Category: General Dentistry

Why are Gummy Vitamins so Bad?

Leave it to modern American society to mass market a healthy supplement in the form of candy. You may put your fair share of sugar in your coffee, eat a sugary cereal or a cinnamon roll to start your day, so what’s a little gummy vitamin, right? Unfortunately, all sucrose (AKA sugar) truly is a… Read more »

Vertical Tooth Fractures are No Fun

There’s a crazy name for tiny fractures which can end up in the surfaces of your tooth enamel: craze lines. Many people are amazed to find out that enamel is the hardest substance in their bodies, designed to protect teeth. Unfortunately, regular wear-and-tear and various traumas can compromise your translucent tooth enamel. North Richland Hills… Read more »

A Closer Look at Antibacterial Mouthrinses

Halitosis (chronic bad breath) can be a huge blow to your self-confidence and quality of life. Close interactions with other people can become embarrassing when obvious foul odors are emanating from your mouth. You might find yourself completely avoiding conspiratorial conversations, hugs, and smooches with your significant other. There may be times where you don’t… Read more »

Tips for Maintaining Great Dental Health

If you skip brushing and flossing before bed more often than you care to admit, you are much more likely to have dental health issues. If you buy a large soda at the mini-mart near work on the way home and chomp on ice cubes for an hour in traffic, you are taking even more… Read more »

The Evolution of Fillings and Crowns

Do you have a cavity? To get your teeth back in working order, your dentist will most likely use fillings or crowns. These common restorative procedures can strengthen and protect decayed teeth. Fillings and crowns have evolved through many changes over the years. This means that modern dental work has greatly improved compared to older… Read more »

General Dentistry Basics: Dental Checkups

Preventive dentistry involves you, your dentist, and your dental staff all teaming up to preserve the health of your teeth, gums, and jawbone. Preventing periodontal disease (AKA gum disease) and tooth decay (AKA cavities) starts at home with good oral hygiene and a balanced diet. In addition to x-rays and cleaning plaque and tartar off… Read more »