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“Meth Mouth”

“Meth mouth” and “coke mouth” look startling the same in extent and intensity of damage when presented side by side, according to a new study. According to the professor and researcher at Temple University in Philadelphia, excessive soda consumption can rot your teeth as effectively as methamphetamine.  There exists a common misconception that diet sodas… Read more »

Talking About Toothaches

The sharp and throbbing pain of a toothache can be debilitating for even the bravest of us. There are many causes that can lead to similar pain in your mouth, so how do you know when you should see a dentist?  Southlake dentists, Dr. Wright and Dr. Heron, offer you some toothache FAQs. Toothache Frequently… Read more »

Should You Take Snoring Seriously?

Sleeping with a partner who consistently snores can be a trial. However, you might not realize that sometimes unchecked snoring can place you at risk for more than just losing a sleep partner. Though you might not think of visiting your dentist for your snoring problem, the truth is that the phenomenon typically originates with… Read more »

Can Grinding Your Teeth Damage Your Smile?

Many people frequently grind or clench their teeth. In most cases, we only do this occasionally. However, some people grind or clench their teeth every night. Bruxism, or teeth grinding, can break or fracture a tooth, increasing the risk of infection or even tooth loss. Fortunately, a number of treatment options exist for addressing bruxism.

Q&A: What is Emergency Dentistry?

You suddenly experience a severe toothache or a filling comes loose, what do you do? You should contact your Southlake TX emergency dentist, Dr. Gregory Wright. We understand that emergency situations rarely happen during business hours and as part of our approach to emergency dentistry, our office is always just a phone call away.

Quiz: How Does Invisalign Correct My Smile?

Do you have crooked or crowded teeth? Uneven smiles can be a source of embarrassment and leave people hesitant to smile or pose for a picture with friends. While orthodontics can correct this issue, many adults and teens are worried about the effect a mouth filled with metal will have on their social life. Fortunately,… Read more »

FAQs About Orthodontics

Do you have crooked or crowded teeth? Dr. Gregory Wright understands the importance of a beautiful smile and offers our patients quality orthodontic treatment. Without orthodontic treatment, you may run the risk of developing serious dental health complications. Do you have crooked or crowded teeth? Dr. Gregory Wright understands the importance of a beautiful smile… Read more »

FAQs: What are Porcelain Veneers?

Accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Gregory Wright offers our patients in Southlake and surrounding communities access to the latest in cosmetic dentistry. In addition to common cosmetic procedures like teeth whitening, Dr. Wright also offers porcelain veneers. With porcelain veneers, patients can obtain complete smile transformation.