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 »

Great Dental Care Equals a Great Smile

By now you may have already seen the value of daily oral hygiene when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth with strong teeth and gums. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush combined with a fluoride toothpaste and flossing in between the teeth and along the gum line at… Read more »

Protecting Your Smile With a Tooth Extraction?

Even though your teeth may belong in your mouth, they can become damaged and decayed. While there are different therapies that can sometimes treat the tooth, there may come a time when the damage is too great. To protect your dental, and overall, health the tooth may need to be extracted. But before anything may… Read more »

How Do You Select a Toothpaste?

Have you gone to the store recently to buy some toothpaste? Were you amazed, and perhaps a little overwhelmed, at all of the options that are available to you? If so, we would like to help you determine which one could suit your needs. And if you haven’t experienced this sensation yet, we want to… Read more »

Foods That Can Promote Dental Health

Are you looking for ways to improve your dental health? Did you know that some foods can help your teeth? While it is true that many foods can be devastating to your oral health, we would like to tell you about some you can use to help. When life gets crazy, we want you to… Read more »

Oral Health: Dental Bridges

Is your smile missing a few of your teeth? Are you searching for a way to make your smile whole once more? If you answered yes, a dental bridge might be the restoration you’ve been looking for. If it is taken care of properly, a dental bridge can be a permanent prosthetic device. If you… Read more »

Root Canal 101

Are you experiencing intense discomfort in a tooth? Has it been going on for some time now? Enduring your routine every day with a constant source of discomfort can be incredibly challenging. Your discomfort could be caused by an infection inside of your tooth and may require a root canal to relieve it. What is… Read more »

The Value of Preventive Oral Health Care

Dr. Steve Kennedy, Waco Texas

A post by Dr. Steve Kennedy Understanding the value of preventive oral health care can have a huge impact on your overall health. It goes beyond just a healthy smile.  It is important to create and maintain preventive oral health habits early in life. Early intervention during the childhood and adolescent years are important! Bad… Read more »

Dental Implants Can Help Your Smile

Are you missing one or more teeth? Do dentures or dental bridges not fit quite right for you? If so, you might want to consider getting a dental implant to restore your smile. A dental implant is a metal post or frame that is surgically put on your jawbone just underneath your gums. Once that… Read more »