Month: March 2020

Tobacco Can Have Several Negative Effects On Your Smile

Tobacco users should be aware that their habit can make them vulnerable to a range of health issues. Several of the problems that smoking and smokeless tobacco can cause are actually related to your dental health. When it comes to your smile’s appearance, you can be more prone to teeth stains if you use tobacco… Read more »

Pain From An Infected Tooth Can Be Hard To Ignore

How can you determine if a tooth has developed an infection? One symptom of this problem is pain, which can become potentially severe. If this occurs, it may be hard to not realize that something is wrong with your tooth’s health! With that said, if you have any concerns about the health of a tooth because of… Read more »

Safeguarding Your Smile From Home

Many people across Southlake, TX, and DFW are practicing social distancing, staying home and avoiding gatherings of ten or more people. With these steps, we can work together to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of people in our community. In today’s blog, we’re talking about how you can protect your smile… Read more »

Receiving Care For Your Chipped Or Cracked Tooth

While cavities are a common cause of damage to a person’s enamel, physical harm can also make it necessary for you to schedule restorative dental treatment. While the enamel that protects our teeth is a remarkably tough substance, it is not indestructible. Unfortunately, it is also limited in how much it can naturally recover from… Read more »

Is Dehydration Affecting Your Oral Health?

There are some easy to identify reasons why someone might have problems avoiding cavities. If someone tells you they are struggling with tooth decay, you may suspect it is because they are not doing a good job brushing their teeth, or because their diet is too high in sugar. One potential factor you may overlook… Read more »

Where Does Flossing Fit In Your Oral Hygiene Routine?

You should certainly reach for your floss if you have something stuck in your teeth. With that said, this should not be the only time you work to clean in the spaces where your teeth meet. Your oral care routine should include flossing on a daily basis if you want to keep your smile fully protected against… Read more »

The Connection Between Stress And Your Oral Health

Stress can be difficult to avoid at some points in a person’s life, and it is important to acknowledge the different issues it can cause when it is not being managed properly. For several reasons, a prolonged period of stress can negatively impact your dental health. This can be due to a change in your… Read more »

How To Take Care Of Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies can often be difficult to identify due to a lack of understanding about what actually qualifies as an emergency. Luckily, our team at Wright Smiles is always ready to help you take care of any dental issues that come your way. In today’s blog, your Southlake, TX, dentist will make it easier for… Read more »

Use These Tips To Encourage Your Kids To Brush Their Teeth

Your Southlake, TX dentist’s office can provide important dental health support for your kids. At every visit, children receive careful preventive dental health support that can match the kind of care that adults receive during their dental exams. They also enjoy helpful lessons that can encourage them to develop good oral hygiene habits. Of course,… Read more »

A Painful Toothache May Not Go Away On Its Own

If you have a problem with a toothache, it might be nice to have the problem go away on its own. While discomfort after a dental injury can be short-lived, a more significant injury might leave you with lasting pain. You can also find that a toothache without an obvious cause can remain for an… Read more »