The Comforting Dawn: A Guide to Conquering Dental Anxiety with Sedation Dentistry

For many, the thought of a dental visit conjures up a symphony of fears: from the sound of drills to the anticipated discomfort. These anxieties can range from mild unease to severe phobia, yet they hold back millions from accessing vital dental care. At the Lewisville Dentist, patient comfort is our top priority. In this […]

Out of Toothpaste? Here Are 5 Alternative Solutions to Maintain Your Oral Health

Toothpaste plays a vital role in maintaining oral hygiene in our Dallas area. There is no doubt that modern toothpaste provides important medical benefit and will help you keep your teeth healthy and strong. But what happens when you run out of toothpaste unexpectedly? Fret not! There are several alternative solutions readily available in your […]

Dry Mouth Can Cause Dental Problems

A reduction of saliva flow resulting in a dry mouth is a common problem, especially among older people. A dry mouth is not only uncomfortable, but it can also cause tooth damage. Saliva is required to keep the mouth lubricated, wash the food from teeth, and neutralize the acids that can cause plaque. Extensive tooth […]

The Key to Successful Social Engagement in Texas is Good Dental Hygiene

Social interaction plays a vital role in personal and professional relationships. It’s crucial to put your best foot forward when it comes to social engagement. While many factors contribute to making a positive impression, one aspect that often gets overlooked is dental hygiene. You can dress for success, make yourself up with the best of […]

47% of Adults Have Gum Disease: Are You One of Them?

A recent CDC report provides the following data related to prevalence of periodontitis in the U.S.: 47.2% of men and women aged 30 years and older have some form of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease increases with age, 70.1% of people 65 years and older have periodontal disease. This condition is more prevalent in men than […]

How Dental Assistants Ensure Quality Dental Care

At The Lewisville Dentist, each dental professional on our team helps us operate smoothly and provide a high standard of care. Today’s message focuses on the role of a dental assistant. Dental Assistants Play An Important Role at Our Practice You most likely think of the dental assistant as: “The one who suctions my mouth […]

Does COVID-19 Affect Your Teeth and Mouth?

You’ve probably heard that COVID19 can make patients lose their sense of taste and smell. Hopefully, you haven’t experienced that yourself. Let’s discuss other oral issues associated with COVID-19. Dry Mouth is as Common as Loss of Taste A cohort of Brazilian scientists led by University of Brasilia researcher E.N.S. Guerra analyzed more than 180 […]

Treatment For Stress-Induced Jaw Pain

Everyday dilemmas cause some people to respond by clenching their jaw or grinding their teeth. Daily commuting, work problems, or an overpacked schedule are some persistent culprits. Teeth grinding and jaw clenching can trigger or exacerbate a painful condition called TMD or Temporomandibular Joint Disorder. TMD is often mistakenly called ‘TMJ,’ the acronym for temporomandibular […]

The Link Between Gum Disease and Viral Infections

The pandemic has increased public awareness of the danger of viruses and the importance of a healthy immune system. Our Immune System Protects Against Serious Illness The variation in the seriousness of COVID-19 illness is due, in part, to the strength of natural biological defenses. Of course, you may be wondering why we’re reviewing this […]

3 Reasons Not To Skip A Dental Checkup

Life gets busy. Sometimes it seems impossible to keep up with everything you “gotta do”. At The Lewisville Dentist, we understand that. But we urge you to think twice before you cancel or postpone a dental checkup because you think it’s less important than the other twenty items on your to-do list. Twice-yearly dental exams […]