Category: General Dentistry

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive?

Does the thought of biting into an ice cream pop make your stomach flip over in knots? Does sipping on hot chocolate sound great this time of year, but you fear your teeth touching the hot cocoa? If you said yes to either of these questions, you may have sensitive teeth. Sensitive teeth can be… Read more »

End Of Year Smile Update

If you drive around Fort Worth, Texas, you will see neighborhoods full of holiday decorations. Santa has found his seat at the mall. These are all signs that the year is rapidly coming to an end. People often set resolutions at this time of year because the change in year is a good time to… Read more »

Eating For Your Smile’s Health

We all know the types of foods and drinks that we should avoid for our smile. That list is one that contains candy, soda, anything loaded up with sugar, anything too hard and crunchy, etc. A lesser known list, however, is a list of the types of foods that can be beneficial to your smile’s… Read more »

3 Important Facts About Tooth Decay

Your teeth may look simple from the outside with their hard shell of enamel, but they are quite complicated on the inside. Under the outer layer, teeth have complex layers of blood vessels, connective tissues, and nerve endings. Tooth decay can harm these systems to cause permanent damage. Today, however, your dental team in Fort… Read more »

When Was Your Last Visit To The Dentist?

The older you get, the faster it seems like time goes by, right? You set your New Year’s Resolution and the next thing you know you’re making a shopping list for Christmas. Time goes even faster when you feel busy. The days may not seem like they have enough hours to get everything done that… Read more »

The Effects Of A Dry Mouth

Saliva is your body’s natural mouthwash and rinsing agent. It keeps bacteria flowing away from your mouth and it keeps your mouth moisturized for important functions. Dry mouth can happen from time to time to everyone. You may even wake up every morning feeling a bit parched, which is because your body slows your saliva… Read more »

Why Do I Grind My Teeth So Often?

Bruxism, or constant teeth-grinding, is one of the most potentially destructive habits. Patients may find their teeth sore and sensitive only to realize that they’re grinding them together without realizing it. Or, you may never realize that you grind your teeth more than usual because it happens most persistently while you sleep at night. In… Read more »

Regular Dentist Visits Protect Your Smile

When it comes to protecting your smile and the health of your mouth, prevention is one of the most important pieces of the pie. Many major dental issues can be prevented just by maintaining routine checkups and cleanings. The recommended dental checkup and cleaning is twice a year or once every six months. This level of… Read more »

Why Are Routine Dental Visits Necessary?

It is recommended that you visit your dentist at least twice a year or every six months. Why is this necessary to keep your mouth healthy? Well, routinely visiting your dentist allows for two main things: a professional cleaning and a thorough checkup. Both of which can save you time and money.  Routine checkups and cleanings… Read more »

The Importance Of Routine Dental Visits

Most extensive and expensive dental treatment can be avoided with preventative measures. Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day, drinking plenty of water, making mindful choices about what you eat and drink, and visiting your dentist at least twice a year are all important points of prevention. Some people get anxious about going to… Read more »