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6 Dental Hygiene Tips to Follow in 2021

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Make Your Dental Hygiene a Priority in 2021 2020 is finally coming to an end! This year has been a tumultuous one due in large part to the global pandemic. People have had to adjust their way of living to protect themselves, their families, and their community. Businesses (even us at Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas) had to …

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Sedation in Dentistry

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Sedation Can Ease Dental Anxiety Going to the dentist is one of the most important things you can do to maintain your oral health. However, thanks to movies and T.V., people have a general fear of the dentist. They believe that going to the dentist will be a painful experience, even if they’re going to get their teeth cleaned. People …

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TMJ Disorders: What You Need to Know

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TMJ Pain Can Cause Great Discomfort Typically, when we think about going to the dentist, we think about dental cleanings, braces, root canals, and anything else that has to do with our teeth and gums. And rightfully so. However, your dentist can help you in countless other ways. Your oral health involves a lot more than just your teeth and …

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The Dangers of Teeth Grinding

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Teeth Grinding Can Cause Major Damage Teeth grinding is one of the worst habits for your teeth. Commonly referred to as bruxism, grinding, clenching, or gnashing puts unnecessary and potentially destructive pressure on your teeth. It is an easy way to damage your teeth or cause other oral issues. If you wake up with sensitive teeth, a sore jaw, or …

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Halloween and Your Teeth

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Halloween Leads to an Excess of Candy Halloween is right around the corner! The entire month of October revolves around this one day. It’s a month full of scary stories, dressing up as your favorite character, going to costume parties, and candy. Halloween is a time to have fun with your friends and family. However, because candy plays such a …

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It is Okay to Fix Your Smile

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You Should Not Feel Guilty About Fixing Your Smile Your smile and your teeth are a big part of who you are. After all, they are one of the first things people notice about you. Your smile goes a long way in how someone creates a first impression of you. However, not many people feel that confident in their smile. …

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How Does Teeth Whitening Work?

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Laser Teeth Whitening Is Quick and Effective Your smile says a lot about you. It is often one of the first things people notice about you, and it plays a part in helping others create a first impression of you. Unfortunately, many people are unhappy with their smile. In fact, more than half of Americans feel insecure about their teeth. …

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Bad Habits That Harm Your Teeth

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Many Habits are Bad for Your Teeth Your teeth are one of the toughest parts of your body. After all, they have to be if they are going to be used to chew through food. However, even being so durable, they are not indestructible. They can still suffer damage like the rest of your body. From sports injuries to dental …

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How to Properly Brush Your Teeth

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Remember to Brush Your Teeth Twice a Day From the moment your baby teeth started growing in, you have been reminded time and time again about the importance of brushing your teeth. After all, your teeth play a vital role in not just the health of your mouth but your entire body. Your teeth help you eat food and help …

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Your Teeth and Self-Esteem

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Your Teeth and Self-Esteem are Connected Your smile is one of the first things anybody notices about you. A good smile can be welcoming and encourage people to trust you more. However, not everyone loves their smile. Some people may have crooked teeth, discolored teeth, or an overbite, or they are not confident in the way their smile looks. Unfortunately, …

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What to Expect During a Dental Exam?

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Dental Exams Are Crucial to Your Oral Health Dentists and other oral care experts recommend that you regularly visit your dentist for a routine dental exam, at least once every six months or twice a year. These exams play a pivotal role in ensuring that your mouth is healthy and devoid of any harmful conditions. Many oral health conditions exist …

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What You Should Know About Dentures

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Dentures Provide Wearers With Many Benefits While your teeth are extremely strong parts of your body, they are not indestructible. If you do not properly take care of them by brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing daily, and regularly visiting your dentist every six months for a dental exam, they can begin to rot and fall out. Even if …

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What Do Bloody Gums Mean?

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Bloody Gums are Often a Sign of a Larger Issue Caring for your teeth and practicing proper oral hygiene is crucial to the overall health of your teeth, gums, and mouth. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing daily are two ways to keep your mouth healthy. Whenever you do not take proper care of your oral …

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What is a Dental Emergency?

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Dental Emergencies Should Be Treated Immediately Dentists and other dental care experts have dedicated their lives to keeping your teeth and mouth healthy and clean. Like other healthcare experts, dentists have spent years learning as much about teeth and oral hygiene to prepare them for treating patients. These highly educated and well-versed individuals offer dental care services, such as dental …

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COVID-19 and Dentists

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COVID-19 Has Impacted Dentists, As Well The world is facing an unprecedented threat, unlike anything we have seen in modern times. Within our great state of Texas and the United States to countries all across the globe, millions of lives are being impacted by the emergence of a brand-new novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19. COVID-19 first surfaced in December 2019 …

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How Do Braces Work

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Braces Do Wonders for Your Teeth Your smile is one of the very first things about you that other people notice. It can go a long way in creating a good first impression. However, not everyone has the benefit of having perfect teeth. Often, many people’s teeth grow in crooked, or they sometimes have a misaligned bite, such as an …

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National Dentist’s Day – March 6th

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Take Some Time to Celebrate Your Dentist! Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you! It is one of the focal points of your face. A wide, bright smile can be a welcoming and comforting sight for almost anyone. Your smile is not only important to you but to your dentist, as well. They dedicate their …