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How to Keep Up with Flossing During the New Year

December 3, 2020

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Woman flossing

Do you dread the moment that your hygienist or dentist tells you that you need to floss more? There is only one solution, and it isn’t as difficult as many of us make it out to be. However, so many people still slack on their daily flossing. That’s why the new year is a great time to make this change, but you will need to stick to it. Continue reading to learn why flossing is so important as well as some tips to keep up with your New Year’s resolution.

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Preparing for & Going to a Dental Appointment During COVID-19

October 22, 2020

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"dentist appointment" written on calendar with a mask and dental instruments sitting on it

Taking care of your oral health by scheduling routine dental appointments is important, but since the emergence of COVID-19, many people are doubting how this seemingly simple process works. It’s important that you don’t skip out on your dental checkup and cleaning every six months, or else you’ll leave your mouth susceptible to cavity formation and gum disease. Read on to learn about how to make your appointment and keep it during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Which One Prevents Bone Loss — Dentures or Dental Implants?

September 22, 2020

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Illustration of implant-supported dentures aiding in jawbone preservation

Traditional dentures have helped generations of patients to replace their lost teeth and regain their confidence. Not only do they look wonderful, but they also restore the ability to eat a wide variety of foods. However, many patients are now opting for dental implants instead. One of the primary reasons behind this trend is implants’ ability to aid in jawbone preservation. Let’s discuss why your jawbone may deteriorate after tooth loss and how dental implants can put a stop to this problem.

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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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