Inadequate Fluoride Exposure Can Contribute to Tooth Sensitivity Problems

Tooth enamel is microscopically porous. When your teeth are healthy and clean, the size of these pores is incredibly small. This gives your teeth the strength to bite and chew food as well as resist bacterial tooth decay. Poor oral hygiene practices, or frequently consume acidic beverages can gradually start to weaken the mineral strength… 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 »

A Tooth with Fractured Enamel Might Need to Be Repaired by a Crown

Your teeth have been designed to be durable enough to bite, chew, and grind common foods. At the same time, there are certain activities, like chewing on pens and pencils or using your teeth as tools, that can fracture tooth enamel. This is even more likely to happen if you participate in vigorous athletics or… 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 »

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 »