September 17, 2019
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.
August 10, 2019
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
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.
July 23, 2019
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.
June 26, 2019
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.
May 3, 2019
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.
April 4, 2019
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.
March 17, 2019
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.
February 8, 2019
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.
January 18, 2019
Your 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.
November 12, 2018
Did 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!