Month: December 2014

9 New Year’s Resolutions for a Beautiful Smile

As 2014 comes to a close and we look forward to the excitement of a brand new year, it is once again time to set our New Year’s resolutions. Health is always a top priority when it comes to January goals. Weight loss and increased exercise are both important and popular resolutions. However, far too… Read more »

Champagne and Your Healthy Teeth

For many, New Year’s Eve just wouldn’t be complete without a glass of champagne. Unfortunately, the bubbly beverage can have harmful effects on your healthy teeth, leading to stains and even enamel erosion. Of course, you probably don’t drink champagne on a daily basis, and an occasional glass on a special occasion will not harm… Read more »

Celebrate New Year’s Near North Richland Hills

We love New Year’s. We appreciate the opportunity to start afresh and let go of old habits (especially behaviors that can harm your dental health). However, we also just really love the excuse to have a good time. This year, there are plenty of nearby opportunities to ring out the old year in style. Whether… Read more »

5 Brushing Tips for Better Dental Care

If someone asked you whether you know how to brush your teeth, you’d probably assume it was a silly question. It’s not complicated; brush twice a day, especially after meals. Don’t all adults know how to do that? However, while twice daily brushing is important, there are actually ways that you can improve your at-home… Read more »

Is Your Dental Hygiene Naughty or Nice?

You know what they say about Santa. He sees you when you’re sleeping. He knows when you’re awake. You may not know that he also knows when you’re brushing your teeth. (At least, that’s what you can tell your kids.) What if he really did, though? How would your dental hygiene stack up? Would it… Read more »

Congrats to North Richland Hills Christmas Light Winners!

As proud members of the North Richland Hills community, we would like to extend a warm congratulations to the winners of this year’s Christmas lighting competition. Our city really gets into the holiday spirit, so picking the champions was a tough challenge. Nevertheless, in mid-December, members of the Keep NRH Beautiful Commission selected one winner… Read more »

Candy Canes and Cavities

This time of year, peppermints are everywhere – from your Christmas tree to your bank teller’s window. Peppermints are deceptive. They leave your breath feeling minty fresh, so somehow, they seem virtuous. Your mouth feels clean, so it must be clean, right? Unfortunately, candy canes and most other peppermints are pure sugar – one of… Read more »

4 Myths about Root Canal Therapy

If you have a toothache, there are several things that may be causing your discomfort. However, dental infection is the most common reason for tooth pain. Infection impacts the soft pulp and nerves inside your tooth, as well as your dental roots. In most cases, root canal therapy is the most effective treatment for an… Read more »

Quiz: What Causes Dental Stains?

Most of us suffer from dental discoloration to some degree, but few of us know exactly what causes dental stains. We know it has something to do with food, but since we brush our teeth, we don’t understand why we have this embarrassing discoloration. Although brushing and flossing is certainly vital, even those with outstanding… Read more »

5 Benefits of Composite Fillings

A cavity is no fun, but, fortunately, your North Richland Hills restorative dentist offers long-lasting solutions. Fillings are typically the easiest and most effective treatment for cavities. When placing a filling, your dentist will clean out your tooth, removing all harmful bacteria that could spread to the surrounding tissues. Then the filling itself will strengthen… Read more »