Month: August 2014

Does Smoking Hurt Your Smile?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 42 million Americans smoke. Most people understand that smoking can lead to cancer or cause bad breath, but few realize just how much damage tobacco can do to your smile. From yellow teeth to tooth loss, cigarettes can be very harmful to your smile.

Do Sports Drinks Lead to Cavities?

When you or your child are outdoors or playing sports, how do you stay hydrated? For many people, staying hydrated means forgoing water for a popular sports drink instead. After all, sports drinks boast their electrolyte content and ability to keep you active and hydrated. Unfortunately, sports drinks can cause significant harm to your teeth…. Read more »

Don’t Miss the World’s Largest Dinosaurs!

At Viva Dental Family Dentistry, we like to make sure our patients are aware of the unique activities and events available in their community. Right now, you only have two more weeks to take advantage of a very interesting exhibit at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. The World’s Largest Dinosaurs is a great… Read more »

Do My Kids Need to See the Dentist Before School Starts?

We’re almost in the middle of August, which means for some school is just around the corner. Before you get lost in the maze of school shopping, don’t forget to make an appointment with Dr. Truong. Your Dallas dentist explains why all kids should visit the dentist before they head back to school.