Category: Preventive Dentistry

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 »

Will Brushing and Flossing Prevent All Dental Problems?

Preventive dentistry is the best approach for extending the life of your teeth and preserving your smile. Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day eliminates bacterial buildup and keeps your teeth clean. Sticking to your daily care routine at home can go a long way toward preventing cavities and gum disease, but will brushing… Read more »

Schedule Your Last Checkup Of 2019

Halloween has come and gone, which means November is finally here. The end of the year is right around the corner and with all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, this means the opportunity to schedule your last checkup of the year is fading fast. Schedule an appointment with your Greenville, TX, dentist… Read more »

Keep Smiles Cavity-Free After Halloween

Halloween is less than two weeks away, which means your kids are likely planning their costumes and trick or treat routes! While we love this spooky holiday as much as anyone, we also know that consuming too much candy is a recipe for painful cavities! In today’s blog, your Greenville, TX, dentist discusses tips for… Read more »