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Embarrassed By Your Teeth?

Posted:Nov 09, 2018

What is a beautiful smile worth? Men and women who have received a smile makeover at Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury PA say it’s worth its weight in gold. Your smile is a part of you that you share with your family, friends, and work associates every day. An attractive smile creates confidence. If […]


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10 Terrific Tooth Tips From Southern York Smile Care

Posted:Nov 02, 2018

At Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury PA, the dental health of our patients is always our number one concern. With that in mind, we offer some tooth-friendly tips that can keep your smile beautiful. If you have kids and your municipal water supply does not have the recommended level of fluoride, talk to your […]


Posted in: Dental health General Dentistry


Dental Bridge vs Dental Implant

Posted:Oct 26, 2018

Dental bridges have restored smiles for thousands of people, but they are not problem free. Many people with dental bridges find it impossible to keep the small areas around the bridge clean. An increasingly popular alternative to a bridge is the dental implant, available from Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury PA. Most people with missing […]


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Missing Teeth? Don’t Miss Out On A Beautiful Smile

Posted:Oct 19, 2018

If you have missing spaces in your smile due to dental caries, injury or any other reason, there is hope. If your existing teeth are stained, decayed, or broken, there is hope. If your teeth have always been misshapen, or crooked, there is hope. Cosmetic dentistry from Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury PA can […]


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Southern York Smile Care Has A Solution For Dental Anxiety

Posted:Oct 12, 2018

Some people experience severe anxiety when undergoing dental treatment. With sedation dentistry from Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury PA, it is possible to relax during dental procedures instead of being tense and fearful. You may want to consider oral conscious sedation if you have any of the following issues: Strong gag reflex Fear of […]


Posted in: Dental health Sedation Dentistry


Love Your Smile

Posted:Oct 05, 2018

There is nothing like bright white teeth that light up a person’s whole face when they smile and laugh. No one has to settle for dull, yellow teeth. With professional teeth whitening from Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury PA, anyone can have a brilliant white smile. If you have an important upcoming event such as […]


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New Protein For Dental Implant Patients

Posted:Sep 28, 2018

Hundreds of dental implant recipients have replaced missing teeth with jaw-bone anchored dental implants, as provided by Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury PA. Unlike a bridge, a dental implant consists of a titanium post inserted into the jaw bone. The bone meshes with the post to create a strong base for the natural-looking prosthetic […]


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When Mommy Is Scared Of The Dentist

Posted:Sep 21, 2018

If you are dreading some upcoming dental treatment, you may want to consider sedation dentistry.  At Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury PA, we offer two different levels of sedation. When choosing a type of sedation, it is helpful to consider the type of anxiety (fear of immobility, fear of loss of control, fear of […]


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Three Reasons Not to Skip a Dental Checkup

Posted:Sep 14, 2018

Life gets busy. Sometimes it seems impossible to keep up with everything you need to do. At Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury PA, we understand that. But we encourage you to think twice before you cancel or postpone a dental checkup because you think it’s less important than the other twenty items on your […]


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Looking For A Great Dentist?

Posted:Sep 07, 2018

The most common way for people to find a dentist is to ask a friend or neighbor ‘Who is your dentist?’ The answer is usually followed up with an explanation about whether or not your friend likes their dentist, and whether they would recommend their Shrewsbury dentist. Patients evaluate a dental practice on the dentist’s […]


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You, Only Better

Posted:Aug 24, 2018

If you’re looking for the brightest, whitest smile possible but insist that you want it to look natural, cosmetic dentistry from Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury PA can help you get it. Here at Southern York Smile Care we use effective, cost sensitive, cutting-edge methods and tools as we create the best smile for […]


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Spotlight-Ready Smiles From Southern York Smile Care

Posted:Aug 17, 2018

A mouth full of unattractive teeth can really detract from a beautiful person’s appearance. A red-carpet-worthy smile, on the other hand, can bring you increased satisfaction and confidence in your social interactions with your distinguished A-list friends. Cosmetic dentistry from Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury can get you a beautiful, red-carpet smile. But it […]


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Get Straight: Clear Braces in Shrewsbury PA

Posted:Aug 10, 2018

Malocclusion is the dental term for a bad bite: that is, the way your top and bottom teeth come together. At Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury PA,, we can correct malocclusion without resorting to unsightly metal braces. The ideal bite is when the upper teeth are slightly forward of the lower teeth. You have […]


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Dental Questions? Southern York Smile Care Has Answers

Posted:Aug 03, 2018

Everyone has teeth, and proactive people want to take care of their teeth. However, many folks in Shrewsbury PA need a place where they can review basic principles of dental health and get reliable information. The Southern York Smile Care dental blog is your source for this helpful oral care information. We know that many […]


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Avoid Bone Deterioration Following Extraction

Posted:Jul 27, 2018

Hello friends of Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury! In today’s post, we will talk about dental implants and jaw bone health. To remain healthy and strong, your jaw bone needs to be consistently stimulated by the pressure of chewing, biting, and talking. Each tooth has a root structure the extends into the surrounding bone […]


