In: dental care waco

Waco Dentist Explains Facial Collapse
June 19, 2012

How Your Body Uses Calcium Approximately 90{dcbe0cd52ce35e2f156887e14605e24111ce99c14f01d3853732956d43020bdd} of your body’s calcium supply is stored in your bones and teeth. The remaining…

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The Best and Worst Foods for Your Teeth
October 14, 2011

Learn about the best and worst foods for your oral health.

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Do You Scrub or Do You Brush?
October 13, 2011

How hard do your brush your teeth? Do you scour energetically, like you’re scrubbing a cement floor? Do you brush like…

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Sunny Smiles: Keeping Your Child’s Teeth Healthy for Summer
August 5, 2011

Summer is a difficult time for children’s dental health. Contact our office today at (254) 776-4888 to schedule an appointment for your child, and keep their smile sunny.

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Reduce Your Risk of Stroke by Preventing Gum Disease
May 27, 2011

As a general and family dentist, I try to stress the importance of having good oral health as much as possible to my patients. It’s clear that maintaining quality oral health is essential to optimal wellness and overall health.

The month of May is National Stroke Awareness Month, so it’s the perfect time to discuss why keeping your mouth healthy is so important.

In addition to being linked to health issues like tooth loss, osteoporosis, diabetes, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s, gum disease is a leading risk factor for strokes.

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Handling Emergency Dental Care
May 9, 2011

According to a recent survey, one in six people experience a dental emergency every year. Some emergencies happen when the dentist’s office is open. However, many emergencies happen on vacation, after hours, or over the weekend. Should you experience a dental emergency when your dentist’s office is closed, these helpful first-aid tips may help until you can see the dentist:

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Easing Dental Fear for Dementia Patients
May 2, 2011

Maintaining proper oral care may be difficult for patients with dementia. Researchers conducted several studies showing the connection of periodontal disease with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. To maintain proper oral health, the American Dental Association recommends brushing twice a day, flossing once a day, rinsing after meals, and visiting the dentist every six months for a thorough cleaning and check up.

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Strokes Linked with Periodontal Disease and Sleep Apnea
April 29, 2011

Strokes result from impaired oxygen delivery to brain cells from the bloodstream. Bloodflow can be compromised from a blockage of an artery, a blood clot, or a cerebral hemorrhage. Common risk factors for strokes are high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, and smoking. However, recent studies have linked periodontal disease and sleep apnea to stroke.

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The Truth about Teeth Causing Headaches
April 25, 2011

Headaches inhibit daily activities. They range from annoying to debilitating, and can be chronic While difficult to find the cause of headaches, doctors can research a patient’s stress, diet, genetics, and lifestyle to find clues. If you suffer from chronic, severe headaches, and/or migraines, you may want to consult your dentist. Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD, also referred to as TMJ) could be to blame.

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Common Foods and Drinks That Stain Teeth
April 21, 2011

People seek out cosmetic dentists to achieve the smile of their dreams. One of the most sought after treatments is teeth whitening. Teeth whitening products can be purchased over-the-counter. However, they are no match for teeth whitening treatments from a dentist.

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