Category: Oral Health

What Happens if You Don’t Fill a Cavity?

What Happens if You Don’t Fill a Cavity?

You may have wondered if your teeth can repair themselves like your bones do. After all, aren’t teeth and bones the same thing? Actually, while teeth and bones do have similarities, they are also very different, too. Let’s talk about the difference between teeth and bones and what happens if you don’t fill a cavity…. Read more »

5 Ways to Improve Oral Hygiene

Taking time to improve oral hygiene can be well worth the investment in your oral health, and will pay off over time. So what are some strategic changes you can make to your oral hygiene routine to improve your oral hygiene? 1. Brush Better Making the most of your toothbrushing routine can go a long… Read more »

What Are Dental Implants?

Losing a tooth to injury, decay, or other factors has been an issue throughout all of man’s history. Dentures have been the traditional answer to tooth loss, but dental implants have become the new standard for tooth replacement. So, what are dental implants? Are you a candidate for this tooth loss solution? Like Natural Teeth… Read more »

7 Flossing Facts

When a dentist mentions brushing every day, not far behind they mention flossing too. Why is flossing so important? Does it really make a difference? Here are 7 flossing facts sure to give you the inside scoop on what makes flossing so great! 1. Not All Floss Is The Same One of the most important… Read more »

5 Ways Drinks Impact Oral Health

5 Ways Drinks Impact Oral Health

When we think of dental health, we think of what we eat, how we clean our teeth, but how often do we consider what we drink? Here are 5 ways drinks impact oral health, and how you can support good dental health by being smart about what we drink. 1. Acid is not your friend… Read more »

Are The Spaces Between Your Teeth A Tooth Decay Risk?

What can you do to make sure you are protected against bacteria and food particle buildup between teeth? The answer hopefully feels obvious – to guard against this accumulation of harmful materials, you should floss. Unfortunately, people who are aware of the benefits of flossing often fail to see this habit as an important part… Read more »

Stick To Your Smile Care Routine While Under The Weather

If you feel under the weather for any reason, you should make a full and fast recovery a priority. As you focus on trying to take care of yourself, make sure you do not neglect your smile. While you are sick, your teeth and gums can still be vulnerable to problems due to the activity… Read more »

Embarrassing Smile Stuff You Shouldn’t Ignore 

Sometimes, smile stuff comes up. Things you’re worried about. Details that probably require our Southlake, TX team’s attention. However, you’re embarrassed about it, which leaves you feeling like you’re not sure about what to do. Come in to see us for a dental checkup, even though you feel very shy and hesitant about it? Or,… Read more »

4 Important Halloween Reminders For Your Mouth! 

There are lots of reminders that likely pop up in your thoughts throughout the day, every day. While they may apply to any number of areas of your life, when you come to our Southlake, TX team, you can expect (of course) reminders for your mouth! Since Halloween is almost here (and since it brings… Read more »

Common Sayings: Applicable To Your Smile Or Not?

However you refer to them, common sayings, old adages, etc., you may find that they come flying out of your mouth at a shockingly frequent rate! However, what you may not really know for sure is if these wisdom-packed phrases actually apply to all aspects of your life. If you’re curious about the use of… Read more »