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A Smile Like A Precious Gem

Posted:Jul 20, 2018

Would you like a brilliant smile? At Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury PA, we can help. Considering dental implants? Our staff can set you up with a consultation that’s sure to enlighten any patient. If you are missing one or more teeth, ask us about dental implants. Your research is never complete until you […]


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When It’s Better Not To Brush

Posted:Jul 13, 2018

Though thin and partially translucent, tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body. It has the vital job of protecting teeth from constant use and the continual assault of chemicals in food and drink. The team at South York Smile Center in Shrewsbury PA reminds you that enamel is central to your dental health. […]


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Missing Teeth? 5 Things You Need To Know About Dentures

Posted:Jul 06, 2018

There are millions of denture wearers in the United States. In fact, more than half the people between the ages of fifty-five and sixty-four wear a full or partial set, according to one study. At South York Smile Care in Shrewsbury PA, we have some information they might find interesting. 1. Dentures are not the […]


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Bad Breath Treatment At Southern York Smile Care

Posted:Jun 22, 2018

Do you think you have bad breath? At Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury, our dentist can help patients overcome this unpleasant, irritating, and potentially embarrassing condition. Bad breath (halitosis) can occur when bacteria grows in the mouth. Breath mints and mouthwashes do not cure bad breath, they only mask the symptoms. Proper oral hygiene […]


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What Is Lurking Under Your Gumline?

Posted:Jun 15, 2018

Hello Shrewsbury! Your overall oral health depends not only on healthy teeth but also healthy gums. Proper oral hygiene helps you to avoid gum disease. When brushing, hold your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle aiming the bristle tips at the gumline. The bristles of a soft toothbrush can clean the food particles in the pockets […]


Posted in: Cosmetic Dentistry General Dentistry Gum Disease


Does My Dentist Care About My Diet?

Posted:Jun 01, 2018

When people in Shrewsbury think of diet and oral health, they usually think about the damage sweet drinks can cause to teeth. While it’s true that sugars cause increased acidity in the mouth and lead to tooth decay, soda and sugary fruit drinks are only part of the trouble. The typical American diet tends to […]


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Let’s Work Together To Keep Your Smile Healthy And Beautiful

Posted:May 25, 2018

Here at Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury PA, we approach all your dental needs from two separate angles—what we can do in our dental practice and what you can do at home. For example, teeth whitening and correcting discoloration can be treated in our office or at home. Here in the office there are safe […]


Posted in: Cosmetic Dentistry General Dentistry Teeth Whitening


Quirky Dental Facts That May Surprise You

Posted:May 18, 2018

In this Southern York Smile Care post, your Shrewsbury PA dentist shares some fun facts about dentistry. Enjoy! Many dental patients are aware that before there was formal dental training and licensing, barbers often performed dental procedures. But did you know that blacksmiths also moonlighted as dentists?1 How would you like your dental visit to […]


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Three Reasons For Checkups: Dental Health in Shrewsbury PA

Posted:May 04, 2018

Sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in the day. At Southern York Smile Care, we understand that. But we urge you to think twice before you cancel or postpone a checkup, and remind you of the importance of your dental health. Twice-yearly dental exams are vital for keeping your smile in optimal shape! Your teeth […]


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Mouthwash Facts and Dental Health In Shrewsbury PA

Posted:Apr 27, 2018

When is a mouthwash more than a mouthwash?  You may use mouthwash to freshen your breath. But at Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury PA, we remind you that it can do more than that. Mouthwash can be used to enhance your dental health. The mouthwash you find in the grocery store or your local drug […]


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Beautiful Smiles in Shrewsbury PA!

Posted:Apr 20, 2018

It’s not just about being more attractive. According to a recent study, a beautiful smile makes you appear more intelligent, successful, friendly and interesting. With a smile makeover from Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury PA, you can get the smile of your dreams. Our smile makeover patients have experienced this firsthand. Not only do […]


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Comfort And Style With General Dentistry In Shrewsbury PA

Posted:Apr 13, 2018

At Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury PA, our services include cosmetic and general dentistry. We couldn’t do any of it without the modern dental chair. Did you know that dental chairs don’t come from your local Shrewsbury furniture store? Dental chairs were established especially for the comfort of the patient and dental provider alike. […]


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Are You Brushing Properly? Beautiful Smiles in Shrewsbury PA

Posted:Apr 06, 2018

The key to a beautiful smile in Shrewsbury PA is regular brushing. And the key to getting the most out of your toothpaste is creating is getting plenty of foam. Working up a good foam is achieved by pre-wetting the toothbrush, then brushing your teeth at a 45 degree angle. The foaming helps to dislodge […]


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Dental Implants in York: Replace Missing Back Teeth!

