Strohman Dental Blog

How to Teach Your Child How to Brush and Floss

September 17, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_strohman @ 6:03 pm
little girl with toothbrush

Caring for a child is a lot of hard work. There are a lot of things you have to teach them about the world, including how to take care of their oral health to protect their precious smile. Fortunately, a family dentist in Wichita Falls has made it a little easier by preparing this handy guide for you on teaching your child how to properly brush and floss.


Packing Lunch for Your Child? Here’s What Should be in It!

August 10, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_strohman @ 12:11 pm
little boy holding books and apple

Now that the new school year has begun, you have a list of morning responsibilities that must be completed to get the day started right. One of them involves packing a lunch for your child. While it’s great to provide your kiddo with food from home, your children’s dentist says that when it comes to maintaining healthy teeth and gums, some foods are better than others. As you continue reading, you’ll learn what you should be packing in your child’s lunch and what to avoid.


How to Find the Right Toothpaste

July 23, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — tntadmin @ 7:43 pm
toothbrush and toothpaste

Everyone knows that you’re supposed to brush your teeth twice a day to keep them healthy. But what type of toothpaste should you use? It seems like the toothpaste section at the drugstore gets bigger every time you go. How are you supposed to make that choice? Keep reading as we talk about how to find the right toothpaste for you.


3 Health Problems Linked to Gum Disease

June 26, 2019

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close up of a person with mouth pain

Have you ever discovered blood in the sink after brushing or flossing? Maybe you think it’s not a big deal. You might just take it as a sign that you need to brush and floss more. While that may be true, bleeding gums is a symptom of gum disease, a condition that should not be ignored. Gum disease can actually lead to several other health problems. Let’s look at gum disease in more detail and examine 3 diseases that have been linked to it.


4 Ways to Choose the Right Family Dentist

May 3, 2019

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entire family at dentist office

Life as a parent is busy enough without having to shuffle around town to get the kids to all their dental appointments. Wouldn’t it just be easier if everyone in the family could be treated under one roof? That’s why it’s best to see a family dentist. They can give patients of all ages the care they need, all in one place. But how do you choose which practice is right for you? Keep reading to learn 4 ways to choose the right family dentist for you.


Here Are 4 Common Problems That Can Occur with Dental Implants

April 4, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_strohman @ 6:38 pm

As one of the most common tooth restorations available, dental implants have helped more than 3 million Americans regain their smile. Made of titanium, the implant serves as the tooth’s root and is surgically implanted into the jawbone. Once it properly fuses together with the bone, a customized crown is placed to provide a seamlessly blended smile. While most implant placements are successful, there are times when complications can occur. Here are 4 common problems and ways in which you can treat them.


Do You Know What to Do in a Dental Emergency?

March 17, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_strohman @ 6:06 pm
Woman holding compress to her face

Whether you are playing backyard football and knock heads with another player or are practicing some wrestling moves after visiting the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum in Wichita Falls and knock a tooth loose, accidents can happen when you least expect them. Acting fast during a dental emergency can make the difference in saving or permanently losing a tooth. Would you know what to do? Here is a helpful guide on steps you can take to prevent further damage and pain in case of a dental emergency.


Your Guide to Gum Disease Awareness Month in Wichita Falls

February 8, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_strohman @ 6:19 pm
Woman with gum disease

Did you know that February is Gum Disease Awareness Month in Wichita Falls? With 85% of American adults suffering from some degree of gum disease, the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry (IALD) launched Gum Disease Awareness Month seven years ago to educate men and women about the dangers of the common disease and how to prevent it. As you will learn below, preventing gum disease is about more than sustaining your oral health – maintaining healthy gums could also help prevent other serious diseases and illnesses. Want to know more? Here is everything you need to know about gum disease.  


Predicting Gum Disease with Genetic Testing

January 18, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_strohman @ 1:25 am

genetic testingYour teeth are designed to last for a lifetime. Unfortunately, there are various issues that can impact the longevity of your smile, like tooth decay and gum disease. While you may think your home oral hygiene habits are the only factors to influence your dental health, there is another predictor of complications you may face. Your genes can play a role in the development of certain oral health problems. Genetic testing can determine if you have markers for specific conditions that can hurt the health of your smile. No matter the results of the testing, your dentist can help you maintain healthy teeth and gums through personalized treatments.


Don’t Miss Out On 2018 Insurance Coverage With a Dentist in Wichita Falls!

November 12, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_strohman @ 10:06 am

A dental insurance claim formDid you know that a recent study by the American Dental Association found that the average person gets dental insurance benefits of $1,250, but only gets about $323 of dental work each year? Since those benefits are lost if they aren’t used, many people are missing out on over $900 of “free money” annually! And since you need regular care from a dentist in Wichita Falls to maintain a healthy, beautiful smile, you may as well take advantage of these benefits. Keep reading to find out which procedures are usually covered and how you can maximize your insurance plan!


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