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 »

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 »

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 »

The Four Things that Can Affect Your Smile, Cause Tooth Discoloration

Do you want to maintain a white and brilliant smile? If so, then you need to keep some things in mind. The most important fact to remember is that there are certain things in the world today that can stain and discolor your smile without you even realizing it. Those things are: –Dark Foods and… Read more »

Love Your Smile With Dental Veneers

Have you ever seen a smile on TV and wished you could have a smile like that? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of people long for a white and bright smile. That is why dental veneers have become a popular form of cosmetic dentistry because of the stunning results they provide your smile… Read more »

Use These Brushing Tips to Brighten Your Smile

Brushing your pearly whites involves being mindful of your technique and using the right equipment for the job. Taking the time to brush your smile with care, you are protecting your teeth (and gums) from tooth decay and gum disease. To support you in your efforts, Dr. and our team in , , are pleased… 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 »