Oral cancer doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. But since April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, now is the perfect time for you to pause and think about this disease, its effect on individuals across the United States, and how you can protect yourself from it. Let’s talk more about oral cancer disease and how a simple, painless screening could save your life.
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April 1, 2019
March 8, 2019
If you’re one of the many Americans living with dentures, you know just how important it is that they fit correctly and comfortably in your mouth. When pain occurs in the mouth, it can range in severity, starting maybe with only a minor ache and then progressing to nearly debilitating pain. While wearing dentures, you should never have to worry about pain or discomfort, which is why it’s important to know how it should properly fit, as well as what your dentist can do to adjust your denture size in Ft. Worth so it feels more comfortable.
February 11, 2019
When you’re trying to get a job done right, whether it’s painting your house or brushing your teeth, the products you use matter just as much as your technique. And when it comes to maintaining your smile, it’s especially important to use high-quality products. But, even though it’s common to find expiration dates on medications, you don’t usually hear about an expiration date for dental products in Fort Worth. In this blog, you’ll find out when toothpaste, floss, and mouthwash expire, and if it’s safe to use them past their expiration date. You’ll also get general oral hygiene tips to help you maintain your smile and minimize dental problems. Learn more below!
January 10, 2019
If you’ve had one or more teeth removed and dental implants put in, it can be tempting to think that your days of dental maintenance or over. Well, think again! Although implants can last for many years or even a lifetime, dental implant care can help determine just how long they work for you. To make the best use of your investment of time and money to get the implants, you need to do your best to care for them. Here is some helpful information about dental implant care in Fort Worth. (more…)
December 5, 2018
You want straight teeth, but you don’t want to go with old-fashioned metal braces. All those adjustment appointments, the soreness, and those metal brackets! No way. But there are so many options for teeth straightening out there that you can be easily confused. Can you really straighten your own teeth? Do those mail-order straightening aligners work? Is Invisalign® worth the money? Get the answers to these and other questions to determine the best effective, safe, and affordable option. (more…)
November 2, 2018
Cavities are permanently damaged areas in the hard parts of your teeth that eventually turn into tiny holes or openings. It’s important that this tooth decay is treated as soon as it’s spotted to prevent more serious dental issues from occurring. But how do you know when you have a cavity? Does it hurt, or can you feel when you have one? Keep reading to discover the answers as well as the best ways to prevent getting a tooth cavity in Ft. Worth.
October 6, 2018
When it comes to tooth replacement, dental implants truly provide the most natural option. To do this, dental implants integrate with existing bone, which creates a strong and sturdy foundation. This provides a long-term solution for tooth loss and helps reduce the problems associated with tooth loss, including bone resorption.
But what if you don’t have enough bone to place dental implants? Is there an option for dental implant support in Ft. Worth? As it turns out, you can save your remaining bone and even regrow bone you lost! Here’s how.
September 2, 2018
Did you know September is National Gum Care Month? Your gums require care just like your teeth and the rest of your mouth. Do your gums ever bleed when you brush or floss? Around half of the American adult population have gum disease and some don’t even know they have it. So, what is this disease and how do we prevent it? Keep reading to learn the signs of gum disease in Fort Worth, what it is, and how to keep your gums healthy.
August 23, 2018
Did you know that an estimated 36 million Americans are missing all of their teeth? There are many reasons for tooth loss, including gum disease, accidents, a lack of dental care, heredity, and poor hygiene. But, although there are many ways to lose your teeth, there aren’t many ways to replace them! By far, one of the most common options is dentures in Fort Worth. In fact, around 90% of people who have lost their teeth wear dentures, which makes sense because they’re a great way to restore your smile. But there’s a downside: Dentures often start to get loose over time, which affects their ability to function. In this blog, you’ll learn why this common problem occurs and what you can do about it!
August 16, 2018
For some people, getting a dental checkup and cleaning isn’t their favorite thing to do. But most people would agree that it always feels great after your teeth have been professionally cleaned! You leave the dental chair with slick, smooth teeth, fresh breath – and a spring in your step. But one way to keep the scraping to a minimum and make your cleanings with a dentist in Fort Worth easier is to do a great job with hygiene at home. After all, even if you’re getting a professional cleaning twice a year, your routine the other 363 days of the year is equally important. Keep reading below to learn about what plaque and tartar buildup is, why it’s so important to prevent it, and the best way to do that!