Category: Tips/Advice

Do You Floss Every Day?

According to the American Dental Association, only 16% of Americans say they floss at least once a day. The reasons for not flossing daily as given by the surveyed people is that it is too time consuming, too painful, or just gross. Flossing is an important component to your oral hygiene routine. If you are… Read more »

Thanksgiving: Smile Healthy Tips

Thanksgiving is next week! Can you believe that 2018 has moved by so quickly? Whether you are staying in Greenville, Texas or going somewhere else for your Thanksgiving feast, we have some tips to help you and your family keep it healthy for your smiles. If you are the host of the meal, you can… Read more »

Costume Care: Watch Your Step!

Halloween is filled with lots of fun things to think about: what costume to wear, what party to go to, what neighborhood to pick for trick-or-treating, and so on. While you may be considering the dangers of candy to a smile, you may not think about the potential harm of tripping and falling from your… Read more »

Tips: Smile-Healthy Snack Choices

Autumn can be the start of the season for sweets and treats. Snacks become less about fuel and more about indulgence. The Texas State Fair is starting soon and for those of us going from Greenville, TX, we may snack on some unhealthy fare at the fair. While there is nothing wrong with occasionally treating… Read more »

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 »

Spring Cleaning For Smiles

Springtime usually causes some inspiration to make everything fresh and clean. The sunshine might make you feel more inspired to scrub everything with a little bit of elbow grease to make it all sparkling clean. When you are creating your list of things to clean up around the house for some “Spring Cleaning,” think about adding… Read more »

Why Do I Brush My Teeth Before Bed?

Good oral hygiene is the most important part of keeping a healthy smile. Good oral hygiene includes a brushing and flossing at least twice a day, drinking plenty of water, healthy nutrition, and dental visits every six months for an exam and a cleaning. While not every problem in your mouth’s health can be prevented… Read more »

Healthy Smiles Over The Holidays

The holidays can mean different things to different families. For many people, the routine of daily life may go out the window. The kids may be out of school, while the adults may have some extra time out of the office. Along with the routine by the wayside, there are sugary treats everywhere. Candy canes… Read more »

Making The Most Of Dental Benefits

It’s that time of year: the air starts to get a little cooler, holiday decorations are going up, Christmas music is in the air, and it’s getting close to the expiration of your dental benefits. Most dental plan benefits will run out by December 31st. According to the National Association of Dental Plans, only 2.8% of… Read more »

Halloween Tips For A Healthy Smile

Since September, the Halloween candy and decoration aisles have been in the drug stores and grocery stores. Your kids have probably been bringing candy home from school with them. Your office may be filled with bowls of candy. Since this is the last week before Halloween, there is probably even more candy everywhere. How do… Read more »