Month: June 2015

Whiten Your Teeth Naturally, But If That Doesn’t Work…

Many people are looking for natural ways to do things today instead of filling their bodies with chemicals, or applying chemicals to their skin. Even toothpaste has chemicals. That is why there have been numerous ways suggested to whiten your teeth naturally. Over 50 percent of adults over the age of 18 drink coffee. When… Read more »

Implant Or Bridge?

Even one missing tooth can be limiting. Not only can it be uncomfortable because food can get stuck in the empty space, chewing hard or crunchy food can irritate the tissue, and it can be hard to chew certain foods at all. When you have a missing tooth, the adjacent teeth will shift in an… Read more »

The Development Of Endodontics

Endodontic is a Greek word that means “inside the tooth.” “Endo” means inside, and “odont” means tooth. Endodontists are specialists in root canal therapy. Your general dentist can also perform root canal therapy and probably does quite often. Endodontics developed back in the 17th century as a way to relieve pain, preserve teeth, and maintain… Read more »

Post-Retained Crown Vs. Implant

There are a couple different ways to replace a missing tooth. You can decide on a dental bridge or an implant. There is also something called a post and crown. If it seems like the only way you will be able to understand all the dental treatments available today is to become a dentist, not… Read more »

Do Your Headaches Stem From A TMJ Disorder?

Everyone suffers from a headache at some point in their lives. Even children get headaches, although they may not be able to explain what they are. If you are getting frequent headaches, have you ever considered that they may be coming from a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder? Headaches are a major symptom of TMJ disorders…. Read more »

Cowtown Coliseum

Want a taste of the true wild, wild, west? Take a gander down to the Fort Worth Stockyards. Do some shopping for your favorite cowboy or cowgirl at Maverick Fine Western Wear. Enjoy an ice cold beer and some live music at Pearl’s Dancehall & Saloon, or some high-powered nightlife at Billy Bob’s Texas. If… Read more »

The Symbiotic Relationship Between Your Mouth And Your Body

You probably learned about symbiosis during your high school health class. Symbiosis is “a relationship of dependence or mutual benefit.” Your mouth and your body have a symbiotic relationship. If one remains healthy, so does the other. If one becomes diseased so can the other. Over the past several years this relationship has been researched… Read more »

Protecting Your Gingival Health

The definition of gingival is “gums.” When we think of dentistry we think of teeth. We like and need for our teeth to be straight, white, and cavity free. However, dentistry isn’t just about the health of your teeth, it is also about the health of your gums–your gingival tissue. It is important to protect… Read more »

Preventive Dentistry: Worth More Than You Think

When it comes to your overall health, if you could prevent all illness or disease by doing certain things you would. When it comes to your oral health, there are things you can do to prevent disease. Some of these things are very easy, but many people still do not do them. Preventing dental problems… Read more »

Every Profession Has Its Tools

If you were an electrician you wouldn’t go anywhere without your current detector. If you were a painter you wouldn’t go anywhere with your paint, rollers or brushes, and ladder. Well, dentists have their tools, too. The difference is that everybody knows what a paintbrush is, and nobody is afraid of paint or an electrician’s… Read more »