While you may be routinely brushing and flossing, other factors can contribute to the development of cavities, infection, and more. For instance, your diet plays a major role, as many foods contain high levels of acidity that can actively work to break down the natural enamel present on the front of your teeth, your smile’s… Read more »
Month: December 2020
Routine preventive care consists of routine brushing and flossing at home, while also attending checkups at least once every six months. If these practices are followed, ideally, most major dental concerns can be prevented and you do not have to live in fear of tooth loss. Every once in a while, however, our grins can… Read more »
Teeth are an important part of your smile, but they can’t do it alone! Every smile depends on the work of facial muscles, lips, and gums. When your gums are not healthy, the whole smile will suffer, not just in the way it looks, but unhealthy gums have been linked to heart problems, diabetes, stroke… Read more »
Tooth infections, like most infections, become more serious over time. In many cases, your body is able to fight off minor infections on its own. Tooth infections are different in this regard. A tooth infection, characterized initially by a cavity, will not get better with time. In fact, it will get worse. Only by taking… Read more »
When our jaw joints undergo excess strain, we could develop serious complications that cause discomfort and could even damage your smile. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, dentist will look at how we identify and treat TMJ disorder and bruxism with a custom-made and comfortable oral appliance.