Your tooth is throbbing, and you’re in a lot of pain. It’s unlike any pain you’ve ever felt before, and it’s definitely worse than a typical toothache. What could be going on? You may have an infection called an abscess. Besides the pain, the team at our dental office in Woodway wants you to know… Read More
Over the last few weeks, or even months, have you been struggling with increasing dental discomfort? In fact, recently, has the sensitivity progressed to downright pain, which is now making it difficult to eat, or even drink, without growing discomfort? If so, you are likely struggling with a dental problem, such as a deep cavity… Read More
Are you a diligent tooth brusher, and even a regular flosser yet you still seem to struggle frequently with oral health problems, such as chronic dry mouth or cavities? Maybe you have been fortunate enough to enjoy good dental health in the past, but wonder if there is anything more that you should be doing… Read More
Is it difficult to enjoy hot and cold foods, due to heightened sensitivity? Are you concerned that you may have developed a dental cavity? If so, you can keep calm knowing that dental fillings are often a simple and fast way to protect a tooth after a cavity. Even better, excellent preventive care can help… Read More
Have you grown concerned that you might be struggling with a dental issue? Cavities are one incredibly common dental problem, one that affects nearly 90 percent of the adults in America. Gum disease is also widespread, with some studies indicating that half of American adults may currently be struggling with gum disease. While preventive dentistry… Read More
Restorative dentistry is far more common than many people might realize. That is because when teeth become damaged, they cannot repair themselves the way skin and other parts of a healthy body can. Left untreated, most dental issues will only worsen with time, requiring more and more extensive treatment in order to save a damaged… Read More
When was the last time you needed restorative dental work? If you are fortunate enough to have never required a filling or dental crown, you may not know what to expect if your dentist tells you restorative action is needed, either to improve your oral health or to protect a damaged tooth. Of course, if… Read More
Do you have a toothache? Would you like to know the cause? Consult the following list from your Waco TX dentist, Dr. Corbet Locke, and see if you can find the cause of your toothache.
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.
This week kicks off the Thanksgiving season. People will fill the streets with cars and make their way across the country. Recent reports indicate that as many as 45 million people will travel during Thanksgiving weekend. A toothache could potentially cause a problem for travelers. In some instances, the rapid altitude changes associated with flying… Read More