (bite problems) include overbites, underbites and crossbites. Jaw alignment disorders restrict proper chewing, talking, and swallowing. They can also cause teeth to shift around in the mouth. Dentistry patients with bite problems are at a greater risk for tooth decay and periodontal disease because bite misalignment often makes it difficult to maintain proper oral […]


Posted in: General Dentistry


To Chew Or Not To Chew

Posted:Nov 10, 2017

Hello gum chewers, today we’re going to talk about that sticky wad in your mouth. You know that it can freshen your breath, but can it really help protect your smile from dental caries? It really depends on the type of gum. Chewing regular sucrose-based gum can be helpful in removing bits of food from […]


Posted in: General Dentistry


Why Is Dry Mouth Dangerous For Shrewsbury Dental Patients?

Posted:Oct 27, 2017

Hello, welcome to the Southern York Smile Care blog. Today we are going to talk about dry mouth, an unpleasant condition that impacts your oral health. Reduction of saliva flow resulting in a dry mouth is more common among older adults; however, people of all ages experience the symptoms of dry mouth at one time or […]


Posted in: General Dentistry


Southern York Smile Care Takes Care Of Plaque, Calculus, And Cavities

Posted:Oct 13, 2017

Hi. I’m Dr. Steven W. Haywood. Welcome to my Shrewsbury dental blog! I find that many of my patients get a couple of dental terms mixed up. Today, I would like to clarify the differences between plaque, calculus, and cavities. Plaque is a film that covers teeth – a sticky layer of bacteria. You can […]


Posted in: General Dentistry


Crown Or Veneer?

Posted:Nov 03, 2017

I am Steven W. Haywood of Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury.  My practice offers multiple cosmetic dental procedures for creating remarkable smiles. Two of the most popular procedures are dental crowns and porcelain veneers. Many patients don’t understand the difference between the two. Generally, a crown strengthens a compromised tooth while a veneer is […]


Posted in: Cosmetic Dentistry


The Unsung Heroes Of Dentistry

Posted:Oct 06, 2017

In today’s post, we will veer a bit off the beaten path, so to speak, and examine an important dental specialty; forensic dentistry. The official term for the use of dentistry in criminal cases and post mortem identification is forensic odontology. These experts are rarely recognized but play an integral role in crime and disaster […]


Posted in: General Dentistry


The Dream Of No Drill

Posted:Sep 29, 2017

If you ask dental patients what they hate the most about dental visits, chances are that they’ll mention the drill. Just the sound of it is enough to make people cringe. You may wonder if there will ever be an alternative to the dreaded dental drill. Guess what? Now there is! Drill-less dentistry is also […]


Posted in: Cosmetic Dentistry


7 Ways To Fix A Tooth

Posted:Sep 22, 2017

In a perfect world, each of your cherished teeth would stay healthy, strong, and brilliantly white throughout your life. The truth is, however, that most people will need to restore a tooth at some point. A tooth can be compromised by dental caries, enamel erosion, a chip or crack, gum disease, or injury. Sometimes old […]


Posted in: Cosmetic Dentistry


Protect Teeth From Cracks

Posted:Sep 15, 2017

Ouch! No Baltimore dental patient wants the pain and inconvenience of a cracked tooth, so today in the Southern York Smile Care dental blog we are going to focus on how to avoid this preventable problem. The first thing to remember is that avoiding a cracked tooth is not rocket science; you should steer clear […]


Posted in: Cosmetic Dentistry


Don’t Bite The Dentist!

