Do I Need A Dental Cleaning If I Brush And Floss At Home?

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Today’s post focuses on professional dental cleanings. You might wonder if you need a professional dental cleaning if you already practice dental hygiene daily at home. The answer is that both processes are critical because they work in tandem to maintain oral health. Dr. Natalie Goodman encourages patients to practice preventative dentistry by: Brushing Flossing…

Bridging The Gap

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Hello Lewisville smiles! Do you have a missing tooth that is detracting from your otherwise nice teeth? Let The Lewisville Dentist fill the gap for you and help you get your dazzling smile back! A dental bridge could be the perfect solution for your missing tooth and help you chew and speak properly. A bridge…

The Tea And Teeth Question

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What do you call a dentist who doesn’t like tea? Why, Denis, of course. Lame jokes aside, a common concern for patients is stained teeth. I’m Dr. Natalie Goodman of The Lewisville Dentist. Today, let’s talk a little bit about a common cause of tooth staining: dark beverages including tea. Over time, tea can stain…

If My Child Brushes and Flosses, Does She Need a Dental Cleaning?

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Today’s message focuses on professional dental cleanings. You might wonder if your child needs a professional dental cleaning if you already practice dental hygiene daily at home. The answer is that both processes are important because they work in tandem to maintain oral health. Doctor Goodman encourages patients to practice preventative dentistry by: Brushing Flossing…

What is Dental Sleep Medicine?

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What is dental sleep medicine? It’s a relatively new branch of dentistry that treats sleep apnea and other sleep-related breathing problems. Don’t confuse dental sleep medicine with dental sedation or sleep dentistry. Dental sleep medicine treats sleep apnea. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a disorder where you have frequent, recurring pauses in breathing…

Saving Teeth

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When the nerve inside a tooth is infected by bacteria, we try to save it with root canal therapy. This procedure scares a lot of people. But at The Lewisville Dentist, we want you to know that root canals are not nearly as bad as their reputation. In fact, they don’t cause pain, they relieve…