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 »

Can Teeth Whitening Help Me?

Have your teeth become yellow or stained? If you are yearning for a whiter smile, you are not alone. Whitening is the most popular cosmetic dental service. For the convenience of our patients, Drs. Johnson, Nguyen, Smith, Dimond, and Spindle provide both in-office and take-home teeth whitening in , . Surface and internal staining can… Read more »

How to Maintain a Healthy Mouth

Your smile and oral health are important to our dentists and dental team. This is why we encourage you to do all you can at home to take good care of your teeth and gums. Your regular dental checkup just isn’t enough to keep your smile in tip-top shape as well as keep dental issues… Read more »

Close the Gap in Your Smile With a Dental Bridge

If you are missing one or more permanent teeth, Dr. Johnson, Dr. Nguyen, Dr. Smith, Dr. Dimond, and Dr. Spindle may recommend a dental bridge in , , to restore your smile. A dental bridge is made up of a replacement tooth with a dental crown on either side. The crowns are placed on the… Read more »

Acid Reflux: How it Impacts Your Smile

What do you know about gastroesophageal reflux disease, which is sometimes referred to as acid reflux or GERD? Did you know that GERD can lead to heartburn or individuals who have acid reflux have acids pushed into their esophagus. However, did you know that GERD can also impact oral health? Unfortunately, acid reflux can might… Read more »

Do You Know What a Water Flosser Is?

Do you know what a water flosser is? A water flosser is an interdental device that is crafted to supplement your oral health care treatment using an alternative oral health care treatment method of cleaning between teeth. Water flossers work by using a unique gadget that can spray beams of water at teeth, rather than… Read more »