Seven Ways You Can Break Your Teeth and How to Protect Them

Your teeth are among the most important structures in your body. They are responsible for tasks such as biting, chewing, and speaking. Unfortunately, there are many ways in which you can accidentally break your teeth. This can lead to pain, discomfort, and long-term disability. At The Lewisville Dentist, we want you to be careful with […]

Avoiding Tooth Decay in Lewisville Texas

Tooth decay is a common dental problem that affects people of all ages in Lewisville Texas. Tooth decay is caused by the buildup of plaque on the teeth. That plaque can harbor bacteria that produce acid. This acid can erode the enamel of your teeth which leads to cavities and tooth decay. The impact of […]

What are Possible Dental Implant Complications?

If you’ve visited our blog before, you have read about the advantages of dental implant procedures. That’s because they are an amazing replacement for missing teeth and have been used successfully in the Lewisville area for over 30 years. At The Lewisville Dentist, close to 98% of our implant placements are successful. But like any […]

Toothache Relief at The Lewisville Dentist in Lewisville

A toothache is probably the most common dental problem. However, they have multiple causes. A toothache can come on gradually–or attack with full force. 1. You sip a cold drink and–bam!–tooth pain. When a cavity has eroded enamel it eventually reaches the layer underneath. This is called Dentin. This layer is softer than enamel and […]

Mini Implants May Be Right For You

I’m Natalie Goodman of The Lewisville Dentist in Lewisville. Today’s topic is mini dental implants, sometimes called “immediate implants”. Though they are not as well known as traditional dental implants, mini implants are also being used successfully in the Lewisville area to improve smiles. Like their larger diameter counterparts, mini implants can support a restoration […]

Want To Keep Your Enamel Healthy? Avoid Doing These 11 Things

1. Chewing on hard foods We’re looking at you Beef jerky and hard or stale bread. 2. Chewing on hard items This includes fingernails, pencils, pen caps, and ice. 3. Grinding your teeth If you grind your teeth, discuss it with your dentist. An appliance can safeguard your smile. 4. Eating too much sticky food […]

5 Cavity Basics

The desire to avoid tooth decay is one of the main reasons individuals visit their dentists Today we are going to discuss 5 things you need to know about cavities. 1. Cavities are also called caries or tooth decay. When a tooth is permanently damaged on the hard surface, tiny openings ensue. These little holes […]

Still Have Your Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom teeth usually come in between ages 16 and 24. Wisdom teeth are not always troublesome, but it is important to learn as early as possible whether your wisdom teeth are coming in sideways or otherwise impacting your other teeth. Checking your wisdom teeth is a simple and painless process, and can save you trouble […]

Dental X-rays Help Your Orthodontist Provide Quality Care

Don’t know a periapical from a bitewing? Today’s post focuses on dental X-rays. Panoramic If you have ever stood in a huge camera apparatus and struggled to stay still while an automated camera made one slow pass around your head, then you have had a panoramic X-ray taken. These pictures help dentists see everything in […]

Can You Handle A Dental Emergency?

At The Lewisville Dentist, we hope you never go through a serious dental emergency. It’s essential, however, to know what to do in such a situation. Here is a quiz on dental emergencies and other oral troubles. 1. One of the wires on your braces breaks. What do you do? a. Cut off the loose […]