Posted:Mar 23, 2018

Some men and women who lose a tooth in the back of the mouth question whether to replace it. After all, it doesn’t show when you smile, and  other teeth can take over the chewing. At the Southern York Smile Center, we’re here to tell you there is more than one reason to replace a […]


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Coronation: Dental Crowns in Shrewsbury PA

Posted:Mar 09, 2018

We treat all of our patients royally here at Southern York Smile Care – but some of them receive actual crowns. Not what kings and queens wear, but dental crowns. If you’re in the Shrewsbury PA area, Southern York Smile Care is the best place to get your teeth looking better than ever. Putting a dental […]


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Oral Rinses: An Extra Measure Of Protection For Shrewsbury Kids

Posted:Feb 23, 2018

Hello, I’m Dr. Steven W. Haywood of Southern York Smile Care. Stewartstown parents usually know the basics on children’s oral health: limit sugar, make sure they brush and floss regularly, take them to the dentist for twice-yearly exams and cleanings, discourage between-meal snacking, see that they get enough calcium and Vitamin D, etc. Many Pennsylvania […]


Posted in: General Dentistry Uncategorized


Have You Thanked Your Dental Assistant Lately?

Posted:Feb 16, 2018

Your general dentistry practice would be a very different place if it weren’t for the skilled dental assistants who work there. Today, we would like to talk about the importance of these professionals who are frequently taken for granted. Dental assistants not only make your dental appointment more pleasant, they make it effective, efficient, and safe. […]


Posted in: General Dentistry Uncategorized


Are All Carbs Created Equal?

Posted:Feb 07, 2018

Hello, I am Dr. Steven W. Haywood of Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury. Today, we are focusing on diet and oral health. I’m sure you brush and floss regularly and hopefully visit your dental practice for required cleanings, but did you know that making small but important changes to your diet can improve your oral […]


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Soft, Medium, Or Buzz Lightyear?

Posted:Feb 02, 2018

At Southern York Smile Care, Dr. Steven W. Haywood is often asked how to choose the most basic tool of oral hygiene, the toothbrush. Picking a toothbrush in Shrewsbury can be as difficult as choosing a paint color, and there seems to be just as many choices. If you have visited the dental section of […]


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Want To Perk Up Your Smile?

Posted:Jan 26, 2018

To upgrade your smile, all you need to do is pick up the phone and make an appointment with Southern York Smile Care. A Smile You Want to Show Off A whiter smile can change your life dramatically. Many of our patients feel more assertive in personal and professional settings with their new, whiter smiles. […]


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Crowning Achievements In Dentistry

Posted:Jan 19, 2018

Today’s message looks at one of the miracles of modern dentistry: the dental restoration. Let’s pretend you are a biomedical engineer working in the field of dentistry before the inception of dental restorations. The men and women of your generation who have missing or damaged teeth want to repair or replace them with a man-made […]


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Restore Or Replace: New Life For Your Damaged Tooth

Posted:Jan 12, 2018

Hello friends of Southern York Smile Care! As the saying goes, there is more than one way to skin a cat (although I don’t know anyone who would want to). Likewise, there is more than one way to fix a tooth. If you are the lucky owner of a set of perfectly healthy teeth, you […]


Posted in: Cosmetic Dentistry


All Tooth Stains Are Not Created Equal

Posted:Jan 05, 2018

Will an of our locally advertised Shrewsbury teeth whitening options remove the stains from your teeth? The effectiveness of teeth bleaching in York depends partly on the types of stains. Extrinsic tooth stains are the easiest to remove. These surface stains have not yet penetrated through the enamel into the dentin. Extrinsic stains are caused […]


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What You See And What You Don’t

Posted:Dec 22, 2017

If you have had restorations, orthodontia, or a complete cosmetic dental smile makeover, you want people to notice the final outcome – your sensational smile. There is a lot, however, that is going on behind the scenes. Today’s post talks about three vital smile makeover components that are not readily apparent when you smile, but […]


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5 Benefits Of Preventive Dentistry For Kids

Posted:Dec 15, 2017

At Southern York Smile Care in Shrewsbury, we promote preventative dental care by developing decay prevention plans and helping our patients establish and preserve proper dental practices. If today’s kids can avoid dental caries, it will benefit them more than you may realize. 1) A healthy mouth equals better overall health and well-being. Maintaining ideal oral […]


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Stay Out Of The Dental Danger Zone

Posted:Dec 08, 2017

You would never consider running a red light on a busy Shrewsbury street or crossing over a lane of orange construction cones on the freeway, but you might be doing some everyday things that are perilous for your oral health. I want to share with you some common habits that could be detrimental to the […]


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Patient Education Is A Priority At Southern York Smile Care

Posted:Dec 01, 2017

Hi. My name is Dr. Steven W. Haywood. I have enjoyed serving the Shrewsbury and Baltimore areas since 1987. One of the things that I pride myself on is giving my patients the oral health education they need to have a healthy smile. Here at Southern York Smile Care we know that optimal dental health […]


Posted in: General Dentistry


What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer

Posted:Nov 24, 2017

During routine dental examinations, your dentist may look for signs of oral cancer. Oral cancer refers to cancers in the tongue, mouth, lips, jaw, and throat. Many dental patients don’t realize the seriousness of oral cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 39,000 people will get oral cancer this year.1 Consider this sobering news from […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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


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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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, […]


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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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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


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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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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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

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Dental Crowns

Posted:Dec 26, 2016

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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 […]


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