Posted:Sep 08, 2017

Bite down hard, but not on Dr. Haywood’s hand! Do you find that biting down hard is painful or awkward? There are ways to find the source of the trouble and there are ways to make it right. Let Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania help you with that everyday chewing luxury most of […]


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Baltimore Looks For Red Carpet-Caliber Smiles

Posted:Jul 07, 2017

When you see pics of your favorite stars, do you ever wonder how these men and women can project such perfection? Can ordinary Baltimore folks ever achieve anything approaching celebrity-caliber attractiveness? When it comes to brilliant smiles, the answer is a resounding “Yes!” There are many effective cosmetic dentistry procedures available that can produce meaningful […]


Posted in: Cosmetic Dentistry


The Southern York Smile Care Guide To Wisdom Teeth

Posted:Jul 14, 2017

Wisdom teeth usually come in between ages 16 and 24. Wisdom teeth are not always troublesome, but it is important to learn as early as possible whether your wisdom teeth are coming in sideways or otherwise impacting your other teeth. Checking your wisdom teeth in Shrewsbury is a simple and painless process, and can save […]


Posted in: General Dentistry


Affordable One-Visit Tooth Fix

Posted:Jun 16, 2017

Some Baltimore people are unhappy with the way their teeth look but many mistakenly assume that cosmetic dentistry is far too costly to pursue. Sure, a complete mouth reconstruction can be an expensive investment. Consider the cost of dental school and post-graduate training for a master level cosmetic dentist. Consider the expense of individually creating […]


Posted in: Cosmetic Dentistry


How Do You Measure Success?

Posted:Jun 23, 2017

At Southern York Smile Care, we are devoted to success. Dr. Steven W. Haywood’s experience, ability, and commitment to dental excellence result in remarkable outcomes daily for our dentistry patients. Each team member at Southern York Smile Care shares Dr. Haywood’s passion for success. For many Shrewsbury dental patients, success is a routine check-up that […]


Posted in: General Dentistry


Dental Care For ICU Patients Lowers Infection Risk

Posted:Jun 09, 2017

Hi, I’m Dr. Steven W. Haywood of Southern York Smile Care. Today’s post focuses on an interesting article that appeared recently on Science Daily.com. The article describes a study of Brazilian ICU patients that compared infection rates of those who received enhanced oral care instead of routine oral care. The patients who received the more […]


Posted in: General Dentistry


4 Reason To Look For The ADA Seal

Posted:Jun 02, 2017

When you go to your drugstore or supermarket looking for toothpaste, mouthwash, teeth whitener, or another oral care product, be sure that the product you settle upon carries the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance. Today in our dental blog, we look at 4 ways the ADA seal can help you make good oral care […]


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Can You Name 9 Dental Specialties?

Posted:May 26, 2017

Most Stewartstown people probably know how a pediatric dentist differs from an orthodontist. Some New Freedom dental patients may even know the unique focus of endodontists. But few Pennsylvania residents probably know that the American Dental Association recognizes nine dental specialties. Today’s post looks at the specific disciplines within the fascinating world of dentistry and […]


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Southern York Smile Care Teeth Whitening News

Posted:May 19, 2017

Shrewsbury tooth whitening treatments have advanced significantly. The team at Southern York Smile Care is trained on the latest, safest and most effective products and systems. If you need up-to-date details on teeth whitening, schedule a consultation by calling 717-759-4050. At Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury, we are excited about new light tooth whitening […]


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I Evaluate Your Teeth – You Evaluate Southern York Smile Care

Posted:May 12, 2017

Hello friends of Southern York Smile Care. Welcome to my Shrewsbury dentistry blog. This site is for my prized patients and anyone in the Shrewsbury area who is looking for a local experienced and considerate dentist. I invite you to call 717-759-4050 to schedule an evaluation. I’m not talking about an ordinary dental evaluation, although […]


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Been A While Since You’ve Visited A Dentist?

Posted:May 05, 2017

Whether you have lived in Pennsylvania for a long time, or just moving in to the Shrewsbury area; taking care of your teeth eventually involves a visit to the dentist. We are Southern York Smile Care located at 4 S Main St in Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania. If you are looking for an experienced family dentist, we […]


Posted in: Blog General Dentistry


Celebrity Smiles In Shrewsbury

Posted:Apr 07, 2017

How do celebrities obtain brilliant white smiles that are always ready for the red carpet or a close-up? Do they avoid coffee? Not likely. Every star-watching magazine is full of pictures of famous people holding Starbucks cups. Do they avoid tobacco? Some probably do, but many actors and fashion models with dazzling white smiles are […]


