Cavity Fighting Chewing Gum For Our Lewisville Patients?

Categories: Family Dentistry
Dallas Oral Dentistry

I’m Natalie Goodman DDS of The Lewisville Dentist in Lewisville. My Dallas dentistry patients often ask me if chewing xylitol gum is an effective substitute for tooth brushing and regular Lewisville dental exams. Before I answer that question, let me tell you a little bit about xylitol: Xylitol is a natural sweetener that was first…

Have A Large Cavity In Your Tooth?

Categories: Dental Fillings
Lewisville Cosmetic Dentistry

When Dr. Natalie Goodman of The Lewisville Dentist repairs a tooth that has decay or damage, the procedure chosen often depends on the location of the problem. (We’re talking tooth-specific locale here; it doesn’t matter whether you live in Coppell, Valley Ranch, or Flower Mound.) If there is a chip, crack, or cavity on the…

Dental Sealants Prevent Cavities For Lewisville Kids

Categories: Family Dentistry
The Lewisville Dentist Sealants Prevent Cavities For Lewisville Kids

Your child’s first dental exam at The Lewisville Dentist should occur when the first teeth are in, usually between six months and one year of age. During your child’s first check-up at our Lewisville office, we can discuss sealants, a clear layer of plastic applied to the grooved surfaces of the teeth. Sealants protect the…

The Lewisville Dentist Guide To Plaque, Calculus, And Cavities

Categories: Oral Health
Dallas Guide To Plaque, Calculus, And Cavities

Hi. I’m Dr. Natalie Goodman. Welcome to my Lewisville dental blog! I find that many of my patients in the Coppell, Valley Ranch, and Flower Mound areas get a couple of dental terms mixed up. Today, I would like to clarify the differences between plaque, calculus, and cavities. Plaque is a film that covers teeth…

More Valuable Than A Diamond

Categories: Dental Implants
Lewisville cosmetic dentistry

“Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond.” -Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, 1605 When Cervantes wrote Don Quixote, there was no way to replace teeth that were lost to trauma or decay. We are fortunate to live here in Lewisville at a time where there is a permanent state-of-the-art replacement…