What Does Your Dallas Dentist Need To Know?

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For optimal dental health, all Coppell, Valley Ranch, and Flower Mound residents should be visiting their dentist twice a year for routine cleanings and exams. This is a good time to make sure that you are brushing and flossing properly. It is also vital that you discuss issues related to dental health. Make sure to…

Energy Drink Warning For Valley Ranch

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Welcome to my Valley Ranch dental blog. Today’s topic is energy drinks and the damage they can cause to your teeth. I am seeing more and more Valley Ranch teens and adults with tooth enamel erosion caused by frequent consumption of sport drinks. Most of these Valley Ranch dentistry patients take good care of their…

What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer

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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 Lewisville 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…

How Oral Inflammation Affects Your Health

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Swollen and painful gums are symptoms of periodontal disease, an inflammatory gum disease. Swelling occurs from an auto-immune response of the body reacting to an infection. Infections are noticeable through pain, redness, and warmth. If the infection is left untreated, it can affect the bone near the teeth. The body’s immune system wants to rid…

Top 6 Ways To Destroy A Beautiful Smile

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6. Be a Builder Not a Wrecker Bacteria is constantly trying to build an empire in your mouth, so give it what it wants: juice, soda, chewy candy for the small crevices and hard to reach surfaces! 5. Let Acid Rock It! Energy drinks, diet soda, red wine, coffee, tea. Great at staining and wearing…

Toothbrush Wars In Dallas

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Toothbrush Wars in Dallas

It may surprise you to know that some Dallas people have very strong opinions about which type of toothbrush is the best: manual or electric. Is there really one that is clearly better? Most Lewisville cosmetic dentists will tell you that all toothbrushes, when used correctly, are effective in removing plaque and that choosing which…

Tooth Brushing Basics For Healthy Smiles In Lewisville

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Why should everyone in Lewisville brush at least twice a day? Let’s take a look at why this is so important. Brushing and flossing is the best way to prevent decay. Brushing with fluoride toothpaste and carefully flossing removes the food from our teeth and inhibits the build up of plaque. If we let food…

The Lewisville Dentist Tooth Tips For Traveling

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The Lewisville Dentist Tooth Tips For Traveling

If you live in the Dallas area and are planning to take a vacation or business trip soon, I recommend you coordinate your dental care with your travel schedule. It’s always a good idea to have a checkup with your Lewisville dentist prior to leaving on long vacations, especially if your trip is taking you…

Are You Getting Your Dose Of D?

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Most Dallas people know that vitamin D is important for healthy teeth and bones, but many of us fail to get adequate amounts. Today’s article is a friendly reminder to our patients – especially expectant mothers – about the importance of vitamin D. Here is a sampling of vitamin D findings from around the web:…