Month: November 2012

Richardson Dentist: Stress Shows in Your Mouth

During the holiday season, many people might suffer from an increase in stress and anxiety. This time of year presents numerous occasions for unwanted aggravation. Mall parking spots seem like treasured objects and avoiding a long line in every store seems impossible. Your Richardson dentist, Dr. Diep Truong, discusses how stress can show in your… Read more »

Protect Teeth from Red Wine Stains with Tips from Your Dallas Dentist

So you enjoy a nice glass or two of red wine at social events (or every day, depending on how much you enjoy your wine). Research has shown that some compounds related to red wine can actually benefit your oral health, but those compounds do not protect your teeth from red wine stains. With these… Read more »

Toothache Scenarios from Richardson Dentist

Aches and pains are a normal part of life, but when you experience a serious injury, the pain can take over every waking minute (and make it pretty difficult to sleep, while you’re at it). Severe toothaches can have this kind of all-encompassing power. Your mouth and jaw are such a big part of day-to-day… Read more »

Richardson Dentist Suggests Herbs and Spices for Dental and Overall Health

Many people rely on herbs and spices to add flavor to meals without additional fat and sodium. There are more benefits to spices than just adding a kick. Herbs and spices, either fresh or dry, have a high concentration of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Certain spices have even been shown to help with the inflammation… Read more »

Dallas Dentist Discusses Gum Contouring

Gums (also known as gingival tissue) frame your smile and protect the roots of your teeth. You might not realize how important gums are to the look of your smile. People born with uneven gums, or too much gum tissue, however, are ever-aware of how their gums affect the attractiveness of the way their grin… Read more »