Month: July 2014

Is It Time for a Professional Teeth Whitening?

Whether from poor hygiene, the buildup of tartar (calcified plaque), or simply from years of exposure to your foods and beverages, your teeth are bound to eventually stain. Fortunately, teeth stains aren’t usually difficult to resolve; if the stains are just plaque and tartar buildup, then a routine dental cleaning should erase them easily. If… Read more »

What Are Sports Drinks Doing to Your Teeth?

They’re chockfull of electrolytes, natural ingredients, and a host of other beneficial elements, and they’re advertised as being much better (at least, tastier) than the age-old thirst-quencher, water. There’s little wonder, then, why so many children, teens, and adults alike repeatedly consume sports drinks instead of water. Unfortunately, while they can effectively quench your thirst… Read more »

Summer Reading for all Ages in Southlake!

Want a fun, entertaining, and rewarding way to stay cool with your kids this summer? The Southlake Library, with the help of numerous sponsors throughout the community, presents the Southlake Summer Reading 2014 program for childrens, teens, and story-lovers of all ages. As proud and dedicated members of the Southlake community, family dentists, Dr. Wright… Read more »

Why Do Dentists Recommend Fluoride?

Chances are that you’ve heard of fluoride’s benefits to your oral health. After all, the mineral can be found in most major toothpaste brands and other dental hygiene products, and has been added to United States municipal water supplies since the mid-1900s. If you’ve ever been at risk for tooth decay, your dentist may have… Read more »

Make Sure to Brush Your Teeth the Correct Way

Hopefully, you know by now that brushing and flossing your teeth is more than important—it’s vital to keeping your smile healthy and whole. However, you may not realize that how you brush your teeth is as important as the act itself. Do it wrong, and you may be harming your smile more than helping it…. Read more »

Tips to Minimize Your Dental Emergency

When you face a dental emergency, such as a cracked or suddenly painful tooth, your first thought should be to visit your emergency dentist’s office as soon as possible. In the meantime, however, protecting your tooth (if possible) and minimizing discomfort (if any) might be the main priority. With a few tips from your Southlake… Read more »

Dr. Gregory Wright Selected As Texas Super Dentist

Gregory Wright, DDS, of Southlake, Texas, has once again been selected as a Texas Super Dentist by Texas Monthly Magazine (an honor he’s been endowed with for the last several years). This recent accolade joins his selection last month by Fort Worth Magazine as one of the area’s top cosmetic dentists, exemplifying the excellence that… Read more »

The Complicated Relationship Between Coffee and Teeth

If you are an avid coffee drinker, either just in the morning or throughout your entire day, then you have quite a bit to think about concerning your habit and your dental health. Reports are numerous that warn coffee drinkers of the dangers of daily coffee consumption; and yet, there are also many reports that… Read more »

4 Habits That May Be Destroying Your Teeth

Ignoring your teeth is a sure-fire way to develop tooth decay and gum disease, not to mention offensively bad breath and unsightly teeth stains. Still, poor hygiene isn’t the only habit that can cause harm to your pearly-whites. Much of the work Dr. Wright and Dr. Heron perform at their Southlake dental office involves restoring… Read more »

Greg Wright Selected As Top Cosmetic Dentist

Fort Worth Magazine has announced that Greg Wright, DDS, of Southlake, Texas has been selected by his peers as one of 2014’s Top Cosmetic Dentists. Other dental doctors voted for those they believed to be the top of their field. Greg Wright, DDS, has been selected a Top Cosmetic Dentist since the survey began in… Read more »