Posts Categorized: Patient Education

Sensitivity: No Need For You To Panic!

We know that in addition to serious pain, one of the other things that can send any patient into a frenzy is the onset of dental sensitivity! It’s a very strange sensation that sort of hurts but also just feels quite strange yet intense. In short: It’s not pleasant and because its arrival can mean… Read more »

Springtime Changes For Your Breath: What’s Happening?

You may have noticed recently that just as soon as springtime finally arrived, bringing with it a lovely seasonal transformation in Grand Prairie, TX, so did the arrival of your bad breath. Is it a coincidence you wonder? Or, is there some connection between the changing of the seasons and the sudden shift in your… 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 »

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 »

Root Canal Treatment: 3 Ways To Figure Out That You Need One

When your tooth is infected or has become significantly damaged, it becomes more likely that you may need to receive a root canal treatment. To recap, in case you don’t remember much about this restorative treatment, this restorative service includes the removal of damaged/infected pulp, the complete sealing of your tooth, and often a dental… Read more »

Toothpaste: Your “Does It Really Make A Difference?” Questions

When you stand in front of the sink for your routine dental hygiene experience, you pick up your tube of toothpaste, and you go to work with keeping your smile healthy, you may find yourself asking a series of questions that typically begin with something along the lines of, “Does it really make a difference… Read more »

Answering Some Simple “Why” Questions You May Wonder About

There are so very many “why” questions that you can come up with in regard to your smile that if we were to ask you to simply begin rattling then off, you might not know where to begin! While you may feel tempted to look around online for the information you’re curious about as it… Read more »

FAQs: Toothpaste Without Waste

You don’t want to find out that you’re using far too little toothpaste which, in the end, means you’ve almost wasted your brushing session because you didn’t get enough on the brush or on your teeth! You also don’t want to find out that you’re using way too much, which means you may very well… Read more »

Good News About Oral Surgery

We have some exciting news for you about oral surgery! Didn’t think you’d ever be getting jazzed about surgical procedures for your smile but, lo and behold, here you are on the edge of your seat just waiting to hear more? As you know, when you need surgery for your smile it’s because other forms… Read more »

Tooth Extractions: Making Extra Room

Sometimes, the tooth extraction that you need isn’t about the fact that you may have missed some brushing sessions here and there and, as a result, your tooth became diseased. Sometimes, it’s not about accidentally ending up with trauma to your tooth, thereby requiring an extraction. In some instances, and this is more common than… Read more »