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 »

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 »

Fall Into Action

The holiday season is howling around the corner with time passing faster than many of us can handle. As the leaves change and the chill in the air lingers, the ambition to get ahead of the rush starts to set in. So, why not jump ahead and start the holiday season with a fall dental… Read more »