Month: October 2014

More-Than-Embarrassing Facts About Bad Breath

Formally known as halitosis, bad breath is something you can’t just ignore, no matter how much you might like to. The truth is, it’s embarrassing, and if it has lasted long enough, you may be ready to try almost anything to be rid of it. One of the more interesting (and positive) facts about bad… Read more »

Your Smile Deserves a Makeover, Too

Modern dental technology can be a real gift to people who are unhappy with their teeth. No matter what your past efforts of dental hygiene, your genetic predispositions, or injuries you’ve incurred, Haltom City dentist, Dr. Bob Jing can help you achieve the smile of your dreams. Start With Healing and Restoration Cosmetic dentistry is… Read more »

Better Dental Health Means Healthier Lungs

Oral-systemic health is a concept backed by research based on the fact that your body’s health can be directly impacted by the state of your mouth. One recent study looked at patients in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) who were exposed to specialized dental health care from a dentist. This extra effort towards caring for… Read more »

Restorative Dental Options to Deal with Decay

No one plans to acquire tooth decay. It’s something we generally try to avoid by keeping up with good dental self-care. However, by not going to the dentist regularly, you put yourself at risk for undiagnosed cavities. Unfortunately, letting tooth decay go without treatment can result in unpleasant dental issues such as abscesses. Tooth decay… Read more »

Suggestions for a Cavity-Free Halloween

With Halloween less than a week away, you may want to use this weekend to stock up on candy to give away to all of the adorable neighborhood children. This tradition may not be for everyone, but many people get a big kick out of all of the kids in costumes, and the opportunity to… Read more »

Can you Avoid Dental Anxiety?

Many people suffer from anxiety disorders and post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD). Examples of anxiety disorders include panic attacks, phobias, general anxiety, and PTSD. Sometimes, the disorder leads directly to oral health problems. These debilitating feelings may also have implications for oral health. Poor oral health care creates a potential for serious dental maladies to develop… Read more »

Have you Considered Dental Implants?

There are fantastic benefits from the method of tooth replacement known as dental implants. Losing your teeth is naturally upsetting. In the past, options of restoration were limited to fake looking false teeth. President George Washington, for example, was able to afford the best possible dentures available in his day. Yet they were still made… Read more »

Battling Gum Disease with Lasers

It’s disconcerting to find out you have gum disease, but you’re not alone if you have been diagnosed with a periodontal infection. In fact, nearly 80% of Americans have at least the beginning stages of gum disease, known as gingivitis. If you are one of the majority, treatment might be necessary to undo the damage… Read more »

Chocolate Eating Tricks for Dental Health Treats

Halloween is just around the corner. This time of year, if you have kids in the house especially, there’s little hope of maintaining a completely sugar-free household.   There’s good news and bad news for anyone with a sweet tooth – young and old. Yes, sugar is not good for your teeth. That’s the bad news,… Read more »

Promote Jawbone Density for Dental Implant Success

Do you have missing permanent teeth? It doesn’t matter how you lost your pearly whites. Most likely, you’re going to want the best possible quality replacements available. Dental implants are considered your most natural current option in terms of restoring both the form and function of lost teeth. Unfortunately, when you are missing teeth for… Read more »