Protect Your Athlete’s Teeth

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Protecting Your Lewisville Athlete's Teeth

Do you have a son or daughter that plays youth sports? Soccer, baseball, football, and basketball can be very dangerous for your child’s teeth. Football is a violent contact sport, yet there is a relatively low rate of tooth injuries that occur in football as compared to other contact sports. Why? Football players are instructed…

Cavity Fighting Chewing Gum For Our Lewisville Patients?

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Dallas Oral Dentistry

I’m Natalie Goodman DDS of The Lewisville Dentist in Lewisville. My Dallas dentistry patients often ask me if chewing xylitol gum is an effective substitute for tooth brushing and regular Lewisville dental exams. Before I answer that question, let me tell you a little bit about xylitol: Xylitol is a natural sweetener that was first…

Dental Sealants Prevent Cavities For Lewisville Kids

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The Lewisville Dentist Sealants Prevent Cavities For Lewisville Kids

Your child’s first dental exam at The Lewisville Dentist should occur when the first teeth are in, usually between six months and one year of age. During your child’s first check-up at our Lewisville office, we can discuss sealants, a clear layer of plastic applied to the grooved surfaces of the teeth. Sealants protect the…

Lewisville Children’s Dental Care And Thumb Sucking

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Open Bite

For years, Lewisville parents have been warned that thumb-sucking can cause future dental problems for their thumb-loving toddlers. One of these problems is a type of malocclusion called an open bite. An open bite occurs when the front teeth in the lower and upper jaw have been moved forward; often to the extent that they…

The Lewisville Dentist Treatment For Sensitive Teeth

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Flower Mound cosmetic dental and tooth implants

For those of you in the Dallas area who feel pain when you sip your morning coffee or who cringe each time you brush or floss, The Lewisville Dentist is here for you. We haveĀ been treating this common problem since 2003. The first line of defense against tooth sensitivity is proper oral hygiene. Incorrect brushing…