Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Protecting Your Molars

If you have lived in Waco, Texas for any length of time, chances are you have visited the Waco Mammoth National Monument to see the remains of ancient mammoths. And you have probably been to the Cameron Park Zoo to see their modern day cousins, the elephants. African elephants are an endangered species, and of… Read more »

A Severely Damaged Tooth Might Be Replaced With a Dental Bridge

An incidental blow to the mouth during sports or from an accident in the home can sometimes impact a tooth with significant force. In some of these cases the patient suffers such severe dental trauma that then only effective course of treatment is to fully extract the root from the socket and suture the gums…. Read more »

All About Professional In-Office Teeth Whitening

Do you have an unattractive smile that suffers from tooth stains? If so, it’s time to consider whitening your smile! Fortunately, there are many different types of treatments that can whiten your teeth and give you brighter results. However, there are only a few treatments that can help you reach your specific smile goals. Our… Read more »

Educate Yourself About Oral Health Care

A healthy lifestyle includes minimizing risks associated with poor oral health care. Not only will you need to make sure that you’re taking care of your smile with effective cleaning routines, but also to limit unhealthy habits and products in your diet. Furthermore, set forth effective prevention, treatment plans and protective measures for any issues… Read more »

The Helpfulness of Dental Crowns

Dental crowns can be helpful if your teeth are suffering from large cavities or severe dental damage. In fact, dental crowns have many uses and can aid our oral health in many different ways. To help you understand more about the helpfulness of dental crowns, our dentist, Dr. with in , , has provided you… Read more »

Halitosis: Causes and Solutions

Halitosis, or bad breath, can be embarrassing. But what causes halitosis? In this blog post, we’ve collected a few probable causes for bad breath, and ways that you can prevent or combat it. First, assess your dental hygiene routines with complete honesty. Do you brush twice a day, for a full two minutes each time?… Read more »

What To Do About Flossing

We know we are supposed to brush our teeth two times a day. Many of us even do this, for 2 minutes each session, on a consistent basis. We know that brushing removes plaque from teeth, keeping them healthy and strong. But when it comes to flossing, some of us struggle. Let’s review the hows… Read more »

Reducing Your Dental Anxiety Through Natural Methods

Imagine a trip to Hawaii. Now think about a dental cleaning. Given the choice between those two scenarios, most people would take the trip–especially if they have feel anxious about a dental visit Many people feel a certain degree of nervousness when thinking about a trip to the dentist. That anxiety can increase if the… Read more »