Category: Patient Education


Maintaining good oral hygiene is essential for a healthy smile. We diligently brush our teeth, floss regularly, and visit the dentist for routine check-ups. But have you ever wondered if you could detect dental issues by simply using your nose? The idea of being able to smell cavities may seem intriguing, and perhaps even a… Read more »

Habits to Break, For the Sake of Your Smile (and More!)

New Year’s Eve Resolutions…did you make some? Most of us did, but statistics show that not many last beyond a few weeks, or months at the most. Please take a moment to read about some habits we urge you to reconsider, for the sake of your smile, and your overall health as well. Some of… Read more »

Holiday Hazards: Keep Your TMJs Well Protected!

Holiday hazards! They’re not necessarily two h-words that you want to put together because when you think about the holidays, all that really fills your mind is happiness! This, of course, is one of the reasons our Grand Prairie, TX team feels so strongly about offering you some helpful reminders for your TMJ health! Whether… Read more »

Insurance, Checkups, And More: Time For A 2019 Check-In!

You know based on the calendar that this current year, 2019 to be specific, is going to end soon. However, you may not feel like that is the case! As a result, you know on a logical level that it’s probably about time to start getting end-of-the-year dental care plans going but that sense of… Read more »

Smile Symptoms: Why Can’t You Take Them At Face Value?

So, you develop a very obvious sign that something is wrong with your smile. As a result, your first instinct is to take that symptom into consideration, to analyze it, and to interpret it to the best of your ability. You will then assign it a particular meaning and move on from there (which may… Read more »

Smile Care: 4 Ways You’re Confused About Your Tongue

It’s perfectly natural to feel confused about your tongue if you have never really received much of an education in terms of this part of your mouth. You know that it’s powerful, that it helps you eat, that it helps you interpret flavor, and more. However, as for how you should be caring for it… Read more »

Your Saliva: 4 Things To Consider! 

How much do you really know about your saliva, why you need it, what it does for you on a daily basis, etc.? If you’re shrugging and trying to think very hard about your saliva knowledge, it’s probably time for a quick refresher course with our Grand Prairie, TX team! From why it’s important to… Read more »

For Our Forgetful Patients: How To Create Reminders!

You may often wonder how on earth you are supposed to remind yourself of dental care details when you are already forgetful in the first place. It’s not as though you want to forget to brush your teeth or to set a timer to make sure your brushing is complete. It’s not as though you… Read more »

3 Worries Keeping You From Calling For A Visit

Do you feel as though what your smile needs is for you to contact our Grand Prairie, TX team quite soon, so you may schedule a dental checkup with us? Is this because you think something might be wrong with your smile or simply because you could really benefit from getting back into the swing… Read more »

Your Canker Sore Review: Answering Common Questions  

There’s nothing quite like a canker sore to show up, to interrupt your otherwise perfectly wonderful day, and to cause you to realize you have tons of questions that are very important (but no solid answers). The fortunate news in this scenario is that you have access to our Grand Prairie, TX team of dental… Read more »