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Achieving Strong Mental Health in Waco
May 7, 2012

May is Mental Health Month, and Dr. Locke’s sedation techniques will help you keep a relaxed mentality about dental care.

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Seven Tips to Relieve Stress in Waco
April 30, 2012

As you prepare for final exams, visit Dr. Locke to relieve your stress and tension.

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Getting to Know Your Waco Dentist
March 7, 2012

Creating a relationship with Dr. Locke will help make your dentist appointment more comfortable and confident. This short quiz will help you understand your Waco dentist and his qualifications to treat your mouth.

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Happy Holidays from Corbet Locke, DDS
December 22, 2011

Happy Holidays to you and your loved ones from Dr. Corbet Locke and our dental team! We wish you happiness, health, and lots of smiles in 2012!

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Your Mentality About Dental Care
October 7, 2011

Monday, October 10, 2011, is World Mental Health Day, and, because fear and anxiety are a direct result of your mental health, Dr. Locke wants to put your mind at ease. Don’t neglect your dental- and overall- health because you’re afraid. Instead, call Dr. Locke’s dental office at (254) 776-4888 to openly discuss your concerns with Dr. Locke. Together, we can design a solution that is 100 percent specific to your needs.

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Get the Care and Comfort You Seek with Help from Your Waco Dentist
June 13, 2011

Clearly, a larger number of people suffer from fear of the dentist, and, unfortunately, that means that these people aren’t getting the care they need simply because they’re afraid. Many patients with fear or anxiety visit Dr. Corbet Locke for their treatment.

Dr. Locke and his staff make it a priority to address your concerns immediately and thoroughly, as well as explain your treatment options. Dr. Locke will work with you to ensure your comfort and confidence in his care.

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Dentophobia and Other Fears
May 16, 2011

Why do people fear Friday the 13th? Is it because they watched too many horror films? Actually, Friday the 13th phobia, or Friggatriskaidekaphobia, is an actual psychological condition originally identified hundreds of years ago. According to the Stress Management Center and Phobia Institute in North Carolina, between 17 and 21-million Americans suffer from Friggatriskaidekaphobia.

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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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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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Fun Dental Facts for Friday
April 15, 2011

I’m Corbet Locke, a Waco general and sedation dentist. Lately I have been focusing on major issues like gum disease, tooth pain, and sleep apnea in the blog. A common phrase often quoted is, “Thank God it’s Friday!” So for my readers who have had a stressful week, I thought I would lighten the mood and help you start off a great weekend with a few fun dental facts:

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