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Bruxism: The Impact Stress Has on Your Oral Health

November 26, 2019

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stressed person sitting on their couch After a stressful day of planning holiday dinners for dozens of people and going all-out on decorating your house for the season, the time crunch of getting everything you need done before your family arrives from all around the country is stressful. When you lay your head on your pillow at the end of the night to fall asleep, your body is still tense, and the built-up tension from the day can manifest into harmful conditions like bruxism, or teeth grinding and clenching. Read on to learn how to protect your oral health from the stress of the holidays. (more…)

Do You Know How to Maximize Your Dental Benefits Before the End of the Year?

October 13, 2019

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a woman having her teeth checked at the dentist’s officeIt is estimated that more than 160 million people with private dental insurance lose around $927 each year. Why? Because there is a common misconception that unused benefits will roll over when in fact, they do not. With nearly $152 billion lost, you might find yourself asking, “How do I keep from being one of these millions of people?” To find out, read on and learn what you can do to take advantage of your dental benefits before it’s too late.


Celebrate National Gum Care Month By Learning About Gum Disease

September 25, 2019

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dentist pointing to a patient's gumsSeptember is a great time to reflect on your oral hygiene routine because it’s Nation Gum Care Month! You may not have guessed, by they’re one of the most important parts of your mouth and provide a stable foundation for your teeth. When conditions like gum disease impact them, it could result in serious consequences like discomfort, chronic bad breath, and even tooth loss. The more tips you’re equipped with to help keep them healthy, the less likely it’ll be that gum disease will wreak havoc on your mouth. Read on to learn why your gums are so special and how you can take the best care of them. (more…)

5 Health Benefits of Straight Teeth

September 15, 2019

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person smilingHaving crooked, disheveled-looking teeth slowly wear down on your self-esteem and can increase your social anxiety in certain situations. However, you don’t want to invest in repairing your smile just for cosmetic reasons. Dental research has shown that aligned teeth are actually healthier. Which means that the benefits of cosmetic dental treatments like veneers, dental bonding, and Invisalign go well beyond being proud of your smile. Here are five health benefits of straight teeth so you can feel confident in the look and feel of your grin. (more…)

Plaque Buildup: The Dangerous Impact it Has on Your Oral Health

August 27, 2019

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person brushing their teethYou’ve most likely been to your dentist and discussed plaque and tartar. Just because you’ve heard the words mentioned doesn’t mean that you actually know what they are and how they can damage your teeth though. Plaque buildup is one of the main causes of a laundry list of oral health problems like cavities, decay, and even gum disease. So, when you protect yourself from this substance, you’re doing wonders for your entire mouth. Read on to learn the ins-and-outs of plaque buildup and how you can protect your pearly whites. (more…)

Do Your Gums Bleed When You Floss? It Could Be a Sign of Gum Disease

July 24, 2019

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flossing person

You’ve recently gotten into the habit of flossing. You’re excited to finally get on top of your oral hygiene. It seems great, until you notice it makes your gums bleed. What gives? Should you keep flossing? Is this a sign of gum disease? Keep reading to learn the answers to these questions.


What is Tooth Enamel and Why Is It Important?

June 26, 2019

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drawing of the layers of the tooth

Have your teeth been looking a little yellow lately? Do you experience a twinge of pain when you eat something hot, cold, or sweet? If so, your may have problems with your tooth enamel. It may be slightly eroded. But what exactly is tooth enamel? And why is it important? How can you keep it from hurting even more? Let’s look at the answers to these questions.


This Summer Break, Don’t Forget to Schedule Your Little One’s Visit with Their Children’s Dentist

May 20, 2019

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child smilingAs a parent, there’s nothing that brings you more joy than seeing your son or daughter throw a cheek-to-cheek grin your way. Although it can sometimes feel like pulling teeth to get them into the bathroom to brush and floss, you know their oral health is well worth it. This summer break, you want to ensure that your child’s smile stays healthy and bright. Taking them to see their children’s dentist can help build a healthy foundation for their oral health and encourage them to start new healthy habits. Read on to learn the best ways to keep your child’s teeth and gums in tip-top shape this summer. (more…)

Discover How Dental Technology Can Help with Treatment

April 8, 2019

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dentists looking a digital image of a mouthYou may look around and notice how technology is advancing in the forms of television, internet, and smartphones, but have you thought about how it’s changing in the world of dentistry? Probably not. And while you may not consider it to be as exciting as the latest smart speaker to hit the market, the advancements in dental technology are providing great benefits not only to the dentists but to patients as well, especially in the form of treatment. Let’s find out how.


How ZOOM! Teeth Whitening in Mesquite Can Reverse Your Stains

March 20, 2019

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Half-white smileDo you have stains, yellowing, or other discoloration in your smile? This is a very common problem, which is why your dentist offers ZOOM! teeth whitening in Mesquite. This professional service sets itself apart from the rest because it can remove a variety of stains from your smile. Keep reading to learn about the different types of stains that can affect your smile and how you could benefit from ZOOM! teeth whitening.


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