Month: April 2015

Some Facts About Gum Disease

Did you know that our ancient ancestors had healthier teeth than modern people do? It’s true. Their diet was different and although their mouths’ were rife with bacteria as are ours, the good bacteria kept the bad bacteria in balance. Our modern diet has proven to be catastrophic for our teeth. That is why tooth… Read more »

Professional Dental-Cleaning Quiz

Do you ever wonder why you need to visit the dentist every six months? It’s not to keep your teeth from turning yellow. Your twice yearly dental visits are to care for your teeth and to prevent future dental problems from developing. Periodontal disease is the major reason for tooth loss, and your dental checkups… Read more »

What Your Dental Checkup Should Consist Of

Brushing and flossing aren’t the only steps to oral hygiene. Seeing your dentist regularly is an important preventive measure. It is usually recommended that patients see their dentist every six months, but some patients, including those with diabetes, HIV, and periodontal disease, may need to visit their dentist more often. Dental checkups aren’t just about… Read more »

Tooth Whitening Quiz

Everyone wants white teeth. Tooth whitening is a common treatment to revitalize your smile. Are you aware of your tooth whitening options? There are over-the-counter tooth whitening kits. There are professional whitening treatments, and there are take-home whitening kits that you can get from your dentist. Take our tooth whitening quiz below to learn more.

Your Teeth Age Too

When you are young your teeth are strong and white. You may think, because they are made of calcified tissue (dentin) and protected by a strong, clear coating of enamel, that they will always stay that way. Not true. Your teeth age just like you do. That’s not to say that you can’t keep your… Read more »

Test Your Dental Bridge Knowledge: Installment #2

If your dentist suggested a dental bridge as a treatment and you’re not exactly sure what that is but were afraid to ask, you are in the right place. There are a lot of dental treatments that not everyone is familiar with, especially if you or someone you know hasn’t needed them. Bridges, implants, implant… Read more »

Test Your Dental Bridge Knowledge

If you are not a dentist, or studying to be a dentist, or have required extensive dental work, then there is really no reason for you to know what a dental bridge, an implant, a crown, veneers, bonding, contouring, or even a root canal is. That may be the reason you’re researching it on the… Read more »

A Sports Mishap

We all know that sports can be rough and tough, especially adult sports. Whether they are being played for fun or being played professionally, accidents and injuries can happen during games and they do. You see it for yourself during nationally televised football, baseball, basketball, and hockey games. The news casters can give a blow-by-blow… Read more »

The Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Are you always looking for adventure? Are you into the Amazing Race? Do you want to learn more about Fort Worth, but normal walking tours are too boring for you? Well take an engaging, interactive, walking tour of the city using your smart phone. Play a fun game using clues and hints, and completing challenges… Read more »

Analyzing Tooth Stains

You may hold the opinion that all teeth can be whitened, but that’s not true. There are different types of tooth stains, some respond well to tooth whitening whether it is an over-the-counter whitening kit or whether it is a professional whitening. Other stains do not respond to whitening at all. If your teeth do… Read more »