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 »

Why we Love Dr. Johnson, and You Should Too!

Everyone can claim to be the best dentist in Waco, TX. But, when it comes to Dr. Johnson, we really do think he is the best! From his bedside manner and his joking personality, really no one compares. As an office, we came together to tell you why we love Dr. J and why you… Read more »

Common Questions About Routine Dental Appointments

Do you have questions about your routine dental checkups? If so, our dental team is more than happy to help you find the answers. The more you know about the checkups, the less nervous you might feel in the dental chair. So, to help you, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to provide the answers… Read more »

The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard About Cavities

Cavities

What is the worst advice we have ever heard about cavities, you ask? Well, after being in the dental industry for many years, we have been asked a lot of questions and heard a lot of odd advice about how to care for cavities.  From “old wives tales” to home remedies, this blog post will… Read more »

A Dental Abscess Needs Timely Treatment

The bacterial presence of an untreated cavity can threaten more than the surrounding tooth enamel. In time the tooth decay can advance deeply into the pulp and root of the tooth. As this starts to happen you will likely experience heightened sensitivity in the compromised tooth as well as a possible toothache. In some of… Read more »

15 Steps to Good Oral Health

Are you practicing good oral health care? We often find that people tend to put their oral health on the backburner. You might say, “Well, I can floss tomorrow.” Or, “I brushed my teeth this morning; I should be fine.” The fact of the matter is, in order to have proper oral health care, you… Read more »

Keep Your Teeth Healthy as You Age

It may not be on the forefront of your mind to consider your teeth as part of your aging process, and you may be under the impression that your teeth will last longer than your other health functions. Or, you may think that old age means you will inevitably need dentures. Neither of these assumptions… Read more »

Dental Hygiene Basics for a Healthy Smile

In order to keep a healthy smile, there are a few habits you need to develop. Many of us learned about these habits when we were children–but it’s a good idea to brush up on your techniques! Let’s cover some at-home dental hygiene basics.   Brush: This one is the easiest to remember: brush your… Read more »

A Tooth with a Sensitive Dental Filling Might Need a Dental Crown Restoration

Dental fillings created from metallic amalgam or composite resin are typically hardened and bonded securely to the surrounding tooth enamel. Yet as the years go by, general inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene practices could demineralize the local tooth enamel. This could cause the dental filling to gradually weaken its hold. Early symptoms of a… Read more »