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Ouch! Why Are My Gums Swollen?

August 9, 2020

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Woman with swollen gums, must visit dentist in Colleyville

Swollen gums can feel like a nightmare. They might bleed easily when you brush, and they can make it difficult for you to enjoy your favorite snacks when you’re watching the Cowboys’ game or having a relaxing movie night with your family. However, discomfort might just be the beginning of the problem when it comes to swollen gums. A dentist in Colleyville is here to discuss why you might be experiencing this issue and what you can do to get your oral health back on track.

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How To: Prevent Dental Implant Infections

July 27, 2020

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Mature woman smiling with dental implants

Did you know that 40 million people in the U.S. are missing their back teeth? Whether it is from a lack of proper oral care, a car accident, genetics, or anything in between, dental implants are a popular restorative treatment option. In fact, last year alone saw a 6.3% increase in procedures! In addition to being durable and natural-looking, they can effectively restore the bite and speech of patients who have been negatively impacted by the gaps in their smile. However, it is important to practice proper prevention to see success in the short and long-term. Read on for three tactics to protect your dental implants in Colleyville from infection.

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Where Have the Magazines & Waiting Rooms Gone?

June 6, 2020

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Image of a clean dental chair at the dentist.There have been many changes to your life over the last several weeks as we all work together to curve the coronavirus pandemic. Life looks a bit different as everyone wears face masks and keeps their distance; however, those aren’t the only changes. Your dental office has removed magazines and some chairs. In some cases, they may have even eliminated their waiting room altogether. They aren’t taking them out to make you uncomfortable. Instead, they are doing their part to keep patients and the community safe. Here’s what they are doing to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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How Can Hand Washing Prevent COVID-19?

May 11, 2020

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Woman washing her hands to prevent COVID-19.Every day, we learn more about coronavirus, but one thing remains unchanged. Hand washing and sanitizer are key to preventing the spread of COVID-19. This is an easy way to protect yourself and others because washing your hands has always been a part of your life. While you have a lot of practice washing your hands, simple mistakes can put yourself and others at risk. Here’s what you need to know to properly clean your hands to keep COVID-19 at bay.

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I Damaged My Denture During COVID-19! What Can I Do?

April 7, 2020

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older woman smiling after receiving repair to damaged dentures

With a set of dentures, you’re able to lead a normal life again, eating many of the foods you love and smiling with confidence. However, your prosthetics aren’t infallible; they can become worn. With COVID-19 cases still on the rise, this may be the worse time for problems to occur with your dentures. Unfortunately, it’s quite possible for issues to arise. Because you can’t shelter in place without your teeth, what should you do about damaged dentures? Continue reading to find out.

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