Category: Preventive Dentistry

Can Sports Drinks Cause Cavities?

Staying active is great for maintaining good overall health, whether you’re a kid or an adult. However, to stay safe during the summer you need to be hydrated, replenishing the water you lose from the Texas heat. For many kids and adults in Richardson, TX, the most popular way to do this is to grab… Read more »

Don’t Forget To Schedule An Oral Cancer Screening

Did you know that April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month? We want to take this time to remind our Dallas, TX, patients why a yearly screening is vital for their overall health. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about the screening process, and discuss warning signs you should be aware of. Remember, the earlier… Read more »

The Link Between Allergies And Toothaches

Spring is here! Which means longer days, sunnier weather, and for many of us, seasonal allergies. In addition to runny noses and itchy and watery eyes, many people will have to contend with aching teeth. What’s the link between allergies and toothaches, and when should our Richardson, TX, patients see us about an aching tooth?

What Causes Gum Recession?

Protecting the health of our gums is essential for preserving your teeth and enjoying optimal oral health. However, if recession begins to occur, you could be suffering from gum disease. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, dentist explains how to combat gum recession and protect the health of your smile, avoiding tooth loss and other… Read more »

How Does Flossing Prevent Gum Disease?

Last week, we looked at steps our Dallas, TX, patients could take to avoid tooth decay. Today, we would like to focus on gum health. Without proper care, your gums could develop periodontal disease, leading to serious discomfort and an increased risk of tooth loss. However, daily care, such as flossing, could help prevent the… Read more »

Do I Need Preventive Care?

Whether you’re 6 or 60, you need preventive care to help your smile stay healthy and free of serious oral health concerns. Today’s blog is all about preventive dentistry and the procedures we use to help safeguard smiles in Richardson, TX, against cavities and more.

Have You Had Your Oral Cancer Screening?

This week is Oral Cancer Awareness Week, which means dental professionals across the country will be raising awareness of this widespread and dangerous oral health issue. According to The Oral Cancer Foundation estimates, 45,000 people are diagnosed with the disease each year. Have you had your screening for 2018?

Easter Candy And Cavities: What You Need To Know

Last weekend, many of our patients attended Easter celebrations, which means they now have a number of sugary snacks, such as candy eggs and chocolate bunnies, in their home. While we love the occasional sweet treat as much as anyone, too much sugar can lead to the onset of tooth decay. What do you need… Read more »

Does A Toothache Mean A Cavity?

When we develop toothaches, does that automatically mean we need treatment for a cavity? A variety of factors can cause an aching tooth, but when should we make the call and see a dentist? In today’s blog, we’re going to answer commonly asked questions about the causes of toothaches.

Can Sports Drinks Really Cause Cavities?

Have you made a resolution to get in shape? Many people use the start of the new year as a chance to engage in healthy habits, including working out. However, before you grab a sports drink and head to the gym, we would like to talk about your cavity risk. Did you know that sports… Read more »