Posted in: Blog Cosmetic Dentistry


Porcelain Veneers And Instant Orthodontics For Shrewsbury

Posted:Apr 14, 2017

If you have been paying attention to the Shrewsbury orthodontics scene in recent years, you probably know about invisible braces and speed braces. These new teeth straightening procedures have been welcomed by many people, especially adults who want an alternative to traditional metal braces. There’s more good news for people who want to straighten their […]


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Smile More, Live Better

Posted:Apr 21, 2017

If you feel that you have an unattractive smile, you probably don’t smile very often. Perhaps you make a calculated effort to make sure you don’t smile in social and professional settings. Do you think frequent smiling has a meaningful effect on your life? You bet it does. In addition to simply making us happier, […]


Posted in: Blog Cosmetic Dentistry


4 Smile Boosters

Posted:Apr 28, 2017

Hi, my name is Dr. Steve Haywood. My dental practice, Southern York Smile Care, proudly serves the Shrewsbury, PA, area. Today in my dental blog, I would like to highlight four ways you can improve your smile. 1. Teeth Whitening is quick and non-invasive. External tooth whitening occurs when teeth whitening agents bleach the teeth […]


Posted in: Blog Cosmetic Dentistry


Dr. Steven W. Haywood: Calming Root Canal Fears

Posted:Mar 10, 2017

In Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania, a dentist’s office is sometimes seen as a painful and scary place. Dr. Steven W. Haywood tries to discourage that image with a quality staff and qualified dentists. However, endodontic therapy, a dental procedure commonly known as a root canal, still carries a strong association with pain that sometimes keeps people from […]


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Dr. Steven W. Haywood Dental Miracles

Posted:Mar 17, 2017

Dr. Steve Haywood at Southern York Smile Care can not only improve your smile, it can improve the health of your teeth and make your face more pleasing and younger-looking. Moreover, it can help with TMJ issues, and it definitely boosts your self-esteem! What’s more, cosmetic dentistry is surprisingly quick and virtually pain-free. Why? Because […]


Posted in: Blog Cosmetic Dentistry


Less Is More in Dentistry

Posted:Mar 24, 2017

There are compelling new developments in Pennsylvania dentistry: stronger, natural-looking materials; improved techniques; more effective diagnostic methods; and more precise instruments. Combine these with the experience and expertise of Dr. Steve Haywood and you’re left with less of what used to make people dread going to the dentist. Less Pain Improved painkillers, lasers, and industry-leading techniques take […]


Posted in: Blog General Dentistry


Crown Or Veneer?

Posted:Mar 31, 2017

I am Steve Haywood of Southern York Smile Care. Dr. Steven W. Haywood offers multiple cosmetic dental procedures for creating stunning smiles. Two of the most popular procedures are dental crowns and porcelain veneers. Many patients don’t understand the difference between the two. Generally, a crown strengthens a compromised tooth while a veneer is used […]


Posted in: Blog Dental Crowns Porcelain Veneers


Is Cosmetic Dentistry For You?

Posted:Dec 23, 2016

Many of the patients who visit Southern York Smile Care have questions about cosmetic dentistry. There is some reliable information online, but there are many questions that only a cosmetic dentist can answer. New developments in cosmetic dentistry have made it safe, affordable, and worth your consideration if you want to improve your smile and look […]


Posted in: Cosmetic Dentistry


Pamper Yourself With Professional Teeth Whitening

Posted:Dec 30, 2016

Do you ever treat yourself to a few hours of pampering and leave feeling relaxed and refreshed? Perhaps you get a massage or have dinner at a nice restaurant. Have you ever thought about getting your teeth whitened? You get to relax in a comfy chair and enjoy a bright smile when you leave. Our […]


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Porcelain Veneers

Posted:Dec 26, 2016

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Sedation Dentistry

Posted:Dec 26, 2016

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Invisalign Clear Braces

Posted:Dec 26, 2016

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Gum Disease

Posted:Dec 26, 2016

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General Dentistry

Posted:Dec 26, 2016

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Emergency Dental Care

Posted:Dec 26, 2016

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Dental Implants

Posted:Dec 26, 2016

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Dental Crowns

Posted:Dec 26, 2016

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