Month: March 2014

Quiz: How Do I Improve My Dental Heath at Work?

We spend over eight hours a day at work, many of us sitting at a desk for nearly the entire time. The urge to snack and proximity to snack machines often causes us to indulge in unhealthy foods. In addition to expanding our waistlines, snacking at work can also hurt our dental health. However, with… Read more »

How Do I Know If I Have a Cavity?

A cavity is one of the most widespread dental health issues around. In fact, according to recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control, over a fourth of children between the ages of 2 and 5 and half of kids between the ages of 12 and 15 have one or more cavities. There are a… Read more »

Q&A: How Do I Treat a Toothache?

A toothache can make everything from eating to concentrating at work difficult. In most cases, a toothache is a sign of a serious dental health issue. When you experience a toothache that persists after 48 hours, you should see a dentist right away. With the correct treatment, you can be toothache-free.

Quiz: The Importance of Oral Cancer Screenings

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, over 42,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer every year. In addition, each year over 13,500 people die as a direct result of oral cancer. Richardson TX dentist, Dr. Diep Truong, offers oral cancer screenings with every checkup as part of our approach to preventive dentistry.