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Blog: General Dentistry


JUL 6 2016
Winning Smiles Dentistry celebrates 10 years of optimal oral health care and company growth July 6th, 2016

The past 10 years have been an exciting period of growth and diversification for Winning Smiles. When Winning Smiles Pediatric Dentistry was founded in 2006, board certified pediatric dentist Dr. Michael J. Foley and his staff cared for approximately 2000 patients out of a small office located in...

JAN 25 2016
Happy (Belated) Holidays! January 25th, 2016

On Friday January 22, the Winning Smiles team headed to Osteria 166 to enjoy some time together for the annual holiday party. The room was filled with laughter and the food was so delicious we all wanted seconds! Spending time together with such a great group of people, helps us to be thankful t...

NOV 11 2015
Our Best Halloween Buyback Ever! November 11th, 2015

6,300 pounds: How much candy Winning Smiles collected this year at our annual Halloween Buyback event. .75 ounces: The weight of your average fun size Butterfinger. 134,400 Butterfingers: Approximately how much candy we sent off to NCPacks4Patriots this year. If you’re not familiar with our...

SEP 30 2015
2015 Halloween Candy Buy-Back September 30th, 2015

This year, Winning Smiles’ Annual Halloween Candy Buy-Back will be held at both the Orchard Park and Amherst locations on November 2nd from 4 PM to 8 PM. Each year the final weigh-in of candy grows and grows, making our shipment of candy to Packs4Patriots an important contribution that helps ...

AUG 27 2015
Back To School Dental Checkup August 27th, 2015

As summer comes to an end and the school year right around the corner, there are a few statistics to keep in mind when it comes to your child's dental health before sending them off to class. 1/3 of missed school days among children are due to dental issues 25% of the children living in the U...

APR 27 2015
Andrea Demonstrates the Importance of Dental Hygienists and Dentists to Daisy Scouts April 27th, 2015

We had a blast last week hosting these super smart and fun Daisy Scouts from Grand Island! Registered Dental Hygienist, Andrea, showed the girls all of the important ways that dental hygienists and dentists help us keep our smiles healthy. After decorating tooth fairy boxes, touring the office, a...

MAR 4 2015
Gentle Care for Tiny Teeth: Winning Smiles’ Terrific Toddler Program March 4th, 2015

Many folks are shocked to learn that the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry strongly recommends that parents take their child to see a dentist by their first birthday. While age one may seem very soon for a child’s first dental visit, this first visit is essential in diagnosing growth an...

OCT 8 2014
Got candy? Get cash! | Winning Smiles of Amherst and Orchard Park October 8th, 2014

Winning Smiles Pediatric Dentistry invites you to attend our 8th Annual Halloween Candy Buy-Back Event!  On Saturday, November 1 from 10 AM to 2 PM, we invite the children of our community to drop by our Amherst and Orchard Park locations to earn $1 per pound for their Halloween sweets. All ...

JUL 1 2014
Complimentary mouth guards from Master Gorino! July 1st, 2014

Winning Smiles has recently partnered with Master Gorino's Pil-Sung Tae Kwon-Do to ensure that our patients, kids and adults alike, have a fun and safe summer! During the summer months, we tend to see an increase in dental trauma emergencies related to outdoor sports. The best way ...

JUN 27 2014
Why does my child need x-rays? June 27th, 2014

X-rays, also called radiographs, are a valuable diagnostic tool. X-rays help the dentist to: See how your child's teeth are erupting (coming into the mouth) See the number, size and position of teeth that are still inside the gums Find out whether there are missing teeth or extra teeth Mo...

JUN 24 2014
Come take a tour of our offices! June 24th, 2014

Parents often ask us for tips to prepare their children for their first dental appointment. How about taking your child on a "tour" of their new dental home right from the comfort of your home? By allowing your child a glimpse of the office, he or she has the advantage of walking into a more famili...