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Why is Staying Hydrated So Important?

added on: June 26, 2020
woman drinking glass of water

As we enter the hot summer months, it’s more important than ever to keep our bodies properly hydrated. After all, a well-hydrated body helps organs function properly, can improve sleep, and may even protect against infections. But as your dentist in Woodway knows, drinking enough water isn’t just good for the body, it’s great for… Read More

added on: November 12, 2018
diabetic tester

When it comes to all of the health complications that can go hand-in-hand with diabetes, oral health is often overlooked. At our Woodway dental office, we want our patients and neighbors to know just how drastically diabetes can affect oral health, and precautions that those with diabetes should take to keep their mouths healthy. The… Read More

added on: March 16, 2018
nutrition month

What we put into our bodies can certainly affect how we feel and how healthy we are. But eating the right foods to fuel your body goes beyond enhancing overall health. During this National Nutrition Month, your Woodway dentist wants to let all of our patients know how proper nutrition can also benefit your oral… Read More

added on: August 18, 2016

The kids will be heading back to school any day now, and that means that you will likely have a full calendar throughout the fall. Before your schedule becomes jam-packed, though, take time to stock your fridge and pantry with healthy lunch options your kids will enjoy, but items that are also dentist-approved. After all,… Read More

added on: March 18, 2014

If you experience chronic jaw pain, headaches, or a cracking, popping jaw, you may have a TMJ disorder. You have two temporomandibular joints, one on each side of your face, connecting your jaw to your skull. Ideally, your jaw moves from front to back, side to side, and up and down, enabling you to speak,… Read More

Posted In: Nutrition, TMJ

added on: March 3, 2014

As concerns about high cholesterol, obesity, and sedentary lifestyles dominate discussions among doctors, dentists, and educators, more of our patients consider adopting a vegetarian diet. For others, the decision to avoid consuming meat is an ethical matter. Whatever your reasons for choosing a vegetarian lifestyle, you will enjoy better health when you understand the effects… Read More

added on: January 21, 2013

Eating healthy isn’t just good for your waistline, but for your teeth, too. Many people don’t realize proper nutrition helps strengthen teeth and prevent serious issues such as tooth decay. Your Waco dentist, Dr. Corbet Locke, explains the benefits of a nutritional diet for good dental health.

added on: January 3, 2013

  Do your gums seem especially tender or swollen lately? Do they bleed when you brush your teeth? Sore gums can be a painful warning sign for major problems, like gum disease. Thankfully, many options exist for preventing painful, irritated gums. Your Waco dentist, Dr. Corbet Locke, explains the most common causes of swollen gums… Read More

added on: December 7, 2012

No one likes getting sick, especially during the holidays. However, this is the time of year, people are much more likely to come down with a cold or flu. With the risk of illness so great, you should make sure your immune system is functioning at the highest level possible. Your Waco dentist, Dr. Corbet… Read More

added on: November 16, 2012

Although many people know that fruits and vegetables provide health benefits, not everyone focuses on the potential oral health benefits. Luckily, scientists around the world focus their efforts on isolating and identifying natural compounds which benefit tooth health. During the holiday season, people tend to shift their focus towards travel plans and gatherings, but should… Read More

Posted In: Cavities, Nutrition

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