Smile to Usher in the Holiday Season

The holiday season has arrived! This time of year may bring you excitement and joy, stress, or a strange combination of these emotions. Everyone has that one relative—you know, the one that can make family gatherings awkward, uncomfortable, or even stressful at times. Have you ever heard the saying “fake it til you make it”?… Read more »

Bad Breath: Prevention Secrets

Are you interested in keeping bad breath at bay? If so, you’re not alone. Many people fight their bad breath by brushing twice a day, flossing once a day, and rinsing daily. These are great first steps in preventing bad breath. Little did you know, our dentist, Dr. , has little dental secrets that you… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Dental Implants

Dental implants have become very popular over the years. One reason is that they are convenient. An implant is a great solution for a single missing tooth. An implant does not have to be removed, scrubbed and soaked at night, and it can be brushed and flossed just like other teeth. They are also sturdy…. Read more »

Talk to Us About Sedation Dentistry! We Want to See You!

Are you someone who is nervous about going to the dentist or would rather suffer through the pain of a toothache than go to the dentist? Believe us when we tell you, you are not alone!  According to research completed by the British Dental Health Foundation, 9% to 15% of Americans avoid seeing the dentist… Read more »

Consider Dental Implants for Your Smile

If you’re looking to replace a missing tooth with dental implants, you’re on the right track! Dental implants can typically last a lot longer than standard teeth and can even last a lifetime. Here are some other amazing facts about dental implants. – Dental implants are made up of a titanium post and a porcelain… Read more »

Why Does My Dentist Offer Cosmetic Dentistry?

Your dentist, Dr. , cares about you and your oral health and wants you to have the smile you are proud of, which is why offers cosmetic dentistry in our , Temple, and Gatesville, , dental offices. Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry that aims to help patients have the smile they have always… Read more »

New Tips for Preventing Gum Disease

Do you keep up on oral hygiene and your regular dental visits because you wish to prevent gum disease? If so, good for you! You’re on the right track. Fortunately, there are also things you can do to further prevent the disease. Dr. is happy to tell you more by telling you all about them…. Read more »

A Tooth Lost to a Severe Cavity Can Often Be Replaced by a Dental Implant

Once the natural bacteria in your mouth have afflicted a tooth with a cavity they will continue to exploit the available dental structure. Without professional treatment, severe tooth decay can cause a severe dental fracture or the total loss of a tooth. In some of these cases, the tooth can be treated by performing a… Read more »

Does Chewing Gum Help or Hinder My Oral Health?

Did you know that chewing gum is scientifically proven to have dental health benefits? Gum can do more than freshen your breath – it can actually fight bacteria and cavities. How does it do it? Well, the simple act of chewing gum stimulates an increase in saliva production within your mouth. Saliva has been proven… Read more »

The Facts of Oral Hygiene: Cavity Prevention

Protecting your teeth against cavities begins with every ingredient you place in your mouth, most specifically the meals you eat daily. Cavity prevention is made possible with healthy eating habits. For a list of suggestions, here are a few tips about cavity prevention: If you have a cavity, likely it has been caused by a… Read more »