Posts Categorized: General Dentistry

Pain During Chewing: How To Respond?

A toothache is one thing. A sudden zing of sensitivity is another. However, painful chewing … now that can really cause you to go from calm to feeling totally overwhelmed in a split second. What’s it mean, you wonder, and how are you going to be able to get through the week with this very… Read more »

Why You Can Ignore (But Not Hide) From Smile Problems!

Sure, when you realize your tooth feels a little uncomfortable, you can try to just ignore the pain for a while. When we tell you that you really need to come in for a dental cleaning and you realize your mouth isn’t feeling so healthy, you can just ignore our advice for a little bit… Read more »

Tricks For Exposing Teeth To Less Sugar

There’s more than one way to think about things when you’re considering ways to expose your teeth to sugar for a shorter amount of time. On one hand, you can simply eat less sugar. On the other hand, you can get better about removing sugar from your teeth after you’ve enjoyed something sweet and delicious!… Read more »

Toothpaste: How Much Do You Know?

Many of us don’t think much about toothpaste. We use it until the tube is just about empty, then add it to the shopping list and restock our bathroom shelves. Toothpaste is a crucial ally in keeping teeth cleaned of food particles and oral bacteria. Our dental team in Grand Prairie, TX knows that proper… Read more »

Would A Powered Toothbrush Be A Good Change?

There are a lot of debatable questions you will encounter throughout a lifetime. Some bring with them deep philosophical factors that can make it difficult to ever come to a conclusion. Then, of course, there are those uncertainties like the following: Would it be a good idea to change over to a powered toothbrush? Or… Read more »

Chewing Gum: Interesting Things To Consider

Certain topics that come up in regard to your smile can immediately cause confusion. What you want in many instances is simply to be able to determine that something is okay for you or not okay. However, when the category is gum chewing, there are too many subtle nuances involved to classify it as a… Read more »

Easy To Remember Dental Floss No-Nos!

There are some thing you know about dental floss without spending much time thinking about it: You know you need to floss every day as part of dental hygiene to complete effective preventive care. You know that you need to keep this up for life in order to maintain a smile that doesn’t end up… Read more »

Things To Remember This Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, you want to be swept away by love and romance and simply enjoy yourself! However, for those patients of our Grand Prairie, TX team who take their oral health very seriously, this can become quite difficult! Every offer of dessert, wine, and more feels like being bombarded with temptation that could lead… Read more »

YOLO: What It Means For Your Smile

By now, if you aren’t saying it regularly, you have at least heard someone yell out, “YOLO!” What’s it mean, you ask? It stands for “you only live once.” While this may be taken many ways, the intention is to suggest that you should enjoy and embrace life, take risks, and make the most of… Read more »

Your Current Dental Care: Due Dates!

When you’re thinking about your dental care, it’s easy to have exceptional intentions and to feel convinced that you’re definitely going to follow through on them. However, it’s also very easy to let time pass and suddenly realized you haven’t actually scheduled a single thing. Why not take in some reminders from our Grand Prairie,… Read more »