Category: Patient Education

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 »

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 »