Dental Services

A Healthy Smile is Always Worthwhile and Oral Health is not an Expense it is an Investment. We invest all our expertise, knowledge and passion into giving you and helping you keep your beautiful Smile for Life. Whether you are looking for just a cleaning or are looking for the smile you have always dreamed of, we are here for you. Dr. Joseph Juracka’s years of experienced success in prevention, reconstruction, and preservation of dental health and beautiful smiles speak for themselves. If you desire excellent care and long-lasting value; Smiles for Life Dental Care in Saratoga Springs may be for you. To become a patient in our dental office, call today at 518-886-8610.
  • General Dentistry
  • Digital Impressions
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Orthodontic Clear Aligners
  • Teeth Whitening
  • TMJ Therapy / Jaw Pain
  • Dental Sleep Medicine/Snore Appliances
  • Personalized Hygiene Program
  • Minimal Sedation Dentistry

General Dentistry

The best dental care and the best dental treatments can only come from a great dentist. To be the best dentist in Saratoga Springs, we are committed to continually incorporating new techniques and new technologies that will provide the highest quality and the greatest comfort for our patients.

You no longer need to suffer from the pain and frustration of a broken-down smile; we can help you chew better and smile more confidently. Our Smiles for Life methods and techniques provide pain-free, problem-free long-lasting smile solutions for even those that may have lost hope of ever smiling again.

Personalized Hygiene Treatment

Prevention is the key. Thanks to modern prevention tooth infection is no longer the #1 cause of death. Unfortunately, with the excess sugars in our diets cavities are on the rise again!

There is no cure or magic pill for gum disease, only an effective combination of preventive care. We offer personalized hygiene, preventive treatments, and easy at-home solutions that work to keep your families teeth healthy.

Remember, healthy gums don’t bleed! If you are experiencing bleeding gums when you brush or floss, we can help you get the help you deserve.

Minimal Sedation

Sedation Dentistry uses medication to help you relax for a better dental care experience. Sedation dentistry can even help patients with severe dental anxiety.

Sedation dentistry offers many benefits to meet your individual needs. Sedation allows your body to relax more completely; this increases the effectiveness of local anesthesia. Sedation dentistry reduces the sensation of passing time. This can be very useful if you need complex or multiple treatments in a single sitting. It also prevents your muscles from stiffening or becoming sore due to spending extended periods of time in one position.

In every case, your sedation is closely monitored to ensure your safety and comfort.

Your safety is our top priority. At your appointment, be sure to tell us:

  • Any prescription medications or over-the-counter medications you are taking
    Any herbal or nutritional supplements you are using
  • Any allergies you have, particularly medication reactions
  • Any health conditions
  • Any questions or concerns you may have about your treatment or about sedation dentistry

For more information about using sedation dentistry with your next treatment, contact Smiles for Life Dental Care.

Teeth Whitening

Smiles for Life offers two options for whiter teeth.

Opalescence Go take-home whitening system is recommended for patients looking for professional whitening to go or as an alternative to over-the-counter whitening products. With no impressions, models, or lab time required.

KöR Whitening is considered by thousands of KöR dentists to be the world’s most effective teeth whitening process, KöR offers cost-effective solutions from phenomenal home whitening for average patients, to astonishing treatment of tetracycline cases and everything in-between.

Dr. Juracka will use your Digital Scan to order custom trays which you use at home overnight or for 20 minutes twice a day. These trays can be reused as needed to brighten your smile. Click the link to learn more, or call our office to schedule a consultation today (518) 886-8610.

Cosmetic Dentistry

What does your smile say about you? After the eyes, your smile is the #1 feature people will notice about you. If you have mismatched, discolored, worn, or crooked teeth, we can help you design a smile you LOVE!

Conservative to advanced cosmetic dentistry options for the smile you always hoped for are available at Smiles for Life Dental Care.

The smile design options offered by Smiles for Life Dental Care are proven, predictable, and highly effective cosmetic services. Dr. Joseph Juracka understands that every smile is unique, and strives to treat you according to your individual situation. He spends extended time with you, truly listening to your concerns and desires for your own smile. From your responses he provides appropriate options and recommendations to meet your needs and priorities. We want you to make the right decision and have a smile you will love for years to come.


Dr. Joseph Juracka is pleased to provide SureSmile Aligners orthodontic treatments. If you have crowded, gapped, or misaligned teeth you may be able to achieve a healthy, beautiful smile using this non-invasive, aesthetic straightening option.

The SureSmile system is easy and convenient to use. First, you will have a consultation with Dr. Joseph Juracka. He will review your oral health needs and determine if you are a good candidate for using SureSmile to straighten your smile.

A 3D digital model is created of your teeth. This model is used to design the steps of your individualized treatment plan based on your unique straightening needs. With this model, you will be able to see what your teeth will look like after treatment. SureSmile Aligners are custom-fabricated for your teeth. About every two to four weeks, you will change to a new aligner, slightly straighter than the one before.

At Smiles for Life Dental Care, we can help you achieve straight teeth and a beautiful, healthy smile with SureSmile. For more information or to schedule a consultation, contact our office (518) 886-8610

TMJ Therapy

Did you know that dentists in New York are licensed to perform Botox injections? 

Our understanding of facial anatomy, attention to detail, and artistic touch make dentists an ideal Botox provider. Dr. Juracka routinely treats to minimize teeth grinding (TMJ/bruxism) and the pain & soreness commonly associated with TMJ dysfunction by injecting into the major muscles responsible for grinding/TMJ pain. 

Digital Impressions

Patients enjoy many benefits from a digital scan vs. traditional impressions.  These include less chair time meaning fewer visits, improved quality of images for better fitting restorations, eliminates the need for uncomfortable restoration materials that may cause gagging, ensures more comfort and less anxiety for the majority of patients and reduces the likelihood of errors and material inaccuracies.  The storing of impressions digitally makes it possible to keep them for a longer time, saving space and ensuring efficient recordkeeping.  Digital impressions also support a paper-free environment and eliminates the need for disposable impression materials and plastic trays.

Our patients really appreciate the digital scanner for ease and efficiency.

Prosomus Sleep Appliance

ProSomnus Therapy helps you get a restful night of sleep without noisy machines, masks, or hoses. Dr. Juracka uses your digital scan to order you a custom ProSomnus device.  He will fit you for the cutting-edge device and instruct you on usage, care, and maintenance.

ProSomnus Therapy was designed to be the most user friendly treatment available.

Dr. Juracka is a user of ProSomus Therapy, his first night wearing the device, his wife woke up to the dog snoring thinking it was Dr. Juracka. He (his wife) heard results the first night.

They did not judge , they made me feel comfortable , they explained my situation with details..

- Sasquatch Wizard Adirondacks

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We're Saratoga Locals

Dr. Joseph Juracka's family loves Saratoga and all it has to offer. After being away for 20 years, Dr. Juracka moved home to raise his family and serve the community he loves. You will see us enjoying concerts at SPAC, playing and coaching Saratoga Miss Softball, volunteering with Girl Scouts of Northeastern NY, serving our veterans through the Veterans Business Council, playing Disc Golf in Saratoga Spa State Park as well as enjoying all that Saratoga Springs and our surrounding community has to offer. Thank you for welcoming us home, we look forward to serving you and having Smiles for Life Dental Care be your Dental Home.
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