Our teeth are very strong and coated in enamel, the hardest substance in the human body. However, our teeth can still become chipped or broken. What should you do when you break a tooth? In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about how to repair a tooth and avoid serious complications.
During the month of March, we observe National Nutrition Month. We want our patients to be aware of how proper nutrition not only helps your waistline and your heart health, but your smile as well. Healthy snacks and drinks can help safeguard your smile against tooth decay and gum disease.
While most parents understand that a routine exam is good for little smiles, some seem surprised that we also recommend cleanings. However, since plaque can form on teeth in both kids and adults, a cleaning is necessary for patients of all ages. Otherwise, there is an increased risk of oral health problems.
While we can use fillings to treat decay in children, we would much rather help them avoid the problem altogether. One option for safeguarding little smiles against cavities is a dental sealant. We can use a dental sealant to help prevent decay from forming in your child’s smile.
Each year, our team is proud to take part in the American Dental Association’s Give Kids A Smile Day. For one day, we provide free preventive care for children ages 12 and under. On February 23rd, we’ll be helping children in need of dental care from our Richardson office. Find out more about this event and how you can reserve a spot for your child!
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! We, along with dental professionals from across the country, use this time to spread the word about the importance of routine care for keeping smiles healthy. We’re also participating in Give Kids A Smile Day as part of National Children’s Dental Health Month.
During the winter, people struggle with chapped lips and tooth sensitivity. In today’s blog, we’re going to offer a few tips for avoiding chapped lips, and discuss the possible cause of tooth sensitivity and what you can do to avoid discomfort!