Month: July 2012

The Bare Facts About Your Teeth, from Your Dallas Dentist

Knowing your teeth well is the first step to giving them the excellent care they deserve. Although most people can recite the main reasons why you should brush and floss your teeth at least twice a day, not nearly as many can describe the anatomy of your tooth, or even how many different kinds of… Read more »

Dallas Dentist Explains the Rule of Seven for Healthy Teeth

Do you maintain a disciplined oral hygiene routine by brushing and flossing your teeth at least twice a day, but your teeth still develop cavities? Rest easy, you’re not going crazy. There is a scientific reason why your teeth can still be susceptible to decay, even if you maintain an exceptional daily routine. Dallas dentist… Read more »

Is Bottled Water Really Better than Tap?

If you asked a random person this question, you’d have about a 50% chance of them agreeing that bottled water is indeed better than tap. Judging by the $50 to $100 billion that America spends on bottled water every year, a safe assumption would be that many people agree. Contrary to popular belief, however, mass… Read more »

The History of Dental Sedation

Dentistry evolves as innovative treatments and methods are introduced. Nitrous oxide has been used to relieve discomfort and minimize dental fear since the 1840s, and sedation techniques have changed the way many people feel about their dental visits. Although these procedures have improved throughout history, making them safer and more effective than ever before, about… Read more »

Dallas Dentist Gives a Brief History of the Toothbrush

Arguably the most important of your dental hygiene tools, the toothbrush is a deceptively simple instrument. It consists of a handle and a head with bristles attached to it, yet the modern toothbrush has only been around for a couple of hundred years. The idea of tooth care, however, is much older than that. This… Read more »