Month: September 2016

Toothbrush Lies: A Quiz

Have you ever wondered if the knowledge you carry around in your mind about your dental hygiene is actually accurate? Or, do you worry that you have read some random tidbits that you have somehow taken in as fact (when the details are anything but reliable)? Fortunately, you can always come to us to receive… Read more »

Tooth Decay: Who, What, Where, When, Why?

Tooth decay can destroy your tooth or it can be something we quickly catch and treat before much harm occurs. While recognizing decay and treating it early with a dental filling is very easy, making this a reality for every patient is not always easy. Instead, it can become complex because of misinformation (or a… Read more »

Choosing Veneers: 3 Reasons It’s Not A Huge Deal

You might think to yourself that even though porcelain veneers seem like a dream option for your smile, they must be too big a deal for you. In addition, moving forward simply must mean spending more money than is necessary for your smile, among other complications … right? Wrong! Many of the issues that are… Read more »

Pumpkin Seeds: A Seasonal Delight Or Fright?

So, you’ve spent what feels like approximately 15 hours removing the seeds from a pumpkin, carving the pumpkin, and now it’s time to clean up. You take a look at the seeds and think about how delicious they are when roasted, which leads you to an important question: Are pumpkin seeds good for your oral health?… Read more »

Meet The Mayor At Williams Sonoma

Have you attended a “Meet The Mayor” event yet? If you are thinking this is something quite formal or one of those invitation-only experiences, think again. This is a completely laid back chance to enjoy a “meet and greet” with none other than the mayor of Southlake (at some pretty wonderful venues, to boot). So,… Read more »

3 Times You Overthink Your Dental Hygiene

Did you ever consider the fact that you might actually be overthinking your dental hygiene? As in, you think you’re doing something fantastic for your oral health by becoming as painstakingly detailed as you can but you end up stressing yourself out without seeing any additional benefits? One of the wonderful aspects of hygiene at… Read more »

Q&A: The Value Of Prevention Value

How valuable is preventive care, you wonder? Sometimes, it’s easy to talk ourselves into or out of feeling like something is worthwhile. When it comes to preventing problems from arising with your oral health, our perspective follows: Prevention is invaluable, of course! As for the details regarding why we think this way, consider some questions… Read more »

Q&A: Bruxism Complications

When you’re dealing with a disorder or disease of any kind that affects your oral health, it’s safe to assume that there are going to be some associated complications. When it comes to handling bruxism disorder, the same is true. The good news is that you don’t necessarily have to have a run in with… Read more »

Oktoberfest In Southlake!

Are you a huge fan of Oktoberfest? Lucky you! It’s happening right in your neighborhood. So, throw on your lederhosen, get in the spirit, and come out for a truly enjoyable time! The Event This is Southlake’s Oktoberfest, which will include just about everything you could ever hope for, from handmade arts and crafts to… Read more »

Will Wisdom Teeth Cause TMJ Disorder?

It’s understandable, considering the placement of wisdom teeth in the back of your smile, that you would think these teeth might play a role in the development of TMJ disorder (TMD). However, this isn’t exactly how things work. TMD occurs as the result of damage to the jaw joint or ligament or due to excessive… Read more »