Are Toothpicks Good For Cleaning Teeth?

At The Lewisville Dentist, we always remind our patients how important it is to clean their teeth on a regular basis. Not just the front surfaces, but between the teeth, too. This is essential for cavity prevention. What’s the best way to go about getting those narrow spaces between teeth? That’s an easy one: dental…

Crowning Achievements In Dentistry

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This message from The Lewisville Dentist 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 conception of dental restorations. The men and women of your generation who have missing or damaged teeth want to repair or replace…

Those Baby Teeth Are A Big Deal

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This blog post from The Lewisville Dentist focuses on baby teeth. Do you really need to take good care of something that’s just going to fall out and go to the tooth fairy? It’s a good question. The short answer is: yes. Parents shouldn’t feel like they are wasting their time caring for their baby’s…

Between-Meal Cleaning

At The Lewisville Dentist, we constantly advise our patients to brush and floss, brush and floss, brush and floss. And most of our patients take that advice to heart. But what happens in the middle of the day? You’re out and about, but your usual stuff – that favorite brush, the container of dental floss…

Save Your Breath

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Today’s post focuses on a problem experienced by many people, which The Lewisville Dentist can help with: bad breath. Bad breath, or halitosis, has several causes. The most common is poor oral hygiene. Often, halitosis develops midday because you’re unable to brush teeth between meals. Small food bits on the teeth, gums, and tongue grow…

Healthy Habits To Keep You Smiling

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In this post from The Lewisville Dentist, we concentrate on critical behaviors that influence oral health. Of course, regular brushing and flossing are two important habits for healthy teeth and gums, but there are many more things we can do to maintain a healthy smile. Diet Do’s Do eat a nutritious diet with a variety…

Let’s Make A Plan

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When you are committed to reaching a goal, the difference between success and failure often comes down to whether or not you follow a plan. Occasional effort is hardly ever effective. If you have a goal to improve your smile, The Lewisville Dentist is here to help. Perhaps you have not thought much about your…

Debunking Dental Myths

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This blog post from The Lewisville Dentist focuses on oral health, and three dental-related myths prevalent in the Lewisville TX area. All Sugar Is Equally Bad For Teeth We all know that sugar increases our risk of tooth decay, but it’s a myth that all sugars are equally bad for you. Some types are worse…