Month: September 2012

Richardson Dentist Says Protein Can Fight Gum Disease

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, leads to tooth decay. The early stages of gum disease might seem benign, with mildly puffy gums and a little bleeding after you brush and floss. However, when gum disease progresses, it can lead to serious infection and even the loss of teeth. Lately, gum disease has been… Read more »

The Parts of a Tooth, from Your Richardson Dentist

The importance of your teeth is obvious when you do something like bite into corn on the cob. Beyond the role of breaking food down into digestible particles, your teeth provide the structure for your smile. Confident smiles can affect job performance, relationships, and general quality of life. Did you know that you wouldn’t even… Read more »

How Much Do You Know About Fluoride?

Fluoride is synonymous with taking care of your teeth. You can find it in most toothpastes and mouthwashes, and for children who aren’t getting enough fluoride, supplemental tablets and fluoride treatments are often prescribed. Fluoride has the ability to strengthen teeth topically and internally. What else do you know about fluoride? Test your knowledge and… Read more »

Dallas Dentist Offers Kid-Friendly Dental Appointments

New experiences can be frightening, and when you are a child, most experiences are new. Being accustomed to regular dental check-ups might evoke fear, but it is important that a child embrace the process of dental maintenance. Your Dallas dentist, Dr. Truong, explains ways that parents and dentists can work together to ensure that children… Read more »