Category: General Dentistry

Did You Miss Your Last Dental Checkup?

According to recommendations by the American Dental Association (ADA), you should visit your dentist at least once every six months for a dental checkup and cleaning. While you’re here, our highly-experienced dental hygienists will thoroughly clean your teeth of plaque and tartar, which contain masses of harmful oral bacteria. The recommended six-month checkup schedule helps… Read more »

Be Better with Your Toothbrush

Practice makes perfect, even with your toothbrush and floss. While you may have learned the skill long ago, cleaning your teeth can become monotonous after a lifetime of daily repetition (at least twice, according to the recommended daily schedule). Mindlessly brushing your teeth might cover most of their surfaces, but the spots you miss might… Read more »

Reasons to Find a Dentist

Finding businesses and services is easier today than it’s ever been. Simply ask your tablet or smartphone what you’re looking for, and it will promptly respond with viable choices around you. What technology can’t tell you, however, is when you should look for something specific, like a dentist to help you conquer a unique problem…. Read more »

Dr. Wright—Best Dentist for Best of Southlake 2014!

Every year, Southlake and the surrounding communities rate their local businesses by voting for the Best of Southlake. This year, thanks to the love and loyalty of our patients, Dr. Gregory Wright has been awarded the Best Dentist for the Best of Southlake 2014! Though we pride ourselves on helping patients enjoy their beautiful, healthy… Read more »

What Happens at Your Dental Checkup?

Although the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends attending a dental checkup at least once every six months, many people consider it more of a suggestion. Unless their teeth hurt, or are noticeably loose, some patients don’t visit the dentist at all. The sad thing is that most dental pain and diseases can be avoided if… Read more »

What Does Your Dental Hygienist Do?

Part of a good dental hygiene routine involves visiting your dentist’s office at least once every six months for a thorough checkup and cleaning. During your visit, you’ll spend much of the time with a dental hygienist who, along with your dentist, is an integral part of helping you and your family maintain clean, healthy… Read more »

The Ultimate Guide to Good Oral Health

The standard for good hygiene is relatively new; our ancestors had no such general guide to caring for their teeth, and dental care usually consisted of extracting teeth and/or replacing them with primitive restorations. Today, however, science, medicine, and dentistry have provided the knowledge necessary to protect our smiles from aggressive diseases and tooth loss…. Read more »

If You Could Ask Your Dentist…

If you visit your dentist on a regular basis, as you should, then you’ll typically have a chance to ask him all of the questions you wish to ask concerning your dental health. Unfortunately, you might not always remember the questions you’d like to ask most until after your visit, when it’s seemingly too late…. Read more »

How Were Your Dental Habits in 2013?

As we get ready to bid farewell to the old year, and we look forward to the arrival of 2014, it’s time to take stock of your accomplishments over the last twelve months. Whether you got a new job, had a baby, or just took a really awesome vacation, you should congratulate yourself on your… Read more »

Bruxism and Your Dental Health

Habitually clenching your jaws and grinding your teeth may build stronger jaw muscles, but it can also significantly damage or break your teeth. In fact, teeth grinding might not be so healthy for your jaw, either. Bruxism, the habit of rubbing your teeth together, can indicate a number of issues, from undue stress to an… Read more »