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Keep Your Child’s Smile Healthy with These Nutritious Snacks

December 17, 2021

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young child eating an apple

If you’re a parent, you’ve seen before your very own eyes just how much kids can eat! Since they’re growing, it’s completely normal for them to get hungry between meals. As a result, your little one may be snacking often throughout the day. For the sake of your child’s oral health, you should encourage them to munch on healthy snacks instead of cavity-causing foods. In this blog post, we’ll explain how cavities develop and share a list of snack ideas that will provide energy and nutrition for your child.


True or False: Can Yogurt Fight Bad Breath?

December 8, 2021

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yogurt topped with granolas and berries

Everyone has had a case of bad breath at some point in their lives. Maybe you notice it every morning the second you wake up, or shortly after eating a pungent food. The good news is that it’ll usually go away after cleaning your teeth or rinsing your mouth. However, the foul-smelling odor never disappears for some people. Those who suffer from chronic halitosis often have difficulty fighting the scent. With that in mind, read on to learn about some possible causes of bad breath and how yogurt can help. 


What Complications Can Ill-Fitting Dentures Cause?

November 19, 2021

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man holding dentures

Millions of Americans suffer from extensive tooth loss. If you’re a part of that statistic, you know firsthand how much it can affect your quality of life. Well, dentures are an excellent solution to rebuild your smile and restore your confidence. It’s worth noting that they’re not a permanent method of tooth replacement, which means you must take proper care of them to ensure they last as long as possible. Otherwise, they can become ill-fitting and lead to several dental problems. Read on to learn which complications can arise from ill-fitting dentures and how your dentist can help.  


Helpful Tips for Understanding Your Dental Insurance Coverage

November 11, 2021

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dental insurance form on table

Since medical insurance and dental insurance are two entirely different things, it’s easy for people to get confused about the differences between them. That means you may not fully understand what your dental plan actually covers. Luckily, a dentist in Carrolton has put together a handy guide to help you understand the basics of your policy. Read along to learn a few helpful tips on how to properly navigate your plan.


3 Ways to Tell It’s Time for New Dentures

October 26, 2021

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A new denture in Carrollton

If you wear dentures, you understand your prosthetics won’t last forever. In fact, it’s not uncommon for them to be replaced after five to seven years. How much time passes before requiring new dentures is ultimately based on how well you take care of your smile as well as changes that occur to your facial shape. To help you identify when it’s time to swap out your current teeth for new ones, here are three ways to tell you need upgraded dentures.


How Often Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

September 24, 2021

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closeup of toothbrush with toothpaste

Toothbrushes are not meant to last forever, but how do you know when it’s time to swap them out? Knowing when to replace it is essential to keep your smile bright and healthy. Even though it can be hard to tell when it’s time for a change, there are certain guidelines you can follow and signs to look out for that can alert you. That said, here’s how often you should change your toothbrush and what happens if you don’t replace it within the recommended time frame.


6 Ways to Stop Bad Breath in Its Tracks

September 15, 2021

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young woman with bad breath

Everyone has suffered from bad breath at some point in their lives. You may notice it when you wake up in the morning or shortly after eating something pungent. Although it can be quite embarrassing, it’s a common condition and there are several ways to prevent it. Before you go scouring the internet for solutions, stop right there because we’ve got you covered. Read on to learn six ways you can stop bad breath in its tracks.


5 Questions to Ask at Your Cosmetic Dental Consultation

July 23, 2021

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patient talking to their dentist during a cosmetic dental consultation

Are your teeth not as white as they used to be? Do chips or cracks in your teeth make you feel self-conscious about smiling in front of others? Luckily, you don’t have to live with flawed teeth forever. There are all kinds of cosmetic dentistry services that can breathe new life into your smile. The first step in the process is scheduling a preliminary visit with your dentist. To make the most of this appointment, be sure to ask these five questions during your cosmetic dental consultation. 


3 Factors That Affect the Cost of Dentures

July 6, 2021

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light blue piggy bank sitting on top of a set of dentures

When you’ve lost most or all of your teeth, there are times when you feel like you’d pay any amount of money to have them back again. Luckily, today’s dentures are an extremely lifelike and comfortable way to bring your smile back. As with any type of dental work, though, you’ll want to consider how much dentures cost before you commit to the treatment. While there is no fixed price, here are three factors that can affect the cost of dentures.


Why It’s Important to Have Good Oral Health Before Getting Cosmetic Dental Work

June 30, 2021

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Dentist using dental tools to examine patient's teeth

Investing in a bright, straight, beautiful smile can improve your self-esteem, boost your mood, and even enhance your professional success. However, when you schedule your initial consultation, you may be surprised to hear that preliminary treatments, like a filling, need to be completed beforehand. After all, something as minor as a small cavity surely won’t prevent you from getting the results you want, right? Keep reading to learn why good oral health is important for cosmetic dentistry.

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