Month: June 2018

Healthy Smiles While On Vacation

It is the height of summer in Greenville, TX, which means it is hot. Very hot. You and your family may like to get out of town for the summer (perhaps to somewhere cooler). Traveling during the summer could be a short road trip to a nearby Texas destination, a longer road trip up to… Read more »

Are Gum Disease And Diabetes Linked?

There is a link between gum disease (also known as periodontal disease) and diabetes (both Type 1 and Type 2). The link between gum disease and diabetes is a two-way street because each condition can effect the other. People living with diabetes are at higher risk of developing gum disease than people with consistently healthy blood sugar… Read more »

2 Ways To Help Protect Kids’ Smiles

Instilling good oral health habits in children is probably the best way to protect their smiles. Oral health habits include teaching children how to effectively brush and floss their teeth, instilling the importance of routine dental exams and cleanings, teaching them to be mindful about food and drink, stressing the importance of mouth guards, and… Read more »

Unexpected Causes Of Toothaches

Many people believe that the only causes of a toothache are a cavity or a broken tooth. While cavities caused by tooth decay are a common cause, there are several other things that may be causing your tooth to hurt. Each different cause will be treated differently in an effort to relieve the pain. Your… Read more »