In: waco dentist

Tooth Regeneration Gel on the Horizon
March 2, 2011

Do you remember the advertisement, “You’ve come a long way baby?” I’m Dr. Corbett Locke, a Waco Dentist, and I believe this phrase should be used when to describe dental procedures, technology, and products. Gone are the days when dentists regularly pulled a tooth to correct a problem.

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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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Cosmetic Bonding to Restore Your Smile
December 8, 2010

A chip, crack, or imperfection on your front teeth can ruin a beautiful smile. Though we hate to admit it, new acquaintances often judge us based on our appearance, and studies show that a smile is one of the first things people notice. Other research tells us that an attractive smile makes us appear more intelligent, friendly, and successful. For minor imperfections, like a chipped front tooth, I often recommend affordable and effective cosmetic bonding.

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Six-Month Dental Checkups & Cleanings
December 4, 2010

At a dental cleaning visit, we remove built up plaque and hardened plaque, called tartar or calculus. Plaque is the yellowish, sticky, smelly substance produced by bacteria in your mouth. It's plaque and tartar that irritate gums and lead to gum disease, a progressive condition that affects about 80{dcbe0cd52ce35e2f156887e14605e24111ce99c14f01d3853732956d43020bdd} of American adults. Your hygienist will let you know if your gums show signs of disease, and she can also help you chose the best oral healthcare products to use at home. If you have any questions about brushing, flossing, or taking care of your mouth, be sure to ask.

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Welcome to Waco’s Premier Oral Health Blog
November 17, 2010

I’m Dr. Corbett Locke, and on behalf of my team, I want to welcome you to our new blog. Here you’ll find important information about dental health, overall health, and how to take care of your smile for a high-quality life.

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