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The cost of not replacing a missing tooth

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Many times, people make the big mistake of avoiding the dentist for a problem they are experiencing because they think that they are going to be saving themselves time, money, and pain. The ugly truth is that avoiding going to the dentist or prolonging an oral issue you are experiencing almost always results in having to spend more time, more …

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Give your mom the gift of white teeth this year

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It’s May, and it is almost Mother’s Day. Which means that you have likely been sitting around and contemplating what you can get your mom this year. You’ve done the flowers, the cards, the candy, maybe you have done the relaxing massage, mani and pedi, but perhaps this year you have been wanting to do something a little bit different. …

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4 Tips for Healthy Summer Smiles

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It is a normal thing for people to have a tendency to want to look their best during the summer months. We want a tan, healthy hair, a healthy physique, and of course, a beautiful and healthy smile. Summer is a time for a lot of social activity, events, parties, weddings, traveling with friends and family, and it is one …

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How does diabetes affect your oral health?

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All the functions of our body work together to keep us healthy and moving. Many times, having one health deficiency can lead to multiple symptoms in different parts of the body, or even other health deficiency. It’s important to keep your oral health in check the best you can to also sustain the rest of your body’s proper functioning as …

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Are mouth guards necessary when playing sports?

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As the weather is changing here in Texas, so is the new sport’s season coming upon us. It’s spring, and before you know it, it is going to be summer, and this turning of the season means warmer weather and more kid’s activities, such as sports. When a new sport’s season comes around, that entails that it is time to …

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How do cavities form?

In Dental Health, Pediatric Dentistry by naik0 Comments

Cavities are one of the most common oral related problems that people find themselves going to the dentist for, and yet many of us don’t even really know how cavities form. Sure, most of us learn when we are kids what to do to prevent cavities, from avoiding eating too much sugar and candy to always make sure to regularly …

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What’s causing my toothache?

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If you have been experiencing a toothache, especially one that is ongoing, you may be wondering what could be the cause? Toothaches are not only painful but extremely frustrating as well, we use our mouths quite a lot throughout the day. Not only can toothaches cause long-standing pain and sensitivity in your mouth, but the pain can even start to …

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Are lemons bad for your teeth?

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It is quite possible that you have heard before that lemons or other citrus fruits are bad for your teeth. And you may be wondering, could this be true? And if so, why? Many people love to enjoy their ice-cold water, with a wedge of lemon, as most of us have only heard wonderful things about the benefits. From digestion …

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The benefits of Invisalign

In Invisalign Clear Braces by naik0 Comments

If you have found yourself desiring a more straight and aesthetic smile, you may be considering the available options. Our smile is a such an important representation of who we are, how we feel, and it is a source of joy for others as well. These are just a couple of the reasons why we all desire to have a …

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7 foods to stay away from for healthy teeth

In Dental Health by naik0 Comments

When it comes to having a healthy smile and mouth, it is necessary to be vigilant in the consistency of properly caring for your teeth. What exactly does maintaining a healthy smile and mouth entail? It means brushing your teeth at least twice a day, flossing at least once a day, visiting your family dentist in Irving for a checkup …

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What is bone grafting?

In Dental Implants by naik0 Comments

If you are missing a tooth, or maybe several, your Irving dentist may have suggested that you consider getting dental implants to replace the missing teeth. Dental implants are an excellent way to regain the physical feel and aesthetic look of your teeth, mouth, and smile. The implants look, feel, and function the same as your natural teeth, and will …

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5 signs you have a healthy mouth

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Maintaining your mouth’s health is extremely important, especially if you want to prevent future problems as you age. Many people neglect their mouth and fail to follow all the rules and guidelines that their dentist sets in place for them. But having a healthy mouth is important for multiple reasons. The most relevant reasons being that it is how we …

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How long do veneers last?

In Porcelain Veneers by naik0 Comments

Veneers are a wonderful option for people looking to replenish their mouth’s aesthetics. There are a lot of different reasons people get veneers, from tooth decay, to deep stains, to crooked or unevenness of the bite, to ground down teeth in TMJ sufferers, etc., no matter the reason, they can help to restore one’s natural looking and beautiful smile. If …

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Oops! I chipped a tooth! Now what?

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Chipping a tooth can naturally lead some people into a panic, but not to worry, first things first, you should schedule an appointment with your nearby by Irving dentist. But for now, keep reading and we will answer your questions as to what to do next. Depending on how bad the chip is and the way it occurred, we’ll usually …

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Electric vs. Manual Toothbrush

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You’ve likely noticed that the oral hygiene aisle has changed at your local drugstore, featuring a wide range of fancy-looking electric toothbrushes and more. While many people have a hard time straying from their trusty manual toothbrush, the number of electric toothbrushes out there today make it a topic worth exploring. Brushing your teeth is an important part of everyday …

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Is Zoom Teeth Whitening for me?

In Zoom Teeth Whitening by naik0 Comments

It’s the holiday season. So, what does that mean for your teeth? Well, other than all the holiday sugary treats, it usually means lots of red wine as well as lots of coffee and hot cocoa. And believe it or not, another little sneaky holiday food that can stain your teeth is cranberries. After or even during indulging in these …

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When Do Children Lose Their Baby Teeth?

In Pediatric Dentistry by naik0 Comments

When your child starts to lose his or her baby teeth, chances are, you are filled with a wide range of emotions. This is a rite of passage that every child goes through, signifying them growing up. For many parents, this is a bittersweet moment that you’ve been anticipating for quite some time. While every child is different, there are …

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How Does Smoking Affect Your Teeth?

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It’s no secret that smoking wreaks havoc on your health and comes with a long-lasting, negative impact. Decades ago we were unsure about the implications of tobacco and smoking on your health, but today we know better and there is endless scientific information out there showing just how bad smoking is for you. Not only is it bad for your …

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How do dental implants work?

In Dental Implants by naik0 Comments

For a long time, the only available options for people who were missing teeth were either bridges or dentures. But now, fortunately, there is another option available for those who are missing teeth. What is this other option you ask? Dental implants. And in this post, we are going to tell you a little bit more information about dental implants. …

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How to keep cavities away

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Cavities are no fun, and keeping your teeth, gums, and mouth healthy are extremely important. Regular care of your mouth throughout your life will benefit you greatly down the line in avoiding tooth decay, tooth loss, and things like gum disease. Certain people are of course more susceptible genetically to certain mouth problems, but regardless of your genetic build up, …