1. Dental Care: Foods To Avoid

    Prevention is key when it comes to good oral care. That’s why there are some foods that nearly every dentist recommends you shy away from if you’re trying to have a healthy and beautiful smile. According to both the American Dental Association and Prevention, you should avoid these foods if you want to take care of your teeth. And we bet you don’t want to damage those pearly whites anymore! …Read More

  2. Brushing Teeth With Coconut Oil

    Coconut oil pulling has circled into popular culture recently, but it’s anything but a new practice. Based in Ayurvedic medicinal roots, oil pulling is one of the oldest oral health healing methods. Coconut oil pulling is one of the best ways to promote healthy gums, teeth, and remove bacteria, according to Dr. Axe. How To Practice Coconut Oil Pulling The best time to use coconut oil for your or…Read More

  3. Why Teeth Whitening Causes Sensitivity

    Have you tried to whiten your teeth with over-the-counter whitening products? Pastes, rinses, gels, and more advanced products can help you get a beautiful, white smile that you can flash to anyone you meet. However, at what cost do you use these products? Many patients report that their teeth became more sensitive after using an at-home treatment. In fact, some patients notice a higher tooth sens…Read More

  4. Which Dentures Are Best?

    Are you ready to eat and to speak easier? Missing teeth can make these simple actions difficult or painful. Dentures help alleviate these problems by replacing any or all missing teeth. Which dentures are right for you? Full Dentures Full dentures are false teeth that replace all missing teeth on the lower and/or upper arch of the mouth. There are many types of full dentures, including those that …Read More

  5. Will Dentures Require A Tooth Extraction?

    Tooth extractions and dentures do not commonly find themselves in the same sentence. For if you need dentures, you likely already have teeth missing and wouldn’t need to get one pulled just to have dentures, right? This is true in many cases; however, there are some circumstances in which a tooth extraction may be the right move in order to help make life with dentures easier than ever. The grea…Read More

  6. Should I Go To The Dentist While I’m Pregnant?

    Like most things in pregnancy, what the mother does affects her baby. The same is true for oral health care. A trip to the dentist isn’t to make sure mom alone is doing well but to verify the baby is protected as well. Unfortunately, there is a notion that dental care is bad for pregnant women, but this is inherently false. As a whole, when the mother experiences bad oral hygiene, pathogenic bac…Read More

  7. Why Are My Teeth Sensitive To Cold?

    “I’m not going back to the dentist until my teeth fall out.” “You won’t catch me back in the dentist’s chair unless I have a toothache.” “Why would I put myself through another painful checkup?” These are just a few of the things we’ve heard over the years when people with sensitive teeth talk about not visiting a dentist in Mesquite. Despite knowing the advantages of dental cl…Read More

  8. Do You Know How To Eat For The Health Of Your Teeth?

    Your teeth play an important role, both in your physical appearance and your ability to eat the foods you love. You most likely know how to take good care of your teeth through proper brushing and flossing. You also have probably heard about the foods you should steer clear of to avoid staining, such as coffee, tea, red wine, and red meats. Do you, however, know what foods will help improve your t…Read More

  9. What To Eat After Teeth Whitening

    Your smile is one of the most notable features of your face. However, unsightly stains on your teeth can dim an otherwise stunning grin. Many of our patients visit our cosmetic dentist in Mesquite for teeth whitening to brighten and revitalize their pearly whites. If you are considering professional teeth whitening you might wonder what lies ahead. Read on for some tips on taking care of your teet…Read More

  10. Are Dentures Comfortable?

    One of the frequent questions patients ask us before they are fitted for dentures is related to the comfort of the dentures. Are dentures actually comfortable? The answer is both yes and no. The reality is that when you first wear your dentures, you will go through an adjustment period. Overtime, dentures will become increasingly comfortable to wear as your mouth adjusts to them. Do not be put off…Read More