Do you love to grab a stick of gum after lunch to freshen your breath before you chat with coworkers? If so, you might not even realize that your gum habit could actually be helping you prevent dental cavities. That is, if you’re choosing a sugar-free gum. Sugar-free chewing gum can help to limit tartar buildup between dental checkups and cleanings, which can be great for both your teeth and your gums’ health. (more…)
Do you despise how your smile looks in photographs, or even in the mirror? Tooth imperfections can be a major source of insecurity. Fortunately, they don’t have to get the last word. If you want to have a smile you feel proud showing off, the kind that makes a great first impression and looks beautiful in pictures, why not talk to your cosmetic dentist about how treatment could help hide those flaws and leave you feeling more fabulous? You might be pleasantly surprised just how quickly your cosmetic dentist might be able to improve your confidence, by helping to provide you with beautiful pearly whites! (more…)
Has it been months, even years, since you were actually able to sit down with your loved ones and enjoy a meal, without worrying about how it would make your smile feel? When you are suffering from tooth sensitivity, much less outright dental pain, once enjoyable daily activities, like eating, can begin to lose their luster. Eventually, if you are not careful, they can become difficult or downright painful. Fortunately, restorative dentistry exists to help eliminate discomfort and restore overall oral health. So if you do find yourself struggling with pesky dental pain, don’t keep suffering in silence, or avoiding your favorite meals. Talk to your restorative dentist about how a solution like a filling, crown or other treatment, could help you! (more…)
Have you always loved anime? If so, don’t miss the upcoming Anime Film Festival at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, during which the museum will be featuring several films in the unique Japanese animation style known as anime. Each of the screenings will take place in the museum’s auditorium. From August 4 to August 12 you can catch several recently released films that cover a variety of topics. (more…)
As someone interested in keeping your teeth and gums feeling and looking their best, you may have already taken several steps to care for your smile. That said, if you don’t truly understand what preventive care actually takes, or what to do in the case of dental problems, then you are more likely to suffer from issues like damaged or decayed teeth, or even dental pain. So, why not ask yourself, “How much do I really know about preventive dental care?” (more…)
When it comes to caring for your smile, the teeth may be what initially come to mind. After all, healthy teeth help to make a great first impression, and are in fact crucial to eating comfortably and effectively. Yet the gums are just as important to your overall health. Sadly, they often go neglected in people’s dental care routines. In fact, gum disease is so common that some studies estimate millions of Americans could be suffering from it, many unknowingly. Fortunately, knowing the symptoms of gum disease, and how to respond if you have them, can help you protect your smile. Of course, preventive dentistry is also important! (more…)
Who doesn’t want to have a beautiful and bright white smile? Your teeth are likely one of the first things most people will notice when they meet you, and they are often one of the last things they will forget, as well. In other words, if you want to make a great first and lasting impression, a beautiful smile can go a long way in helping you do so. If you want your to look their best, then, there are several simple steps you can and should take to prevent staining and simply to protect your teeth.
Do you have a hard time enjoying your meals, because of pesky discomfort associated with one or more of your teeth? If so, you might be suffering from an issue like a cavity. Cavities are incredibly common. Of course, they are not the only potential cause for concern. If you’ve experienced trauma, your tooth could be damaged or fragile, and therefore more prone to infection. Fortunately, dental crowns are just one of the wonderful restorative options that dentists provide. In fact, a modern dental crown could help you improve both your comfort and your confidence!
Do you love waking up to enjoy a piping hot cup of coffee? Is that cup filled with more cream and sugar than coffee? What about the afternoon slump you hit at work? Is it a soda or sweet tea that helps you get your energy levels back up? If you are regularly filling your drinking glass with beverages other than water, you could be at a heightened risk of developing cavities and even gum disease, which would require restorative dental treatment. Fortunately, you don’t have to skip out on your favorite drinks altogether to adequately protect your smile. You just need to be smart about the dietary choices you are making, and to regularly fill up on the healthiest choice of all, H20. (more…)
Do you ever wonder if there is more that you should be doing to help protect your smile from issues like cavities? What about your gums? Gum disease is prevalent, yet it’s largely preventable with good hygiene and other smart choices. In other words, knowing how to properly care for your smile can be essential to preventing dental issues. Preventive care can also keep your smile looking and feeling its best. So, if you have questions about how to properly care for your smile, it’s time to talk to your dentist. (more…)