Category: Preventive Dentistry

Sedation For A Relaxed Dentist Visit

If you find yourself undergoing a complex treatment option, such as oral surgery, or if you simply have serious dental anxiety, then you may worry about the procedure. However, with dental sedation, we have options available to help you enter a calm and relaxed state for the duration of your visit. In today’s blog, your… Read more »

Staying Free Of Cavities On Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is fun holiday filled with laughs, visits with old friends and family, and of course, our favorite holiday fare. However, this year the celebrations may be much smaller, but you’re still going to enjoy your sugary and starchy favorites. In today’s blog, your Greenville, TX, dentist has tips to protect your smile from cavities!

Keep Your Smile Free Of Halloween Cavities

In just a few days people in our community will be celebrating Halloween! Even if you’re forgoing trick or treating excursions, you’ll likely still end up with an excess amount of candy. Too many sweets could lead to tooth decay, so your Greenville, TX, dentist offers a few tips to help protect smiles both young… Read more »

Are You Due For Your Next Teeth Cleaning And Checkup?

What kind of feedback did you receive at your last routine dental exam? Did your dentist find a problem that required restorative dental treatment, or was your smile found to be issue-free? Were any areas of concern pointed out to you? One thing to remember is that even an appointment that leads to nothing but… Read more »

Can Sleep Deprivation Affect Your Oral Hygiene Efforts?

When you struggle with daily fatigue, it can become difficult to take on tasks that have previously offered up little trouble. While you might be well aware of how fatigue is affecting you when it comes to work, or how it affects your mood, you may not realize just how much trouble it can cause… Read more »

Protecting Your Gums From Home

While we recently discussed how regular homecare is essential for keeping cavities at bay, routine care could also help prevent serious oral health issues like gingivitis and gum disease as well. In today’s blog, your Greenville, TX, dentist is talking about what you can do to safeguard your smile and prevent the complications of poor… Read more »

Keeping Your Teeth Bright While Staying Inside

We’ve discussed how changes to your diet and routine could help protect your smile from issues like cavities or gum disease, but what about discoloration? Right now, your Greenville, TX, dentist cannot offer professional teeth whitening and other cosmetic treatments, so how do you keep teeth stains in check? We have a few helpful tips… Read more »

Does Stress Contribute To Teeth Grinding?

Everyone is a little more stressed then usual right now, and that’s to be expected with everything happening in the world. However, your Greenville, TX, dentist knows that with higher levels of stress, comes a higher risk of issues like bruxism (chronic teeth grinding). How does stress lead to teeth grinding, and what steps can… Read more »

Choosing Healthier Snacks For Your Family

What we eat can have a major impact on the health and function of your smile, increasing or decreasing the risk of issues like cavities, gum disease, and more. Now that you’re staying in for the time being, and preventive treatments are not available, you need to watch your snacking and smile care habits even… Read more »

Other Aspects of a Good Hygiene Routine

For the most part, the basics of good dental hygiene aren’t necessarily complicated or difficult to remember. However, sticking to them on a consistent basis, and remembering the little things that don’t involve brushing and flossing your teeth, can sometimes be challenging. Unfortunately, forgetting the little things that keep a hygiene routine strong is often… Read more »