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3 Things You Should Know About Jaw Health (Pt. 1)

It’s not that no one ever thinks about their jaw health, but you might not notice just how significantly little things can affect it, or notice when something isn’t right. If your jaw is in trouble, but the symptoms are more centered on headaches than dental pain, then your jaw health might not be the… Read more »

Celebrate Dental Hygiene Month with Better Dental Hygiene!

Besides the candy-fest that is Halloween, October is also host to National Dental Hygiene Month—the National Dental Hygienists’ Association’s effort to help raise awareness about the importance of maintaining good dental health. To help you celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month, we offer a few tips for keeping your smile healthy and beautiful through better dental… Read more »

Is All Food Bad for Your Teeth?

It’s no secret that everything you eat and drink will have some kind of influence on your dental health, whether it’s staining your teeth (like coffee and wine) or increasing your risk of cavities (like sugar). While all food can be bad for your teeth if it lingers around long enough, some foods and beverages… Read more »

What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath is something we all deal with at some point, like when we first wake up in the morning, or after eating something smothered in garlic or onions. Chronic bad breath, though, isn’t as common as morning breath or garlic breath. If it doesn’t go away after brushing and flossing your teeth, then the… Read more »

How Important Is Your Toothbrush?

Normally you are probably very cautious about what you put in your mouth. Are you as fussy about your toothbrush? I bet not. Most people probably don’t think much about their toothbrush. They may choose it based on color or price, throw it in the shopping cart, and use it until the bristles bend or… Read more »

How Your Oral Health Affects Your Body

Did you know that your oral health might affect, contribute to, or be affected by the rest of your body? Research has linked your oral health to your overall health in many different studies. Periodontitis–the severest form of gum disease–has been linked to diabetes, heart disease, and dementia. In today’s blog, your North Richland Hills… Read more »

What is Your Dental Health Like?

Your dental health is important. Many people may not think so that’s why so many people skip going to the dentist, but it is. Your dental health is linked to your overall health, so if you take good care of your teeth, there is a good chance the rest of your body will be in… Read more »

A Closer Look at your Dental Anatomy

Be honest: Do you take your teeth for granted? However, if one of your pearly whites suddenly became loose or fell out, you would probably wish this incident had never happened. Getting to know your dental anatomy a little better might elicit a stronger connection between you and your grin, so you feel empowered to… Read more »

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 »