In: oral health waco

Orange Juice is Harsher than Teeth Whitening
March 7, 2011

A recent study conducted at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester showed that the acid in orange juice has more negative side effects on tooth enamel than does the hydrogen peroxide used in professional and over-the-counter teeth whitening systems.

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Texas Independence Day Celebration
February 25, 2011

“Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.”

On March 2, 1836, Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Come join us in celebrating the 175th anniversary of this unique event!

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Sedation Dentistry in Waco
February 21, 2011

Research shows that nearly 30{dcbe0cd52ce35e2f156887e14605e24111ce99c14f01d3853732956d43020bdd} of people (or more) avoid the dentist because of fear or anxiety. Are you one of these? Do you experience the following issues?

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Truth about George Washington’s False Teeth
February 18, 2011

Growing up, we always heard that George Washington’s teeth were made of wood. However, through science and technology, we learned this was just a myth. In reality, President Washington had several sets of dentures. They were made from ivory, lead, gold, human, and animal teeth.

Washington endured a long history of dental problems and health issues

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TMJ Therapy for Headaches, Jaw Pain, and Teeth Grinding
February 14, 2011

Are you suffering from headaches, migraines, earaches, trouble chewing, pain in the face, or irritating jaw popping? There is a possibility that you may have temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD).

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Common Causes of Gum Disease
February 7, 2011

Most people know the main cause of periodontal disease or gum disease is plaque.  Gum disease includes gingivitis and periodontitis, which…

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New Year’s Resolutions
January 5, 2011

I’m sure you have already been asked what your new year’s resolution is for this year. It seems like these goals are at the top of everyone’s list of priorities right now, but chances are they will be long forgotten by the end of the month.

I am Dr. Corbet Locke of Waco Dental, and I have a new year’s challenge for you. Instead of making a resolution that affects only one area of your life (physical, professional, personal, etc.), why not set a goal that will positively impact your overall well being?

My challenge to you is to exercise your right to a beautiful smile.

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Good Oral Health Contributes to Good Overall Health
December 4, 2010

I’m sure we all remember being told to brush our teeth as a little kid. It seems like getting the kids to brush their teeth now a days is a chore, too. It’s unfortunate that teaching kids good brushing habits is so difficult, but the truth is that it’s incredibly important. Healthy habits start young and impact oral health throughout your lifetime. I am Dr. Corbet Locke of Waco Dental and I want to tell you about the importance of maintaining healthy habits.

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