Early dental care for children is essential since it lays a foundation for perfect oral health as they grow older. Good oral hygiene practices should start at infancy, even before the first tooth develops. Some people may not be aware that a baby’s oral hygiene should be maintained from the moment they are born. A […]
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Teeth Grinding and Bruxism
Teeth grinding is also known as bruxism. It is a common but unhealthy habit that occurs when you clench your jaw or grind your teeth subconsciously. Teeth grinding at night is the most common among people. It is also known as nocturnal or sleep bruxism. It may be impossible to know when you are grinding, […]
Busiest time of Year for Dentists
Everything gets busy at the end of the year – especially dentists. Generally, people tend to visit dentists during December to use their insurance benefits before the new year starts. Since many dental insurance programs operate annually and benefits not carried over to the next year, dental offices experience high volume as the year comes […]
5 Ways to Improve your Brushing Habits
Dental health is essential for every individual. Experts advise that you have regular dental check-ups and receive regular professional cleanings. While this is important, the following are ways to take care of your dental health at home in Midland, TX. 1. Brush Properly Brushing your teeth may appear simplistic, although many people do it wrongly. […]
Are Porcelain Veneers Permanent?
Veneers are categorized as a form of restorative dentistry. This branch of dentistry involves the restoration of smiles to their original state. Our teeth are susceptible to damage when we do not adequately care for them. Therefore, dental hygiene is an integral part of life that we should strictly adhere to. Failing to brush our […]
Common Cosmetic Dental Procedures
Cosmetic dentistry is dental work that improves the appearance of your teeth and enhances the aesthetics of your supporting gums as well. Some cosmetic dental procedures can improve the functionality of your bite and make it easy to chew food. Oftentimes, the issues that cosmetic dentistry seeks to correct (e.g., cracked teeth) will improve the […]
All You Need to Know About Dental Implants
Dental implants are a great long term option to replace missing teeth. What are dental implants? Dental implants are artificial roots that create a permanent fixture to hold replacement teeth. Implants are a great long-term solution compared to other options such as dentures, bridges and crowns. Dental implants feel secure compared to other options because […]
What is a Root Canal?
Our patients dental health can be impacted by numerous ailments. Fortunately, we employ several remedial efforts geared towards correcting or stopping potential oral damage caused by such maladies. One such procedure is known as root canal. We invite our current and future patients to read this blog discussing pertinent aspects surrounding this process. Root Canal […]
What is Invisalign and How Does Invisalign Work?
You may have heard of Invisalign at one point or another during your journey to correct crooked teeth. They are one option of many possibilities, but they have quickly become a preferred method of treatment for new patients. The following is some information about Invisalign and how it works so that you can make an […]
How does Teeth Whitening Work at a Dentist Office?
Most people love a beautiful, gleaming smile. Brighter, whiter teeth are an ideal way to enhance a smile. It’s not a surprise that tooth whitening is the most in-demand cosmetic dental procedure, with Americans spending almost $2 billion yearly to add sparkle in their mouth. Teeth change color due to tobacco use, age, medications drinks […]