Bad Breath: The 5 Things that Cause this Issue

Do you wish you could avoid bad breath every chance you could get? If so, our dental team would like to help you increase your chances of doing so! The best way to avoid bad breath is to identify the cause and do everything you can to eliminate it. The common causes of bad breath… Read more »

First Aid for Tongue Injuries

Injuring your tongue isn’t an entirely uncommon event. While it’s easy to bite your tongue while chewing gum or eating, there are other instances in which your tongue can suffer some severe damage. In the event that you injure your tongue to the point that it’s bleeding so badly you can’t stop it, or you… Read more »

This Halloween, Maintain Your Family’s Healthy Smiles

October is in full swing, and our team in , , along with Dr. want to wish you and yours a safe, fun and healthy Halloween. That is why we are sharing this month’s message from the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. To encourage our patients to strike a healthy balance between celebrating the holiday festivities… Read more »

The Ins and Outs of Tooth Sensitivity

If you have ever drawn in a breath of air and cringed because it made your teeth (or tooth) hurt, you are not alone. You are likely experiencing the effects of tooth sensitivity, one of the most common dental conditions we see in our practice.  At , our dentists located in Waco, Temple, and Gatesville,… Read more »

The Benefits of a Perfect Smile

When you meet someone for the first time, what’s one of the things you notice immediately about them? It’s likely their smile. With how widely available and accessible orthodontic treatment is in today’s world, it’s easy to take perfect smiles for granted. However, if you have any imperfections in your smile about which you’re not… Read more »

Your Guide to Dental Implants

Dental implants are now recommended almost every time over dentures in most normal situations wherein you have missing teeth and need them replaced. If you’re missing teeth and are looking for replacement options, you should consider dental implants from Dr. here at . Let’s look at a few reasons why. Implants last forever Well, they’ll… Read more »

The Complications Associated With Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom tooth removal is a necessary treatment that needs to be taken seriously. If you don’t take it seriously, there are complications that can occur that cause pain, discomfort, and inconvenience. Some complications that can happen during or after wisdom tooth removal include: –Dry socket: Dry socket is a common complication that occurs when the… Read more »

Your Questions About Oral Sedation Answered

Oral sedation in , , is a beneficial tool that can help you feel relaxed, comfortable, and safe in the hands of the dentist. However, if you don’t know much about it, it can be a little mysterious and scary. So, to help you know a little more about oral sedation, Dr. and our team… Read more »

Refresh Your Smile With Teeth Whitening

Over time, teeth can become stained or discolored by a variety of causes. Some are dietary. For example, teeth can be stained by common beverages such as coffee, wine, and soda. Foods with dark pigment, such as berries and dark sauces like tomato or soy sauce also leave stains if teeth aren’t cleaned after consumption…. Read more »

Installing Your New Set of Dentures

If multiple teeth in your mouth have been lost or compromised by significant tooth decay, extractions or advanced periodontal disease, it can have serious ramifications. While it certainly will impair your ability to chew food, it can also affect your speech and overall quality of life. In a case like this Dr. might recommend you… Read more »