15 Things You Didn’t Know About Teeth

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Children’s teeth are soft until about age 10. A tooth with a crown can get a cavity. Your gum tissue is as important as your teeth. Some prescription drugs can increase your risk of dental caries. Some home faucet water filters remove fluoride. 19 percent of children between the ages of 2 and 19 have…

Bad Breath Q & A

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Today’s post offers some answers to common questions about bad breath. Q. My wife says my breath is horrible, but I brush twice a day. Shouldn’t that be enough? A. Bacteria can multiply and stink in hidden crevices that can only be reached with floss. Time to start flossing. If your breath hasn’t improved in…

Two Hints For When You’re Too Tired To Brush

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Too tired to touch a toothbrush. We’ve all been there. The Lewisville Dentist is committed to helping patients throughout the Flower Mound, Coppell, and Valley Ranch neighborhoods to maintain balanced hygiene and to correct imperfections that can lead to inhibited confidence and self-assurance. On our blog today we are offering two wise ideas for overcoming…

To Chew Or Not To Chew In Lewisville

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To Chew Or Not To Chew In Lewisville

Hello Lewisville gum chewers, today we’re going to talk about that sticky wad in your mouth. You know that it can freshen your breath, but can it really help preserve your smile from dental caries? It really depends on the type of gum. Chewing regular sucrose-based gum can be beneficial in removing bits of food…

No Dental Insurance? Prioritize Spending For Dental Care

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Millions of Americans don’t have dental insurance, and many Texas employer plans have limited benefits. Some Lewisville people who fail to get adequate dental care say “It’s too pricey.” If you are really living below poverty level, this excuse may be valid – but if you have an average income, you can probably shift your…

Dental Questions? The Lewisville Dentist Has Answers

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Everyone has teeth, and smart dental patients want to take care of their teeth. However, many dental patients in the Coppell, Valley Ranch, and Flower Mound area need a place where they can review basic principles of dental health and get straightforward information about popular cosmetic dentistry procedures such as teeth whitening and veneers. The…

Small Dental Annoyance Or Serious Problem?

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Today in the Lewisville dental blog we are going to talk about stomatitis. Stomatitis is dental-speak for something very common: non-specific irritations found in the mouth. Stomatitis is frequently caused by cold sores, gum disease, or even from biting the inside of the mouth (ouch!). Any time the membranes in the mouth become inflamed, they…

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…